Removal Guide

Do you know what is? is a newcomer on the malware stage but still not a new invention really. This browser hijacker is an exact copy of, which also provides you with the same document converting capabilities. This malware infection is also very similar to and to name a few threats coming from the same family. You may not remember but it was most likely you who actually installed this search engine or let it alter your home page settings in your browsers. Our researchers say that this hijacker can affect the three most popular browsers, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This is why you should act ASAP and remove from your browsers since otherwise you would always be exposed to this infection and its possibly unreliable content. In addition to eliminating this browser hijacker, it is also important that you take care of all other threats hiding on your system. In order to find out further information as to how you can prevent similar malware attacks from happening, please read our full report.

Our researchers have not found a promotional or official website where this tool would be promoted and available for download. This is why we are quite certain that the only way for you to infect your system with is to download a malicious freeware bundle. You may be able to do this by visiting such shady file-sharing websites as and Hundreds of thousands of computer users search the web every single day to download new free applications. No wonder that schemers realized a great potential in setting up traps in the form of fake file-sharing websites. These pages make you believe that they have the software or movie or any other free file you are targeting. But, instead, you will download a bundle of malware infections plus a free program that may or may not even work. You should know that usually these installers offer you an opportunity to say no to certain browser setting changes and installing additional malicious or simply unwanted programs. However, the designated checkboxes and information are mostly overlooked by users who are rushing to install their new Removal screenshot
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You can also infect your system with more malware threats when it is already infected with adware. Not only can such an infection spy on you and your online activities, but it can also hijack legitimate third-party ads and show you corrupt ads. Clicking on such commercials can take you to malicious pages that may be posing as authentic software updaters, for example, for Adobe Flash. One click and you could drop a bad installer onto your system just like that. So when you find this browser hijacker in your browsers, you can be almost sure that you will find other malware threats on board as well. This is why you should not wait too long before you delete and hunt down all other threats.

You may actually find this tool useful if you need to convert, for instance, .docx files to .pdf on a regular basis. These options are available from the pseudo toolbar this search page displays at the top. However, we do believe that it is always safer to stick with the built-in bookmarking function of your browsers if you want to use such services. This toolbar also provides you with a search tool, a local weather-related widget page full of third-party ads as well as a news site that is also filled with such ads. It is important that you become aware of the possible risks such commercials may hold for you since usually there is no guarantee that these ads will actually take you to reliable and legitimate websites. This fact alone should be enough for you to want to delete if you are a security-minded computer user, but there is more.

This browser hijacker uses redirection to show your search results. However, before you land on a Yahoo search results page, your keywords are forwarded to In other words, this infection may modify the search results, which makes the search results page risky to engage with. The reason behind this is quite simple: This search engine may inject potentially unreliable third-party content. Since the creators do not take any responsibility for third-party content, there is a chance that cyber crooks pose as affiliates and take you to their malicious sites if you click on their ads or links. If you do not wish to infect your system with more threats or lose your money in an online scam, we suggest that you read on and learn how you can remove

The tests in our internal lab indicate that you can eliminate this threat by changing your home page settings in your infected browsers. We have included step-by-step instructions for you if you were to choose the manual removal option. But identifying all possible threats could be a tricky business and may require an advanced user. If you do not want to leave one single malware infection on board, we advise you to employ a decent anti-malware application, such as SpyHunter. Also, keep all your programs and drivers always updated from official sources if you want to make your system less vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Remove from your browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Win+R and enter regedit. Hit the OK button.
  2. Find the HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Start Page registry value name.
  3. Edit the value data of "" to contain a URL address preferred by you.
  4. Find the HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A} registry key.
  5. Edit "" in the value data fields of the following value names: FaviconURL, FaviconURLFallback, TopResultURL, and URL
  6. Close the Registry Editor.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Win+E to open File Explorer.
  2. Locate the %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\* folder.
  3. Open the prefs.js file with Notepad.
  4. Overwrite user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "") string with a URL address you want as your home page.
  5. Save the file.
  6. Exit the editor.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Win+E to open File Explorer.
  2. Locate the %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default folder.
  3. Delete Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web data files.
  4. Empty your Recycle Bin.

In non-techie terms: can appear in your most popular browsers as new home page after you install a freeware bundle containing malware infections. This browser hijacker may seem to be useful and reliable at first sight as it offers you easy access to document converting sites, but, at the same time, it can also pose a threat to your virtual security. Since this infection can sneak onto your system alongside other malware threats, we recommend that you remove from your system as soon as possible. If you need help with this, we advise you to use a professional malware removal tool that will automatically hunt down all potential threats on your computer and safeguard it from future attacks.