Removal Guide

Do you know what is? is a search provider some users find set on their web browsers without their knowledge. Usually, it changes a default search provider only, but it might also alter the default homepage set by the user as well. If you know nothing about the appearance of, and you are sure you have nothing to do with this, you should not keep it set on your browser. is not a malicious tool, but you could not use your preferred search provider unless you get rid of it. Researchers say that the sudden appearance of on web browsers might be directly associated with the installation of a suspicious browser extension or a software bundle, which means that you could get rid of only by eliminating the application/browser extension associated with it. It is not an impossible task even if it might look quite complicated at first glance. We also promise to help you clean your system. Continue reading to get more information. is directly associated with software that promotes it, so if you have consciously installed a new application recently, it is probably the one you can blame for altered browsers’ settings. Users should find their default search provider changed first, but, theoretically, might also be set as a new homepage. This search tool will show up each time you open your web browser in the latter case. is based on, so, most likely, you will be provided with Yahoo search results if you enter any search query. This search provider is reliable, but it does not mean that all the search results you will be provided with could be trusted 100%. might modify Yahoo search results by inserting some third-party links/ads. You might land on a suspicious website by clicking on them once. Of course, we do not say that this will necessarily happen to all the users. An untrustworthy search provider might really cause problems, so we want to remind you that there is nothing really smart about keeping a suspicious search tool that has altered settings out of the blue set on the web browser.

If you open the Privacy Policy document of, its very first sentence will inform you that Search Multy, the company that owns the search tool, understands the important of the information entrusted to it. No, it does not mean that the search provider will not collect any information about users at all. Those users who decide to read the entire document find out that both anonymous and personal information will be recorded: “we may collect information from you that may identify you, such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number and anonymous Information, such as the number of your page views, link clicks, and login times. Since it is unclear whether is among the search providers that can be trusted, we would not let it act like this. There is nothing you can do to change its behavior, but you have a right to get rid of it whenever you want to. If we were you, we would do this right away.

We have already told you how acts, so let’s turn to its distribution. According to our experienced malware researchers, the most likely scenario is that this search provider is promoted by some kind of application or browser extension. If you can swear you have not downloaded it yourself consciously, it is very likely that a software bundle has been installed on your PC. Software bundles are not a new thing – hundreds of suspicious applications are distributed bundled, so always be careful when you install new software.

Do not keep if it has changed your browsers’ settings without your knowledge. You should be able to get rid of it by deleting the application/extension recently installed on your computer. If you cannot find it anywhere, you should use an antimalware scanner to clean your system with.

How to remove

Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Tap Alt+T.
  3. Click Internet Options.
  4. Select Advanced.
  5. Click Reset.
  6. Check the box alongside Delete personal settings.
  7. Click Reset once again.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Click on the menu button and select Help.
  3. Access Troubleshooting Information.
  4. Locate the Refresh Firefox button on the opened page and click it.
  5. Confirm the reset.

Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome.
  2. Press Alt+F on your keyboard.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Click Advanced.
  5. Access the Reset and clean up section.
  6. Click Restore settings to their original defaults.
  7. Confirm by clicking Reset settings.

In non-techie terms: is not a search provider that can be trusted 100%, so if you ever find it set as your new default search tool, homepage, or both, you should remove it without hesitation. It would be a sin to keep it set when so many reliable search providers are available on the market. is not malicious, but you might find yourself on an untrustworthy website if you use it for your web searches. Browsing a dubious website might result in undesirable outcomes.