Websearch.toolksearchbook.info Removal Guide

By | januari 28, 2014
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Websearch.toolksearchbook.info is a well known startpage and homepage hijacker that is bundled with free software. When you install such free software, the Websearch.toolksearchbook.info Browser Hijacker will install automatically on your computer and it will change default configuration settings of your browsers and your default search engine with the Websearch.toolksearchbook.info search engine. Usually, it changes the default homepage of your browsers and replaces the default Google search provider with Websearch.toolksearchbook.info search engine. This browser hijacker will also change you browser shortcuts, from now on, each time the user start Internet Explorer, Firefox or Google Chrome is will open with the Awesomehp.com webpage.

The Websearch.toolksearchbook.info Browser Hijacker is created to attract more and more online users to their domains so the creators of this adware / malware could generate income from online traffic. Anyhow, this malware should be terminated immediately as it is a serious threat to your Online identity. From now on, each time the user on the infected computer tries to use Google, he will be redirected to Websearch.toolksearchbook.info instead.

Many users have no idea where Websearch.toolksearchbook.info did come from, so it’s not surprising at all that most of them assume that it is a virus. This Browser Hijacker is bundled within the custom installers on many malicious download sites. When this Browser Hijacker is present on your computer you can use the instructions below to remove the Websearch.toolksearchbook.info Browser Hijacker completely from your computer in a few steps with free tools.

Websearch.toolksearchbook.info Removal Guide

Websearch.toolksearchbook.info Removal Guide

Websearch.toolksearchbook.info Removal Guide

All tools used in our Websearch.toolksearchbook.info Removal Guide are completely free to use and should remove any trace of adware and potentially unwanted programs from your computer.

  • Step 1 – Run AdwCleaner to remove Websearch.toolksearchbook.info from your computer
  • Step 2 – Run the JunkWare Removal Tool to remove remnants of Websearch.toolksearchbook.info
  • Step 3 – Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to remove potentially unwanted programs

1. Remove Websearch.toolksearchbook.info with AdwCleaner

Download AdwCleaner (from this link) to your desktop.

  • Important! Before starting AdwCleaner, close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Windows Vista/ 7/8 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
  • Click on the scan button,
  • When the scan is ready click on the Clean butten.

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  • Your desktop icons will be disappear, this is normal so don’t be worry about that.
  • Press OK when asked to close all programs and follow the onscreen prompts.
  • Press OK again to allow AdwCleaner to restart the computer and complete the removal process.
  • Close the text file that opens after the restart, double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Click now on Uninstall, then confirm with yes to remove AdwCleaner from your computer.

2. Run a scan with the junkware removal tool

Download download the Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.

  • Important! Before starting the Junkware Removal Tool, close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on jrt.exe to run the tool.
  • Windows Vista/ 7/8 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
  • The Junkware Removal Tool will now start, and at the Command Prompt, you’ll need to press any key to perform a scan with the tool.

Junkware Removal Tool

  • Please be patient, this scan can take a while to complete (up to 10 minutes) depending on your system’s specifications.
  • When the scan with the Junkware Removal Tool is completed, it will display a log with the malicious files and registry keys that were removed from your computer.
  • With this file you can check the detected and deleted items.

3. Run a full scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (from this link) to your desktop.

  • Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  • At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
  • If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
  • Once the program has loaded, select Perform full scan, then click Scan.
  • When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
  • Be sure that everything is Checked (ticked) except items in the C:\System Volume Information folder and click on Remove Selected.
  • You can use the right mousbutton to check the ‘Check all items‘ option before you click on Remove Selected

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

  • If you accidently close it, the log file is saved here and will be named like this: C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware\Logs\mbam-log-date (time).txt
  • Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts.
  • Click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process.
  • If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.
  • After the restart in Normal mode, start Malwarebytes Anti-Malware again and perform a Quick scan to verify that there are no remaining threats.

4. Information

Some of the programs that we used in our malware removal guides would be a good idea to keep and used often in helping to keep the computer clean. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is one of the most powerful anti-malware tools. It is totally free but for real-time protection you will have to pay a small one-time fee. The license of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is life-time so you have to buy it once, and because Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a great addition to your regular virusscanner of security programs.

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