What is

If you are not sure how got in, it is possible that it has hijacked your browser illegally. If this is the situation, you must need no explanation as to why this threat is classified as a threat. Now, if you have installed it yourself, the chances are that you have been tricked into thinking that this tool is useful, or you might have decided that it is better than your regular homepage. In any case, the infection is most likely to be spread via bundled installers because an official installer does not exist, and it does not appear to be linked to any app that has an official installer. Obviously, if malicious infections have managed to slither into your operating system along with the hijacker, you need to remove them as soon as possible. Since these infections could be much more dangerous, we suggest scanning your operating system before you continue reading this report. If the scanner finds critical threats, you will need to get rid of them before you shift your focus on deleting

How does work? is part of the ELEX family of hijackers, and so it is similar to,, and other infamous hijackers in some ways. For one, they usually use third-party search engines to deliver search results. First of all, do you really think that a search tool that uses a third-party tool to show results is useful? We are sure you do not. Second, were you aware of the redirecting before you installed the search tool – if you installed it yourself – or before you entered your search keywords? If you were not, the hijacker must have redirected you illegally, and that is not a good sign. Unfortunately, redirects to Google Search, which, of course, many users trust and enjoy. Well, even if you are familiar with, you should not interact with the search results that are shown after you get redirected to this engine. Why? That is because the hijacker could modify the search results to include sponsored links, interacting with which could be dangerous. Needless to say, that is the primary reason for you to remove this hijacker ASAP.

Another thing that confuses users is the interface of, which, by the way, can change because it has already done that. The latest version of this hijacker showcases links to popular sites (e.g., and, displays the time and date, and provides you with access to online games. Although it appears that all links are legitimate, you should be cautious when interacting with them because you never know how the hijacker could be modified. You also need to be cautious about tracking cookies. Though the Privacy Policy representing suggests that the cookies used by this hijacker do not record personal information, we cannot guarantee that third-party cookies capable of tracking personal data will not be installed when you interact with sponsored content, the online games, and other links represented via the hijacker. If you are worried that intrusive cookies might have been placed, open the browser, tap Ctrl+Shift+Delete, and remove the cookies.

How to delete

The chances are that you can remove by modifying the homepage URL, and you should be able to handle this task even if you are inexperienced and have never done that before. The guide below shows how to modify the homepage URL on IE, Firefox, and Chrome browsers. In case, the hijacker has corrupted a different browser, and you need our help cleaning it, do not hesitate to add your comment below, and our experts will come up with a plan shortly. Now, if you have inspected your operating system with a legitimate malware scanner – and, hopefully, you have – you know whether or not other threats await removal as well. If that is not the case, all you need to think about is further systems’ protection. But if malicious software is found, you need to figure out how to erase it from your PC right away. We suggest using an automated anti-malware tool because it can erase all infections at once. Furthermore, it can enable full-time protection, and you should be very interested in that if you do not want to face hijackers or other kinds of malware in the future.

Removal Instructions

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open the browser and tap keys Alt+T.
  2. In the Tools menu select Internet options.
  3. Click the General tab and move to Home Page.
  4. Overwrite the URL and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open the browser and tap keys Alt+T.
  2. In the Tools menu click Options.
  3. Move to the General menu.
  4. Overwrite the URL under Home Page.

Google Chrome

  1. Open the browser and tap keys Alt+F.
  2. In the Chrome menu select Settings.
  3. Navigate to On Startup.
  4. Check Open a specific page or set of pages.
  5. Click Set pages.
  6. Overwrite the unwanted URL and click OK. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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