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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers

If your homepage on all browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome) have been changed to without your knowledge, it means that your web browsers have been hijacked. The page set is very similar to,, and, and it seems to be a completely legitimate search tool at first glance. Unfortunately, specialists at cannot confirm that it is a legitimate search tool users can use to perform their web searches fearlessly. It immediately becomes an untrustworthy search provider because it alters users’ browsers settings without their knowledge, but it is definitely not the only reason we suggest that you eliminate it from your web browsers as soon as possible. You will find more about its drawbacks if you read the next paragraph of this article; however, if you are just looking for more information about its removal, go to read the last paragraph of this report right away. cannot be called malicious because it does not perform any malicious activities, but it is not one of those trustworthy search providers either even though its appearance suggests differently. We have to admit that it seems to be a decent search tool at first glance because it has a search box in the middle and, on top of that, it is possible to access certain websites (,, Amazon, Gmail, Yahoo, and other popular pages) with the single mouse-click from its start page. It might seem that works well, but it is not exactly true. If you look closer at search results it returns when any search query is entered, you might understand why we say so. As our specialists have observed, some of these search results are nothing more than sponsored links. When a user clicks on any of those links, he/she is taken straight to websites they promote. Unfortunately, not all promoted websites are fully reliable, so those users risk contaminating their computers by simply using as a default search provider. If you do not stop using the search tool you have found set on your browsers, certain personal details about you might end up in its creator’s (Polarity Technologies Ltd) hands as well. It might then share this information with third parties. It should be emphasized that only those personal details voluntarily entered in the search box by the user will be recorded, so we suggest that you do not insert anything personal if your final decision is to keep and use it as your default search tool.

If you have found set as your homepage without your knowledge, it means your browsers’ settings have been hijacked. To put it differently, their settings have been altered without your knowledge. Browser hijackers usually arrive on users’ computers together with software from third-party pages, e.g. and Also, some users might download them from dubious pages and install them on their computers by mistake. No matter when and how your browsers’ settings have been altered, you should go to set a new reputable search provider in the place of Unfortunately, unauthorized changes might be applied to your browsers again in the future if your computer stays completely unprotected, so we suggest that you acquire a security application and install it on your PC right after the removal. Browser hijackers are not the only ones that can appear on your computer without your permission. Do not worry; a reputable antimalware tool you install will prevent them all from slithering onto your computer too.

Even though has hijacked your browsers, it is not very hard to eliminate it manually. You just need to reset your browsers to default settings to make it gone. If you have never done that and do not even know where to start, use the step-by-step instructions provided below this article. You can also remove it from all of them automatically. Without a doubt, it is the easier removal method if compared to the manual one, but you will need to acquire the powerful malware remover first. You are the one who need to decide how to erase it.

How to delete

Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Tap Alt+T.
  3. Select Internet Options.
  4. Click Advanced.
  5. Click Reset.
  6. Mark the box next to Delete personal settings.
  7. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Tap Alt+H.
  3. Click Troubleshooting Information.
  4. Click the Refresh Firefox button at the top of your browser.
  5. Click Refresh Firefox in the confirmation box.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Tap Alt+F and click Settings.
  3. Click Advanced.
  4. Click Reset.
  5. Confirm the browser reset by clicking Reset again.
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