Websearch.pu-result.info Removal Guide

Do you know what websearch.pu-result.info is?

Websearch.pu-result.info is a search engine which you may come across after you install some application promoting this search provider. It can be bundled with free programs available on various free file sharing websites. If you are certain that you have not installed any application, it is likely that websearch.pu-result.info has been set as your home page and search provider due to a drive-by download, which means that some unwanted application has been installed without your approval. When you find that your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox have been altered and instead of, for example, Google you have to use Websearch.pu-result.info, take immediate actions to remove it from your browsing tools.

Websearch.pu-result.info provides various fraudulent advertisements which appear on the home page. You may find an advertisement saying that you have won some mobile device and should fill in some form in order to receive the price. You may also be offered to scan the PC with an unknown scanner, to play an online game, and so on. As to the very search engine, the search results might contain some links to sponsored websites; moreover, the hits provided may not be related to your search query. It has also been found that the web search result are returned from search.smartaddressbar.com.
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In order to fully remove websearch.pu-result.info from the PC, it is important to make sure that none of its components is missed. When trying to remove Websearch.pu-result.info manually, it is necessary to install programs which are related to the changes of the browsers, uninstall browser plug-ins, and restore the settings of the browsers. If the manual changes are insufficient, which depends on the application that changes the settings, it may be essential to scan the computer with a powerful spyware removal tool.

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Websearch.pu-result.info removal

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Double-click the unwanted program.

Windows XP

  1. Go to the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the program you want to remove and click the Remove button.

Windows 8

  1. Open the Start screen and start typing control panel.
  2. When the Control Panel icon appears.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Double-click the unwanted program.

Remove websearch.pu-result.info from the browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  2. Open the Advanced tab.
  3. Click Reset.
  4. Tick the given box and click the Reset button.
  5. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and click Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Click Reset Firefox - > Reset Firefox - > Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Point to Tools - > Extensions.
  3. Remove the unwanted add-on.
  4. Click Settings.
  5. In the On startup section, click one of the options and select Set pages.
  6. Change the startup page.
  7. In the Search section, click Manage Search Engines and change the search provider.

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In non-techie terms:

Websearch.pu-result.info is a search engine which can be set as your home page and search provider by some unwanted browser plug-in. Computer users tend to pay no attention to the installer of a program that promotes the search engine in question; as a result, they think that the browsers have been hijacked. In order to get rid of Websearch.pu-result.info, it is advisable to use a spyware removal tool.

Aliases: Websearch.