What is appears to be a recently created clone of,,, and other browser hijackers developed by an unreliable company known as Elex. Our specialists warn us that just like its previous versions the application might be displaying modified results, which could be injected with potentially harmful pop-ups, banners, sponsored links, and other advertisements from the third-party. Therefore, if you encountered this search engine we would advise you to remove it from the affected browser as soon as possible; to assist you in this task we are placing deletion instructions below the article. Moreover, the application might be distributed with similar suspicious software, so once the hijacker is erased it is advisable to check the system for other possible threats. If you want to save some time, you could use a legitimate antimalware tool right from the start and eliminate along with all other suspicious applications at the same time.test

Where does come from?

According to the software’s creators, they may distribute the search engine through bundled program installers. Our researchers at believe that such setup files could be available on untrustworthy file-sharing websites. Thus, if you received the browser hijacker and it is not the only suspicious application you encountered so far, we would advise you to pick more reliable sources for downloading setup files. Torrent and other doubtful file-sharing sites might offer installers bundled not only with threats like, but also with potentially unwanted programs, adware, or even malware. Usually, the best choice is the official application’s website, but only if the software is reliable and created by a reputable company.

How does work?

Same as the other clones of this browser hijacker, it enters the system by altering specific files and changing your browser preferences. might replace user’s default search engine, new tab page, or homepage on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Consequently, the browser should start loading the search engine upon its launch, when a new tab is opened, and so on. Even though it may look like a reliable search tool, it would be unwise to ignore the changes made to your browser.

While might help you find what you are looking for it may also show you annoying advertisements from the third party. Our specialists suspect these ads may come from unreliable sources, which means that some of them could be potentially harmful. For instance, the displayed ads could contain links to malicious web pages containing viruses, Trojans, worms, and other malware. Plus, he threat may inject the results with pop-ups and other clickable ads promoting other suspicious applications like adware or other browser hijackers too. Not to mention, by clicking the ads users could land on web pages that may try to gather their sensitive data by offering them to participate in fake lotteries, surveys, and so on. As you realize, the search engine’s usage might compromise both the computer’s security and your privacy.

How to delete

Erasing manually might be not as easy as it may look like. The threat modifies specific browser files, so you would have to locate such data and undo the modifications that were made or remove the altered files. Nevertheless, if you choose this option we strongly recommend following the instructions placed below this text. Also, there is another way to eliminate the browser hijacker. If you do not want to erase the application manually you could install a legitimate antimalware tool. Just click the scanning button and allow the tool to detect data related to the threat. Then click the deletion button and let it deal with this unreliable search engine for you.

Remove from browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Win+R.
  2. Insert Regedit and click Enter.
  3. Locate a value name called Start Page in the following directory: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
  4. Select the Start Page, right-click it and choose Modify.
  5. Replace with a web page you prefer and press OK.
  6. Navigate to the exact same location: HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}
  7. Look for value names called FaviconURL, FaviconURLFallback, TopResultURL, and URL.
  8. Right-click the listed files separately and select Modify.
  9. Change their value data and click OK.
  10. Exit the Registry Editor.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Win+E.
  2. Look for this particular directory: C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{Unique Mozilla user ID}
  3. Find a file called Prefs.js.
  4. Launch it as a Notepad document and find the following line: user_pref(“browser.startup.homepage”, “”).
  5. Change the link within ( with a website you like.
  6. Save the document.
  7. Then close it.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Win+E.
  2. Navigate till you find this specific location: C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  3. Locate data called Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data.
  4. Right-click the given files separately and choose Delete.
  5. Exit the File Explorer.
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