What is

If you see when you launch your browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome), we have bad news for you – your browser has been hijacked. In other words, unauthorized changes have been applied to it. Search tools developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd. are usually set as users’ new homepages without their knowledge, but, in some cases, they might be set as default search tools as well. You should not keep or use it as your default search tool no matter what settings of your browsers it has altered because it is one of those unreliable search providers that might even expose users to potential threats by showing untrustworthy search results and taking them to untrustworthy third-party pages. Although has hijacked your browsers, it is just a browser hijacker, not serious malware, so you should be able to erase it yourself from those affected browsers. If you still cannot understand why a legitimate-looking search engine has to be deleted from browsers, we suggest that you read the rest of this article before you take any action.test

What does do? is presented as a legitimate search tool, and, we have to admit, it looks quite trustworthy at first glance, so it does not surprise us at all that not all the users hurry to delete it from their web browsers when they discover it set without their consent. The bar at the top of allows users accessing popular pages like Facebook, Yahoo, Gmail, and YouTube with the click of a button. On top of that, users see the weather forecast at the top all the time. Last but not least, like other trustworthy search tools, it displays search results when the search query is entered. Unfortunately, its trustworthiness is only an illusion. Malware researchers say that one of the biggest drawbacks of this search provider is associated with the search results it returns. Although users see search results, it has been observed that search queries might be redirected to other pages too, and, as a consequence, users might see untrustworthy search results. It is not very easy to say which of the search results are modified and might redirect to untrustworthy third-party pages, so users who perform web searches using risk ending up on corrupted websites every day. It is a serious drawback, but, sadly, it is not the only one. Specialists at also do not like that this search tool might record personally-identifiable information. Below is an excerpt from its Privacy Policy document:


It will collect personal details that are part of the search data only, as you can see, so do not use any details that can identify you personally as search queries if you decide to continue using as your default search provider.

Where does come from?

We do not believe that you have set as your new homepage because it usually arrives on users’ PCs in software bundles. Researchers say that it should not travel alone. According to them, it should be spread next to free software from,,, and similar pages. You cannot keep this search tool no matter you have set it voluntarily as your new homepage, or it has changed the settings of your browsers without your consent.

How to delete can be removed by resetting browsers to default, so we are sure you could remove it yourself. Of course, the manual method should be adopted by more experienced users. If you do not consider yourself one of them, it would be easier for you to use a powerful antimalware tool. All you need to do is to install a reputable scanner on your PC, launch it, and perform a system scan with it. Our security specialists say that all users should keep their antimalware tools enabled 24/7/365 so that malware could not infiltrate their computers and cause problems. removal guide

Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Press Alt+T to launch the Tools menu.
  3. Click Internet Options.
  4. Click Advanced.
  5. Click Reset.
  6. Put a tick in the box next to Delete personal settings.
  7. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and press Alt+H.
  2. When the Help menu is opened, click Troubleshooting information.
  3. At the top, click Refresh Firefox.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox again.

Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Tap Alt+F OR click the menu button in the top-right corner.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Go down and click Advanced.
  5. Click Reset.
  6. Click the Reset button located in the dialog box. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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