Search.websearch.today is a browser hijacker for Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. Search.websearch.today replaces your homepage and search engine in your web browser. In addition, Search.websearch.today replaces all search queries in the web browser and forwards the web browser to Yahoo search.
Search.websearch.today is identical to search.theappjunkies.com. There are many browser Hijackers designed by eAnswers. All browser hijackers of eAnswers are only designed for one thing and that is to generate revenue. If you examine the search results of Search.websearch.today, you will see that the search results all contain advertisements and hardly any real search results that benefit the user.
Search.websearch.today browser hijacker
Search.websearch.today: Download Removal Tool
Distribution: Adware, intrusive popup ads
Affected Browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer
Type: browser hijacker
The websearch.today browser hijacker is distributed via dangerous download managers. These download managers install adware in addition to the Search.websearch.today browser hijacker. It is, among other things, this adware that is responsible for annoying ads in the web browser.
It is possible that in addition to the Search.websearch.today browser hijacker you may also experience unpleasant advertisements in the web browser. It is adware installed without the user’s knowledge that displays these ads. It is therefore important that you check the PC for the presence of potentially unwanted software or adware.
How to remove Search.websearch.today?
Search.websearch.today manual removal instructions
Only use these instructions if you know what you are doing. In this instruction, I provide steps to manually remove Search.websearch.today from Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge.
- Remove Search.websearch.today from Internet Explorer
- Remove Search.websearch.today from Google Chrome
- Remove Search.websearch.today from Firefox
- Remove Search.websearch.today from Microsoft Edge
If you need help, use the comments at the end of this article. I am here to help you.
Remove Search.websearch.today with Malwarebytes
Get rid of Search.websearch.today with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is free to use, detect and remove the Search.websearch.today redirect from the web browser. Search.websearch.today is a browser hijacker which is a type of malware, Malwarebytes will remove Search.websearch.today from the web browser.
Run the Malwarebytes program installation file. Click here for Malwarebytes installation instructions.
Click Scan Now to start examining for the adware responsible for the Search.websearch.today redirect in the web browser.
Malwarebytes will start searching for malware, please wait for Malwarebytes to finish the malware scan.
Malwarebytes usually takes between 2 to 5 minutes to complete.
Once the malware scan is performed, Malwarebytes will present the results of the Search.websearch.today malware scan.
Remove the malware found by Malwarebytes using the Quarantine Selected button.
Wait for Malwarebytes to move all malware to quarantine.
Malwarebytes needs to make a system reboot to finish the Search.websearch.today redirect removal process.
Save and close any working documents or open web pages and click Yes to reboot your PC.
After the system reboot, your web browser is free from the Search.websearch.today browser hijacker. Stay protected with Malwarebytes against future browser hijacker and other types of malware. Malwarebytes stops adware, browser hijackers, potentially unwanted programs, malicious web pages, suspicious downloads, viruses, spyware and ransomware from infecting your web browser.
Get rid of Search.websearch.today with Zemana
Zemana Anti-Malware is an second opinion anti-malware scanner which uses Cloud technology with Search.websearch.today browser hijacker detection. Zemana is the fastest, smallest and most proactively malware scanner available. Zemana is its best in addition to a primary virus scanner or malware scanner such as Malwarebytes.
Open the Zemana anti-malware setup file.
Install Zemana anti-malware using the default settings, after successful installation Zemana anti-malware will update itself to the latest version.
Select the Scan button to perform a malware scan to detect the malware responsible for the Search.websearch.today redirect
Please wait for the scan to finish, the scan usually takes a few minutes.
Click the Next button to remove the malware found by Zemana on your computer.
Wait a couple of seconds for Zemana to remove the Search.websearch.today browser hijacker from Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge.
Your PC is successfully cleaned by Zemana. Zemana is an excellent protection for people searching for a lightweight malware detection and removal tool. Zemana is its best in addition to a more comprehensive antivirus or anti-malware security application such as Malwarebytes.
Remove Search.websearch.today from Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge
Remove Search.websearch.today from the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox or Edge web browser. Search.websearch.today is commonly installed using a browser extension, make sure to remove all extensions you do not know.
- Internet Explorer
- Google Chrome
- Microsoft Edge
In this first step for Internet Explorer, you have to verify if internet explorer is infected with a malicious add-on. Add-ons could be responsible for the Search.websearch.today homepage, search engine in the Internet Explorer web browser.
choose the wrench button, and from the menu click Manage add-ons.
Check the add-on list for any suspicious add-on in Internet Explorer, click disable or remove to delete the add-on.
Continue to the next step to remove Search.websearch.today from Internet Explorer.
Reset your default Homepage and Search engine for Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer has the possibility to reset to default, an Internet Explorer reset will affect your saved bookmarks and passwords. Internet Explorer reset is the easiest way to get rid of Search.websearch.today browser hijacker.
pick the wrench button and from the menu click Internet Options.
Choose the Advanced tab, click the Reset button.
Check Delete personal settings and click the Reset button.
Restart Internet Explorer to complete the reset.
Good, Internet Explorer is reset to the default configuration, it is important to know there is adware (Search.websearch.today) remnants on your computer. I recommend to scan and remove the virus files from your computer. Make sure the Search.websearch.today redirect doesn’t occur again and all remnants are removed from your PC.
In this first step for Google Chrome, you need to identify and remove the browser extension responsible for the Search.websearch.today search engine. Some browser extensions are ad-supported, e.g. adware and might change the homepage or search settings to Search.websearch.today.
If you didn’t install any browser extension at all, remove all browser extensions from Chrome.
Click the menu button, from the Chrome menu click More tools and then Extensions.
Identify browser extension(s) from the list and click the Remove button to remove the extension.
If you are unsure if the extension is malicious, click the slider and disable the extension first. Continue to the next step.
Reset the Google Chrome profile sync
Google Chrome synchronizes the browsers user-profile with the Google Cloud services. If the Google Chrome browser is infected with adware, this adware, usually browser extensions, the homepage and Search.websearch.today search engine settings are synced with Google’s servers.
It is important to clean this synchronized cache. If the user doesn’t clear the synchronized settings, the Search.websearch.today extension and Chrome settings keep coming back on any devices the Chrome user profile is synchronized with.
Open the Google Dashboard (opens in a new browser window). Click the Reset sync button to clear all of your synced data on Google’s server, confirm with OK.
Continue to the next step.
Reset the Google Chrome homepage and search engine settings
Chrome has the option to reset to default settings, a Chrome browser reset will not affect your saved bookmarks and passwords. Google Chrome reset is the easiest way to get rid of ad-supported browser extensions that install the Search.websearch.today homepage.
Click the menu button, from the drop-down menu click Settings.
Scroll down to Advanced and again scroll down to Reset settings.
Click the Reset button to reset Google Chrome.
Confirm the reset of the Chrome web browser by clicking the Reset button.
Restart Google Chrome for the changes to take effect.
Google Chrome is reset to default settings, it is important to know there are remnants of Search.websearch.today hijacker on your computer. I recommend to scan and remove malware files from your computer to make sure the adware does not reinstall and the Search.websearch.today redirect doesn’t occur again.
In this first step for Firefox, you need to identify and remove any Firefox add-on that is unknown to you.
If you didn’t install any add-on at all, remove all add-ons from Firefox. Add-ons in Firefox could be ad-supported which basically means an add-on might have installed Search.websearch.today in Firefox.
Click the Firefox menu button, from the drop-down menu click Add-ons.
Click extensions from the left menu. Identify any unknown Firefox browser extension.
Click the Remove button to delete the extension and get rid of Search.websearch.today.
Reset the Firefox homepage and search engine settings
Firefox has the option to reset to default settings, this will reset Firefox completely. Reset Firefox is the easiest way to get rid of ad-supported add-ons from Firefox that install Search.websearch.today as your default search engine.
Click the menu button, from the menu, select Help ? (the question mark icon, at the end of the menu).
Click on Troubleshooting information from the Help menu.
select the Refresh Firefox button, confirm the reset and restart Firefox.
The Firefox browser is reset to default settings, it is important to know there are remnants of malware on your computer. I recommend to scan and remove malware files from your computer to make sure the malware does not reinstall and the Search.websearch.today redirect is entirely removed from the Firefox web browser.
If you encounter Search.websearch.today as your default homepage or search engine in Microsoft Edge, follow these instructions.
Right-click the start button in Windows 10, from the start menu top click Apps and Features.
Scroll down through the right Apps and Features list till you see Microsoft Edge, click Advanced options.
Click on the Reset button to reset Microsoft Edge to default settings. Microsoft Edge reset will clear the browsing history, cookies, and settings. Not the Microsoft Edge favorites web pages.
The Microsoft Edge web-browser is reset to default settings, it is important to know there are remnants of the Search.websearch.today hijacker on your PC. I recommend to scan and remove malware files from your computer to make sure the browser hijacker does not reinstall and the Search.websearch.today search engine is entirely removed from the Microsoft Edge web browser and PC.
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