What is

You might view as a regular search assistant, but we classify it as a browser hijacker. If it has hijacked your web browser without your acknowledgment, you must know that it is unreliable, but most users will be tricked into letting this hijacker in themselves. Have you been tricked as well? If you have, it is most likely that the search tool was introduced to you in an attractive manner. Regardless of how this threat has accessed your browsers, we suggest deleting it as soon as possible. If you do not eliminate this hijacker, it is possible that your virtual security will be put at risk, and you definitely should read the entire report to understand the risks you might be facing. If you are worried about the removal of, don’t be. This infection is pretty ordinary, and we are sure that you can get rid of it manually even if you have no experience with other infections.test

How does work? comes from the infamous ELEX family, which also includes,,, and other well-known hijackers. The unfortunate thing is that these hijackers are often seen bundled with Amulec, a potentially unwanted program that has the potential to download malware without your consent. Of course, the installation of malware is not directly linked to the hijacker itself, but if you find it installer – or if you install it yourself – you need to scan your operating system immediately to check for malware. Considering that these hijackers are usually spread using software bundles, it is very possible that additional threats will slither in along with it. Can you identify these threats? If you cannot, install a malware scanner to inspect your operating system. In fact, we suggest using this tool even if you believe that you have uncovered malware because you do not want to overlook concealed threats. Once your operating system is fully scanned, you will know if you should focus on deleting, or if there are other threats that deserve your full attention. If you find other infections, you can use the guides created by malware researchers to familiarize yourself with them.

If you have reviewed the Privacy Policy supporting, you know that this search tool can record personal information that includes full name, gender, date of birth, and geographical location. It is stated that you might be asked to share this information voluntarily, for example, via surveys. Did you know that you would be introduced to surveys before you installed the hijacker? We are sure that you did not, just like you did not know that instead of providing you with original results, the hijacker would redirect to Google Search. Do not rush to assume that this is beneficial for you. The infection uses this popular search provider just to make you trust the links shown, and these might include sponsored links! To sum things up, if you acquire this allegedly reliable search tool, your personal information might be collected, and you could be introduced to unreliable search results. Due to this, we strongly recommend deleting from your browsers immediately.

How to remove

You should not postpone the removal of This browser hijacker is not only useless but also unreliable, and you might put your own security at risk by using it. As mentioned previously, the elimination of this hijacker is not a complicated task, and we believe that you can successfully erase the hijacker without experience. The instructions below show how to modify the homepage settings, but you can also do that directly from your browser in a regular manner. This should be enough to have the hijacker eliminated. Of course, considering that unreliable cookies exist, you should also consider resetting your browsers. If malicious threats that you cannot eliminate manually exist, we advise employing an anti-malware tool to have these threats eliminated along with the hijacker and malicious tracking cookies. Should you have questions regarding the process, post them below.

Removal Instructions

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Explorer by tapping keys Win+E.
  2. Enter %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ into the bar at the top to access this folder.
  3. Open the folder representing your Firefox profile.
  4. Open the file named prefs.js.
  5. In the user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", ""); string replace the hijacker’s URL and then save the file.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Explorer by tapping keys Win+E.
  2. Enter %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\ into the bar at the top.
  3. Open the Default folder or open the folder representing your Chrome profile.
  4. In the files named Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data (you can open them with Notepad), replace the hijacker’s URL.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch RUN by tapping keys Win+R.
  2. Type regedit.exe into the Open box and click OK.
  3. In the pane on the left navigate to HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  4. Double-click Start Page and then replace the URL of the hijacker. Click OK.
  5. Navigate to HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}.
  6. Double-click these values (one by one) and overwritethe hijacker’s URL in value data field:
    • FaviconURL
    • FaviconURLFallback
    • TopResultURL
    • URL
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