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Danger level 8
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine is known to be a browser hijacker because it slithers onto computers without permission and then sets itself as default homepage and search engine. You will see the changes if you use Internet Explorer. Has already appeared in the place of your homepage? If so, hurry to remove it as soon as possible. If you do not do that soon, you might infect your system with malicious software very quickly. In addition, you will experience various unauthorized redirects to other web pages, so you might notice a different website every time you open your browser. Unfortunately, browser hijacker cannot be deleted via Control Panel. In fact, this is really difficult to do that because this threat wants to stay on your system by any means.

Research carried out by the specialists at has shown that can redirect users to,,, and might lead you to other web pages too. Unfortunately, there is a huge risk that you will be redirected to an unreliable website one day. Of course, it might be a decent-looking one; however, it might still contain malicious applications and they might enter your system very quickly. If you do not want to experience those redirections every time you open your Internet Explorer, you have to delete browser hijacker as soon as possible. This is also the only solution for those users who want to be able to set another more reliable homepage. Our specialists also believe that will collect information about users in order to be able to present them with interesting content. It simply means that your privacy might be violated. The longer you keep hijacker on the system, the bigger is the possibility that this will really happen.

Specialists working at say that browser hijacker cannot be downloaded from any web pages because their recent research has shown that this threat is spread through bundled malicious installers. Unfortunately, there is a possibility that this infection has slithered onto your computer together with other undesirable applications. Therefore, it would be really smart to check the condition of the system and then eliminate all of the infections if you manage to detect any. Our security specialists say that the easiest way to find out if your system contains any other infections is to scan the system with the diagnostic scanner. You can download one from our web page (find the Download button below).

As we have already mentioned, cannot be deleted via Control Panel. Unfortunately, it will also not be enough to reset your browser. According to our specialists, the only way to get rid of this infection is to modify the registry manually. You will find the instructions below this article. If you want to get rid of the easy way, scan your system with the SpyHunter antimalware tool. We are sure that it will cope with this and other threats that might be hiding on your computer. Besides, it will protect your PC from future harm.


Internet Explorer

  1. Tap the Windows key + R.
  2. Enter regedit into the box and click OK.
  3. Locate and open HKEY_CURRENT_USER registry.
  4. Open Software.
  5. Click Microsoft.
  6. Click Internet Explorer and open Main.
  7. Locate Start Page and double-click on it.
  8. Enter your preferred website into the Value Data and click OK.
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