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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine

Browser hijackers are dangerous computer infections because they can be used by cyber criminals to collect personally non-identifiable information. is one of such infections. If your default homepage was changed without your permission, it means that you have unwanted applications on your computer, and you need to get rid of them at once. To remove from your system, follow the manual removal instructions below this description. However, do not forget that manual removal may not be enough to terminate all the unwanted applications. To protect your computer from harm, you should invest in a legitimate antispyware tool.

We believe that users are not aware of the fact they install on their computers themselves. Although browser hijackers seldom inform users about the oncoming installation, the point is that and other similar programs usually get distributed in software packages. These software packages do not enter target systems surreptitiously. Users download and install freeware from third-party sources willingly. This happens because third-party file sharing websites offer various applications for free, and when users download them, they do not realize that those programs often come bundled with additional apps. might be one of those additional programs you neither want nor need.

Luckily, browser hijackers do not beat around the bush, and you know exactly when you get infected with them. will modify your default homepage and search engine once it enters your system. The hijacker’s homepage will look like a decent search page, but please do not fall for this trick. will watch your every single move: In other words, all your online activity will be logged, and the people behind this infection will know what websites you frequent and what you search for online. This information will be used to target customized commercial content at you.

In this case, does not really try to infect you malware or anything of the sort. However, the hijacker also cannot guarantee the security of the third-party commercial content it promotes. To put it simply, is a tool and the impact it has on your system’s security depends on who and how uses it. You cannot risk getting infected with malware, even though, that would be the worst-case scenario.

Do not hesitate any longer and remove from your system right now. You should also delete all the other programs that might have entered your PC together with this browser hijacker. If you do not know which programs you have to remove, scan your PC with the SpyHunter free scanner. Also, for any further questions on your computer’s security, do not hesitate to leave us a comment below.

How to Delete

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

  1. Move your mouse cursor to the bottom right of your screen.
  2. When the Charm bar appears, click Settings and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove unwanted applications.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall a program and remove unwanted applications.

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel.
  2. Go to Add or remove programs and uninstall potentially unwanted programs.

Restore Your Browser Settings

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom and click Show advanced settings.
  3. Scroll down and click the Reset settings button.
  4. Press Reset.

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and go to Internet options.
  2. Click the Advanced tab and press Reset.
  3. Mark the Delete personal settings option and click Reset.
  4. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and go to Troubleshooting information.
  2. When the new tab opens, click Refresh Firefox at the top right corner.
  3. Press Refresh Firefox again and click Finish.
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