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

If you are looking for a search engine to replace the existing search provider with, do not set by any means because this search tool is not trustworthy at all even though it has an interface of a legitimate search provider. To be frank, users rarely set it willingly as a homepage and default search engine. In most cases, they find it set on their Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers without their permission, which suggests that this search tool is spread by a browser hijacker infection primarily. Specialists at have not found this surprising at all because they have immediately noticed that is a clone of and search engines which are considered untrustworthy too. The search tool, which is the focus of this article, should be eliminated from browsers not only because it usually appears on browsers without permission. It is evident that it might also perform undesirable activities and even cause harm to the system in the long run. More detailed information is provided further in this article, so all you need to do is to read it to find more about In case you understand that there is no point in keeping a search tool that has a potential of exposing to threats, you are welcome to use our manual step-by-step instructions to remove it from browsers.

Some users set as their default search engine themselves, but this happens rarely. Instead, the majority of people say that they have no idea why they see a new search engine on all their browsers. This shows that these changes are made without a user’s consent in most cases. It is, of course, not the only drawback of This ClientConnect Ltd. product cannot be trusted fully also because the search results it displays contain advertisements that appear in a form of links. Their one and only goal is to promote third-party websites. The more users click on these promotional links, the more money the developer of this questionable search tool gets. Generally speaking, has been primarily created for the purpose of monetization. In other words, the developer of this search engine does not really care about users. This also explains why nobody checks the links provided for users. Since these promotional links are not verified, links leading to web pages with a malicious content might be provided for users too. You need to eliminate this questionable search tool right now if you do not want to end up on a website containing untrustworthy software. Also, this has to be done in order to avoid problems associated with the privacy.

Just like the older search tools has replaced, it also gathers a ton of details about users. First, it collects “certain technical information regarding your device.” Second, it is interested in “certain usage related information regarding your use and interaction with your device.” Finally, it collects information about users’ interactions on social networks, registration-related information, and support-related information. This information is periodically sent to partners. Since the information gathered by this dubious search engine might contain personal details too, a user might experience privacy-related problems sooner or later. Fortunately, there is a way to protect the computer and make sure that this does not happen to you. All you need to do is to delete from browsers right now together with all other programs that have been installed on your computer next to it.

It should not be too hard to delete from browsers because this browser hijacker will leave all the browsers alone if a user resets them all to their default settings. Unfortunately, we cannot say the same about applications that have been installed alongside this browser hijacker (e.g. MyPC Backup, PriceFountain, PastaQuotes, etc.). Programs that have an entry in Control Panel can be deleted rather easily; however, if applications that do not have uninstallers have been installed on your system, you should use an automatic malware remover, such as SpyHunter, instead of trying to eliminate them all manually. It is, of course, possible to remove them manually too, but the manual method is much harder if compared to the automatic one, so specialists at suggest using an automatic malware remover instead.


Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Go to open the Help menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting information.
  4. Find the Refresh Firefox button at the top.
  5. Click on it.
  6. Click Refresh Firefox once again in the confirmation window.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch your browser.
  2. Press Alt+F to open the menu.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Scroll down and then click Show advanced settings.
  5. Click Reset settings.
  6. Click Reset in the dialog box.

Internet Explorer

  1. Open the Tools menu (Alt+T) immediately after launching the browser.
  2. Click Internet Options at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Click on the Advanced tab to open it.
  4. Click Reset.
  5. Find the Delete personal settings checkbox and mark it.
  6. Click Reset.
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