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Danger level 8
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer

Have you been offered to change your home page and search provider to when installing software onto your operating Windows system? If you have, we recommend refusing this offer and choosing trusted, reliable search tools to assist you when browsing the web instead. Have you discovered the suspicious search engine corrupting your browsers, and you have no clue why this has happened? Have you considered an invasion of a browser hijacker? In this case, you also need to consider the possibility of other malicious threats corrupting your PC without your knowledge. As you understand already, in this occasion removal should be performed immediately.

You may have acquired bundled together with Search Assistant Websearch, Search New Tab, Surf and Keep, and other undesirable applications. Luckily, a hijacker is not an invisible threat and you should be able to discover it running as soon as you launch your browser. Needless to say, at first you might be shocked to find a completely unfamiliar search engine set as the start page. Some immediately think they can trust this search engine, especially those who have chosen to install it, due to its regular looking interface. Do you know what happens when you actually use the search tool? You get redirected to Even though this search engine is reliable, you should not use it unless you delete hijacker from the PC.

Aside from being incapable of producing authentic search results, also can put your virtual security in danger. The suspicious search engine presents banner advertisements on the home page, and you certainly should not click on them. What could happen if you clicked on the displayed advertisements? You could be routed to corrupted websites managed by schemers who could be interested in scamming you. Even though some of the displayed ads could be harmless, you should not take any risks because sometimes one click is enough for schemers to take over an operating system.

If you wish to delete from the PC successfully and quickly you can install automatic malware detection and removal software. SpyHunter is strongly recommended because it can remove all existing computer threats and ensure reliable shielding against future schemers’ attacks. Note that to change browser settings you need to perform the operation manually. Down below you can find the instructions which will help you remove from Chrome, IE and Firefox.


Remove from Google Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings, move to On Startup and mark Open a specific page or set of pages.
  3. Click Set pages and overwrite/delete the undesirable URL. Click OK.
  4. Under Appearance mark Show Home button and click Change.
  5. Overwrite/delete the URL of an undesirable start page and click OK.
  6. Locate the Search section and click Manage search engines.
  7. Select a default search engine and click X to remove the undesirable one. Click Done.

Remove from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Manage Add-ons.
  2. Remove the undesirable search provider and click Close.
  3. Tap Alt+T again and now select Internet Options.
  4. Click the General tab, change/remove the Home Page and click OK.

Remove from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Options.
  2. Click the General tab, change/remove the Home Page and click OK.
  3. Navigate to the search box on the top-right corner and click the search provider icon.
  4. Select Manage Search Engines and Remove the undesirable items. Click OK.
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