Removal Guide

Do you know what is? is a devious program that you should avoid at all times. Malware experts at have classified this devious piece of software as yet another browser hijacker that provides no valuable features whatsoever. In fact, just like any other hijacker, the one in question in is only capable of making changes to your web browser's default settings, which in consequence will make surfing the web a bothersome experience, to put it lightly. On top of such intrusive functionality, it turns out that in some situations this hijacker could prove to be quite dangerous because it might expose your personal computer to potentially malicious content. To understand how this could happen, be sure the read the rest of our report. Bellow we also provide a detailed a removal guide that will help you delete in a quick and easy manner.

During an in-depth analysis of our researchers have discovered that this browser hijacker is closely related to other programs of this classification such as,, and So it is not surprising whatsoever that all of them function alike. Upon intrusion,, just like its counterparts modifies, a few files and registry entries of major browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Once such alterations are in place you will notice a sudden change of your default homepage. Unfortunately, all of this happens in a quick and silent manner so most user will not notice what is going on. The most annoying thing about this change is the fact that you will no longer have access to your default homepage. You will basically be forced to use a suspicious third-party site as your homepage at all times, whether you like it or not. It is also important to note that the seemingly useful search box within the suspicious site is quite useless as it provides quite a few sponsored results, which are usually not related to your original online query. The quick access links are not very functional as well. If you wish to surf the web the way you are used to, make sure to execute a complete removal of at the very same time that it is found up and running on your personal computer. Be sure to terminate this hijacker in its entirety otherwise the undesirable change will remain Removal screenshot
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Unfortunately, the invasive functionality of is not the worst thing about it. As it turns out this hijacker could prove to be quite dangerous as well. Just by using the useless search box, you could encounter results hosting potentially harmful redirect links. This means that by clicking on a seemingly harmless result, you could end up on dangerous websites. For instances, there is a possibility that you land on a site crafted by cyber crooks. In some instances just entering such web pages could be more than enough to infect your personal computer with a some unknown malicious program. This could happen because sites crafted by malware developers might run an arbitrary code execution exploit which allows for a code to be executed remotely. This essentially means that a silent installation procedure could start at the very same time that you enter a webpage running this particular exploit. It should be more than obvious that having fully active on your personal computer could have devastating outcomes as it is a major virtual threat. Do not take any chances with this devious program and conduct its complete removal as soon as possible.

The removal of should not be delayed under any circumstances. Be careful while following the instructions that we present below as a single mistake could result in an incomplete removal of the hijacker in question. This could have devastating outcomes, to say the least. As it turns out traces of could be used to silently restore it. To avoid finding yourself in such a situation, we advise you to perform a detailed analysis of your personal computer for potential traces associated with this dubious program.

How to remove from your PC

  1. Open the File Explorer.
  2. Go to C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.
  3. Delete files entitled Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data.
  4. Navigate to C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<unique Mozilla profile ID>.
  5. Locate and then delete a file called prefs.js.
  6. Click the Windows button.
  7. Type regedit into a search box and then select it.
  8. Navigate to to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  9. Right-click a registry value entitled Start Page and select Modify.
  10. Replace the unwanted URL with a new one and then click OK.
  11. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}.
  12. Modify the unwanted URL's in the following registry values:
    a) FaviconURL.
    b) FaviconURLFallback.
    c) TopResultURL.
    d) URL.

In non-techie terms:

We are well aware of the fact that quite a few users might find manual removal of a bit too complicated. If you happen to be one of those users, do not worry. Simply follow the alternative removal instructions that we present below to delete this hijacker in an automated manner.