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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Slow internet connection

If you have been abruptly redirected to – your operating Windows system is potentially infected with a browser hijacker. In this case, your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers are modified, as well as the DNS settings. Unfortunately, it does not matter which search engine you are using because malicious browser hijackers can take over any of them. So, do you have to remove Is it a browser hijacker? What would happen if you did not remove this search engine set as the default search provider or home page? Please continue reading to learn the answers to all of these questions.

Even though there is a great chance that this search engine has been employed as a browser hijacker, in other cases you could be routed to this website after clicking on a suspicious link or online advertisements. Are you sure that the website is safe to use? Our spyware researchers are not so sure. The developers behind the website may use cookies to collect information related to your browsing sessions. They can discover your IP address, search history and which adverts you click on. It is also notable that this data could be shared with third party members. If you are unsure what third parties can reach your private data, we suggest that you do not trust the website and delete Please see a Privacy Policy excerpt regarding third-party relations:

AnchorFree may share anonymous data with a variety of third parties, including its affiliates, advertisers, and other current and prospective business partners. AnchorFree may use anonymous data collected for website administration, advertising, and promotional purposes, and may share such information with various affiliated and unaffiliated entities for such purposes.

It is strongly recommended that you utilize a much more reliable and beneficial search provider. Search results provided through are completely useless because you are directed to In case the home page/search provider settings have been modified illegally, we suggest you immediately install authentic spyware removal software (click the link below), use it to delete malware, and then follow the manual instructions below to change the undesirable search tools.

How to remove undesirable search tools?

Remove from Google Chrome:

  1. Launch Chrome, simultaneously tap Alt+F and select Settings.
  2. Move to On Startup.
  3. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  4. Remove/change the default URL and click OK.
  5. Go to Appearance, mark Show Home button and click Change.
  6. Repeat step 4 to remove the unwanted home page.
  7. Under Search click Manage search engines.
  8. Select a new default search provider and remove the undesirable one by clicking the X mark.

Remove from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Manage Add-ons and click Search Providers.
  3. Click the undesirable provider, hit the Remove button and then Close.
  4. Tap Alt+T once again and select Internet Options.
  5. Click the General tab, change/remove the Home Page and click OK.

Remove from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+H.
  2. From the Help menu select Troubleshooting Information.
  3. Click the Reset Firefox button, then confirm and hit Finish.
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