www-search.net Removal Guide

Do you know what www-search.net is?

www-search.net might replace your default search engine if you install Tuvaro Toolbar onto your computer carelessly. It is very likely that you have not noticed the message that your search provider is going to be changed and thus agreed with the changes without even knowing that; thus, it cannot be said that www-search.net has altered your search engine illegally. In either way, you should use it very carefully because this search engine does not seem to be entirely trustworthy. Of course, you might want to keep www-search.net as your default search engine because it offers multisearch service (e.g. search for images, videos, news, and the like); however, you should know that there are more reliable search providers out there and you should better get rid of www-search.net together with Tuvaro Toolbar.www-search.net Removal Guidewww-search.net screenshot
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Even though www-search.net does not differ from other search providers, you should still use it cautiously because it is very likely that various sponsored links will be provided among decent search results. If you wonder how it is possible to infect the system via those links, you should know that you will be taken to entirely different websites after clicking on any of them. Unfortunately, these websites are not monitored by anyone, which means that you will never know what you will find there. Thus, there is still a possibility that you will infect your system with malicious software.

The specialists of spyware-techie.com have done a research and found out that this search engine might come bundled with downloaders from tucows.com. In order to avoid the unwanted changes in the future, you should always download programs from reliable sources only and install them attentively. It means that you should always select Custom/Advanced installation option and read all the information provided in the setup wizard carefully. If you do so, you will be able to decline the installation of unfamiliar software. However, if you want to feel completely safe, you should definitely acquire a reliable antimalware tool and then keep it enabled all the time.

In order to get rid of www-search.net and be able to set your preferred homepage and search provider, you should definitely use the instructions provided below the article. They will guide you through the removal process. Another way to remove www-search.net from your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers is to scan the system with a licensed antimalware tool, for instance, SpyHunter. It will detect all the existing threats and you will be able to get rid of them very easily.

How to remove www-search.net

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key.
  2. Right-click on the background and select All apps.
  3. Find Control Panel on the list.
  4. Select it.
  5. Go to Uninstall a program.
  6. Right-click on the undesirable software.
  7. Click the Uninstall button.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Locate the program that needs to be erased. Select it.
  5. Click the Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button to open the menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Click on the suspicious application and then select Remove.

Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+T.
  3. Select Internet Options.
  4. Open the Advanced tab and click Reset.
  5. Mark Delete personal settings.
  6. Click the Reset button again.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+H.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox.
  5. When the dialog box appears, select Reset Firefox again.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Locate Reset browser settings and select it.
  4. Click the Reset button.

In non-techie terms:

Even if the manual removal of www-search.net has been successful, you should know that there might be still other threats hiding on your system; thus, it is important to scan your PC with a reliable antimalware scanner. If the diagnostic scanner detects some kind of threats, you will be able to choose how to remove them yourself: manually or automatically.