Wizesearch.com Removal Process (remove Wizesearchcom)

May 16, 2018

Wizesearch.com is a website that is known to act as a basic search site that filters search queries through a customized Yahoo search engine. Using Wizesearch.com may return relevant results to search queries but many of the results are known to be accompanied by sponsored links or advertisements that may be displayed as “search recommendations.”

Those who use the advertisements on Wizesearch.com may find their web browsers loading other questionable sites or additional offers that turn out to be aggressive advertising schemes. It is believed that the ads found on Wizesearch.com are part of a pay-per-click scheme where the authors of Wizesearch.com are attempting to earn money by your clicks or impressions on the Wizesearch.com site.

Stopping the activity of Wizesearch.com either automatically loading as a default home page or new tab page may require removal of its associated web browser extension components. Such components may be installed with the installation of freeware apps that come bundled with add-on software. Using an antispyware program will suffice to automatically eliminate Wizesearch.com components or a savvy PC user may manually find and delete the same components.

Are you getting popups from Wizesearch.com? Have you identified that you have Wizesearch.com installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Wizesearch.com completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Wizesearch.com?

If Wizesearch.com resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Wizesearch.com may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Wizesearch.com removal process.

How can you manually remove Wizesearch.com

Manual removal of Wizesearch.com may not be for everyone. Each manual Wizesearch.com removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Wizesearch.com removal process.

Wizesearch.com can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate Wizesearch.com in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Wizesearch.com, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing Wizesearch.com. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

    bookmark-add-favorite

  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Wizesearch.com from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Wizesearch.com, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

    safe-mode

  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Wizesearch.com by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Wizesearch.com folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Wizesearch.com completely from your computer. If you find that Wizesearch.com is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Wizesearch.com removal process.

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