What is is a browser hijacker that redirects your searches to its own websites and then instantly redirects you back to the original page. With this browser hijacker on your computer, you will notice an increasing amount of commercial advertisements popping up on your computer screen, whenever you are online. Although can redirect you towards original sites as well, it is very common for this hijacker to send you over to affiliated and sponsored pages that may pose various security risks. Thus, it is in your best interest to remove from your PC.

What does do?

The official website at says that is a domain for tracking that is used in advertising network. The service checks traffic for various advertisements that make use of this technology. The explanation as to why is on your computer says that you may have been included in the list of advertisement distribution network by the domain's partner. That is to say, shakes off any kind of responsibility for your browsing sessions being redirected to commercial websites that could be exposing you to malware.

How to remove

However, that does not change the fact that is a malicious browser infection that enters your computer without your permission. Most of the time it arrives bundled with freeware from third party websites, although it can also be delivered by Trojan infection or spam email message. Due to the fact that can be delivered in multiple ways, there is no one definite way to remove it. For one, you can restore your hosts file and default browser settings manually, but you should definitely run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner to see what dangerous files are present in your system. Then, it would be for the best to invest in a legitimate antimalware tool to remove automatically through and through.

Modify hosts file

  1. Go to My Computer and open Local Disk (C:).
  2. Open Windows folder and double-click System32.
  3. Open drivers folder and double-click etc folder.
  4. Use Notepad to open hosts file.
  5. There should be only one or two lines at the end of the file: localhost or ::1. If you see any other lines beneath these, delete them and save changes.

Restore browser settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and click Internet Options.
  2. Open Advanced tab and click Reset.
  3. Select Delete personal settings and press Reset.
  4. When the reset is complete, click Close and press OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Firefox button and select Help.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information.
  3. Another tab opens and click Reset Firefox.
  4. Press Reset Firefox again and when the reset is complete click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
  2. Click Delete this user under Users.

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