Removal Guide

Do you know what is? is a search tool often categorized as a browser hijacker. Many computer users believe this search engine to replace other search tools without permission; however, this is not the truth. Our malware researchers indicate that the suspicious application usually hides as an additional offer behind the Custom or Advanced installation options. If you are now worried about getting deleted, it is most likely that you have not taken the given opportunity to decline the optional installer. Of course, the way the program is represented is quite suspicious; however, you can only blame yourself for its invasion. Luckily, the removal of this so-called hijacker is quite Removal screenshot
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If you enter “” into the address bar of your browser, you will be informed that this page does not exist. The real home page is,230,0_0,StartPage,20140936,20031,0,31,0 and this is the URL you need to remove from the browser settings. Of course, if you need to delete the undesirable home page, it is most likely that you need to remove browser extensions, undesirable default search provider, and third-party programs, including Yahoo Toolbar, KeepMySettingsX, VideoBuzz Media Player, etc. We recommend that you remove all programs associated to the InstallIQ installer. Note that this is the most common carrier of and the associated third-party software. presents the search results of Yahoo Search, so we do not identify it as unreliable. Overall, the search tool has no value, and it may present unreliable installers or links to third-party sites. Due to this, we recommend that you remove without any hesitation. The first step we advise taking is the installation of reliable security software to ensure that all unreliable files and components are deleted automatically. Once this part of the removal is completed, you can carry on with the instructions below. These guides show how to delete from the most popular web browsers. If you have more questions – post them in the comments below.

Delete from the browsers

Delete from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE, simultaneously tap Alt+T and choose Internet Options.
  2. Click the General tab on the left and move to the Home Page.
  3. Change/remove the undesirable URL and then click OK.
  4. Tap Alt+T for the Tools menu and choose Manage Add-ons.
  5. Select Search Providers and Remove the undesirable search provider.
  6. Click Close and restart the browser.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox and move to the Firefox search box on the right.
  2. Click the search provider icon placed and select Manage Search Engines.
  3. Remove the undesirable search providers. Click OK.
  4. Now simultaneously tap Alt+T for the Tools menu and select Options.
  5. Click the General tab on the left and move to the Home Page.
  6. Change/remove the undesirable URL, click OK and restart the browser.

Delete from Google Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome, simultaneously tap Alt+F and select Settings.
  2. Under On Startup mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  3. Change/remove the URL representing and click OK.
  4. Under Appearance mark Show Home button and click Change.
  5. Change/remove the URL representing and click OK.
  6. Go to Search and select Manage search engines.
  7. Add a new default search provider and remove (click X) the undesirable one.
  8. Click Done and restart the browser.

In non-techie terms:

You have to decide whether you need to remove from the browsers. Even though the search tool is not malicious and cannot take over the browsers without permission, there is no doubt that it is not beneficial either. The search engine is just a gateway to Yahoo Search, and if you want to use the service, you should employ as the home page. To remove from the PC, install a malware remover to delete the related files, and follow the instructions presented above.