What is is a browser hijacker that affects Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers. In order to open this website, it hijacks the shortcuts of browsers, for example, you might see such a path in the Target line of your browser shortcut: %Homedrive%:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Browsers\exe.xoferif.bat. Even though you will probably not notice this modification, you will definitely see that is opened for you every time you launch your browser. is not a reliable search engine even though it does not look bad at all. It contains a search box and buttons that should help users to access popular websites, such as YouTube, Facebook, CNN, Google,, Reddit, and others with the click of a mouse button. In other words, if we took into account only the appearance of this search tool, we would say that it is trustworthy because it does not differ much from other search tools. Of course, the appearance might be very misleading, as it is in the case of

What does do?

Even though looks like a reliable search tool, we cannot say that it can be trusted even though it looks like a trustworthy search engine. It is because we have managed to find out that it causes redirections from to and, finally, to the page According to researchers, this might mean that users will not even see the URL in their address bars (they will see the URL of the final web page). In addition, it might be very true that the search results of this search tool will be modified. According to our researchers, you will see the modified Google search results if you try to find the information on the web using Specialists say that these search results are modified because they are there just to promote third-party websites. In most cases, they are not even associated with the entered search query. These ads are bad not only because they are useless and make it harder to find the relevant information, but also because they might take users to unreliable websites. If you do not wish to be exposed to potential threats any time soon, you need to remove the browser hijacker from your computer. You could set a new reliable search engine when you get rid of it.

The browser hijacker needs to be removed from all the browsers as soon as possible also because it might gather information about users. We could not find what details this browser hijacker exactly records because it does not even have the Privacy Policy document; however, it is very likely that it seeks to get more information about users’ activities on the web, for example, it might record your search queries, links/ads you click, and websites you visit. If this information really ends up in the hands of cyber criminals who are the owners of the browser hijacker, they will definitely be shared with or sold to third parties. This might result in the violation of your privacy. Do not let this happen to you – remove this infection right now!

Where does come from?

All browser hijackers enter computers without permission. To be frank, they might enter systems in several different ways. According to researchers, this browser hijacker usually comes bundled with other application in the so-called “packages” of software. Users usually install such a package with all its contents without even knowing that there is a browser hijacker that will change the settings of all the browsers inside. As you already know, the browser hijacker will hijack the shortcuts of browsers the first thing it enters the computer. Also, it will create the folder Browsers in %Appdata%. Yes, it applies several changes once it enters the system, which, unfortunately, means that it will not be that easy to remove it from the system fully.

How to delete

In order to remove fully, users have to fix the shortcuts of their browsers first. Also, a user will have to delete the folder this browser hijacker has created. If it is the first time you are going to delete a browser hijacker manually, we suggest scrolling down and following our step-by-step instructions – they will help you to eliminate this computer infection. What else you can do to remove this threat is to scan the system with an automatic malware remover, e.g. SpyHunter. The diagnostic version of this scanner can be downloaded by clicking on the Download button, so do not hesitate to try it.

Remove manually

  1. Right-click on the shortcut of your browser.
  2. Select Properties and click on the Shortcut tab.
  3. Delete the Target line and Start in line.
  4. Enter C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe (if you use Mozilla Firefox), C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe (if you use Internet Explorer), or C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe (if you use Google Chrome) in the Target line.
  5. Copy and paste C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox (Mozilla Firefox), C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application (Google Chrome), or %HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH% (Internet Explorer) in the Start in line.
  6. Click Apply.
  7. Click OK to close the window.
  8. Tap Win+E.
  9. Type %Appdata% in the URL bar and tap Enter.
  10. Locate the Browsers folder and then remove it.
  11. Restart your browser.
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