What is is an unreliable search engine that places commercial advertisements and modifies your search results. Also, the application is a browser hijacker so it can change homepage on your browsers too. It would be advisable to remove this search engine from your system, and you can do that with the instructions available at the end of the article. It is hard to tell what kind of information this browser hijacker will collect from you, and it might be possible that your privacy could be violated. The website provides users with links to Privacy Policy and Terms of use, but they do not load. Therefore, we cannot know who developed this search engine or what their true intentions are. If you continue reading the article, we will present more details about this hijacker.test

Where does come from?

Our researchers at think that the browser hijacker should spread bundled with other applications. Most likely, it could be found in freeware installers that come from unreliable file-sharing websites. As you launch the installer, the bundled applications should appear as offers in the setup wizard. In most cases you can reject them, but often it is displayed in a manner that users do not notice it or do not realize that it is not related to the program they wanted to install in the first place. Naturally, if this is how entered your system, you should try to be more attentive during the installation process.

How does work?

Mainly, the browser hijacker should be able to affect all the main browsers, such as the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. If the application settles in your browsers, it will change your homepage to The website looks like a regular search engine, but it displays a few commercial advertisements below the search box. These ads and the ones that should appear in your search results will be from third-party partners. Such sites could be promoting PUPs, adware, and other unreliable software. Also, they might have viruses, Trojans, etc., so if you do not have an antimalware tool, some malicious application could settle in.

Another reason we do not trust this search engine is because it does not display any information about its policy on privacy matters, software’s developers, and so on. Most likely it will record the websites you visit, time you spend on them, clicked ads or search keywords, but it might also collect data that is considered private, e.g. your email address or passwords of your social media accounts. If you take these risks into consideration, it looks that the best solution is to change your homepage and get rid of this browser hijacker.

How to remove

Although we cannot say that the manual removal is not complicated, we assure you that if you follow our removal instructions carefully, you should be able to erase from your browsers. Also, the application creates a few folders on your system, so make sure you delete them from the locations listed in the instructions. Do not forget that should you need any help, you can always contact us via social media or leave us a comment here. On the other hand, if you get an antimalware tool, it will remove the browser hijacker and all its files from your system for you. In fact, it will take care of other threats too, provided that you have other malicious programs installed.

Delete from browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Windows Key+R to launch the RUN.
  2. Type regedit and click OK.
  3. Go to: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
  4. Locate Value Name Start Page on the right side.
  5. Right-click the Start Page and select Modify.
  6. Replace Value Data with a site you want to be your homepage.
  7. Select OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Locate this path: C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{Unique Mozilla user ID}
  2. Find file titled as Prefs.js and open it with Notepad.
  3. Locate and erase given line: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "").
  4. Click File option on the top-left corner and select Save.
  5. Close the document.

Google Chrome

  1. Navigate to: C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  2. Find listed files: Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data.
  3. Right-click them separately and select Delete.

Remove folders

  1. Press Windows Key+E.
  2. Insert given locations one by one: %APPDATA%; %PROGRAMFILES%; %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%
  3. Locate folders and right-click to delete them.
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