Removal Guide

Do you know what is? is not a search tool you can trust. Yes, it looks like an ordinary search engine sharing similarities with such reputable search providers as Google and Bing, if we take into account only its appearance. Sadly, research recently carried out by our team of specialists has revealed that there is a completely different situation in reality - is an untrustworthy search tool that might cause trouble to users. Many specialists, including our team of researchers, tend to put this search tool into the category of browser hijackers. It has received this label because users often find it set on their browsers without their permission. Actually, the entrance of this browser hijacker is not the most important thing now. We should focus on the removal of today because this questionable search tool might cause many problems. Generally speaking, it might become a threat to your security and privacy. These problems will not arise if you delete this dubious search engine from all browsers. We are sure you will find a more trustworthy search tool to replace it Removal screenshot
Scroll down for full removal instructions takes control of all users’ browsers, so users see it every day and are forced to use it as a default search engine. Do not use this website to search for the information on the web because it is not a legitimate search provider. According to our specialists, it has only been developed to generate traffic to third-party websites. The more users are redirected to these promoted websites, the more money the developer of this search tool gets. The links promoting these websites will be shown on the search results page, so, most probably, you will need more time to find the information associated with your search query on the web. Do not expect to find the information you need on these third-party websites. It is more likely that you will find a bunch of untrustworthy applications there. They might be installed on your computer after you click on a link found on a third-party website once. Such a website might contain external links leading to other bad pages too. As you can see, problems associated with the PC security might quickly arise if is kept on browsers and used as a default search tool every day.

Unfortunately, might be a threat to your privacy too because it is clearly stated in its Privacy Policy document that it can record personal details users enter into its search box. This information is recorded and stored as part of the search data. On top of that, just like similar threats, will record non-personally identifiable information unless you erase it. It gets this information automatically. You cannot change how it works, but you can terminate this activity by removing it from all your browsers.

Our specialists are sure that has been set on your browsers after the installation of a software bundle. This software, most probably, consisted of a browser hijacker and free applications that you wanted to get from the web. Bundling is a well-known method to distribute untrustworthy applications, so, if you are not cautious, you might discover a new computer infection on your system again in the future. Security specialists have two pieces of advice for users who wish to protect their computers from future threats. First, the Advanced installation option allowing users to see what programs are going to be installed and cancel the installation of those unwanted ones should be chosen when installing new software (especially freeware and shareware) from the web. On top of that, it is highly recommended to install a security application because not all bad programs notify users of themselves. Since users do not know that undesirable software is going to be installed, they cannot prevent this from happening. In this situation, a trustworthy security tool is ready to help you.

Follow the step-by-step instructions provided below to remove manually from all your browsers. We do not promise that this will be an easy process, but, at least, this dubious search tool could no longer cause trouble to you, and you could set the website you prefer as your homepage and default search engine.


Internet Explorer

  1. Press Win+R.
  2. Type regedit and click OK.
  3. Move to HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  4. Find the Start Page Value there, right-click on it, and select Modify.
  5. Clear the Value data field.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Open HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}.
  8. Clear Value data of the following Values: FaviconURL, FaviconURLFallback, TopResultURL, and URL.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Win+E.
  2. Go to %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\* (*-symbols).
  3. Open the prefs.js file using Notepad or a similar program.
  4. Delete the string user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", " "); .
  5. Save the changes applied.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch the Windows Explorer (Win+E).
  2. Open %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.
  3. Open files Preferences, Web Data, and Secure Preferences with Notepad.
  4. Replace http:// lines inside them with a reputable website.
  5. Save these changes.

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Unfortunately, not all the people are capable of getting rid of an untrustworthy search tool themselves. Some of them find this process too challenging and too time-consuming. If you prefer getting rid of automatically rather than deleting it manually too, you should go to acquire a trustworthy antimalware tool SpyHunter and then perform the system scan with it.