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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine might look like a normal search provider to you, but it is just another product by Polarity Technologies Ltd., and if you are familiar with this company, you know that the search tool cannot be trusted. We have already reviewed tons of other suspicious search providers created by this company, and, considering that they are all almost identical, we can tell you right away that all of them must be deleted from browsers. These browser hijackers usually take over Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Mozilla Firefox browsers, but we do not refute the possibility that other web browsers could be affected as well. All in all, regardless of which browser is affected, we suggest removing without further hesitation. Your virtual security is on the line here, and if you do not want to get yourself in trouble, you really should consider eliminating this adware. If you need no further explanation, you can move to the instructions below. If you want to learn more, continue reading.

Just like,, and all other clones, the unpredictable and suspicious has a unique extension representing it. It is called “Watch Your TV Shows Now,” and you can acquire it via or the Chrome web store. Of course, it is more likely that the installer of this extension will be represented via third-party installers, and the hijacker could be bundled along with third-party malware. If you are not sure if other threats are present, install a trusted malware scanner to analyze software for you. A reliable scanner will suggest deleting as well because this hijacker is much more unreliable than you think. When the “Watch Your TV Shows Now” extension is installed, it sets the New Tab, and, possibly, the homepage to represent the hijacker. Although the interface of this search engine looks quite normal, there is more than meets the eye. The links promoting,, and, of course, are harmless, but the search service is not trustworthy. In fact, our researchers do not advise interacting with the search tool.

If you enter keywords into the search dialog box provided by, you will be routed to the Yahoo Search page at Although this search provider is well-known and reputable, the results shown to you cannot be trusted because the hijacker can influence them. Unfortunately, unreliable sponsored content could be displayed, and you might interact with it by accident. Obviously, you cannot trust the search tool, and so becomes useless. After all, it does not offer beneficial services, and the easy-access links it displays can be added to any toolbar for easy access. On top of that, the hijacker can record information that identifies you personally. If that was not enough, information about you could be shared with third parties, and, unfortunately, it does not look like these parties can be trusted. Clearly, your virtual security could be jeopardized if you continued using the services of this browser hijacker, and that is the main reason to initiate its removal. Even if you find the services of this hijacker to be useful, we are sure that you can find better and more reliable tools for easier web browsing.

If had changed the homepage after you installed “Watch Your TV Shows Now,” you need to get rid of this extension. The hijacker should disappear along with it. Note that Internet Explorers need to uninstall an app, while Firefox and Chrome users need to delete an extension. You can follow the instructions below to learn how that is done. Instructions showing how to change the homepage URL are added as well. If other serious infections are active on your operating system, you need to take care of them as well. Keep in mind that every threat is unique, and different methods might have to be applied before your operating system is completely clean again. Of course, you do not need to stick with manual removal. Instead, install trusted anti-malware software that can automatically delete along with all other undesirable pieces of software active on your operating system. The comments section is open for discussions, and you can add your questions if you still have any. Removal

Google Chrome:

  1. Open the browser and tap keys Alt+F.
  2. Select More tools and then Extensions.
  3. Click the recycle bin button next to the add-on and select Remove.
  4. Restart the browser and tap Alt+F again.
  5. Select Settings and navigate to the On Startup menu.
  6. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  7. Overwrite the undesirable URL and then click OK.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open the browser and tap keys Alt+T.
  2. Select Add-ons and then move to the Extensions menu.
  3. Remove the undesirable add-on.
  4. Restart the browser and tap Alt+T again.
  5. Select Options and then move to the General menu.
  6. Overwrite the URL in the Home Page section.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Uninstall the undesirable app (see the guide below).
  2. Launch Internet Explorer and tap keys Alt+T.
  3. Select Internet options and then click the General tab.
  4. Overwrite the URL in the Home Page section and click OK.

How to uninstall undesirable applications

Windows 10 or Windows 8:

  1. Tap Win+R keys to open the RUN dialog box.
  2. Type Control Panel into the box and click OK.
  3. Move to Uninstall a program and Uninstall the undesirable app.

Windows 7 or Windows Vista:

  1. Click the Windows logo on the left of the Taskbar.
  2. Select Control Panel and then move to Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the undesirable application and click Uninstall.

Windows XP:

  1. Click the Start menu button on the left of the Taskbar.
  2. Open Control Panel and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the unwanted application and click Remove.
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