What is might find its way into your system through unreliable extensions or other suspicious software. It can affect almost all major browsers except Microsoft Edge by replacing user’s default settings like the homepage, new tab page, or search engine. As a consequence, the application was categorized as a browser hijacker. Besides these annoying changes the threat could also show you potentially dangerous advertising content, e.g. it could lead you to web pages distributing similar suspicious software or even malicious programs. If you do not want to harm your computer accidentally while simply searching the Internet, we would advise you to get a more reliable tool. However, to do so, firstly, it is necessary to get rid of Erasing the hijacker manually could be a difficult task for some users, so if you decide to remove it, we urge you to do so while following the instructions located below the article.test

Where does come from?

Our research shows that search engines like can hijack user’s browser after installing suspicious browser extensions. For example, this particular application could be distributed with add-ons offering free coupons or content alike. Also, it could be spread through bundled installers of other types of software too. Naturally, to avoid hijackers or different threats we would advise you to make sure the programs you want to install come from reputable publishers before clicking the download button. Plus, instead of downloading setup files from untrustworthy file-sharing websites, you should choose legitimate sites.

How does work?

Users might think the application’s working manner is no different from the ones of other regular search engines. Nonetheless, our research reveals that despite its harmless appearance, could be potentially dangerous. For starters, the application is quite identical to,,, and other search engines that were already classified as browser hijackers. Thus, we would not be surprised if the application was created by the same unknown developers.

Furthermore, our specialists at also learned that the browser hijacker could use a modified Yahoo search engine to gather the results. It seems later they might be further modified by injecting third-party advertising content until the results are shown to the user. These advertisements may come from lots of different software’s partners, and so we doubt reviews what kind of web pages, services, or products they could be promoting. In other words, there is a possibility some of the ads might redirect the user to web pages seeking to steal his private data or distribute adware, potentially unwanted programs, different hijackers, and other potentially dangerous threats. In the worst case scenario, you could even come across websites containing Trojans, viruses, and so on.

How to eliminate

Given the risks arising from the search engine’s usage, we believe it is not worth to keep it on the system. If you think the same about, we urge you to get rid of it before something goes wrong. Simply, take a look at the instructions located below and fix the application’s modified data as it is explained. The task might be quite complicated, but if you do not think you are experienced enough, we might suggest another option too. You could install a legitimate antimalware tool and do a system scan with it. Afterward, you could click the deletion button, and the hijacker should be erased automatically along with other possible threats.


Internet Explorer

  1. Press Win+R.
  2. Type Regedit and click Enter.
  3. Navigate to the given location: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
  4. Right-click a value name called Start Page.
  5. Pick Modify and replace with a different link.
  6. Press OK and look for this path: HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}
  7. Locate the following value names: FaviconURL, FaviconURLFallback, TopResultURL, URL.
  8. Right-click them all separately and press Modify.
  9. Replace given value data and press OK.
  10. Exit the Registry Editor.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Win+E.
  2. Locate the exact directory: C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{Unique Mozilla user ID}
  3. Right-click a file named as Prefs.js.
  4. Choose to open it with Notepad.
  5. Find this line: user_pref(“browser.startup.homepage”, “”).
  6. Replace with another link.
  7. Save the document and close it.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Win+E.
  2. Go to this specific location: C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  3. Find data called Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data.
  4. Right-click these files one by one and press Delete.
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