Removal Guide

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If you have noticed that your browser's default settings have been changed without your knowledge, it could be an indication that a browser hijacker is active on your personal computer. One such program goes by the name of It is critical to do everything that you can to refrain from this dubious application since it does not exhibit any valuable features. In fact having this suspicious program active on your PC means that your daily online activities will be bothersome and annoying, to put it lightly. What is even more concerning about this hijacker is that in some cases it might be the primary reason other suspicious programs could enter your personal computer without a lot of trouble. Learn about how that could happen by reading the rest of our report. In addition to such information, we also include a comprehensive removal guide that you should use to delete quickly and easily.

It does not matter if you use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Internet Explorer as your primary browser because all of them can be affected by the browser hijacker. Such broad compatibility means that nearly all users could get hit by this devious piece of software. As mentioned, a strong indication that this invasive program is running on your PC is a sudden change of your browser's default settings. The main alterations induced by it are of your default homepage and search engine. These modifications are made because the invasive hijacker edits a few registry entries and files that are linked to your browser's default settings one it successfully enters your PC. At first, such changes might not seem like a big deal; however, the reality is different, to put it lightly. For as long as this dubious program will be active on your PC, you will have virtually no choice whatsoever but to use a questionable site as your default homepage. The same can be said about your default search engine because you will be forced to use the questionable provider for all of your online queries, whether you want that or not. Due to such intrusive alteration, you are likely to come across quite a few sponsored results, which might not be related to your original online query. If you wish to browse the Internet the way you like again, make sure to delete in its entirety. Otherwise, the devious changes will continue to bother you on a daily Removal screenshot
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If you already have active on your personal computer, we highly advise you to check your entire operating system for other questionable programs. We urge you to do so due to a couple of reasons. One of them is that this hijacker is often distributed via bundled installers, which are usually filled with all sorts of questionable software. Another major reason we urge you to check your computer is that the newly appointed search engine could expose your operating system to dangerous web content. That might happen because the questionable search engine could lead you to web pages that host malicious software. What is alarming is the fact that in some cases just entering such sites could be enough to infect your PC without your knowledge. There is a possibility that you could encounter fake online shops, which are infamously created by cyber crooks for a single reason - to steal your credit card data. It should be self-evident that the hijacker in questions is as dangerous as it is annoying. If you are a security-conscious user, it is best not to take any risks with and conduct its complete removal without any hesitation.

Use the detailed instructions that we provide below to delete once and for all. It is critical to remove every single bit linked to this hijacker to regain your browser's default settings. Make sure to follow the instructions carefully since a single mistake could lead to an incomplete removal. If that happens, leftovers of might be enough for it to maintain the unwanted changes in place. In other cases, traces might trigger a restoration procedure about which you would have no clue. Therefore, to be sure that the removal process has been successful, make sure to double-check your entire operating system for anything associated with

How to remove from your PC

  1. Open your File Explorer.
  2. Navigate to C:\Users\[your username]\AppData\Roaming.
  3. Right-click a folder called {28e56cfb-e30e-4f66-85d8-339885b726b8} and then select Delete.
  4. Navigate to C:\Users\[your username]\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.
  5. Select and Remove the following files:
    a) Preferences.
    b) Secure Preferences.
    c) Web Data.
  6. Navigate to C:\Users\[your username]\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\[unique Mozilla profile ID].
  7. Right-click a file called prefs.js and then select Delete.
  8. Click the Windows button.
  9. Type regedit into a search box and tap Enter on your keyboard.
  10. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  11. Right-click a registry value entitled Start Page and select Modify.
  12. Replace the unwanted URL with a new one and then click OK.
  13. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER \SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes.
  14. Right-click a registry key called {839D0EA0-A297-4770-9051-1E5C38AE47CC} and then select Delete.
  15. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall.
  16. Right-click a registry key called {28e56cfb-e30e-4f66-85d8-339885b726b8} then select Delete.
  17. Right-click the Recycle Bin and select the Empty Recycle Bin option.

In non-techie terms:

If you happen to be a user that finds manual removal bit too challenging, do not worry. Researchers at have crafted alternative instructions. By following the instructions that we provide below you will be able to terminate from automatically.