What is is a form of a browser hijacker because the majority of users say that its appearance on their browsers was unexpected. It is not the first Polarity Technologies Ltd. browser hijacker that specialists at have analyzed, so they can say nothing new. Like other hijackers developed on the same template, e.g. and, it should alter homepages on all browsers that are installed on your system. Most probably, it is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. If you use any of these web browsers to surf the web, the appearance of will definitely not go unnoticed. Unfortunately, we cannot confirm that this page is a trustworthy search provider even though its interface suggests the opposite, so we see only one outcome in this situation – its complete removal. The sooner you get rid of it, the sooner you could set another reliable search provider and start performing safe web searches. It is not a problem if you do not know how to remove it now because you will definitely know more after you read this report.test

What does do?

Users soon find out that their browsers’ settings have been altered because their browsers open automatically when they launch them. We have to admit that this website looks quite reliable. You will find a search box in the middle of its start page. At the top, there is a small search box for quick web searches and a bar with buttons that open Local Weather, News, Map Quick, etc. Below the search box, you should also be able to find quick-access buttons that lead to Facebook, Gmail, Walmart, Amazon, and other popular websites – all these buttons can be hidden. Unfortunately, it does not mean that it does not have any drawbacks. Research conducted by specialists working at has shown that there is a huge possibility that users will be presented with some modified search results too. It is hard to distinguish them from normal search results. Because of this, users click on them sooner or later. We do not say that all of them are dangerous, but we still do not recommend clicking on any of them because, theoretically, some modified search results opening untrustworthy websites might be displayed to users after they enter any search query too.

As has been observed, also gathers various details about users automatically, so you should consider this too before keeping it set on browsers. It records information users provide willingly, device-specific information, such as OS version and hardware model, and, finally, it records tons of details categorized as log information, e.g. Internet Protocol Address, geographic information, time and date of search queries performed, and search activity. All these details should be used to improve the service, but it seems that it might also be disclosed to third parties, e.g. advertisers. Luckily, these are not details that can identify users personally, but we cannot guarantee that it is safe to let a suspicious search tool collect all of them.

Where does come from?

You must have downloaded a software bundle from a P2P or a similar website if you have found set on your web browser out of the blue. It is a common distribution tactic, but it does not mean that it is impossible to prevent these unauthorized changes from being applied. To do this, you will need to change your habits. First, stop downloading software from random websites you find while surfing the web. Second, install new applications with great care and read all the information provided in the setup wizard in order not to agree with the installation of undesirable software. Finally, keep your antimalware tool active 24/7.

How to delete

The manual removal should not be complicated at all if you follow our instructions. No, you cannot keep it, especially if it has hijacked your browsers. If you find the manual removal method too challenging, you should use an automated malware remover to undo the changes applied to your web browsers instead.

How to remove

Internet Explorer

  1. Tap Win+R.
  2. Type regedit and click OK.
  3. Navigate to HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  4. Find the Value named Start Page.
  5. Right-click it and select Modify.
  6. Type the URL you like in the Value data field.
  7. Click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Go to %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles and check all folders.
  3. Locate the folder containing the prefs.js file.
  4. Open it with Notepad.
  5. Remove user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", ""); from this file and save the changes.

Google Chrome

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Go to the %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default directory.
  3. Remove Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data from this folder. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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