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Danger level 8
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Changes default search engine
  • Hijacks homepage is not a search engine many users are familiar with it. This is a good thing, because this is not a trustworthy or beneficial search tool. On the contrary, many believe that it works as a browser hijacker. According to your malware researchers, users do not need to remove as a browser hijacker, because it cannot take over the browser without your permission. However, it is obvious that it is better to delete the search tool than to keep it installed as the default search provider.

The suspicious can change the home page and default search provider on such popular browsers as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and, of course, Mozilla Firefox. In most cases, the search tool comes bundled with QuickStart (or FastStart) and SupTab browser extensions. If you do not trust these extensions, it is best to remove them from your operating system as well. Most computer users delete these extensions, because besides presenting links to third-party sites, they do not offer useful services.

Just like the extensions associated, does not offer useful services, which is the main reason why you should remove it. In fact, the only service that it does provide is redirecting to a third-party search engine Even though this search engine is not malicious, we do not recommend using third-party software tools to access it. If you want to use Yahoo Search, you should just replace with it. Of course, it is much simpler to talk about the removal than to actually go through with it. The removal of can be quite difficult.

As you might know, is a clone of qone8, startsurf, webssearches, sweet-page, v9, and other suspicious search engines. These infections are best known for their ability to modify the target of the affected browser shortcuts. could affect the shortcuts on your Taskbar, Start Menu, and desktop. Needless to say, it is important to fix all shortcuts. Only if you fix the shortcut, will you be able to remove from your browsers.

You can uninstall from your operating system to reset the target of the web browsers affected. If you delete from your PC, you will not need to go through every single shortcut fixing the target. After the removal, you need to remove from your browsers, and you can learn how to do this using out manual removal guide. To complete the mission, install an automatic malware remover that will eliminate the leftovers and other potentially active threats.


Windows 8/Windows 8.1

  1. Launch RUN (tap Win+R) and enter Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the program you have decided to delete and select Uninstall.

Windows Vista/Windows 7

  1. Click the Windows icon on the Taskbar.
  2. Select Control Panel and click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the application you wish to delete and select Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Go to Change or Remove Programs and Remove luckysearches.


Remove from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch IE, simultaneously tap Alt+T, and choose Manage Add-ons.
  2. Select Toolbars and Extensions and Disable the undesirable extensions.
  3. Select Search Provider and select a new default search tool.
  4. Locate the undesirable provider, click it, and select Remove. Click Close.
  5. Tap Alt+T again and select Internet Options.
  6. Click the General tab and navigate to the Home Page box.
  7. Overwrite/delete the URL and click OK.

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Firefox, simultaneously tap Alt+T, and choose Options.
  2. Click the General tab and navigate to the Home Page box.
  3. Overwrite/delete the URL and click OK.
  4. Navigate to the Firefox search box on the right and click the Search icon.
  5. Select Manage Search Engines.
  6. Remove the undesirable search provider and click OK.
  7. Simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A and in Add-ons Manager select Extensions.
  8. Remove the undesirable extensions.

Remove from Google Chrome

  1. Open the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T, and choose Settings.
  2. Under On Startup select Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  3. Delete/change the URL of the undesirable search provider and click OK.
  4. Under Appearance mark Show Home button and click Change.
  5. Delete/change the URL of the undesirable search provider and click OK.
  6. Under Search click the drop-down menu and select the preferred search provider.
  7. Click Manage search engines and remove (click X on the URL) the unwanted search provider.
  8. Simultaneously tap Alt+F again, select More tools, and click Extensions.
  9. Click the recycle bin linked to the undesirable extension and select Remove.
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  1. darwie Mar 15, 2016

    i dont like

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