What is

A browser hijacked called belongs to the family that includes such infamous hijackers as and As you can see, the names of these threats are very similar; however, this is where the only difference lies. The interfaces of these hijackers are identical, and they work in the same way. Even the search results they show are likely to represent the same links. On top of that, it looks like these hijackers are spread in the exact same way. Were these threats created by the same company? It is possible that they were; however, that is yet to be confirmed. What we know for sure is that this is not the last version of this malware that we will see. Due to this, it is extremely important to set up reliable system’s protection to ensure that other browser hijackers do not invade your operating system in the future. Right now, let’s talk about the removal of We have analyzed this infection, and the instructions below should help you delete this threat in no time.test

How does work?

According to our malware analysts at, might change the homepage of your browser when you download programs packaged with this hijacker. Can you list all programs that you have downloaded and installed recently? Are you sure that malware was not installed silently? You always have to be careful about invisible, clandestine threats, and if your operating system is not protected reliably, malware could slither in without any warning. On top of that, it could initiate malicious processes without alerting you as well. Overall, if has been installed, you need to inspect your operating system with a malware scanner immediately. Hopefully, the scanner does not detect critical infections; otherwise, you will have to postpone the removal of the hijacker; unless, of course, you employ an automated malware remover that will erase all threats simultaneously. Is the hijacker the only potential threat on your PC? If it is, you have to look at it not as a beneficial and reliable search tool but a questionable tool that probably was designed to advertise third-party products and spy on you.

The interface of can be separated into two different areas. The first area displays easy-access links to third-party sites, representing Weather, Free Games, Big Fish Games, Addicting Games, Roblox, Skincraft, and Minecraft. The second area represents a search dialog box. If you enter keywords into this box, you will be redirected to (Yahoo Search). Although it might seem as if you can trust the results shown, our research team warns that these results might include unreliable links, and that is not something that Yahoo is responsible for. The hijacker itself might adjust the results to include unreliable search results. The chances are that the creator of earns money for every click that you make on the sponsored links, and it is possible that the unreliable search tool is used by malicious parties to promote their unreliable offers and introduce you to fake information. In general, this search tool/hijacker is not beneficial, and there is no need for you to postpone its removal.

How to delete

If we have convinced you that you should delete from your browsers, you have to make up your mind about the removal method. Because other infections might be present and because you might lack experience to find and erase it yourself, we advise looking into automated anti-malware software. Should you decide to eliminate the hijacker manually, you should be able to get rid of it by modifying the homepage URL, and this process is represented via the guide below. If you are having any issues getting rid of this hijacker, you can post a comment below. We only ask you to form your questions in a clear manner, so that we could help you resolve the problems you have stumbled upon. When you clean your operating system, do not forget to reinforce protection – something anti-malware software can do for you – because malicious threats and potentially unreliable programs could slither in without any warning.

Removal Instructions

Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch RUN by tapping Win+R keys.
  2. Enter regedit.exe to access Registry Editor.
  3. Move to HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  4. Double-click the value called Start Page.
  5. Replace the hijacker’s URL with the preferred URL. Click OK.
  6. Navigate to HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}.
  7. Repeat step 5 with these values: FaviconURL, FaviconURLFallback, TopResultURL, and URL.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch Windows Explorer by tapping Win+E keys.
  2. Enter %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ into the bar at the top.
  3. Open the Firefox profile folder (random name).
  4. Open the file named prefs.js, which you can do using Notepad.
  5. Replace the hijacker’s URL with the preferred URL. Save the file before closing.

Google Chrome:

  1. Launch Windows Explorer by tapping Win+E keys.
  2. Enter %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\ (or %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\ if you are on Windows XP) into the bar at the top.
  3. Open the Default folder or your profile folder (has a unique name).
  4. Delete these files: Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web.
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