What is is a search engine that is closely related with ShieldPlus open source browser. If you install this browser and use it to surf the web, you will see every time you open it. Specialists say that it is very likely that ShieldPlus will set itself as your default browser, so you will be forced to use to search for the information. Actually, we do not think that it is the best idea to do that because this search engine is not completely trustworthy. It is not really surprising that it cannot be trusted 100% because it is spread by a potentially unwanted program. Yes, ShieldPlus falls into the category of PUPs. If you decide to get rid of and start using another search engine, you will have to fully delete ShieldPlus. This is the only way to eliminate this unwanted search provider.test

How does act?

Of course, you might wonder why we say that you have to get rid of The first suspicious thing about is that it is identical to and is hosted on the same server as this search engine. If you do not know, is a part of a browser hijacker infection, so we cannot expect to be 100% reliable either. Researchers at have carried out a research and found out that might provide users with modified search results. Besides, it will place all kinds of ads on the startup page of too. These ads will claim that you have to update some kind of program, your PC is missing software that is required to access some kind of content, and you might even see a message that malware has been detected on your system. Do not click on any of such ads and do not pay much attention to them because they appear to you only to convince you to click on any of them. Keep in mind that this might result in the entrance of malware quickly, so it would be best if you not only ignore these ads, but also get rid of them because you might click on them accidentally. You can do that by getting rid of search engine.

You might encounter various untrustworthy search engines in the future too. This might really happen if you do not have a security tool installed on the system. If you want to continue using your preferred search engine, install a security tool – it will protect your browsers from unauthorized changes, which means that you will be the one who can change the settings.

How to get rid of

As you have understood, is definitely not the most reliable search provider, so it would best to get rid of it. You can do that only by erasing ShieldPlus browser. As this browser is put into the category of potentially unwanted programs, you will be able to remove it via Control Panel. You will find the instructions that will help you to do that below this article; however, they will definitely not help you to erase other programs that might be hiding on your computer. Therefore, we suggest scanning the system with the SpyHunter antimalware scanner too.


Windows XP

  1. Click on the Start button (lower-left corner).
  2. Open Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the program and click Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Select the undesirable program and click Uninstall.

Windows 8/8.1/10

  1. Launch RUN by tapping the Windows key + R.
  2. Enter Control Panel in the box and click OK.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the undesirable software.
  5. Click the Uninstall button.
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