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Threat's profile Threat indicator: HIGH

Name of the threat:Onewebsearch

Command or file name:onewebsearch.dll

Threat type:Hijacker

Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

Onewebsearch hijacker is a adware program that redirects your homepage and searches to onewebsearch.com. Program spreads through spam emails or it can also may come bundled with freeware programs.


Onewebsearch intrusion method

Onewebsearch

Usually Onewebsearch comes bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to change default homepage and search engine to Onewebsearch. Onewebsearch copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is onewebsearch.dll. Then it creates new startup key with name Onewebsearch and value onewebsearch.dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name onewebsearch.dll or Onewebsearch. Also, it can create folder with name Onewebsearch under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about Onewebsearch, please ask below. You can use programs to remove Onewebsearch from your browsers below.


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    • Removes all files created by Onewebsearch.
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How to remove Onewebsearch manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Onewebsearch, 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 Onewebsearch.

To get rid of Onewebsearch, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • onewebsearch.dll

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.

**Trial version of Wipersoft provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Wipersoft.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

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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 Onewebsearch related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Onewebsearch 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 Onewebsearch 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.


Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings
  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column
  • Find Onewebsearch under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.
  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.
  • Locate programs that can be connected with Onewebsearch or other related suspicious program.
  • Click Uninstall button.
  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.
  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.
  • In the list of installed programs find entries related to Onewebsearch
  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.
  • Find Onewebsearch related entries.
  • Click Remove button.

Remove Onewebsearch related extensions from your browsers

Onewebsearch 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 Onewebsearch. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner
  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons
  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.
  • Choose add-on possibly related to Onewebsearch or other related adware BHO.
  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Onewebsearch removal use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.
  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/
  • In the list of add-ons find related to Onewebsearch and click recycle bin icon.
  • Confirm Onewebsearch removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • In the address bar type about:addons
  • Click Extensions tab.
  • In the list of extension locate ones related to Onewebsearch.
  • Click Remove button near it.

Reset browsers search and homepage settings

Onewebsearch 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 Onewebsearch before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"
  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"
  • Click the Advanced tab
  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.
  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage
  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.
  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.
  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

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.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.
  • Click the Reset Firefox button.
  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

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 Onewebsearch and onewebsearch.dll we received earlier:

Problem Summary: onewebsearch overiding mygoogle homepage

My Internet Explorer always shows homepage ONEWEBSEARCH. It is not removing from I.E. Please help me how to completely remove onewebsearch from my I.E. I have tried all the solutions available including testing and installing onewebsearch removal tool, malaware threats checking, checked registries,reset internet options to deafault etc.etc. but to no avail;still the onewebsearch page displays when I open my explorer. Pls help

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: http://75.98.78.111/media/pop/index_.php

I am facing an issues with this webpage http://75.98.78.111/media/pop/index_.php, whenever I open google, after some this this webpage is popping up everytime. I manually deleted c:programfiles as onewebsearch, still the problem continued. I downloaded many malwares in the past 5 days and deleted many threats. but still the problem continues.
the malwares i tried are malwarebytes, superantispyware, ccleaner, hitman, kaspersky, microsoft security essentials and finally COMBOFIX but still the problem remains.

Kindly help me out.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: onewebsearch is not removing from my Internet Explorer

My Internet Explorer always shows homepage ONEWEBSEARCH. It is not removing from I.E. Please help me how to completely remove onewebsearch from my I.E. without any cash expense.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: every time i invoke google.com, onewebsearch is popping up and became headache kindly help to remove.

every time i invoke google.com, onewebsearch is popping up and became headache kindly help to remove.
Another malware troubling me is
http://75.98.78.111/media/pop/index_.php

how to deactivate and remove the above mentioned malwares.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Onewebsearch - unable to fix

I have onewebsearch issue in my system. There was a file in c:programfiles as onewebsearch. i deleted it manually. still the problem continued. I downloaded many malwares in the past 5 days and deleted many threats. but still the problem continues.
the malwares i tried are malwarebytes, superantispyware, ccleaner, hitman, kaspersky, microsoft security essentials and finally COMBOFIX but still the problem remains.

Kindly help me out.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: unable to remove

I am having trouble with onewebsearch malware attack..i want to get rid of this problem...I have been used some anti virus softwares..but its vein..pls help to sort out thisn issue

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: firefox opens with onewebsearch.com and other unwanted popups

firefox opens with onewebsearch.com inspite of setting googl as my home page..it has slowed down the performance of my PC and opens unwanted websites..I am in deep trouble please help..!

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: it remains my default page even if i scanned my system

i scanned my system thrice to check for trojanhorse and viruses and removed all the addons.even though "onewebsearch" remains my homepage

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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