What is Websearch.goodforsearch.info?

Websearch.goodforsearch.info is a browser hijacker infection that enters your system accidentally. Users often initiate the installation of this browser hijacker without even realizing it. If your homepage was suddenly changed to Websearch.goodforsearch.info, then it is clear your computer’s security has been compromised. You need to remove Websearch.goodforsearch.info and all the other potential threats from your system right now. Browser hijackers seldom travel on their own, so you need to check what other unfamiliar applications are running on your computer. If any malicious programs are detected, delete them all at once using a reliable antimalware tool.test 100% FREE spyware scan and
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Where does Websearch.goodforsearch.info come from?

As far as the origins of this browser hijacker are concerned, it is not the first time we have detected similar infection. There is the so-called Websearch Hijackers family that includes multiple infections with similar behavioral patterns. For example, almost all browser hijackers in the group are known to start with “websearch,” so it is rather easy to tell them apart from other similar search engines.

Needless to say, this browser hijacker cannot be downloaded directly. It usually comes in software packages when users download freeware and shareware from torrent and p2p sites that contain many fake download buttons and users accidentally click them. Torrent sites may also have pop-up windows that lead users to other adware-related pages, and it is only a question of time until the likes of Websearch.goodforsearch.info manage to enter your computer.

Research shows that Websearch.goodforsearch.info often comes with the MultiPlug adware applications through the InstallRex installers. Therefore, if your default homepage is changed Websearch.goodforsearch.info, then you most probably also have Optimizer Pro, YoutubeAdBlocker, EZDownloader, Unideals, and many other potentially harmful applications on-board.

What does Websearch.goodforsearch.info do?

The browser hijacker itself cannot cause you much harm because the application has been created in a way that it would function to its full capacity only if the affected users utilize it. That is because Websearch.goodforsearch.info needs to collect information on your web browsing habits in order to customize your web searches and the advertisements you see when you open Websearch.goodforsearch.info.

It goes without saying that you should not click any links or advertisements provided by this browser hijacker because THEN it could definitely lead to a Trojan, ransomware or rogue infection, and you would need to spend a lot of money in order to remove these severe system threats.

How do I remove Websearch.goodforsearch.info?

Before any of that happens, you can remove Websearch.goodforsearch.info for good and save yourself the trouble of dealing with dangerous computer infections. Restore your browser settings to default and then scan your PC with a licensed antispyware tool. You need to delete all the applications related to this browser hijacker so that the infection would not be restored. Do all you can to ensure your computer is protected against similar intruders in the future.

Reset Your Browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet options.
  2. Open the Advanced tab and click Reset.
  3. Mark Delete personal settings and press Reset.
  4. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and select Troubleshooting information.
  2. When the new tab opens, click Reset Firefox.
  3. Press Reset Firefox on the confirmation box.
  4. Click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Scroll down and select Show advanced settings.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom and click Resetsettings.
  4. Press Reset.
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