How to Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Browser Hijacker? (Removal Guide)

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How to Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Browser Hijacker? (Removal Guide)

Postby Frances » 2016-05-13 1:16


Your browsers home page and default search engine are changed to Websearch.searchuniverse.info without your permission? Wondering what is this Websearch.searchuniverse.info browser hijacker? This post shows you more details as well as offers you a step by step removal guide to get rid of this Websearch.searchuniverse.info.


What is Websearch.searchuniverse.info?


Websearch.searchuniverse.info is classified as a browser hijacker virus. Websearch.searchuniverse.info can corrupt all the common web browsers (IE/FF/CHROME), which means it can modify your browser home page and default search engine to Websearch.searchuniverse.info.

Websearch.searchuniverse.info usually comes bundled with free third parties from the Internet. Actually Websearch.searchuniverse.info can not provide computer users with reliable search services because the search results from Websearch.searchuniverse.info are full of sponsored links. By visiting those sponsored results you may put your computer at great risk of being infected with malwares.

Browser hijacker like Websearch.searchuniverse.info also can redirect users to third party websites, such as this Search.smartaddressbar.com. Websearch.searchuniverse.info is not a legitimate search provider. On the other hand, Websearch.searchuniverse.info is capable of using cookies to collect users online traces or personal information for unethical marketing. You are nor recommended to use Websearch.searchuniverse.info and keep it on your computer.

To protect browsers from being infected with hijackers like Websearch.searchuniverse.info, Computer users should pay more attention on their online activity and should always be thoughtful and careful when they install something. Keep in mind the Advanced or Custom installation should be your first choice and do not select anything that is not familiar to you.

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Websearch.searchuniverse.info Similar Browser Hijacker or Redirect Virus:



How to Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Browser Hijacker


      Option 1 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Manually

      Step 1 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Related Program from Computer
      Step 2 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Related Add-0n & Extensions and Websearch.searchuniverse.info.com from your Browsers

      Option 2 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Automatically with Remover--Cloud System Booster

      Step 1 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Related Program with Cloud System Booster In-built & Free Tool–Anvi Uninstaller
      Step 2 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Related Add-on or Extension with Cloud System Booster Slim Toolbar Feature
      Step 3 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info from IE/Firefox/Chrome with Cloud System Booster In-built & Free Tool–Anvi Browser Repair Tool
      Step 4 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Leftovers and Optimize your Browser & System with Cloud System Booster

      Fishing Website Blocking Tips (IMPORTANT)


Option 1 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Manually


Step 1 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Related Program from Computer

Windows 7/Vista users:
    Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel".
    Locate "Programs", "Uninstall a Program".
    Look for suspicious program, select this entry and click Uninstall.

Windows 8 users:
    Click "Charms bar", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel".
    Locate and click "Uninstall a program".
    Look for suspicious related program, select its entry and click Uninstall.

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    Please note, Websearch.searchuniverse.info related program may vary by name and you are suggested to uninstall any suspicious or unfamiliar third party program.



Step 2 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Related Add-ons & Extensions and Websearch.searchuniverse.info.com from your Browsers

* Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info from Internet Explorer

    1. Click Tools and select Manage add-ons.
    2. On the Toolbars and Extensions tab search for any unwanted add-on and remove it if located.
    3. Click on Search providers, remove the Websearch.searchuniverse.info Search or Websearch.searchuniverse.info.com engines from the list.
    3. Go to Tools> Internet Options> General > Replace http://websearch.searchuniverse.info with a desired domain like www.google.com> Click Apply to complete the operation.
    4. Close your Internet Explorer, right click on your IE shortcut and then click on the Properties option.
    In the shortcut tab, remove http://websearch.searchuniverse.info from the Target box, click on Apply and OK to save the change.


* Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info from Mozilla Firefox

    1. Type Ctrl+Shift+A.
    2. On the Extensions and Plugin search for the any unwanted add-on extensions and plugins and remove or disable it.
    3. Enter “about:config” in url bar. This will open settings page.
    4. Type "Keyword.url ",“browser.search.defaultengine”,then “browser.search.selectedengine”, "browser.newtab.url" in the search box,Right-click and reset. This will make sure that the Websearch.searchuniverse.info won’t launch on itself.
    5. Go to Tools> Options> General> Replace http://websearch.searchuniverse.info with a preferred domain> Click OK to complete the change.
    6. Close your Firefox, right click on your Firefox shortcut and then click on the Properties option.
    In the shortcut tab, remove http://websearch.searchuniverse.info from the Target box, click on Apply and OK to save the change.

*Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info from Google Chrome

    1 Click on Wrench or 3-Bars icon next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions,disable or uninstall unwanted extensions .
    2 Go to ‘Wrench or 3-Bars icon’ > ‘settings’ > ‘Manage search engines'.
    Click on the X to remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Search or Websearch.searchuniverse.info.com and make google.com as your default search engine.
    3 Go to ‘Wrench or 3-Bars icon’ > ‘Settings’ > ‘Appearances’> ‘Show Home button’, click on the Change button to change your browser homepage.
    4. Close your Google Chrome, right click on your Chrome shortcut and then click on the Properties option.
    In the shortcut tab, remove http://websearch.searchuniverse.info from the Target box, click on Apply and OK to save the change.


Option 2 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Automatically with Remover--Cloud System Booster


    About Cloud System Booster:

    Cloud System Boosteris a small and high efficient utility based on cloud technology which can run on most versions of Microsoft Windows Operating System. Cloud System Booster consists of four main function module including Registry Cleaner, Disk Cleaner, Optimizer and PC Repair to maximize your PC performance by cleaning junk files, disabling unneeded services, clearing 3rd party applications, and repairing registry errors.

    With in-built free system tool Anvi Uninstaller, Anvi Sartup Booster, and Anvi Browser Repair Tool, Cloud System Booster is efficient enough for you to completely uninstall suspicious program, optimize your computer boot time, stop those self-restarted services and repair your browsers. Cloud System Booster also can protect your privacy by cleaning your browsing history, temporary internet files, browser cookies and extensions, minimizing the chance of falling into Internet scam.

    In the newest version of Cloud System Booster, two new features are added, namely, Context Menu Manager and Folder Migration. Context Menu Manager is for you to manage your right-click menu, you can enable or disable them easily. Folder Migration is for computer users to free up your system volume folder space by moving files to other volumes. Download and try these features!

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    Step 1 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Related Program with Cloud System Booster In-built & Free Tool–Anvi Uninstaller


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      2 Open Cloud System Booster, click on Toolbox(click on the arrow at the bottom of the main screen)—Anvi Uninstaller–-Download this uninstall tool.

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      3 When Anvi Uninstaller opened, find the Websearch.searchuniverse.info related programs, or you can click on Recently Installed tab, then you will find the programs recently installed on your computer. Choose the suspicious or unfamiliar one, click on the Uninstall button to uninstall them.

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    Step 2 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Related Add-on or Extension with Cloud System Booster Slim Toolbar Feature

      1 Slim Toolbar feature is designed for computer users to remove and delete browser add-ons, extensions and plugins. To remove browser add-on and extension with Slim Toolbar feature, you need to upgrade your Cloud System Booster to its PRO version. Please clicking Buy Now button below to do this:

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      2 On the main screen of Cloud System Booster, click on the arrow button(lower right corner), then click on the Slim Toolbar tab to scan your computer.

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      3 Check Websearch.searchuniverse.info related add-on and extensions, remove them from your browsers.

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      Important Tips: Some browser extensions or add-ons are so malicious that it will come back again even you uninstalled it. Now you can use the Remove & Lock feature from the Ignore drop down option to remove browser extension and lock its installation path to prevent it come back after you restart your computer.


    Step 3 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info from IE/Firefox/Chrome with Cloud System Booster In-built & Free Tool–Anvi Browser Repair Tool

    Anvi Browser Repair Toolis a free browser application designed to help computer users repair their browser problems. With One-Click Solution, Anvi Browser Repair Tool can help users easily clear browser history and download history, caches, cookies, repair browser home page and search engine modified by malwares, fix registry errors, networking settings and many other problems may happened to your browsers. Anvi Browser Repair Tool is devoted into making you surfing online with a lighter and safer browser.

    1 Go to the main screen of Cloud System Booster, click on Toolbox, then Download and Run Anvi Browser Repair Tool to repair your browsers. Anvi Browser Repair Tool is IE, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome supported. Just choose the browse you want to repair, start your browser repair trip.

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    2 Click on the IE or Firefox or Chrome browser icon, an then select the items you want to repair, such as clear browser history, clear browser cookies,reset browser home page or search engine.

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    Step 4 Remove Websearch.searchuniverse.info Leftovers and Optimize your Browser & System with Cloud System Booster

      After the Websearch.searchuniverse.info program has been removed from your system, some residual files maybe still in there. You need clean your computer.

      1 On the main screen of Cloud System Booster, go to Disk Cleaner, Internet Explorer,Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox tab, please select Internet Explorer Cookies, Mozilla Firefox Cookies and Google Chrome Cookies option, and then back to the main screen of Cloud System Booster. You can also check the items you want to clean or optimize from Registry Cleaner, Optimizer and PC Repair module.

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      2 Now you can click on the Quick Care button to clean your computer quickly. Once the scan completes, there will come out a results screen, click Clear button to remove those junk files, browser cookies, invalid registry entries to maximize your computer performance. (You may also click the numbers to view detailed results.)

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    Fishing Website Blocking Tips (IMPORTANT)


    To block Popup ads and any unwanted or malicious website, you can take advantage of this ads-block tool--Anvi AD Blocker. Anvi AD Blocker is designed to automatically filter and block malicious websites, phishing sites, pop-up ads, etc. to build a solid browser hijacker defense to your system. Please click the “Free Download” picture below to download this tool directly.

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    For instance, to block the Websearch.searchuniverse.info from your web browser, you can just add this Websearch.searchuniverse.info to the blacklist of Anvi AD Blocker by clicking More-> Settings->under the blacklist tab, click the Add URL button->Enter Websearch.searchuniverse.info in the appeared window->click Add button to add the url and close the add url window-> click Apply on the settings menu to make it and click X to close the window and save the change.

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Good Luck and be safe online.
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