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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage is another browser hijacker that belongs to the well-known family of Websearch Hijackers. It usually replaces homepages and search engines without permission. If this threat manages to enter your system, you will notice that immediately because another search engine will appear to you when you open your browser. looks like any other search engine. In other words, many users do not even suspect that this search engine is not fully reliable. Specialists at say that you should never trust search engines that are set without your permission. As is one of them, we are going to explain you how to get rid of it in this article. We have also prepared the manual removal instructions, but we highly recommend that you read through this article before you use them.

Even though looks like a decent search engine, it is very likely that it will provide you with sponsored links and advertisements. All these links and ads are placed among decent search results, which means that you can click on them very quickly and thus end up on some kind of corrupted website. Specialists have also noticed that offers users to install mp3 converter, torrent client, and other programs – you will see the Download button on the startup page. These offers are constantly changing, but you should not accept any of them, i.e. not to click on any of those buttons. We do not recommend doing that because you might download malicious software on your computer instead of useful applications. As you can see, is not perfect, so it would be really wise to get rid of it and start using another reliable search engine, such as Google.

This browser hijacker is distributed via InstallRex installers. In most cases, these installers are comprised of various untrustworthy programs, e.g. adware and potentially unwanted programs, so it is very likely that your system contains undesirable programs. It is very important that you eliminate them all from the system. Of course, you will have to detect them first, so we highly recommend that you scan your computer with a diagnostic scanner. If you want to have your PC’s condition checked, you should download the SpyHunter scanner by clicking on the Download button placed below this article. Do not worry; the scan will be completed very quickly and you will be aware what undesirable programs exist on your PC and what you have to remove.

In order to get rid of browser hijacker, you should reset your browsers. Do not forget that you need to erase other undesirable programs that have slithered onto your PC too. You can do that manually, or you can simply scan your system with an automatic scanner. Do not forget that only trustworthy tools can help you to get rid of infections. Therefore, you should spend your money on the tools that are 100% reliable. As we have already mentioned, we suggest using SpyHunter, but the final word is yours.

How to get rid of

Internet Explorer

  1. Launch your browser and access the Tools menu.
  2. Select Internet Options and click on the Advanced tab.
  3. Click Reset and check the box alongside Delete personal settings.
  4. Click Reset.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch your browser and tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Locate Show advanced settings and click it.
  4. Click Reset settings.
  5. Click the Reset button.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+H.
  2. Select Troubleshooting information.
  3. Click Refresh Firefox.
  4. Click the Refresh Firefox button once again to reset your browser.

Let us know whether our instructions helped you to get rid of this hijacker. You can do that by leaving the comment in the comment box below the article.

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