Removal Guide

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Browser hijackers are infamous for their annoying and otherwise intrusive functionality. One such program goes by the name of If you ever come across it while browsing the web, make sure to avoid it at all costs. It is crucial to do so because this dubious application can make intrusive changes to your browser's default settings without any notification or authorization. In turn, surfing the Internet becomes a frustrating and otherwise bothersome experience. Unfortunately, there is more to this hijacker. As it turns out, it could prove to be the primary reason other questionable and even dangerous might enter your operating system without a lot of trouble. Find out how that could happen by reading the rest of this report. Additionally, we include a comprehensive removal guide, which you should use to delete once and for all.

As it turns out, quite a few users obtain thinking that it is a useful application. That is so because its developers advertise it as a tool, which should provide reliable weather forecasts right within the browser. While it might seem like a program worthy of having on your PC, you must know that there is something much more invasive about it. Upon further analysis, malware experts at have noticed that this hijacker installs a suspicious third-party extension, which is used to make changes to your browser's default settings. The main alterations triggered by it are of your default homepage and new tab page. At first, these modifications might not seem like a big deal. However, that is not the case in reality. Having this browser hijacker active on your personal computer means that you will be forced to start each online session on a suspicious third-party site whether you like that or not. Virtually the same thing happens in regards to your new tab page; for as long as this devious application will be active on your PC you will see a questionable site each time you will open a new tab. As you can imagine, due to all of this, browsing the web will become a much more annoying and frustrating task, to put it lightly. To restore your browser's default functionality once and for all, be sure to perform a complete removal of as soon as possible. If you fail to delete it, the devious changes will continue to bother you on a daily basis.

Upon further investigation, our researchers have discovered that could prove to be a just as dangerous as it is annoying. That is so because it might expose your operating system to suspicious or even malicious web content. It could happen if you choose to use a search field on a newly appointed homepage because some results might be embedded with redirect links. If you ever click on such a result, you might end up on questionable and even dangerous sites. There is a chance that you could encounter web pages that run an arbitrary code execution exploit. Unfortunately, just entering a site that runs this exploit, could be more than enough to infect your operating system with some unknown malicious program. There is also an opportunity that you could encounter fake online stores, which are crafted by cyber crooks for a single reason - to steal your credit card data. Even though results implemented with redirect links do not occur often, coming across one remains a possibility, which could have disastrous outcomes. Make no mistake and conduct a complete removal of as soon as it is found up and running on your personal computer.

To remove once and for all, make sure to follow the instructions that we present below. Make sure to execute each step with your utmost attention since a single mistake could result in an incomplete removal. In such a case, leftovers of this hijacker could act deviously. For example, traces could trigger a restoration of without your knowledge. In other situations, those leftovers might be more than enough for the devious program to in question to continue working. If you wish to avoid finding yourself in such a situation, make sure to double-check your PC for anything associated with once you are done with the manual removal. By doing so, you will be sure that the termination has been successful.

How to remove from your PC

Google Chrome

  1. Open your File Explorer.
  2. Go to C:\Users\[your username]\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.
  3. Select a folder called ifhlhnlahnmggpilngabjdmdlhdcafjp and the tap Delete.
  4. Go to C:\Users\[your username]\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings.
  5. Select a folder called ifhlhnlahnmggpilngabjdmdlhdcafjp and the tap Delete.
  6. Go to C:\Users\[your username]\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings.
  7. Select a folder called ifhlhnlahnmggpilngabjdmdlhdcafjp and the tap Delete.
  8. Right-click your Recycle Bin and select Empty Recycle Bin.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your File Explorer.
  2. Go to C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\[unique Mozilla ID].
  3. Select a file called prefs.js and then tap Delete.
  4. Right-click your Recycle Bin and select Empty Recycle Bin.

Internet Explorer

  1. Click the Windows button.
  2. Type regedit into the search box and tap Enter.
  3. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  4. Right-click a registry value entitled Start Page and select Modify.
  5. Replace the unwanted URL in the value data to a new one and click OK.

In non-techie terms:

If you are a user that finds manual removal a bit too challenging, do not worry. Follow the alternative removal instructions that we provide below. By doing so, you will be able to delete every single bit of automatically.