What is websearch.toolksearchbook.info?
Websearch.toolksearchbook.info is a browser hijacker which changes the settings of the browsers without the user’s permission. If your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are modified, that is, your home page is changed to websearch.toolksearchbook.info and the default search engine is changed to WebSearch, take action to remove it from the PC. The browser hijacker can be distributed by seemingly harmless applications, including bundled installers.
For example, one of the programs that distribute websearch.toolksearchbook.info is EZDownloader. It is bundled with several applications and they are presented by the installation wizard. However, the changes on the browsers are made once the installation process ends. Websearch.toolksearchbook.info looks like websearch.searchsunmy.info and websearch.search-guide.info, but they are not the only browser hijackers that you may encounter.
How does websearch.toolksearchbook.info work?
Websearch.toolksearchbook.info generates annoying advertisements on the startup page in order to drive more traffic to unknown websites. The advertisements are very different; for example, you may be invited to read an article on how to lose weight, play online game, scanner the computer, and the like. Websearch.toolksearchbook.info does not own those advertisements. Moreover, it does not control or monitor the content of the advertisements and the activities of the websites. Your interaction with all those third-party advertisements is your own responsibility, so if you do not want to blame yourself for the infections that get to your computer, remove websearch.toolksearchbook.info from the computer right now.
The search engine may also provide you with some search-related sponsored links. They may have little or no connection to your actual browsing interest, so it is advisable to avoid clicking on those links. Some of them may also corrupted, which means that you may be taken to an insecure website where your computer may get infected.
Additionally, keep in mind that the search engine records not only your search terms but other details too. It may track what advertisements you click on, what search hits you select, and so on. The information may be used for determining your browsing patterns and providing you with new advertisements.
How to remove websearch.toolksearchbook.info?
The easiest way of removal is automatic removal and we recommend that you implement a spyware removal tool. The instructions below may also help you to rid the browsers of websearch.toolksearchbook.info; however, some components of the browser hijacker or some other unwanted programs may remain within a system. Thus you should implement SpyHunter, which can easily fix your browsers and shield the system from different computer infections.
Remove websearch.toolksearchbook.info from the browsers
- Press Alt+T and click Internet Options.
- Open the Advanced tab.
- Click Reset.
- Select the check box and click the Reset button.
- Press Alt+H and click Troubleshooting Information.
- Press Reset Firefox – > Reset Firefox.
- Click Finish.
- Press Alt+F and click Settings.
- Under On Startup, click the third option and then click Set pages.
- Reset the startup page.
- Under Search, click Manage search engines and set a new search provider.
tested removal of websearch.toolksearchbook.info*