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Category: Browser Hijackers

Even though may be harmless, you certainly need to be cautious about this website if your regular web page searches are interrupted by redirections to it. This signals the existence of a malicious browser hijacker, and there is no doubt that you need to delete this threat from the operating Windows system. If you do not remove it in time, the irritating rerouting will continue and your browsers will be flooded with advertisements. These may appear in new tabs with such addresses as or This is yet another signal that exposes the existence of a clandestine hijacker. Do you want to remove from the system? Then continue reading to learn how.

The suspicious website is administered by Mindspark, and the privacy policies related to it state:

Certain third party partners/service providers may also use cookies in relation to services they provide on or via the Toolbar. For example, when you click on a third party offer presented via an Affinity Toolbar product, such third party may place an affiliate cookie on your computer to facilitate your interaction with the third party.

A third-party cookie is something that you need to beware of when dealing with the browser hijacker. As soon as it enters your PC alongside DownloadTerms or using other drive-by download scams, the malign program starts exposing you to virtual surveys and offers. If you click on any links presented through these deals and surveys, it is likely that third-party cookies will be dropped onto your Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers. Of course, some of these cookies may be harmless and employed simply to discover your IP address or browsing history; however, others could be utilized to track information and leak it to malicious parties. Aside from ignoring the links, you should also ignore any recommendations to install freeware, as this is how spyware could be installed.

Do you trust Mindspark? If you do not, you may also want to remove Utility Chest, Cursor Mania Toolbar and other browser extensions provided by it. Additionally, you should beware of the precarious browser hijacker which is also related to the suspicious company.

To remove hijacker from the operating Windows system, you should install authentic spyware detection and removal software which could delete the threat automatically and check the system for other malicious programs. Once you complete the task – move forward with the instructions below to remove the unwanted search engine and home page.

Fix Browser Settings

Delete from Google Chrome:

  1. Launch Chrome, simultaneously tap Alt+F and select Settings.
  2. Go to On Startup, mark Open a specific page or set of pages, click Set pages, then change the provided URL and click OK.
  3. Go to Search, click Manage search engines and delete (click X) the unwanted provider. Click OK.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Options.
  2. Click the General tab, change the provided Home Page URL and click OK.
  3. Click the icon placed on the search box.
  4. Select Manage search engines and Remove the undesirable one. Click OK.

Delete from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Manage Add-ons.
  2. Click Search Providers and Remove the unwanted one. Click OK.
  3. Tap Alt+T again, select Internet Options, click the General tab, change the Home Page and click OK.
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