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Danger level 8
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Cant change my homepage
Other mutations known as:

Browser hijackers from the same family may change their appearance, but one definitely knows when one sees the real deal and we can definitely say that nothing good can come from The page may definitely seem “sweet” and at first glance you may consider it a reliable search engine, but the sad truth is that it is a dangerous infection which modifies your browser settings behind your back. You need to remove, because there is nothing sweet about it, and prolonged exposure to browser hijacker may lead to even more serious infections.

The reason why a lot of users get tricked by this hijacker is its sophisticated interface. It is even said that is published by Skytouch Technology Co, which makes an impression that the search engine has been developed by a reliable developer. Nevertheless, this infection is practically the same as Aartemis, Nation Zoom, Qone8 Virus and other similar browser hijackers from Qvo6 group. It means that you are not exactly prompted when gets set as your default home page and search engine, although there is a high chance that you have installed this browser hijacker onto your computer yourself.

There is such a possibility, because there is no download link at the official website, thus it means that installer usually arrives bundled with other freeware. Computer security experts claim that this browser hijacker can come bundled with other infections, such as Qvo6 or V9, various adware helpers. It means that you need to be careful when you download various applications from third party file hosting websites. After all, such shareware programs often carry additional applications that get installed onto computers automatically most of the time, because users do not go through the installation process carefully.

In case is set as your default home page and you try using its search engine, you will see that this browser hijacker does not even have its own search provider. makes use of customized Yahoo! search engine. The browser hijacker actually cannot do much of a harm on its own, but you need to take into account the fact that can expose you to potentially malicious third party advertisements that could be embedded with corrupted links.

Not to mention that definitely collects information on your web browsing habits, and you definitely would not want that to be shared with affiliated third parties for marketing or even malware distribution purposes. Hence, it is for the best to remove from your computer immediately. Take note that this browser hijacker is very good at resisting removal, so it might re-appear even if you reset your browser settings to default.

That is why you should invest in a licensed computer security tool that will help you terminate this and any other potential infection from your computer to the very last file and registry entry. Do what you can to ensure that your system’s stability. In case you need any assistance with removal or you are having trouble with it, do leave us a comment in the box below.

How to reset by browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet options.
  2. Open Advanced tab and press Reset.
  3. Select Delete personal settings and press Reset.
  4. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and click Troubleshooting information.
  2. Click Reset Firefox on the top right corner of a new tab.
  3. Press Reset Firefox on a pop-up box and click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Scroll down to Users and highlight your account.
  3. Press Delete.
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  1. Herr_Vorragend Jun 1, 2014

    Does not work for Windows 8

  2. nicole Nov 8, 2014

    I have windows 8 and the virus cannot be removed from Window 8 under control panel>programs

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