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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine is not a search tool that will help you find the information you are looking for quicker or enhance your web browsing experience in any way because it is not a legitimate search provider even though it is presented as one to users. Specialists at better know this website as a browser hijacker because they often find it set as a homepage, default search tool, or a New Tab page. In fact, not all the users see it because their main browsers’ settings have been altered. This search tool might hijack browsers’ shortcuts to open for users automatically too. No matter why you see this dubious search tool set on your browsers, you must delete it from them all as soon as possible because this website is not what it claims to be. We can assure you that it is not a reputable search provider. On top of that, the major flaws it has outweigh its advantages, so its deletion must be your top priority now. If you do not do anything about its presence on your web browsers, some issues might arise. Let’s talk about them in detail in the paragraphs that follow.

Although imitates a genuine search provider, we cannot call it a legitimate search tool by any means because it, as research conducted by specialists at has shown, might display untrustworthy search results. These search results work as advertisements, so they have received the name sponsored search results. Their main job is to drive traffic to certain third-party pages, so they redirect users who click on them straight to pages belonging to third parties. Frankly speaking, you might land on a page with untrustworthy software too. Some of these promoted websites might also try to obtain personal details from you. There is only one advantage has, specialists say. It enables users to open popular pages, e.g. YouTube, Amazon, Instagram, Twitter, eBay, and Pinterest with the click of a button. Unfortunately, its flaws surely outweigh its advantages, so keeping it set on browsers is a very bad idea. According to our specialists, this dubious search tool might also record information about you, your interests, activities, and technical details about your machine. Some untrustworthy search engines even gather personal information about users and then sell it to third parties. Such important documents as the Privacy Policy and the End User License Agreement of do not exist, so it might surely perform more undesirable activities on users’ computers too. You cannot change how this search tool works, but you can surely put an end to activities it performs on your computer by removing it from all your browsers fully. is not a very prevalent infection; however, according to specialists at, it should be spreading in India and the Middle East region mainly. Without a doubt, it might still manage to enter your computer illegally and change all your browsers’ settings. It is spread in bundled malicious installers mainly, so users usually find a new search tool on their browsers after downloading software from P2P pages. What is more, you might find your browsers’ settings altered after clicking on a malicious advertisement. Such ads are usually found on third-party pages, but you might see them opened on your screen too if an untrustworthy application, e.g. an ad-supported program is installed on your computer. It is one of the hardest jobs to protect the system from undesirable software and make sure that any browser hijacker cannot alter browsers’ settings, so we suggest acquiring a security application instead of trying to protect your PC from malware alone.

Check all your browsers’ shortcuts and remove if you see it in the Target line. Then, reset your browsers to default settings in order not to see it opened on the screen again. If it happens that you still see this dubious search tool on all your web browsers after resetting them, you should scan the system with an automated scanner, such as SpyHunter. A reputable scanner will fully delete the annoying browser hijacker and undo all the modifications it has made. Last but not least, all potential threats will be deleted from your PC too if they have sneaked onto your system in a bundle with


Fix Internet Explorer/Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox shortcuts

  1. Right-click on the shortcut of your web browser and select Properties.
  2. Click on the Shortcut tab.
  3. Locate the Target line.
  4. Delete from this line and click Apply.
  5. Click OK to close the window.

Reset browsers to their default settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and go to the Tools menu.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. Click Advanced to open this tab and click Reset.
  4. Mark the Delete personal settings box.
  5. Click Reset again.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Tap Alt+H simultaneously.
  3. Click Troubleshooting information from the menu.
  4. Click on the Refresh Firefox button.
  5. Click Refresh Firefox in the confirmation window again.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your web browser.
  2. Click on the button in the top-right corner.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Go to the bottom of the page.
  5. Click Show advanced settings.
  6. Click on the Reset settings button.
  7. Click Reset.
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