Removal Guide

Do you know what is? is a browser hijacker, and so this program will change various settings on your default browser. This will happen without your permission, and it goes without saying that this is the kind of behavior you should not tolerate.

In this article, we will tell you more about the infection and what it can do. If you only care about the removal, check out the manual removal instructions below the description. However, please do not forget that manual removal may not be enough to ensure your system’s safety, so please consider investing in a licensed antispyware tool, too.

The thing that is really annoying about browser hijackers is that users install these programs themselves, although more often than not they are not aware of that. Of course, who would want such an application on-board? How then, do and other similar tools manage to enter target systems? The answer is software bundles. It is probably the most commonly applied freeware distribution method nowadays, and it is often exploited by cyber criminals to promote and distribute their undesirable applications, too. It basically means that entered your system with some other program (or programs), and you installed it willingly, thinking it was just one application that you initially wanted to download.

Does that mean there are more unwanted apps on your PC? Most probably so. is just very obvious because it does not hide its presence and does everything out in the open. However, there might be more extensions and adware applications or potentially unwanted programs that run in the system background, slowing down your computer and leaking your system’s information to unreliable third parties. So, you should use the fact that is there on your browser as the first signal that something is off and take care of your computer Removal screenshot
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The browser hijacker itself comes from a big family of similar intruders. In fact, most of them are identical, save for the domain address that they use. So if you know what its predecessors have been capable of, you will also know what can do, too. In that respect, perhaps it is important to mention that the program is similar to,,, and others. The big amount of similar infections shows that the creators try to bombard users with these browser hijackers as they aim for a fast and easy financial profit.

This is the main reason this browser hijacker enters your computer. Although some websites that deal with computer security paint a rather bleak and dreadful picture, and other similar programs are not extremely dangerous intruders. They only need to make money by displaying commercial third-party content and redirecting you to affiliated websites. They cannot steal your personal information or your money. It just requires your clicks to generate the profit via the pay-per-click system. So in a sense, makes you work for it, while you try to make sense of the potentially corrupted content this program throws your way.

The third-party content this hijacker promotes is the biggest security issue you should be concerned about it. Browser hijackers, adware, freeware, and other similar applications cannot be held responsible for the third-party content security because it is not covered in their privacy policies. So this creates a security loophole that can be used by malevolent third parties. For instance, is known to display modified search results. Some of those results could be embedded with outgoing links. Most of the sites this hijacker programs are mostly related to online marketing firms. However, if this program gets exploited by cyber criminals, you might also land on some page that promotes and distributes malware. Then you would be in a serious trouble.

Although getting infected with malware through a browser hijacker is probably the worst-case scenario, you should not take your chances. Please remove from your computer right now following the removal instructions below.

As far as other potential intruders are concerned, you should scan your computer with the SpyHunter free scanner. A full system scan will help you determine the files and applications that need to be deleted for good. After that, ensure that your system is protected against other future threats.

How to Remove

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Win+R and type regedit. Click OK.
  2. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  3. On the right pane, right-click the Start page value.
  4. Select Modify and change the homepage address. Click OK.
  5. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}.
  6. Modify the following values:


  1. Press Win+R and type %LocalAppData%. Click OK.
  2. Go to Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.
  3. Remove the Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data files.


  1. Press Win+R and type %AppData%. Click OK.
  2. Go to Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\[User ID].
  3. Locate and open the prefs.js file.
  4. Delete the following string: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", " ");
  5. Save changes and exit the file.

In non-techie terms: looks like a good search engine, but it is a computer infection. If you keep this intruder on your browser, you will soon notice a lot of weird things. They will not allow you browse the web, and you will land on unfamiliar sites. You have to protect yourself and your computer from harm by removing today. If you need any help with that, please do not hesitate to reach out by leaving us a comment below.