Removal Guide

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Having a browser hijacker on your operating system could be a frustrating experience, to put it mildly. Thus, if you ever find an application, which goes by the name of running on your PC, make sure to perform its complete removal right away. Doing so is critical because applications of this classification can cause undesirable changes to your browser’s default settings without your consent. As a consequence, to such functionality, browsing the Internet will become a bothersome and annoying task. If that was not enough, you should know that this hijacker could also prove to be dangerous. Our researchers found out that it could be responsible for the entry of other devious programs. Educate yourself about this browser hijacker and its inner workings by reading our report. Besides such information, we also include a detailed removal guide that you should use to delete once and for all.

Our analysis of has revealed that this hijacker is closely associated with other applications of this category such as,, and The main similarities between the hijacker in question and its counterparts lie in their inner workings. Thus, not surprisingly does its dirty work by making modifications to specific files and registry entries. Once that is done, you will notice a change of your default search engine and homepage. At first sight, these changes might not seem like a big deal. However, they will have a bigger impact than you think, and that impact will be a negative one. That is so because you will be forced to use a suspicious third-party site as your default homepage at all times. It means that each time you will start an online session you will encounter the suspicious site, whether you like that or not. Additionally, this hijacker alters your default search engine. Due to such modification, you will virtually have no choice but to use the newly appointed search provider for every online query. It is also critical, to note that this search engine can present you with sponsored results, which might not be related to your query in any way. It should be more than obvious that due to this intrusive piece of software browsing the Internet will become annoying and frustrating. If you are keen on regaining your browser’s default settings so you could surf the web the way you like, you must delete without any hesitation. If you fail to do so, the invasive changes will continue to bother Removal screenshot
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As mentioned, there is more to than meets the eye. Researchers at have noticed that in some instances the newly appointed search engine could present not only sponsored results but ones embedded with redirect links. That is an incredibly dangerous instance because clicking on such result could lead you to suspicious and harmful web pages. There is a chance that you could come across a fake online shop. Such online stores are crafted by malware developers so they could steal your credit card data. Thus, we highly advise you to learn as much as you can about an online shop before making any purchase. In other situations, you could be redirected to a website that runs something known as an arbitrary code execution exploit. What is devious about such sites is that just entering them could be enough to infect your PC with some unknown malware. That could happen because the exploit in question can initiate a remote setup procedure without requiring your consent. As you can see, the hijacker in question could prove to be dangerous, to put it mildly. If you value your virtual security and sensitive information, be sure to delete once and for all.

To remove from your PC follow the detailed instructions below. It is critical to perform each step with precision because a mistake could result in an incomplete removal, which might lead to undesirable consequences. For example, traces of could be used for its restoration procedure. Also, those same leftovers could prove to be enough for this hijacker to continue its dubious functionality. You can avoid finding yourself in such a situation by double-checking your operating system for anything associated with this intrusive program once you are done with the instructions below.

How to remove from your computer

  1. Click the Windows button.
  2. Type regedit into a search field and then tap Enter.
  3. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  4. Right-click a registry value called Start Page and select Modify.
  5. Replace the unwanted URL with a new and click OK.
  6. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes.
  7. Right-click a registry value called {855DFF5B-AD7F-414E-B703-5BB477AB79BC} and select Delete.
  8. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall.
  9. Right-click a registry value called {28e56cfb-e30e-4f66-85d8-339885b726b8} and select Delete.
  10. Open your File Explorer.
  11. Go to C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.
  12. Remove the following files:
    a) Preferences.
    b) Secure Preferences.
    c) Web Data.
  13. Go to C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\[unique Mozilla profile ID].
  14. Right-click a file called prefs.js and select Delete.
  15. Go to C:\Users\<your username>\AppData.
  16. Right-click a folder called {28e56cfb-e30e-4f66-85d8-339885b726b8} and select Delete.
  17. Close the File Explorer.
  18. Right-click your Recycle Bin and then select Empty Recycle Bin.

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If you do not feel comfortable performing manual removal by yourself, do not worry. Our researchers are well aware of such situations. Therefore, below we provide an alternative removal guide. Follow these instructions and you will be able to delete from automatically.