Removal Guide

Do you know what is? is a search engine that comes exclusively as the homepage and search engine of a browser called ShieldPlus which is a potentially unwanted program. Therefore, we think that you should remove this browser and by extension this search engine. Even though is only part of another program, we are not going to take the holistic approach and focus only on this search engine. Therefore, if you want to find more information about ShieldPlus, we recommend reading our dedicated article. We do not regard as a malicious search engine, but its reliability is next to impossible to verify. We know that it set to promote partner websites by featuring links to them in its search results. The problem is that those links can redirect you to malicious websites. Please continue reading to learn more.

This search engine is owned by a company called Babylon Ltd. This company is based in Israel and to our knowledge its most of its previous software has a bad reputation. So this software developer can be regarded as unreliable, and this tells a lot about As previously mentioned, this search engine comes as part of a web browser called ShieldPlus. This browser is based on Google’s Chromium engine, so effectively it is a cheap knockoff of Google Chrome. For the time being, can only found as this browser’s homepage and search engine, but rest assured that that it will be bundled with third-party software and injected into other browsers during the bundle’s Removal screenshot
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Now let us discuss how operates. In truth, this search engine is fully capable of conducting searches, although the quality of the search results can be debated. One thing is for sure; however, that cannot compete with industry giants, such as and is terms of search quality. Our security analysts have found that is a clone of and that both of them are hosted on the same server. We argue that both of these search engines were created for the purpose of making money via online advertising. Most of its promoted links should be featured at the very top of the search results. Furthermore, this search engine’s main page also contains advertisements that seem to depend on the region you are in. This can further complicate the issue as it becomes increasingly difficult to determine the legitimacy of ads promoted by this search engine.

Whether you want to continue using is completely up to you. However, we advocate for its removal, because it comes from an unreliable developer. This search engine is set to display commercial ads on its main page and include promotional links in its search results. Obviously, the ads only serve to distract you from focusing on the work you may be trying to do. However, the real problem lies in the fact that its promoted links may be unreliable. So we suggest that you remove and its accompanying browser.

How to uninstall and ShieldPlus

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Open Control Panel and click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Find the browser.
  4. Uninstall.

Windows 7 and Windows Vista

  1. Open the Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Locate Uninstall a program.
  3. Find the unwanted program and right-click on it.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. Open the Charm bar.
  2. Click Settings and select Control Panel.
  3. Open Programs and Features.
  4. Find the undesirable browser and right-click on it and click Uninstall.

Windows 10

  1. Right-click on the Windows Start menu.
  2. Find ShieldPlus and right-click on it.
  3. Click the Uninstall button.

In non-techie terms: is a mere insignificant search engine that is currently set as the default homepage and search engine for a web browser called ShieldPlus. This browser is regarded as a potentially unwanted program. Therefore, it is recommended to remove both of them from your computer entirely, because’s search results cannot be verified as trustworthy.