What is CoolWebSearch.control?
CoolWebSearch.control is a browser hijacker, which can be downloaded and installed together with many free programs, if you choose to download them from unreliable websites. You are most likely not going to expect such additional applications because you will not be warned about their existence in your download pack. After the installation of this program, it will attach to your internet browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc) and will change your default homepage to Websearch.coolwebsearch(dot)info. This browser hijacker will keep track of your browsing activity (visited websites, terms you search for, your bookmarks, links you click on, and other personally non-identifiable information) in order to find out your interests. Later, this information will be shared with third-party partners, and CoolWebSearch.control will generate targeted advertisements for you. These advertisements are designed to be colorful, with huge titles, attractive-looking to trick you to click on them.
Well, let us provide you with some of information that may help you to understand what is the aim of these advertisements. They are sponsored by third-party unreliable companies, which pays the developers of CoolWebSearch.control for every click they gain. Be mindful of the fact that CoolWebSearch.control is not liable for any damage these CoolWebSearch.control redirects may cause for your system. Some of these websites may be harmless, but others can contain risky computer threats, so it is the best to take care of your security and remove CoolWebSearch.control system tool. For that, it is best to choose a reliable anti-spyware program like Reimage, which is designed to detect and delete computer threats.
How did CoolWebSearch.control hijack my computer?
How to remove CoolWebSearch.control?
If you have already noticed that your homepage has changed without your agreement and if you have noticed a slowdown of your PC, also if your browser is being flooded with meaningless advertisements recently, it means your computer already is infected with CoolWebSearch.control virus. You should get rid of it as soon as possible. In order to do that, you will need to uninstall CoolWebSearch.control. Our team has prepared detailed instructions on how to do it manually. You can find these guidelines right below this article.
CoolWebSearch.control manual removal:
Browse to the key:'HKEY_CURRENT_USERSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun'
Delete the value 'Windows Control'