Websearch.searchguru.info Description

ScreenshotWebsearch.searchguru.info is a low-quality search engine that is associated with a Potentially Unwanted Program. Websearch.searchguru.info has been linked to various issues, including pop-up advertisements and browser redirects. The main purpose of Websearch.searchguru.info is to make money, even though Websearch.searchguru.info is marketed as a search engine. Websearch.searchguru.info's search results are hardly more than a gathering of promoted links and affiliate marketing links to Web pages and content promoting potentially unsafe products and other threats. If your Web browser is displaying symptoms of a PUP infection associated with Websearch.searchguru.info, security researchers advise the removal of any PUPs associated with Websearch.searchguru.info at once, and the assistance of a proven anti-malware scanner will make things easier for you.

How Websearch.searchguru.info May Impact Your Browsing

What follows are symptoms that may occur due to Websearch.searchguru.info's presence on your machine:

  • PUPs associated with Websearch.searchguru.info may change the affected Web browser's default search engine to Websearch.searchguru.info. The affected Web browser's home page may also be changed to Websearch.searchguru.info.
  • PUPs associated with Websearch.searchguru.info may cause Web browser redirects, forcing computer users to visit Websearch.searchguru.info.
  • Websearch.searchguru.info may be related to pop-up windows and a variety of other advertisements on the affected Web browser.
  • PUPs related to Websearch.searchguru.info may cause performance issues on affected computer systems, causing the affected computer to slow down, freeze or crash frequently.
  • PUPs related to Websearch.searchguru.info may gather information about your Web browser settings and your online habits, using this information for marketing research purposes.

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Technical Information

Infection Statistics

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File System Details

Websearch.searchguru.info creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %USERPROFILE%\Application Data\{712E6B69-B15A-02C2-E747-BD8C49056226} 90
2 %UserProfile%\AppData\LocalLow\{58530F1C-1955-7DFB-6DB8-5A2AC688BBEC} 42
3 %LocalAppData%\Packages\windows_ie_ac_001\AC\{58530F1C-1955-7DFB-6DB8-5A2AC688BBEC} 41
4 %AppData%\LocalLow\{B48BC49A-8300-1273-1F21-335C85A25A6A} 37
5 %AppData%\{B48BC49A-8300-1273-1F21-335C85A25A6A} 36
6 http_websearch.searchguru.info_0.localstorage 35
7 http_websearch.searchguru.info_0.localstorage-journal 34
8 chrome-extension_ikgnkipbkhelkpmfclnnjpdfoohckmle_0.localstorage 33
9 chrome-extension_ikgnkipbkhelkpmfclnnjpdfoohckmle_0.localstorage-journal 32

Registry Details

Websearch.searchguru.info creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Ext\CLSID, value: {58530F1C-1955-7DFB-6DB8-5A2AC688BBEC}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Ext\CLSID, value: {B48BC49A-8300-1273-1F21-335C85A25A6A}
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\LowRegistry\DOMStorage\searchguru.info
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Ext\CLSID, value: {B48BC49A-8300-1273-1F21-335C85A25A6A}
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ApprovedExtensionsMigration\{712E6B69-B15A-02C2-E747-BD8C49056226}
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}

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