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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine is a search engine that is very similar to,,, and the way it acts and looks. It might really seem at first that is a trustworthy search engine that does not differ from ordinary search tools; however, the truth is that cannot be trusted at all. You will find out why specialists do not trust it and even place it under the category of browser hijackers in the article. In addition, you will find out how to remove this search engine. This knowledge will be useful if you decide to remove from your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers after reading the report.

First of all, let us explain you why is an untrustworthy search engine. According to specialists at, this search engine is harmful because it might expose users to malicious software. Of course, nothing bad will happen if a user does not use the search box to find the information on the web. Unfortunately, the majority of users do not even suspect that it is dangerous to search for the information on the web using, so they enter search queries into its search box without any fear. We cannot say that search results provides are very bad themselves; however, it has been noticed that advertisements and untrustworthy third-party links might be hidden among the legitimate-looking Yahoo! search results. If you click on any of them, you might end up on a third-party website that is untrustworthy. What is more, specialists say that you might be redirected to another website if you click on buttons placed on its main page. Yes, they should take you to eBay, Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, and other popular websites; however, a slight possibility that the route will be changed still exists. Yes, we want to convince you to delete browser hijacker from your computer as soon as possible. Researchers say that this hijacker might modify the shortcuts of your browsers, so do not be surprised if revives after you remove it. Do not worry; it is still possible to eliminate this untrustworthy search engine permanently. not only shows the modified search results, but might also perform another activity. According to our specialists who test malicious software, it is very likely that is going to record information about users and their activities without their permission. We have not managed to find the Privacy Policy of, which means that it does not even inform users how it is going to act. Researchers at believe that this browser hijacker is interested in two types of information, i.e. personal and non-personal. Of course, this browser hijacker does not record your online banking credentials or other important information; however, it will record your name, surname, address, and other details if you provide them yourself. We suggest that you stop the hijacker soon because the collected information might be used by cyber criminals.

Most probably, you see because you have downloaded the software package from the web and installed it without paying much attention to the installation window. In most cases, users download such bundles from P2P websites, and they do not even know that they will allow malware to enter their computers instead of installing a single free application, e.g. a PDF converter. Do you often download free software? If so, we suggest installing security software on your PC. It will make sure that undesirable software cannot sneak onto your computer together with free applications. Users should be more careful in the future as well, for example, they should always download free programs from their official websites.

It will not be very easy to remove from browsers because it modifies the shortcuts of all the browsers. In addition, it does not have an uninstaller in Control Panel. Do not worry; our manual removal instructions you can find below will help you to erase the browser hijacker. You simply need to follow the manual removal instructions step by step. If you find it too difficult, download the scanner from our website, upgrade it, and scan the system with it to remove all the threats that hide on your computer and do various activities.


Fix the shortcuts of browsers

  1. Right-click on the shortcut of your browser.
  2. Select Properties.
  3. Open the Shortcut tab.
  4. Locate the Target line.
  5. Remove the address from the Target line.
  6. Click OK.

Reset browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
  2. Open Internet Options.
  3. Click on the Advanced tab and select Reset.
  4. Check the Delete personal settings box.
  5. Click Reset again.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings and then open Show advanced settings.
  3. Click Reset settings.
  4. Click on the Reset button.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+H.
  3. Select Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox.
  5. Click on this button again when you notice a dialog box.
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