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Websearch.ask.com is a browser hijacker, read this post and help yourself to get rid of this notorious computer virus.

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remove Websearch.ask.com

  1. 1. 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 PC. 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
  2. 2. 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. )
  3. 3. Delete all the vicious registries as below: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSyste m “DisableTaskMgr” = 1 HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “[RANDOM]” HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “[RANDOM].exe” 3.Remove malicious files of this redirect infection. %AppData%Local[random].exe C:Documents and SettingsLocalServiceLocal SettingsTemporary Internet Files*.exe C:Documents and SettingsLocalServiceLocal Settings*.* %AllUsersProfile%Application Data %AllUsersProfile% 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
  4. 4. 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.

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