Manually Remove Websearch.ask.com
Websearch.ask.com is a browser redirect which is created by the cyber crooks to increase
internet traffic and trick inexperienced people for money. Below are the symptoms of
being infected with Websearch.ask.com.
Firstly, the browsers settings in the infected PC will be altered. For instance, the default
homepage and search engines may be replaced by Websearch.ask.com. And in most
cases, users cannot reset them back. Because this virus is bundle with a HELPER
OBJECT which may protect the settings of the virus from being altered.
Moreover, users may find that some icons and shortcuts are added on their favorite bar or
desktop. When they click them, they may be lead to some malicious websites that contain
lots of commercial ads or pornographic pictures. These contents are really making people
so embarrassing if their bosses or family come over.
Furthermore, the search results displayed by this browser redirect are different to those
find out by Google, IE or Firefox. This virus may display malicious links or website
among the search result to confuse people. If you incautiously click on these links you
may offer a chance for other kinds of computer viruses to invade into the compromised
In the end, the running speed of the infected PC will be definitely influenced by
Websearch.ask.com. Users may spend a long time to run a certain application and
sometimes the windows get freeze when they are surfing the internet. If you keep
Websearch.ask.com longer in the PC, your system faces the risk to crash.
All in all, Websearch.ask.com is a bug to your PC. There is no reason for you to keep it
into your PC. Read the manual removal guide here and remove this browser hijacker
from your PC immediately.
The screenshot of Websearch.ask.com
Kindly reminder, as manual removal is a relative complicated task, if you cannot fulfill
the removal instruction as below, you are welcome to contact Tee Support 24/7 online
computer experts (www.teesupport.com) for help.
Websearch.ask.com browser hijacker manual removal instruction:
1.Open Windows Task Manager to end processes related to the redirect. To do that,
press Ctrl + Shift + ESC together or Ctrl + Alt + Delete together to unfold Window Task
Manager; click Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find out all the running
processes of this virus and disable all of them.
2. Delete malicious registry entries related to this redirect.
Guide: open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is
clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and
pressing Enter. )
Delete all the vicious registries as below:
m “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
3.Remove malicious files of this redirect infection.
C:Documents and SettingsLocalServiceLocal SettingsTemporary Internet Files*.exe
C:Documents and SettingsLocalServiceLocal Settings*.*
4.Remove toolbars, plugins, extensions, add-ons
Internet Explorer users:
Go to TOOLS and then click MANAGE ADD-ON, From there, select Extensions,
Toolbars and remove the Websearch.ask.com browser hijacker if found. Make sure
Google or other formal browsers are set as default search Provider.
Google Chrome Users:
Click SETTINGS icon and select SETTINGS, then open Extensions, toolbar, search
provider options, remove the Websearch.ask.com if listed there. Make sure Google or
other formal browsers are set as default search Provider.
In conclusion, you must be very careful when you delete the infected files. You may be
able to remove this notorious computer virus, but if you have a computer expert right
beside you, you may do much better and achieve quick and quality results. Tee Support
(www.teesupport.com)the computer experts are 24/7 online available for you.