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Danger level 6
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine is a browser hijacker that can modify your browser’s settings. This application comes with a browser extension and it works only on the Chrome browser. Please do not panic. Browser hijackers are not immediate system security threats. The truth is that they can remain on your system for quite a while before you notice that something is off. However, once you determine that this unwanted app is added to your browser, please remove immediately. Scroll down to the bottom of this description for the manual removal instructions, and then don’t forget to acquire a powerful security tool!

One of the reasons we cannot say that is a major computer infection is that the app has a page on the Chrome Web Store. Therefore, the extension that comes with the hijacker is available out in the open, and it doesn’t hide its presence from anyone. It also means that you can add the app to your browser from the official sources as long as you wish so. In fact, users add such extensions to their browsers willingly most of the time. They’re just not aware of that. And how does that happen? This happens because and other similar browser hijackers tend to come in bundles.

Bundles refer to a group of applications that are brought onto a target system by one installer. Users often download third-party installers when they get programs from file-sharing websites. There are multiple websites out there that promote freeware, and it is really easy to download programs from there. What you have to remember is that such pages often promote software packages. So, when you download one program, you are mostly likely to get an entire palette of them. Thus, you need to be really careful during the installation process, so you could deselect the unnecessary apps.

Needless to say, users who want to remove probably weren’t that attentive. As a result, entered their systems and modified their browser settings. Our research suggests that works as a search engine redirect. So, this app will redirect your search queries to affiliated websites. There are tons of that are associated with this browser hijacker, and we also believe that if you visit those pages or download anything related to them, you might get this browser hijacker, too.

What are these pages. To name just a few, there is,,, and others. Please bear in mind that if you want to remove from your computer, you usually just need to restore your browser’s settings to default. However, there is also the search engine that is associated with it, so you might need to delete it via the Control Panel. If you do not recognize the programs that you need to delete, please run a full system scan with the SpyHunter free scanner. The point is that if you have the likes of on your system, it is very likely that there are a lot of other unwanted apps on-board, too.

For the most part, it is possible to remove unwanted applications via Control Panel, but if you are not sure about your computer skills, you can also acquire a powerful security tool that will help you terminate all the potential threats. Just please remember that a security program is not enough to keep your system safe and protected. It’s what you do online that matters, too.

Stay away from unfamiliar websites that are full of flash advertisements, and avoid clicking outgoing links to unknown pages. When in doubt, you can always learn more about the page or the program you have encountered through a simple web search.

Although and other similar apps may not try to destroy your computer or steal your personal information, in the long run, these programs might inadvertently expose you to corrupted pages. From there, a malware infection is only a click away, and we definitely want to avoid that.

Please note that the removal instructions below are only for the Chrome browser because has an extension for it. If have more unwanted programs installed, there is a chance that they have affected other browsers, too. Hence, a thorough system scan with a licensed tool is a must.

How to Remove

  1. Launch the Chrome browser.
  2. Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
  3. Click Advanced at the bottom of the page.
  4. Scroll down and click Restore settings to their original defaults.
  5. Press Reset settings on the pop-up box.
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