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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine

Users who are trying to avoid suspicious applications may want to think about removing from their browser. Our researchers categorized the program as a browser hijacker since it might affect the browser by modifying particular settings like the user’s default search engine or homepage. Such changes could be enough for you to want to delete the tool, but there are other reasons to avoid using it as well. The research shows that the browser hijacker might show you modified search results, which means they could include possibly dangerous advertising content. If you want to guard your computer against any threats, it would be safer to avoid suspicious advertisements. Therefore, we advise eliminating either with the instructions placed at the end of this page or with trustworthy antimalware software.

The application is targeted at French speaking users, so it might be spread only in particular regions. However, it does not mean you cannot encounter the threat if you do not speak the language. It would seem that the might be distributed with bundled installers. Thus, you may have received it because you chose an unreliable file-sharing web page to download the setup file.

If you download programs only from file sharing web pages, you might be risking the computer’s safety. Torrent or other doubtful file-sharing websites cannot be trusted as some of them could bundle setup files with suspicious applications, such as Besides, there are sites that distribute malicious installers too, so it would be much safer to get the setup file from the official publisher’s website. We could also recommend using an antimalware tool since it can help you identify unreliable programs and guard the system against malware.

The application should be able to hijack Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Most likely, it would replace user’s homepage, but there is a chance it could also alter such settings as the default search engine or new tab page. For Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, it should install an extension too. After it settles in, might gather and analyze the information related to your browsing habits. Based on such data it could display more tempting ads that might be more noticeable. Still, you should know that such advertising content may come from the search engine’s third-party partners, so the software it promotes or the web pages it could redirect you too might be unreliable.

For example, the ads may advertise other browser hijackers, adware, potentially unwanted programs, suspicious toolbars, and more. Some of the third-party sites could violate your privacy as well, so if you click any ads be sure to check the website’s Privacy Policy and Terms of use documents. What's more, the advertisements might lead you to websites with malicious content like Trojans, viruses, etc. Of course, we cannot be one hundred percent sure you could encounter such malicious content while clicking the ads, so the question is if you are willing to take this risk for such a doubtful search engine as After all, users can replace it with any other search tool created by reputable and trustworthy developers.

All things considered, the search engine does not seem to be an application you could regard as reliable. Therefore, if you do not want to take any chances with, it would probably be best to remove the browser hijacker. For users who would like to delete the application manually on their own, we could suggest the instructions added at the end of this article. They will show you how to eliminate the software by deleting its extension or resetting the hijacked browser.

If you believe there could be other suspicious programs as well, it might be a good idea to check the system with a reliable antimalware tool too. The another variant is to simply install the security tool and use it not only to clean the system from other possible threats but also erase the browser hijacker. Additionally, we should like to remind you that if you have more questions about the application, you could leave us a message below in the comments section or write us through social media.


Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Internet Options by pressing Alt+X.
  2. Pick the Advanced tab and select Reset.
  3. Choose Delete personal settings.
  4. Click Reset again and select Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and press this combination: CTRL+SHIFT+A.
  2. Click on Extensions and locate the extension related to
  3. Select the application and press Remove.

Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press ALT+F.
  2. Access Settings, click More tools and select Extensions.
  3. Click the add-on related to the browser hijacker and press the recycle bin button.
  4. Press Remove.
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