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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage is a search engine that might replace your homepage and search provider without your permission. Even though it does not differ from other search engines at first sight, we do not recommend using it to search for the information because it is not the most reliable search engine. One of the main reasons why it is so is the fact that it might provide computer users with sponsored links. Unfortunately, might replace your homepage and search provider on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Thus, if you use any of these browsers, you will definitely notice the presence of in case a browser hijacker enters your system. We recommend that you get rid of it as soon as possible if you do not want to encounter malware. The instructions placed below the article will help you to get rid of entirely. Feel free to use these instructions.

Gmail, Yahoo!, Facebook, YouTube, Amazon, Twitter, and AOL can be accessed straight from this search engine; thus, many computer users find this feature very useful and decide to keep Unfortunately, this search provider is not as useful as it might seem at first sight and it does not even matter that it provides you with easy-access links. As the present research has shown, you might be provided with advertisements. If you click on them, you might be taken to unreliable places on the web. This might happen very quickly because you will never know which link is decent and which one will take you to a corrupted website.

This search provider is very similar to,, and; thus, you should keep your computer protected if you do not want to see any of the aforementioned search engines instead of your default search provider and homepage. In order to protect your system from future threats, you should install an antimalware tool on the system ant keep it enabled. In addition, you should make sure that you download and install trustworthy programs ONLY.

The only thing that you have to do in order to get rid of easily and quickly is to install an automatic malware remover, for instance, SpyHunter and then just simply scan the system. You can remove this search engine manually as well; you will find the manual removal instructions placed below the article. However, it has to be emphasized that this removal method is more suitable for experienced users.


Windows XP

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

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the software that you want to erase.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key.
  2. Start typing Control Panel.
  3. Open it.
  4. Click Uninstall a program.
  5. Select the unwanted application and then click Uninstall.

Internet Explorer

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

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+H.
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information.
  3. Click Reset Firefox.
  4. Click the Reset Firefox button again.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch your browser and tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. At the bottom, find and select Show advanced settings.
  4. Click Reset browser settings.
  5. Click the Reset button.
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