What is is a search engine that represents GoToFindIt Search. This search provider looks completely harmless, but researchers have found that it can act in a malicious way. Some users complain that this search tool replaces their preferred search tools on such popular browsers as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer without permission. If you find that your browsers were modified without your acknowledgment or permission, there is no doubt that a browser hijacker has invaded your operating system. Illegally running programs can be extremely dangerous, and it is crucial to get rid of them as soon as possible. If you keep reading, we will teach you how to remove

How does work?

Our research team has tested and analyzed hundreds of different browser hijackers, which is why it did not take us long to realize that is extremely similar to The privacy policies of these suspicious search tools are different, which suggests that they might have been created by different companies. Unfortunately, these companies are unknown, which is one of the reasons why we do not recommend trusting GoToFindIt Search. If you trust the Privacy Policy of this hijacker, it does not collect personal information and it is not controlled by undisclosed third parties. This is good news; however, that does not mean that this search tool is trustworthy. In fact, instead of showing authentic, original search results, it will expose you to the Google Custom Search and use it to show sponsored links, identified as Ads.

Most computer users believe that is trustworthy because it represents the services of Google. In reality, Google is unlikely to be affiliated with this search provider in any way, and its credentials are used only to trick you into trusting the hijacker. If you click the Images button at the top of the start page of this hijacker, you will be routed to Maps, Videos, and News buttons all redirect to authentic websites as well. Unfortunately, the Web tool is controlled by the hijacker even if it uses Google credentials. Although you might be able to browse the web using this tool, the sponsored links are very unpredictable, and clicking on them could bring trouble. This and the fact that uses the credentials of a reputable search provider to conceal itself is what motivates us to delete this search tool.

How to delete

Whether or not was installed without permission, you should remove it from your browsers as soon as possible. The creator of this potential hijacker is unknown, it uses the credentials of Google to conceal itself, and the search tool associated with it is used to showcase ads. These are the reasons why you should remove from your browsers right away. Our research team has found that browser have to be reset to have this unreliable search provider eliminated. The guide below shows how to reset the most popular browsers, including Chrome, IE, and Firefox. Once you are done with this, install a legitimate malware remover to eliminate leftovers and other potentially active threats that are likely to come packaged with the hijacker.


Google Chrome:

  1. Open the browser, tap Alt+T on your keyboard, and click Settings.
  2. Move to the bottom, click Show advanced settings, and find Reset settings.
  3. Click Reset settings and restart your browser.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open the browser, tap Alt+H, and select Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Move to the box on the right, click Refresh Firefox, and restart your browser.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open the browser, tap Alt+T on your keyboard, and click Internet options.
  2. Click the Advanced tab, click Reset, and restart your browser.
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