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Danger level 9
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Slow Computer Hijacker is a website whose developers claim that their product helps users to access the best and the most interesting domains. The services provided by Flipora include a browser add-on and a search engine. The latter has been noticed to be the most troublesome issue for a lot of computer users.

In order to start using Flipora, you have to log-in using either your Facebook account or the email. If you install the add-on of Flipora, you will see that your home page is change to without your permission. Due to this change made to your browsers, malware researchers use the term Hijacker to refer to the problem.

As you open your browser, you will find the logo “search f”. If you use the search engine, you will find that the search results are a little different from the results provided by Google. Every entry has a picture representing the hyperlink, and on the right hand side you will see a column with a headline Ads. If you click on one of the advertisements, a side bar on the left will appear. There you will see a list of different links which are also supposed to be related to your search queries. Hijacker, or simply Flipora, is developed by Infoaxe Inc. The product is aimed at computer users which are bored on the Internet; more precisely, it is said to provide you with websites which are visited by your friends or other like minded people. Moreover, it automatically saves all websites that you browse.

However, if your computer has Hijacker, on your Internet Explorer, for example, you will find such components as Flip BHO and Flipora Sidebar.  If you do not want Flipora help you remember your favorite webpages and provide you with suspicious websites, some of which may be insecure, you should remove Hijacker from the PC right now.

How to remove Hijacker

Internet Explorer

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Press and hold down the Alt key and press T.
  3. Select Manage Add-ons.
  4. Click on Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Disable Flip BHO and Flipora Sidebar.
  6. To change the home page, press Alt+T and select Internet Options.
  7. On the General tab, change the home page and press Apply.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Press and hold down the Ctrl key, do not release the key and press and hold Shift, and then press A.
  3. In the Extensions section, remove Flipora.
  4. To change the home page, press Alt+T.
  5. Select Options.
  6. Open the General tab change the home page.

Google Chrome

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Press and hold down the Alt+F.
  3. Point to Tools.
  4. Click on Extensions.
  5. Remove Flipora.
  6. To change the home page, click on Settings on the left side of the browser.
  7. In the On startup section, click on Set pages.
  8. Remove and add a new startup page.

If these instructions are insufficient, it is highly advisable to implement a professional spyware removal tool. We recommend that you use SpyHunter even if you have managed to restore your settings. Download our free scanner by clicking on the download button and scan the PC once you have installed the application.

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  1. Basab Sen Oct 20, 2013


  2. Flipora Customer Support Jan 23, 2014

    Hi, you can find removal instructions here

  3. nuj Feb 11, 2014

    thanks for your help.

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