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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine is a questionable search engine that was most probably developed to promote the online games created and distributed by Alawar Entertainment, Inc. If is set as default home page and search engine in your browsers, there is a good chance that it has come bundled with free software, most likely, a free game promoted on If you are not careful enough during the installation, you might have other potential threats on your system too, including undesirable browser extensions. poses as a useful and “convenient” search engine that can show you only results that are of interest to you. However, if you would like to avoid the possibility of getting redirected to potentially infected websites by clicking on sponsored links, we recommend that you remove from your system. displays a number of quick links, including Google, Facebook, and Amazon, but its main purpose may be to promote its developer’s and other third-parties' free online and downloadable games. This search engine is supposed to be powered by Bing, which is a trustworthy search provider, but using it through might modify the search results for you. You might be presented with potentially unreliable sponsored links among the normal search results. You need to be very careful what you click on because a compromised link might redirect you to a malicious website and you might get infected with malware. Therefore, it is unsafe to use, and we would advise you to stick with reliable search providers, such as Google and Bing, after you delete this search engine from your PC. Another interesting thing about is that its EULA is only available in Russian. However, they do have an English Privacy Policy, which may be worth reading if you want to know what kind of information the search engine may record about you and share with third-parties.

If you want to avoid the installation of, you need to be cautious when you download and install freeware bundles. Most often you have an option to deselect the unwanted applications or search engines in the installation wizard. However, this option may remain hidden from you if you do not choose the Advanced/Custom method. These installers use misleading tactics to try to deceive you so that they can sneak some apps on your system. Since a free software bundle might contain a number of unwanted or even malicious programs, it pays to take a little bit of your time to make sure you do not end up infecting your system and causing several system security issues.

It is quite simple to remove from your system. Resetting your browsers will do the trick in no time. If you do not know how to do that, you can follow our instructions below. Keep in mind that may not be the only potential threat you have on your computer. We strongly recommend that you run a full system scan with a trustworthy online scanner to find out about any other infections that need removal. If you are not an experienced user or IT expert, you may not want to clean your system manually. Therefore, we suggest that you install an authentic antimalware program that will take care of your system’s security automatically.

How to reset your browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Launch your browser and press Alt+T and go to Internet Options.
  2. Choose the Advanced tab and click Reset.
  3. Mark the Delete personal settings checkbox and press Reset.
  4. Press Close.
  5. Restart your browser.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch Chrome and tap Alt+F simultaneously and select Settings.
  2. Click Show advanced settings at the bottom of the page.
  3. Scroll down and click Reset settings.
  4. In the pop-up click Reset.
  5. Restart your browser.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch your browser and tap Alt+H and select Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Press Refresh Firefox.
  3. In the confirmation window press Refresh Firefox.
  4. Press Finish.
  5. Restart your browser.
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