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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Cant change my homepage
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection

Potentially unwanted programs can often modify your browser settings, especially if you have an installation spree and do not pay attention to the setup details. is a website that gets set as your default home page and search engine when you install freeware and shareware games. It is developed by and related to which is a website that provides you with an extensive number of online games. Quite often is considered to be a browser hijacker, but that is not exactly true. Nevertheless, the sooner you remove from your browser the better, because it is associated with a number of security issues.

The reason why (or Gamesgofree Search) cannot be considered a browser hijacker is because GamesGoFree provides you with Uninstall instructions, letting you know how to restore your default home page and search engine. No real browser hijacker would let you know how to remove it. The main problem with is that it is susceptible to exploitation by malicious third parties. It may display commercial advertisements and external links that may be related to malware distribution. Most of the commercial ads are utilized in order to generate income from advertising and boost site’s traffic.

Actually, is not a computer virus, but it cannot be allowed to remain in your system, because of a number of malicious traits it exhibits. For example, it obviously makes use of cookies to collect your browsing information. When this application processes the data collected it can generate a series of commercial ads that are related to your likes and preferences. The issue here, however, is that you can never be sure whether the ads on your screen are safe or not. For all its worth, a dangerous computer infection could be just one click away.

In order to remove from your computer you should reset your browser and then run a full PC scan with SpyHunter free scanner, because you need to delete all the potentially dangerous freeware application that could be responsible for bringing onto your PC. Acquire a legitimate computer security application and protect your system from serious threats.

Reset browser settings to default

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and go to Internet options.
  2. Select Advanced tab and click Reset.
  3. Mark Delete personal settings and press Reset.
  4. When the reset is complete, click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press the orange Firefox button and navigate to Help.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information.
  3. Press Reset Firefox button on a new tab.
  4. Click Reset Firefox again and press Finish when the reset is complete.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Select Open a specific page or set of pages under On Startup.
  3. Click Set pages and change your home page address. Click OK.
  4. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  5. Set a new default search engine; remove unwanted search provider and press Done.

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