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Danger level 9
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection
  • Cant change my homepage
  • Annoying Pop-up's may look like an average search engine that provides users with relevant search query results. Unfortunately, this website is nowhere near being a reliable search provider. If you are being redirected to this website, or your home page is set for, it means that you have been infected with a browser hijacker, and your system security is in danger. There is no way you can trust this website, and if you do not remove on time, you might even get infected with extremely serious malware applications.

It is easy to see that is from the same group as, Websearch. and a number of other similar browser hijackers. Most of them do not have their own search provider and make use of a third party search engine to deliver your search results. Just like, is making use of search engine. What is more, if you browse the website on a regular basis, you will see that it displays a lot of commercial advertisements. Most of them are generated by adware, which means that this infection is closely related to Xtendmedia adware as well.

Although is not an extremely dangerous threat, the fact that it is closely associated with adware and other potentially dangerous applications should be enough to convince you that you must remove it once and for all. Not to mention that this browser hijacker changes your browser settings behind your back, and that definitely should not be tolerated.

If you are wondering how got onto your computer, the answer is that most of the time such browser hijackers slither inside with freeware applications. Hence, it is possible that you have initiated the download and even installation of this infection on your computer. It means that users need to be attentive when they install new software applications on their computers, because free programs (such as codecs, players, file converters and so on) are often bundled with additional software you neither need nor want.

The main problem related to is the fact that it utilizes cookies to collect information on your web browsing habits. Also, it displays third party advertisements that could be embedded with links to corrupted websites. In order to avoid potential private data leak, and to avoid malware infection, you ought to remove right now. That is not to say that browser hijacker infection always ends up in a more serious assault by computer malware, but it is better be safe than sorry.

Run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner and you will know which files you need to remove at at once. Invest in a powerful antimalware tool to terminate and all the related malicious applications once and for all. Do all you must to keep your computer safe.

Reset browser settings to default

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and go to Internet options.
  2. Open Advanced tab and press Reset.
  3. Select Delete personal settings options and click Reset.
  4. Click Close when reset is complete.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click Firefox button and navigate to Help.
  2. Press Troubleshooting information and click Reset Firefox on a new tab.
  3. Press Reset Firefox on a pop-up dialog box.
  4. When the reset is complete click Finish.

Change Google Chrome Settings

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Select Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  3. Delete and enter a new home page address. Click OK.
  4. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  5. Set a new default search engine, remove, and click Done.

It may seem that by resetting your browser you can get rid of for good, but the problem is that some files may be left behind and it could cause problem later on. That is why users are always advised to run a full system scan with a reliable antimalware program.

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