Websearch.pur-esult.info has been noticed be a generic type of search engine that many computer users are automatically redirected to due to it being a browser hijacker. The Websearch.pur-esult.info site itself is not really harmful until you get into clicking on its search results, which may lead to unwanted or malicious sites. The Websearch.pur-esult.info site is known to load on many web browsers as a default home page or default search engine due to another installer app changing your internet settings.
Most times computer users are bombarded by their web browser settings changing due to the installation of bundled software downloaded from the internet. Sometimes these installer programs have deals with various vendors to load their own site as a default page. These actions are similar to other Browser Hijacker threats like the Websearch.searchboxes.info hijacker.
In the case of Websearch.pur-esult.info, it will redirect you to the site search.smartaddressbar.com for internet search results. Many of the results are not nearly as accurate as popular search engines like Bing.com, Yahoo.com or Google.com. Researchers believe that the creators of Websearch.pur-esult.info are able to gain money from the ads displayed on various search results.
Computer users who are suffering redirects to Websearch.pur-esult.info will need to find all of its components and delete them. This removal process to stop the redirects to Websearch.pur-esult.info can also be done by using an antimalware download.
Websearch.pur-esult.info sample image:
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If you are an experienced computer user or comfortable with finding and deleting system registry keys, you may remove Websearch.pur-esult.info by locating and deleting each listing below.
Websearch.pur-esult.info files to find and delete:
Websearch.pur-esult.info registry entries to find and delete:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “” = “[random]“
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random]“
Removal of Websearch.pur-esult.info may prove to be difficult in some situations due to blocking agents of the malware. In such a case, you may choose to boot your system into Safe Mode with Networking by following the instructions below.
How to boot into Safe Mode with Networking: