What is

If your browser loads and then redirects you to other questionable web pages or injects suspicious third-party advertising content, you are probably dealing with a browser hijacker. Researchers say users might accidentally receive it via bundled installation files. The main reason it is recommendable to get rid of it as soon as possible is because may introduce you to possibly malicious content that could put at risk the computer or your privacy. Naturally, we urge our readers to eliminate the threat if they want to keep their system secure or simply do not want to be redirected to this web page anymore. To help you erase the browser hijacker faster, our specialists at made a removal guide showing how to delete it manually; you can find at the end of the text.test

Where does come from?

There is not much information about, but from our experience with similar threats, we can say that usually they are spread via bundled installation files. No doubt no user would allow such an application to enter their system if they would know how irritating and unreliable it is. Unfortunately, the threat may slip in if you pay no attention to the conditions explained on the configuration wizard. Of course, if you download a malicious setup file, it might not even mention there will be any other programs installed. Thus, it is crucial to read End User License Agreement or any other terms provided by the software’s creators. In some cases, you can see such information only if you pick advanced installation settings, so it would be useful to choose them whenever it is possible. To make your system even more secure, specialists also recommend keeping a legitimate antimalware tool.

How does work?

In order to be able to load or other doubtful web pages alike the browser hijacker could create scheduled tasks in the %WINDIR%\Tasks and %WINDIR%\System32\Tasks directories. We cannot say how exactly these tasks could be named, but they would probably be similar to the threat’s title. As a result, the application might be able to launch itself every two hours, one hour, forty minutes, etc. Like we said earlier such actions might not only seem to be most irritating, but they could also put your system or privacy at risk. That is because may further redirect you to other unreliable web pages or display questionable advertisements. Such content could ask you to download possible malicious programs, submit your sensitive data, visit harmful websites, and so on. Not to mention the results you receive while using the browser hijacker’s provided search engine might contain untrustworthy pop-ups, sponsored links, etc.

How to erase

Users who want to stop the redirection to and other web pages related to it should carefully follow the removal guide available below. It will tell you how to check if the browser hijacker managed to create any scheduled tasks and help you reset the browser. These steps could look too complicated for some users, but there is nothing to worry about since the threat can be removed just the same with a legitimate antimalware tool. Such a tool could be useful in the future as well as it may protect the system from other suspicious software, help you identify malicious data, and so on. Therefore, if you do not have it yet, it might be the best moment to consider getting one.

Remove suspicious scheduled tasks belonging to

  1. Press Win+E.
  2. Navigate to:
  3. Locate tasks related to the browser hijacker.
  4. Right-click these tasks and select Delete.
  5. Exit the Explorer.
  6. Empty your Recycle bin.

Reset your browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and go to Internet Options.
  2. Select the Advanced tab and pick Reset.
  3. Mark Delete personal settings.
  4. Click Reset and select Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the Help icon.
  2. Select Troubleshooting information.
  3. Press Refresh Firefox.
  4. Then click Refresh Firefox again.
  5. Select Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F, choose Settings, and slide down.
  2. Select Show advanced settings.
  3. Scroll below again and mark Reset Settings.
  4. Choose Reset. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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