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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine seems to be a normal search engine at first sight because it allows users to search for the information in several categories, e.g. videos, news, shopping, and images. People who enter something into the search box of also notice that it brings search results. Thus, we cannot blame people who believe that is a perfectly decent search engine for finding the necessary information. Have you already encountered If so, you should delete it as soon as possible. It will not be effective to change the default browser because will replace homepages and search engines on all the browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. If you want to find out how you can fully erase, you should continue reading this article. You will also find out why it is so important to do that as soon as possible.

Specialists have noticed that browser hijacker is rather dangerous because it might provide users with untrustworthy search results. By saying “untrustworthy search results”, we have in mind those third-party links and ads that will be incorporated among your search results. Of course, you will not see them if you do not use the search engine installed on; however, you should still know that these modified search results are dangerous in a sense that third-party links and ads might redirect you to unreliable places. Websites associated with ads and sponsored links might contain malware and it might enter your system very quickly. As you can see, it is really dangerous to use search engine. Therefore, it would be best if you get rid of browser hijacker as soon as possible.

What is more, it has been noticed that might collect details about your Internet browsing activities in order to be able to provide you with relevant advertisements. Moreover, research carried out by the specialists at has shown that this browser hijacker can travel bundled with various free applications, e.g. PDF converters, video players, and download managers. If you have installed a similar program recently, it is not surprising that browser hijacker is installed on your system. It is not the only hijacker that exists, so if you do not want to encounter similar threats in the future, delete without mercy and then install a security tool, if you want to protect your system from future threats.

It is rather easy to remove itself; however, we do not think that you will easily get rid of all those undesirable programs that have slithered onto your computer without permission. As it is not so easy to do that, we suggest using an automatic malware remover, such as SpyHunter for this matter. If you want to try its free version at first, you should download it from this website. This version will let you know what kinds of threats are installed on the system only. You will have to upgrade it if you decide to erase all the existing infections from your PC automatically.


Internet Explorer

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

Google Chrome

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

Mozilla Firefox

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