Removal Guide

Do you know what is? looks similar to Google but lacks its recognizable doodle. Nevertheless, unwary users might not notice that and use this search engine as they would Google. They can be deceived by the fact that it redirects all search queries to Our security specialists recommend that you remove this search engine from your browser as soon as you can because it offers nothing of value and, on top of that, it can get it on your browser unintentionally. If you want to find out more about it, we invite you to read this whole description.

Users are known to get redirected to by browser extensions because it appears that it is not designed to replace your browser’s homepage, new tab page, or search provider. You can get redirected to it at random or in the event you try to open a new tab page. Our researchers have concluded that this questionable search engine was created for web monetization purposes, so it can show promoted links in its search results. However, the bad news is that those links can be misleading and deceiving. In the worst case scenario, they can redirect you to clone, phishing, and, scam websites. Therefore, using it is a potential security risk.

Researchers have also concluded that can also collect some anonymous information about you in order to present you with customized search results. According to them, this hijacker might obtain information such as your entered search terms, search history, browser type, operating system type, IP address, Internet Service Provider domain name, and so on. All of this information is collected automatically. It is also collected legally, and many sites collect such information. However, the developers of this search engine can misuse it to suit their agenda which is to make more Removal screenshot
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Researchers say that this search engine comes from an unknown developer because it has not been digitally signed. Moreover, it does not have terms of use or privacy policy document, which only make it more unreliable. Furthermore, it has been revealed that this search engine can get onto your browser via a malicious or potentially unwanted browser extension. This extension is unknown, but researchers say that it is probably bundled with third-party software featured on freeware hosting sites. That search engine could be installed on your browser without your knowledge or authorization and will begin to redirect you to at random while you browse the web.

If you do not want this shady search engine promoting questionable links, then you ought to remove it because its promotions might jeopardize your computer’s security. You have to remove the browser extension that it comes bundled with. If you do not know how to do that, then we recommend you consult the guide below this article.

How to remove from Internet Explorer

Windows 10

  1. Type Control Panel in the search box located on the Taskbar and open it.
  2. Select Uninstall a program and locate the shady program.
  3. Right-click it and click Uninstall.

Windows 8/8.1

  1. Open the Charm bar.
  2. Click Settings and select Control Panel.
  3. Open Programs and Features.
  4. Find the application, right-click it and click Uninstall.

Windows 7/Vista

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall a program.
  3. Find the software and right-click it.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Open Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Find the program.
  4. Click Remove.

How to remove from other browsers

Google Chrome

  1. Open the browser and press Alt+F.
  2. Select More tools and click Extensions.
  3. Find the application and remove it.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open the browser and press Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Click Extensions.
  3. Find the add-on and remove it.
  4. Restart the browser.

In non-techie terms:

According to our cyber security specialists, is a questionable search engine that can get onto your browser via a shady browser extension that will redirect you to it at random. Its search results can feature deceptive promotional links and it can also collect information about you to customize them. If you want to remove this search engine, we suggest removing the extension it comes bundled with.