How to remove iWebs.site
What is iWebs.site:
Threat Classification: Browser Hijacker/PUP
We’ve received a lot of complaints by various users, which basically let us know, that the iWebs.site is taking over various systems and web browser and modifying the web browser settings to make iWeb.site the default search website, homepage or URL for the New Tabs. Even though, that the iWebs.site claims to provide Google Search Results, you should consider iWebs.site a threat for your system, online identity and PC safety and security. Our malware researchers ran multiple tests and conducted many experiments, which finally have shown, that the iWebs.site is a malicious website and should be classified as a dangerous browser hijacker / search redirector. While our malware research team were able to proof, that the iWebs.site browser hijacker is capable of taking over your computer and modifying web browser settings, changing search engine, homepage or URL for New Tabs to iWebs.site. The majority of the reputable malware experts from the IT Security Sector classified the iWebs.site as a dangerous browser hijacker / search redirector. That’s why our security experts recommend to all infected parties to perform a full system malware scan using some up-to-date, reputable and reliable anti-malware software, like for example the award-winning anti-malware product SpyHunter4. Our security experts are also recommending to avoid any search results, suggestions or web ads by the iWebs.site browser hijacker. The iWebs.site browser hijacker is compatible will all popular web browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox.
Usually, the iWebs.site browser hijacker comes packed with other freeware applications in a “software bundle“, configured to install by default, using the express/recommended installation. The possible distribution of iWebs.site hijacker varies but is not limited to – installing 3rd party toolbars, popular freeware products, infected e-mail attachments, unintentional clicks on malicious ads or ad banners, torrent downloads or other P2P communications.
iWebs.site will fill up your entire desktop screen with very irritating, dangerous and unwanted ads, that could lead to other much more dangerous malware infections – like ransomware, cryptoviruses, fake anti-malware programs or computer lockdown infections. You should also know and be aware that the iWebs.site hijacker would monitor your online browsing activity like the web searching, browsing history, session ids, tracking cookies, account credentials and even local usernames and/or password entries. The collected data will later be sold to other 3rd party companies for marketing purposes. That’s why you shouldn’t leave these kinds of malware infections unattended, and they should be terminated asap, as these represent a very serious threat to your online identity and cyber safety.
!!! Please note that these infections could potentially bring up other malware to your computer and even cause a loss of important data. Please, do not underestimate such threats.
How to remove iWebs.site:
There are two ways to remove this infection. It is totally up to you to decide which way you want to go:
1. Automatic Removal Method (recommended for all users) using the SpyHunter Malware Security Suite.
2. Manual Removal Method (recommended ONLY for PC Experts or Enthusiasts).
Remove iWebs.site Browser Hijacker Automatically:
We recommend using SpyHunter Malware Security Suite.
You can download and install SpyHunter to detect iWebs.site and remove it, by clicking the button below. Once installed, SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect all threats present on your system, but to use it as a removal tool, you need to purchase an active subscription.
SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect all threats present on your system.
Learn more about SpyHunter (EULA). We recommend you to read and follow the SpyHunter Installation Instructions. SpyHunter’s free diagnosis offers free scans and detection. You can remove the detected files, processes and registry entries manually, by yourself, or purchase a subscription, which will allow you to use the automatic removal feature and to receive free professional help with any malware related issue by an experienced professional.
Remove iWebs.site Browser Hijacker Manually:
!!! Please note: You can remove iWebs.site browser hijacker manually, however, you should go ahead as your own risk, as any of the interventions might render your system inoperable. Therefore we recommend the Manual removal method ONLY for PC Experts or Enthusiasts. For regular users, MalwareKillers.com recommends using SpyHunter.
1. Remove iWebs.site Uninstall Entry:
First, you can try to go to Control panel and click on Programs and Features (Windows Vista/7/8/10) or Add/Remove Programs (Windows XP) and check the Uninstall Programs List for any entry related to iWebs.site, 1.loadblanks.ru, SafeSearch4.ru, Windowssup.website Fake Audio Alerts Support Scam, Gls.aspiratingperseveringly.com, 247vidz ads, Fulltab Ads, NewTab.club, Search.cl-cmf.com, Search.nw-cmf.com, Search.ma-cmf.com, Traffic Express Pop-up Ads, Amisites.com, Mrtrk1.com, OpinionFind.com, SearchBent.com, AdsKeeper.co.uk, Insightlk.com, Ds.serving-sys.com, Optmz.online, 9o0gle.com, Outbrain.com, ShowBox Ads, Popads.net, Cpmofferconvert.com, Arcade Swim Ads, Chum Search, Playbar.biz, KMSPico, Play-bar.net, Searchudak.com, Web-start.org, Searchguide.level3.com, TTwifi Adware, Search Manager, Flvto Youtube Converter, Freemake Video Converter, Get Forms Online Toolbar, Down.baidu2016.com or any third-party add-ons, extensions and toolbars, never the less We recommend you to look for any suspicious programs, installed on the same date when your PC got malware infected or within the same week after that! If you find such, right-click on it and try to uninstall it. Although, please keep in mind, that these are real infections, and you might not be able to remove them directly from the list.
*(Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features or Add/Remove Programs) or “Win + R” keys to open “Run” and type in “control”, then hit the Enter.
2. Remove iWebs.site from your browser:
Go to Tools -> Internet options -> Advanced Tab and click the Reset button (make sure to select the Delete Personal Settings checkbox).
*please note that to save your favorites, you need to export them before resetting the browser as you will lose all personal settings.
After Internet Explorer completes the operation, click the close button and then restart it in order for the changes to take effect.
Go to the following path (you can copy-paste it) and removes the entire folder “Chrome” with all the folders and files that are in it.
For Windows XP: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\
For Windows Vista/7/8/10: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\
Alternatively, you can navigate to these folders by following these steps:
For Windows XP:
1. Click on “Start” in the lower-left part of the screen.
2. Choose “Run“.
3. Type %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\ and hit the Enter.
For Windows Vista/7/8/10:
1. Click on the Windows logo in the lower-left part of the screen.
2. Type %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\ and hit the Enter.
1. At the top of the Firefox window (top-right corner), click the Firefox Menu button, go over to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.
2. Click the Reset / Refresh Firefox button in the top-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.
3. To continue, click Reset / Refresh Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.
4. Firefox will close and it will start the reset process. When it’s done, the imported information will be shown in a new window. Click the Finish button and Firefox will restart.
3. Check for arguments added by iWebs.site in any Browser shortcuts or links to web pages:
iWebs.site might also hijack your web browser shortcuts to force-load its home page. This causes the iWebs.site web page to open up, right after you launch the hijacked shortcut.
The argument that iWebs.site uses to hijack shortcuts looks like or is similar to the one below:
You can remove it manually by editing the shortcut target line.
4. Delete any folders related to iWebs.site by checking the following locations:
Look for a folder named iWebs.site in: