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DanielGray 06-05-2009 06:38 AM

How to Remove CoolWebSearch Malware
 
CoolWebSearch is also recognized as CWS, a malicious application that establishes its files on various Windows OS platform. This program may display popup or pop-under advertisements. It is also known as a BHO (Browser Hijacker).

CoolWebSearch Penetrating Methods

This type of threat employs modern method to propagate its malicious content. It may be installed automatically in the system while browsing a particular web site. CoolWebSearch might also try to affect other computers without proper authorization and data regarding its files. It also tries to install a CSS file within the Windows folder which comprises of JavaScript. This threat may hack the DNS Host sleeve and reroutes searches to coolwebserach.com.

How to Avoid CoolWebSearch Infection

To avoid this type of infection, it is essential to use the latest and legitimate security program capable of erasing and protecting the system from CoolWebSearch and other threats on the Internet. Download CWShredder or other justifiable anti-spyware application and try to scan the system. It is recommended that the security software should be updated regularly.

CoolWebSearch Infection Symptoms

If the security program installed within the system closes automatically after the start up process, then the computer might be contaminate with CoolWebSearch. When searches redirects to a **** site, the computer may be affected with this type of threat. If the application bootconf.exe is installed, it may automatically reset the hijacking capability of CoolWebSearch and may impersonate sites such as msn.com.

CoolWebSearch Effects

When this particular application is installed, it includes various results on the system. The program may alter the web browser’s default homepage and reroutes it to coolwebsearch.com. New versions of this threat might also affect not only the Internet Explorer but also Mozilla Firefox and others. CoolWebSearch may exhibit advertisements that are link to coolwebsearch.com. This threat may exhibits advertisement, overwrites link tracking, and stays memory resident.

Easy CoolWebSearch Removal

Various applications available such as CWShredder and SUPERantispyware can be utilized to get rid of numerous version of CooWebSearch from the contaminated system. the spy sweeper can also be downloaded to eliminate and defend the system from CoolWebSearch and other threats.

How to Manually Remove CoolWebSearch

Delete all the following files and processes link to the CoolWebSearch:

• The CSS style sheet within the IE’s Tools tab >Internet Option >Accessibility.
• Windows… Progra~1Common~1Micros~1MSInfor.exe
• HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ Software\ Microsoft\ Windows\ CurrentVersion\ Run\ CoolWebSearch
• Bootconf.exe and svchost.exe
• “HOST” – within driversetc folder.


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