Removal Guide

Do you know what is? is a browser hijacker that can affect Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome web browsers. According to our research, this hijacker can modify the homepage on your browser if you execute a malicious software bundle full of suspicious programs. That, of course, means that other potentially dangerous threats might be active on your PC. Do we consider the hijacker dangerous? Although some users might be able to use it risk-free, our research has revealed that it is quite intrusive, and that could lead to certain risks. Obviously, if the search tool was completely harmless, we would not be discussing it on our website. You should keep reading to learn more about the risks that you might encounter by trusting the suspicious search tool. Note that even if you are not using it, it could be harmful. Continue reading and decide for yourself if you should remove from your web browsers.

ClientConnect Ltd. is the creator of It is also the creator of, another browser hijacker that we have reviewed on this website. This means that the hijacker you are dealing with has not corrupted your browsers by a fluke. It was designed to take over your homepage, even if it was done with your knowledge. Not all hijackers corrupt browsers illegally. Some of them are introduced to users by seemingly harmless programs, and they force users to replace homepage or default search provider tools. Even if you agree to install a suspicious search tool yourself, it is considered a hijacker if you are left with no other option but to install it. Of course, that is not the main reason for deleting from your web browsers. In fact, what lies beneath this search tool is far scarier. According to our analysis, this hijacker can leak personally identifiable information and expose you to modified search Removal screenshot
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Few users will have analyzed the Privacy Policy representing This document reveals that personally identifiable information can be collected and shared with affiliated parties. Even though it is stated that this might be done unintentionally, do you want to take the risk? Another suspicious thing is that the hijacker does not work as a search tool, despite the misleading interface. As you enter search keywords, you will be routed to search engine. Of course, the “Results by Bing” tag is attached to the search bar at the top of the homepage, which is an indication that this is the search engine whose results you will be shown, this is strange. Why would you use when you can easily set as your homepage? The thing is that the results shown to you can be modified to include sponsored links, advertisements. Naturally, if you do not want to see ads when you browse the web – and we are sure you don’t – it is important to remove the hijacker ASAP.

Before you jump to the removal of, you have to figure out if other threats are active. This is important to do in case more aggressive, dangerous, and time-sensitive infections are present on your PC. Of course, if you discover malware, it is best to employ automated malware removal software to have all infections and their elements erased automatically. If other threats are not present, you might choose to delete manually. The guide below explains how to eliminate the hijacker from Windows, but you can also replace the unwanted homepage directly from your browsers. The choice is yours. If you have any questions about the removal process, please contact us via the comment section.


Internet Explorer

  1. Tap Win+R to launch RUN.
  2. Type regedit.exe into the Open box to launch Registry Editor.
  3. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  4. Double-click the value named Start Page.
  5. Erase the URL of the hijacker, enter the URL of the desired homepage, and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Tap Win+E to launch Explorer.
  2. Enter %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ into the address bar.
  3. Open the {Unique Mozilla user ID} folder.
  4. Open the file named prefs.js using Notepad.
  5. Delete the user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", ""); string and save the file.

Google Chrome

  1. Tap Win+E to launch Explorer.
  2. Enter %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\ into the address bar (Windows XP users enter %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\).
  3. Open the Default/{Unique Chrome Profile name} folder.
  4. Open these files and replace the URL of the hijacker with the URL of the desired homepage:
    • Preferences
    • Secure Preferences
    • Web Data files

In non-techie terms: is a browser hijacker, even if it does not corrupt your browsers without any warning. After researching this hijacker thoroughly, we can confidently say that it is not beneficial in any way. On the contrary, it could potentially jeopardize your virtual security by disclosing personal data to unknown parties. Moreover, the sponsored links included in the search results might prevent you from finding the information you need. In general, it is best to eliminate this hijacker from your browsers, and you can do that using the guide below. You can also rely on an automated malware remover, and that is the option we recommend in case other threats are present.