Removal Guide

Do you know what is? is a search engine. It could also be introduced to users as a browser hijacker. According to the recent research, this threat could affect Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer web browsers. These are popular and are used all over the world. Despite that, it appears that most users dealing with this hijacker are located in Japan. That being said, people in other countries could face it as well. If you want to learn more about the distribution, the activity, and the removal of this suspicious hijacker, we suggest reading this report. Even if it has not corrupted your browser or if you are using it willingly, there are things you need to learn about this suspicious tool. If you do not care about any of this, and you simply want to delete as soon as possible, check out the instructions below.

How were you introduced to the suspicious Were you redirected to it from a different site? If that is the case, you need to be cautious about the original site because unauthorized redirecting is not a good thing. You might also have been introduced to the search tool as part of a bundled installer, or it could have been pushed upon you as part of an application or an extension. Overall, if has taken over your homepage, there is a good chance that other threats exist too. Install a malware scanner you can trust, and run it to inspect your operating system. If any real threats exist, you will be warned about them, and, of course, you should remove them without further hesitation. What if no threats are found? Does that mean that it is safe to use Not exactly.

If you have analyzed the interface of thoroughly, you know that there is no information from the creator of this hijacker. We do not know who created the page or what kinds of privacy policies they follow. As you can imagine, trusting a service or a tool that works in mysterious ways can be dangerous. That being said, most users will not even notice or care about this. Instead, they will focus on the easy-access links shown on the page. These include,,,,,,,,, and a bunch of other popular sites. Additionally, also displays banner ads, which could be another reason to delete this hijacker. After all, sponsored content could be misleading or simply undesirable. Speaking of sponsored content, it does not look like sponsored links are added to the search results, which is good news. The hijacker redirects to Google Search, which might be used to make itself appear more reliable.

If you decide to remove, we advise changing the homepage URL and also clearing the browsing data. If you perform these steps, no traces of the hijacker will be left behind. Of course, if you have installed the hijacker bundled with unreliable programs, it might be better and quicker to install an anti-malware program to have all unreliable pieces eliminated automatically. Needless to say, the protection provided by this program is undeniable, and so you should not hesitate to install it even if you manage to clean your browsers and your operating system all by yourself.

Remove from browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Launch the browser and tap keys Alt+T.
  2. Select Internet options and then click the General tab.
  3. Move to Home Page and overwrite the undesirable URL.
  4. Click OK and then tap keys Ctrl+Shift+Delete.
  5. Mark the boxes of the data you want to clear and click Delete.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch the browser and tap keys Alt+T.
  2. Select Options and then move to the General menu.
  3. Move to Home Page and then overwrite the undesirable URL.
  4. Tap keys Ctrl+Shift+Delete and select the right time range.
  5. Mark the boxes of the data you want to clear and click Clear Now.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch the browser and tap keys Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings and then navigate to On Startup.
  3. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click the Edit/Remove icon.
  4. Remove or overwrite the hijacker and then click SAVE.
  5. Tap keys Ctrl+Shift+Delete and select the right time range.
  6. Mark the boxes of the data you want to clear and click CLEAR BROWSING DATA.

In non-techie terms: might seem like a fun an interactive search engine, but it is extremely mysterious as there is no information available about the creator or the activity of the hijacker. The distribution of this threat is very mysterious too. In fact, we are yet to figure out if it comes as a redirect or if it travels bundled with or attached to certain programs. Needless to say, if other threats are involved, you need to pay attention to them tool. If you discover any – and we advise using a malware scanner – you need to delete them at once. You can remove using the guide below, but you can also install an anti-malware program, which is ideal if a bunch of unreliable threats exists and if you need the protection in the future.