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Category: Browser Hijackers

If you have launched any of your browsers and discovered, a browser hijacker has successfully entered the computer. According to researchers, it targets users living in Europe and U.S primarily; however, you still cannot keep it on browsers even if you live on the other side of the world. There are several reasons specialists do not recommend keeping set on their browsers. First, it has been found that this questionable search tool might show the modified search results. Second, it might gather important information about users. Third, it enters computers and applies changes to browsers without permission. Trustworthy search tools never act this way, so users who find set as their homepages and search engines on all browsers need to delete it as soon as possible. Unfortunately, this will not be very easy to do because this browser hijacker (it is called like that because it applies changes without a user’s consent), unlike ordinary applications, does not have an entry in Control Panel. In other words, it is impossible to delete it manually easily. Find out what the other ways to delete are and why it is a must to do that in this article.

It is impossible not to notice the presence of a browser hijacker because it applies changes immediately after the entrance on the computer. In the case of a browser hijacker promoting, it sets this search tool as homepage, search engine, and, most probably, the New Tab page. In other words, you will see new changes applied every time you open your browser. Users do not immediately understand that a malicious application has entered their computers because does not look like a bad web page. To be honest, this browser hijacker is not as harmful as Trojans, backdoors or ransomware infections; however, the search tool it promotes might still cause harm to the system. In most cases, this happens when users click on any of these modified search results shown by and end up on a third-party website with an infectious content. To be frank, you should never use search tools that show sponsored (modified) search results because they might promote dangerous websites. Of course, it is not so easy to say whether or not the search tool is dangerous, but you should know that none of the search engines that are set on browsers without permission can be trusted.

Third-party websites and redirections to them are not the only drawbacks of It has also been found that this search tool might collect different details about users. Researchers have checked its Privacy Policy and found that it records IP address, the type of browser used to surf the web, demographic information, etc. Also, there is one sentence about the collection of the personal data: “We may collect personal information at various times when you use our website or plugin.” Specialists find the information collecting a serious drawback of They say that users might experience privacy-related problems if they continue using this questionable search engine. There is only one way to prevent this from happening - has to be removed from all browsers. is very similar to,, and, which are considered to be dubious search tools. This shows that other similar browser hijackers really exist and they might change the settings of your browsers one day too if you do not do anything to protect the computer. It has been found that browser hijackers promoting questionable search tools often travel bundled with other applications in software bundles. Therefore, users should be cautious when installing new applications. The installation of an automatic security tool is a must too.

If you are planning on deleting manually, we recommend resetting browsers to their default settings one by one. Follow the manual removal guide (find it below this article) if you have never done that before. This is not the only removal method. If you find the manual method too hard to employ alone, scan your system with an automatic malware remover, e.g. SpyHunter. This automated malware remover (its diagnostic version) can be downloaded from our website.


Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. Open Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  3. Open the Advanced tab.
  4. Click Reset.
  5. Check the box next to Delete personal settings.
  6. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser and press Alt+H.
  2. Open Troubleshooting Information.
  3. Click the Refresh Firefox button you can find at the top.
  4. In the confirmation box, click again on this button.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch your browser.
  2. Press Alt+F.
  3. Select Settings and then scroll down.
  4. At the bottom, find and click Show advanced settings.
  5. Click Reset settings.
  6. Click the Reset button.
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