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Danger level 9
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Slow internet connection
  • Cant change my homepage is a search engine which returns search results from Google Search. The search engine is owned by Taiwan Shui Mu Chih Ching Technology Limited, and it very similar to such browser hijackers as and can replace the home page and search provider of your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. If you have already tried to remove from the browsing tools but have not managed to do it, use SpyHunter which will surely remove the so-called browser hijacker. may provide you with advertisements when you are directed to Google Search. The links to advertising website are presented in a light pink background. If you do not like the idea that your home page or even every new tab opens, you should remove it from the PC. According to the information provided by the developers of the search engine, they do not seek to collect personal information. It is stated that in order to provide the user with search results, the identifiable business information is collected to operate the search engine and provide various business information products.

As regards the installation of the program which changes the settings of the browsers, it could be a bundled download, which means that you might have skipped some option enabling you to prevent the installation of some browser plug-in while running an installer. It is also possible that has replaced your browser settings without your approval. In such a case, you should not delay the removal of the so-called browser hijacker.

Below you will find our step-by-step instructions which will help you check what programs are present on the Add/Remove Programs list and reset the browsers. If the instructions are insufficient, it is highly advisable to scan the computer with a highly reliable spyware removal tool which can also remove the unwanted application. removal

Windows Vista/7

  1. Click Start - > Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Double-click the program you want to remove.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the program you want to remove and click the Remove button.

Windows 8

  1. Press and hold the Windows key and press the R key.
  2. Type control panel in the given box and click OK.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Double-click the unwanted application.

Remove from your browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  2. On the Advanced tab, click Reset.
  3. Select the Check box and click Reset.
  4. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information.
  3. Select Reset Firefox - > Reset Firefox - > Reset.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Go to Tools - > Extensions.
  3. Remove the unwanted add-on.
  4. Click Settings.
  5. Find the On startup section and click one of the options.
  6. Click Settings.
  7. In the Search section, click Manage search engine and change your search provider.

If still remains on your browsers, use a reliable spyware removal tool to get rid of the browser hijacker.

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  1. monika Oct 24, 2013

    followed the instructions and qone8 seems to be gone, i hope it doesn't come back.
    Thanks a mill

  2. DD Nov 6, 2013

    None of that worked, any other options??

  3. Pcthreat Nov 7, 2013

    Hello DD,

    Downlaod SpyHunter and run scan. It should show you leftovers if you have completed all instructions.

    Keep us updated about the process.


  4. Carol Scherf Nov 20, 2013

    I have tried several things and nothing get rid of this. This is an invasion of my privacy. I want it gone now.

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