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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Changes default search engine
  • Hijacks homepage is another suspicious search engine that might make the unwanted changes. The changes will be applied to all the most popular browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. looks like a decent search engine; however, it is not as useful as it might seem at first sight. Therefore, we recommend that you carefully think whether you really want to keep as your homepage and default search provider. If you decide that you want to start using another search engine, you will have to get rid of first. Luckily, you will be able to do that rather easily; however, you are welcome to use our manual removal instructions if it turns out that you cannot get rid of this search engine alone.

You will be able to search for images and access games straight from your browser. In addition, you will have an opportunity to find the best deals that are available on various online shopping websites. Even though seems like a very useful search engine, we still do not recommend using it because this search provider might present you with various sponsored links. It has been found out that is very similar to,,, and other similar search engines. Thus, you should not trust blindly as well.

Many computer users agree with the changes themselves because is distributed via Installcore installers and tend to enter the system with a help of other suspicious applications. Unfortunately, is not the only search engine that might replace your homepage and search provider. Some search providers might even make the changes without your permission; thus, it would be clever to take care of your computer’s security in advance. In order not to experience unauthorized changes in the future, you should install an antimalware tool on the system. We recommend using SpyHunter for this matter. Of course, it is not forbidden to use another tool as well.

We do not recommend using suspicious search engines because other infections might enter the system via them. In order to get rid of and set your preferred homepage and search provider, you should definitely use the instructions provided below the article. If you want to eliminate the aforementioned search engine more quickly, you should definitely use an automatic malware remover. Make sure that you install a completely reliable tool on your system because those suspicious ones might cause serious security-related problems and they are completely ineffective.


Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the suspicious application and click Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu and then select Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click on the software that you wish to eliminate.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key + R.
  2. Type in control panel and click OK.
  3. Open it and then go to Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the software and click Uninstall.

Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Select Reset.
  5. Mark Delete personal settings.
  6. Click the Reset button again.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch your browser and tap Alt+H.
  2. Select Troubleshooting information and click Reset Firefox.
  3. Click Reset Firefox again when the dialog box appears.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Scroll down and click Show advanced settings.
  4. Select Reset browser settings.
  5. Click the Reset button.
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