WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info – What type of infection are we dealing with?
WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info has been classified as a browser Hijacker by our labs, and it affects all versions of Windows released since Windows XP. Both Home and Professional versions are at risk. It can be downloaded through Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer through user downloads. Download Plugin for Windows will inject banner advertisements into websites, and it will display pop-ups that do not originate on websites. It can also act as a rootkit, which can lead to major security problems.
Danger Level: Moderate
What negative effects will you see with WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info
Like many other redirects, Websearch.exitingsearch.info will change the users home page and search engine to Websearch.exitingsearch.info without you knowing and without your permission. This redirect will also displays advertisements to generate revenue for its authors. The primary symptom you’ll see is extra advertisements on website and pop-ups. However, it also runs software locally and can become embedded in Windows itself, which can cause noticeable performance issues.
Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are all vulnerable to infection by WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info . The adware is targeted to Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8, including the professional versions. Despite its behavior, WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info is not a virus. It can be removed by using a program such as SpyHunter.
How did I get the WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info infection
WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info is often installed alongside otherwise legitimate pieces of software. Some installers, which may not ask for permission, will install it silently. WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info demonstrates why users will generally want to avoid installers downloaded from places other that the software’s main website. It can also help to select “Custom Install” if the option is available and uncheck anything unrelated to the program you want to install.
WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info Removal Options and Steps
Option 1: MANUAL REMOVAL (Your time invested: Up to 2 Hours)*
1- Block off 1-2 hours for manual removal.
2- Have pen and paper handy to take notes.
3- Follow all 32 steps carefully to ensure full removal of the infection.
Option 2: EXPERTS (Estimated time invested: 15 -30 min.)*
1- Call us, technicians are friendly, knowledgeable, and ready to help with the removing of WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info .888.847.4130.
2- Sit back and relax while we do the work.
* Estimates are based on a PC with one infection and a DSL or equivalent internet connection.
Follow manual steps closely:
Step 1: Locate a safe place to jot down our Support number. This is just in case you need help on one of the steps. We are here to help you get rid of WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info Removal Hotline: 888.847.4130
Step 2: Completely power down the WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info infected computer.
Step 3: Please locate the F8 button on your keyboard before turning on your computer. F8 is normally positioned on the top row of the keyboard. Be ready to tap F8 immediately on step 4.
Step 4: Turn ON the infected computer and press F8 until the WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU pops up.
Step 5: The WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU will pop up, press down the menu using the direction keys on the keyboard and highlight SAFE MODE WITH NETWORKING. Press ENTER.
Step 6: Now the PC will start in what is called Safe Mode. Safe Mode will cause the display and desktop icons to appear enlarged. This is completely typical and not a symptom of WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info
Step 7: WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info may have changed your proxy settings so WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info can control your internet. We now need to check the proxy settings for this.
Step 8: Press and hold the WINDOWS KEY on your keyboard.
Step 9: Continue holding down the WINDOWS key and then press the R key. The RUN BOX will appear.
Step 10: Enter iexplore.exe in the RUN BOX. Click OK.
Step 11: The Internet Explorer browser will now launch. Along the top navigation menu select TOOLS. Within the next menu click INTERNET OPTIONS.
Step 12: Click the CONNECTIONS tab within the INTERNET OPTIONS box.
Step 13: Find and select LAN SETTINGS .
Step 14: Locate the PROXY SERVER section. If there is a check-mark in the box labeled “Use a proxy server for your LAN”, then uncheck the box. If the box is not check then WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info did not change the proxy settings and you can move on to the next step.
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Step 15: To close the LOCAL AREA NETWORK box choose the OK button.
Step 16: Then press the OK button to close the INTERNET OPTIONS box.
Step 17: We now need to run Rkill. Rkill was developed by Lawrence Abrams at Bleepingcomputer.com. Rkill will attempt to paralyze WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info will block and stop any processes from running such as removal tools. We need to disarm this self-preservation tool that WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info has. Please note that Rkill does not remove WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info Do not reboot your computer after running Rkill as WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info will restart as well. Bring up the RUN BOX again, by holding down the WINDOWS key and pressing the R key.
Step 18: In the RUN BOX, type “iexplore.exe http://www.malwareexperts.com/rkill”. Then click OK.
Step 19: The download security box with Rkill will appear, choose SAVE and select the desktop.
Step 20: Close the DOWNLOAD COMPLETE box once the Rkill download is complete.
Step 21: Open your DESKTOP and find the Rkill.exe icon.
Step 22: Double-click the Rkill icon and run Rkill.exe. Rkill will flash a black MS DOS box and attempt to paralyze The WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info
Step 23: Rkill will create a Notepad log. Close that log and move to the next step.
Step 24: Now the computer is prepared to install SpyHunter. SpyHunter is a very popular Malware removal tool and more importantly it portects your computer from malicious components in real-time. To install SpyHunter, we need to bring up the RUN BOX again.
Step 25: On the Keyboard press and hold the WINDOWS KEY and the R key simultaneously. The RUN BOX will appear again.
Step 26: The RUN BOX will appear. Now enter iexplore http://cleanit.malwareexperts.com/ in the RUN BOX. Make sure there is a space between iexplore and http. Click OK.
Step 27: Since you are in Safe Mode your computer will have to connect back to the internet, once this takes place you will have an option to “Run” or “Save” Click “RUN.” SpyHunter will now launch. Your computer may ask if you want to run this program click “Ok.”SpyHunter is now downloading.
Step 28: SpyHunter will begin to scan your computer. Let SpyHunter do a full scan, once the scan is complete you will see the infection listed. It is not uncommon to see more issues then you may have thought. Click “Fix Threats” to remove all the malicious files.
Step 29: You will need to register SpyHunter in order to remove the malicious threats on your computer. SpyHunter is a sophisticated anti-spyware tool that protects computers from malicious components. The application is designed to block, detect and remove Hijackers, rootkits, viruses, trojans, worms and other forms of malware. One of the main benefits of SpyHunter is its ability to outpace the evolution of malware programs. We highly recomend this program due to the fact it updates its malware definition every day to protect you upfront from the latest malware threats.
Step 30: Once you register SpyHunter go ahead and do a reboot of your computer. We also recommend if time permites to run another full scan in regular mode. Your malware infections should now be completely removed.
Step 31: Once SpyHunter has completed the removal process and has removed all the traces of WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info, your computer should be 100% clean from WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info
Step 32: If WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info is not removed and you are still having issues. Please call the WebSearch.ExitingSearch.info Removal Hotline toll-free at 888.847.4130
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