Remove CWS.Homesearch from Chrome, Firefox, IE
Name of the threat:CWS.Homesearch
Command or file name:WinAdCnt.exe
Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)
Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
To remove CWS.Homesearch-infected file "inetadpt.dll" means to intercept normal network usage. Some types of CWS.Homesearch disable firewalls and anti badware, reduce browser guard settings, opening the system for further microbiosiss. CWS.Homesearch designers tell that buyers give authorization to activate CWS.Homesearch. CWS.Homesearch that comes cross-bundled with shareware applications applications may be reported in the pacts text, especially in circumstance with CWS.Homesearch removal tools when user wants to remove CWS.Homesearch. 10) Like most anti malware many CWS.Homesearch removal tools claim a oftentimes updated data area of threats to let buyers performing of seemly CWS.Homesearch removal. In 2006 Microsoft released its CWS.Homesearch removal tool which is Windows Defender which is in default package of Windows Vista system and new Windows 7.
CWS.Homesearch intrusion method
Usually CWS.Homesearch comes bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to change default homepage and search engine to CWS.Homesearch. CWS.Homesearch copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is WinAdCnt.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name CWS.Homesearch and value WinAdCnt.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name WinAdCnt.exe or CWS.Homesearch. Also, it can create folder with name CWS.Homesearch under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about CWS.Homesearch, please ask below. You can use programs to remove CWS.Homesearch from your browsers below.
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This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with CWS.Homesearch, removing it from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by CWS.Homesearch.
To get rid of CWS.Homesearch, you should:
1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:
Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.
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2. Delete the following malicious folders:
3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:
Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.
Uninstall CWS.Homesearch related programs from Control Panel
We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for CWS.Homesearch entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If CWS.Homesearch won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.
Remove CWS.Homesearch related extensions from your browsers
CWS.Homesearch in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to CWS.Homesearch. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:
Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective CWS.Homesearch removal use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.
CWS.Homesearch can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to CWS.Homesearch before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:
Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
Here are the descriptions of problems connected with CWS.Homesearch and WinAdCnt.exe we received earlier:
My AOL spyware detects CWS.Homesearch every time I open AOL. It says that it is blocked but when I look at the list of blocked items it is empty. The AOL start-up is very slow and I don't know why. Could it be CWS.Homesearch and if so, what should I do.
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