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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine

If you want a search tool that shows accurate search results and can be trusted, you should not set by any means. In fact, people set it as their homepage and default search engine rarely. In most cases, as research carried out by specialists at has shown, it is set on browsers without permission. If you have found it set on your browsers without your consent, you should erase as soon as possible. Do not keep it in the place of your homepage and search tool if you have set it willingly too because it might cause you many problems. As research has shown, is not the only product of this developer, so be careful in order not to encounter,,, or another similar search tool belonging to the same author after the deletion of You will find two pieces of advice that will help you to prevent another browser hijacker from entering your computer further in this article, so continue reading!

The search engine has been tested by our experienced specialists recently. They have found that this search tool might display the so-called modified search results even though it is powered by Yahoo!, which is a reputable search provider. They only promote third-party websites. It is very likely that has been created to show these untrustworthy search results so that the developer could get money from clicks and visits to those websites. Do not expect to find the relevant information on those websites. In most cases, they are not based on the entered search query in any way and are shown to users expecting that they will click on them. According to security specialists, not all these websites are safe to browse too. They say that users who use as their default search engine might end up on a corrupted website containing bad software as well. The web pages promoted might look harmless at first glance, and only specialists can say whether the website is good or not, so it is not surprising that so many people browse those websites without fear. Unfortunately, this might result in the entrance of extremely dangerous computer infections. They might slow down your PC, steal sensitive info, display tons of advertisements, and perform a bunch of activities we are sure you would not like.

Browser hijackers are also dangerous in a sense that they often collect information about users without their permission. Specialists have decided to check the Privacy Policy to find out how is really going to act when set on browsers. Unfortunately, researchers have bad news for you. It has been found that this search engine might record personally identifiable information. It will not do that directly, but personal information might come as a component of the non-personally identifiable information, e.g. search data. You allow to act this way by setting it on browsers and letting it stay. Of course, many users do not know about that. If you have this dubious search tool set on your browsers, you can put an end to all the activities it performs on the computer only by eliminating it fully from all browsers, so go to do that right now. is distributed through bundled malicious installers primarily. Even though it often illegally enters computers, it does not take much time to find out that it is inside the computer. First of all, users notice that the settings of their browsers have been changed, but these are definitely not the only modifications this dubious search tool makes. It has been found that it changes the Start Page Value data in HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main to set itself on Internet Explorer. In the case of Mozilla Firefox, it modifies the file containing users’ preferences prefs.js. Finally, to change the settings of Google Chrome, it needs to modify data inside three files: Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data.

You will not be allowed to set a new search engine until you delete fully from your browsers. This search tool should disappear after resetting all browsers to their default settings, but if you do not have time to take care of it yourself, you can leave this job for a trustworthy automatic malware remover too. It will be enough to scan the computer with it once to clean up your browsers if it is trustworthy.

Delete manually

Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Open the Tools menu and then click Internet Options.
  3. Open the Advanced tab.
  4. Click Reset.
  5. Mark the Delete personal settings checkbox you will find in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box.
  6. Click Reset on the same window.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch your browser.
  2. Click on the menu button (top-right corner).
  3. Click the question mark.
  4. Select Troubleshooting Information from the Help menu.
  5. Click Refresh Firefox under Give Firefox a tune up.
  6. In the confirmation window, click Refresh Firefox again.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Click on the button in the top-right corner.
  3. Select the option labeled Settings from the menu.
  4. Click Show advanced settings which you will find at the bottom of the page.
  5. Click Reset settings.
  6. Click the Reset button in the pop-up window to complete the process.
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