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Category: Browser Hijackers is not a search provider that will show you improved search results or allow you to find the necessary information on the web quicker, so if you are looking for a trustworthy search engine, do not trust by any means. Specialists at have made a disturbing finding that this website, even though it looks and acts like an ordinary search tool, i.e. it returns search results for users, is nothing more than a browser hijacker. There are, of course, several reasons why this label has been attached to it. First of all, users cannot remember setting a new URL, and they usually find new changes applied after installing software from the web, which suggests that users’ browsers settings are altered without their knowledge. Second, will not improve your web searching experience. Instead, it might diminish it to a great extent by displaying sponsored search results. Third, research has shown that users’ privacy might be violated too if this dubious search engine is kept because it will keep collecting personal details entered in the search box as search queries unless you go to eliminate it. We hope the information you find further in this article will help you to make a right decision. If, as we hope a lot, you decide that you do not need such a suspicious search provider, read the last paragraph attentively – it contains the important information about its removal.

Users usually do not suspect that is not so trustworthy because they see that it returns search results like reputable search engines do. In addition, it contains button opening such external websites as and This might seem to be a useful feature at first, but users do not know that they might have to pay the price for keeping and using Therefore, since all these third-party pages can be accessed without the help of this dubious search tool, it is not a wise decision to let it stay. There is one main reason researchers have a negative opinion about this search engine. They have noticed that the search results page this Polarity Technologies, Ltd product opens contains sponsored search results next to Yahoo! search results, which shows that the modified version of this legitimate search engine (i.e. Yahoo!) is used. These sponsored search results might be quite dangerous. Of course, not all of them can cause harm, but users should be aware of the fact that clicking on some of these untrustworthy search results might result in the redirection to a website containing bad software, untrustworthy links, or simply trying to get personal information about users. Needless to say, these sponsored search results might make it harder for users to find the relevant information on the web as well.

Researchers working at do not like that records information about users. No, it does not collect only non-personally identifiable information with the intention of improving the service and providing users with the relevant content. As it is clearly stated in its Privacy Policy document, this search tool also records personally-identifiable information. These personal details are not recorded directly. Specifically speaking, search queries, which might contain personal information, are recorded by If you have used personal details as search queries, i.e. entered them in the search box of this dubious search tool, they are definitely known for the developer of this search provider. It shares the gathered data with third parties, so, theoretically, it might end up in the hands of bad people and, consequently, online privacy-related issues might arise.

Below this paragraph the manual removal guide can be found. It should help users to delete this dubious search tool from all their web browsers, i.e. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Of course, it can be deleted automatically, which would be a quicker way, too, so it is up to computer users how to eliminate it. We have one piece of advice for those who have discovered set on their browsers without permission – they need to install a security application after the deletion of this dubious search provider because a bunch of other browser hijackers which travel bundled with free applications exist, and they can secretly enter the computer and make changes again. Do not let this happen again!

How to delete manually

Internet Explorer

  1. Launch the Registry editor (press Win+R, type regedit, and click OK).
  2. Open HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main and go to look for the Start Page value.
  3. Right-click on it and select Modify.
  4. Delete what you find in the Value data field.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Move to HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}.
  7. Find the following Values there and delete data from their Value data fields too:
  • FaviconURL
  • FaviconURLFallback
  • TopResultURL
  • URL

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch the Windows Explorer by pressing two buttons Win+E.
  2. Open %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles and locate a folder with a name consisting of random symbols.
  3. Right-click on the prefs.js file you find there, click Open with, and then select to launch it with Notepad.
  4. Find the string user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "; .
  5. Delete it.
  6. Save the changes.

Google Chrome

  1. Open the Windows Explorer (tap Win+E simultaneously).
  2. Open %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.
  3. Look for three files belonging to Google Chrome: Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data.
  4. Delete them all one by one.
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