What is

Perhaps you may think that is your new best search engine out there, but you should not be too excited about it. The truth is that this program is a browser hijacker, so it can expose you to tons of corrupted content. Can you keep it on your computer? Yes, you can. Should you? Absolutely not. The longer this browser hijacker remains on your system, the more damage it may cause. So you should do what is in your best interest and remove from your browser once and for all. Check out the manual removal instructions below this description.test

Where does come from?

Most of the users probably do not understand how browser hijackers enter their computers because they are not too explicit. Even computer security experts cannot identify one single website that would be responsible for the browser hijacker distribution.

It is far more likely that there are several file-sharing websites out there used by the browser hijacker’s developers to spread this program around. The same tactic was applied by,,, and several other programs from the same group. The people who create these browser hijackers are not too inventive, so we can assume that will follow the path of its predecessors.

So how would it be possible to avoid this hijacker? Employing safe web browsing habits would definitely help. Also, you should avoid downloading programs from file-sharing websites. Third-party sources often host unreliable installers that carry more than just one program. So even if you think that you download some particular application you need, you may end up installing several other programs you never expected to have. And might as well be one of them.

What does do?

As mentioned, this program is a browser hijacker, and as such it will modify your default homepage and search engine. The program affects Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, but when these modifications take place, you should not panic. All browser hijackers basically do the very same thing. They try to pass for reliable search providers to convince users that they can use the search engine for their daily queries.

However, if you were to take a closer look, you would see that does not have an original search service. The hijacker makes use of the custom version of the Yahoo! Search engine. Albeit Yahoo! Search has nothing in common with this browser hijacker, it could be easily exploited by this computer security threat.

The search results delivered via will not be reliable. Browser hijackers employ tracking cookies to monitor your online activity. So they will soon know all of your likes and preferences, the websites you frequent, and the search keywords you use the most often. With such information at hand, the hijacker can generate custom commercial content or custom search results, thus increasing the chance of your clicking those links.

Why does it need you to click everything? This is how makes money. The browser hijacker employs the pay-per-click system to generate a financial profit, so every single time you click a promoted link; you generate some cash for the people behind this intruder.

The truth is that this scheme is not illegal or malicious by itself, but it can be easily exploited by cyber criminals. and other similar programs do not review the links they promote. So, in the worst-case scenario, malevolent third parties could make use of this browser hijacker as a medium for malware distribution. Before you know it, you could get infected with malware. That is definitely something we do not want to happen.

How do I remove

The best way to protect your computer from harm is to remove immediately. You can terminate the browser hijacker manually, but we would strongly recommend employing a licensed antispyware tool. Let us not forget that, most probably, this application came into your computer bundled with other unwanted apps. So you need to delete these undesirable programs, too. The fastest and the most efficient way to do that is to employ a powerful security application.

It is not just about removing unwanted applications, with a security tool of your choice; you will be able to protect your PC from similar intruders in the future. Do what is right and protect your system from harm.

Manual Removal

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Win+R and type regedit. Click OK.
  2. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  3. Right-click the Start Page value on the right.
  4. Select Modify and change your homepage address. Click OK.
  5. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}.
  6. Modify the following values on the right:


  1. Press Win+R and type %AppData%. Click OK.
  2. Go to Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\[User ID].
  3. Open the prefs.js file with Notepad.
  4. Delete the following string: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "http:// ");
  5. Save changes and exit the file.


  1. Press Win+R and type %LocalAppData%. Click OK.
  2. Go to Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.
  3. Find and delete the Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data files.
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