How to uninstall (remove) Websearch.goodforsearch.info

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What is Websearch.goodforsearch.info

Websearch.goodforsearch.info is browser search hijacker and redirect that infects Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It does not create entry in Control Panel and folders. it only copies temporary file that changes your search engine and homepage settings to websearch.goodforsearch.info that can then redirect you to Google or Yahoo. It also hijacks browser shortcuts on the desktop and in the Start Menu. It is strongly recommended not to use his search and remove as soon as possible.

websearch.goodforsearch.info hijacker

How is Websearch.goodforsearch.info installed on my PC?

Websearch.goodforsearch.info installs along with ad-supported freeware. Using long texts with small fonts developers fool users and make them click “Accept” in the certain offer window. Or they just hide installation of Websearch.goodforsearch.info. After installing such ad-supported freeware user finds his browsers open Websearch.goodforsearch.info as a start page. Antiviruses do not catch such hijack and you need to use one of antimalware below.

How to remove Websearch.goodforsearch.info?

To get rid of Websearch.goodforsearch.info you may read our manual removal guide and remove malware by yourself. But we recommend you to use special removal tools, because they fully remove malware and all its files.

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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Manual Websearch.goodforsearch.info Removal Guide

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to Websearch.goodforsearch.info;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Websearch.goodforsearch.info;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Websearch.goodforsearch.info;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 1-3 by typing “chrome://settings/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click a link Show advanced settings;
  5. Turn down and click Reset settings;
  6. Click Reset.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 1-3 by typing “about:support” in address bar.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+H;
  3. Click Troubleshooting Information;
  4. At the Right-Top Corner click Reset Firefox;
  5. Click Reset Firefox.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt, click Tools, or Click on Gear Icon;
  3. Click Internet Options;
  4. Click Advanced tab;
  5. Click Reset;
  6. Mark Delete Personal Settings, Click Reset.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Additionally

To reset your browser settings and restore homepage settings you can use free Avast Browser Cleanup utility (Download Avast Browser Cleanup). It can also heal infected browser shortcuts and set new default settings on your choice.

Author: Tim Kas
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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