Removal Guide

Do you know what is? is a website that might look like a legitimate Internet search engine. In fact, it even uses the colors of Google, and it returns search results for users just like other trustworthy search engines. Therefore, it is not at all surprising that many people think that is a search tool that can be trusted. Of course, our specialists have a different opinion about They say that this search engine cannot be called trustworthy because it sets itself on all the browsers, it might show users the sponsored search results, and, finally, it might collect information about users and their browsing activities. If this does not sound bad for you at all and you are still planning on keeping, you should read this article from beginning to end. Our researchers are sure that the knowledge you get will help you to make a right decision.

You should not keep set on your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers, and use this questionable search tool to search for the information on the web because this search engine might return sponsored search results for you. In other words, these search results will contain sponsored links that are placed on the search results page just to promote third-party websites and drive the traffic there. These ads would not be a huge problem if they always took users to good websites. Yes, you have understood correctly – you might end up on a website with a bad content if you keep clicking on these advertisements. Our team of specialists says that users should not click on ads they see on the start page of as well. Even though these ads usually look completely harmless (they promote different services and applications), it is dangerous to click on them for the same reason – they might cause a redirection to a bad website. Do not forget that it is possible to click on those ads accidentally, so it does not mean that you are safe even though you have decided not to use as your default search Removal screenshot
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You probably see the presence of an untrustworthy search engine because you have installed a malicious software bundle from an untrustworthy website. Also, some kind of existing malicious application could have downloaded it on your system without your permission as well. It does not really matter what has happened that you see set on all your browsers because the most important thing now is to delete this untrustworthy search engine from browsers. If you get rid of it, all the changes this browser hijacker has applied will be undone as well.

As researchers have found, users who have the browser hijacker installed on their computers can notice the altered data inside the Start Page Value (it is located in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main). In addition, the prefs.js file (it can be found in C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{User’s ID}) will be slightly modified as well so that the browser hijacker could change the settings of Mozilla Firefox. Last but not least, data inside three files Secure Preferences, Web Data, and Preferences that belong to the Google Chrome browser will be changed as well.

You will no longer see the questionable search engine on your browsers only if you delete the browser hijacker fully from your computer. Users who do not have much experience in the deletion of malware will probably find it hard to remove from their computers too. Therefore, our specialists have prepared the manual removal guide – feel free to use it. If you wish to take care of quicker, use an automatic malware remover, such as SpyHunter. We can assure you that it will erase all the threats from your computer within seconds.


Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  3. Click on the Advanced tab.
  4. Click Reset and mark the Delete personal settings box.
  5. Click Reset once again.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+H and click Troubleshooting information.
  3. Click Refresh Firefox.
  4. Click on the Refresh Firefox button in the pop-up window again.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+F.
  3. Select Settings and then click Show advanced settings to open the rest of the menu.
  4. Click Reset settings.
  5. Click Reset.

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There might be a bunch of other undesirable applications hiding on your computer. Of course, users usually do not even know about the presence of the untrustworthy software. You might be one of those users too, so we highly recommend scanning your computer with a diagnostic scanner to find more about the real situation. A trustworthy scanner will find all the threats for you. Then, you could delete them all manually or go for the automatic removal.