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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine is a French browser hijacker that affects the users of such popular Internet browsers as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This infection is quite similar to such online security threats as and The hijacker is capable of replacing your default homepage and search engine. By keeping on your device, you may put the safety of your system at risk. Our security analysts firmly believe that you should waste no time before deleting the browser hijacker and they have prepared the thorough removal instructions that you will find below.

According to our research team, is likely distributed in software bundles with legitimate (or even not) applications. However, it is unknown what programs offer this browser hijacker as an additional option. At the moment, we are sure only about Emotiplus, the application offering new Skype emoticons. If you want to prevent such unwanted and suspicious programs as from coming onto your computer, you need to be very careful while installing any free applications from the Web. You should know that developers of malware often put their products in software packages. So, please very attentively read every chapter of installation terms and conditions and deselect every program you do not trust. is created by Development Media 73, which is located in Tangier, Morocco. This company specializes in such fields as search engine advertising, Web analytics marketing, and mobile marketing. It is highly likely that Development Media 73 uses for its business purposes. Probably, the company will gather information on what queries you will enter while using your new search engine.

However, we may only guess for what goals this information will be used. Maybe you will just encounter commercial advertisements displayed by the browser hijacker. Maybe those ads will be placed above your search results. In any case, better do not click on them as they may contain redirect links to suspicious websites. But it is also not excluded that the information about your Internet browsing habits may be transferred to commercial partners of the people standing behind Although the program claims that it will not disclose anything about you, we do not think that you should completely trust it. In our opinion, you need to get rid of ASAP.

If you decide that there is no place for this browser hijacker on your system anymore, then you should know how to eliminate it. You will just need to reset your browser settings. Follow the guide we have prepared and you will know how to do this in all of the browsers possibly affected by After you are done with this browser hijacker, consider implementing additional security measures. Think about the acquisition of a trustworthy antispyware scanner that will be capable of protecting your PC 24/7. If you do not know what security tool to choose, you can always ask us for a bit of advice. All you need to do is post your question in the comment box below. Of course, you can address us via our accounts at various social media sites.

Remove from your browser

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Simultaneously tap Alt + H to launch Help.
  2. Select Troubleshooting information.
  3. Select Refresh Firefox.
  4. Once again click Refresh Firefox.

Internet Explorer

  1. Simultaneously press Alt + T to launch Tools.
  2. Go to Internet options.
  3. Navigate to the Advanced tab and click on Reset.
  4. Thick the Delete personal settings box.
  5. Press Reset.

Google Chrome

  1. Simultaneously tap Alt + F.
  2. Navigate to Settings.
  3. Select Show advanced settings and select Reset settings.
  4. Click Reset.
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