What is

If you recently noticed on your browser and you have doubts about its reliability you came to the right place as in this article we will provide important details about it. First of all, users should know the application falls under the classification of browser hijackers. It means it could alter some browser preferences, for example, user’s homepage, new tab page, etc. However, the worst part about it is that it might encourage users to surf the Internet with an unreliable search engine. Apparently, it may show modified results injected with questionable third-party advertising content. Therefore, it is not a surprise our researchers at advise against the usage of Provided, you decide it is not worth to keep such a threat on your system as well, we encourage you to use the deletion instructions available below.

Where does come from? could be distributed with bundled installers. Thus, users who encounter it may install it accidentally. For example, it might happen if the user does not pick advanced installation settings or does not pay attention to the terms on the configuration wizard and overlook the threat. If you are one of the users who like to rush the installation process by not reading any conditions or terms either, we would advise you to invest a couple of minutes in the future. Especially, if you happen to download the setup file from a P2P file-sharing network or another untrustworthy source because such file-sharing web pages can contain installers bundled with similar browser hijackers, potentially unwanted programs, adware, or even more dangerous applications.

How does work?

After entering the system, the browser hijacker may affect the user’s default browser. Currently, it works with Internet Explorer, possibly with Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. Depending on the hijacked browser the application could replace its default search engine, homepage, or new tab page with From what we have learned while testing this search engine, it looks like it uses a modified or in other words custom Yahoo search engine. Consequently, there is a possibility it might alter results it gathers, for example, by injecting them with third-party advertising content. The gain from doing so could be advertising revenue, as creators might receive money when users click ads displayed by it. The bad news is the browser hijacker’s developers take no responsibility for third-party content. It means there are no guarantees it cannot be malicious. For example, the ads could lead to websites promoting similar threats, sites containing Trojans or other infections, web pages created to steal user’s sensitive data, and so on. Naturally, if you do not want to risk encountering such content, it would be smarter to get rid of this suspicious application before anything goes wrong.

How to eliminate

There is a way to erase the browser hijacker manually, and if you feel up to such a task, we invite you to use our provided deletion instructions available slightly below. They will explain how to locate and erase or restore files altered by Less experienced users who find this process a bit difficult should simply install a legitimate antimalware tool and scan the system with it. Afterward, it would display a report with detected threats, and you could eliminate them all by pressing the removal button.


Internet Explorer

  1. Tap Win+R.
  2. Type Regedit and click OK.
  3. Search for this particular path: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
  4. Find a value name titled Start Page.
  5. Right-click the value name and select Modify.
  6. Replace its value data (, for example, with
  7. Click OK.
  8. Look for the given location: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes
  9. Right-click a key called {19785B90-27A0-475A-AC56-B05C99FAB533} and press Delete.
  10. Find the same path: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall
  11. Right-click a key titled {19785B90-27A0-475A-AC56-B05C99FAB533} and press Delete.
  12. Leave Registry Editor.
  13. Press Win+E.
  14. Access this folder: %APPDATA%
  15. Right-click a folder called {19785B90-27A0-475A-AC56-B05C99FAB533} and select Delete.
  16. Exit File Explorer.
  17. Empty your Recycle bin.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Win+E.
  2. Find the path: C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{UniqueMozillaID}
  3. Locate file Prefs.js and open it with Notepad.
  4. Search for the given line: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "").
  5. Replace with a website you like.
  6. Tap Ctrl+S.
  7. Close the file.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch File Explorer (Win+E).
  2. Search for the particular path: C:\Users\{Username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  3. Find data named as Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data.
  4. Right-click these files separately and select Delete.
  5. Close the Explorer. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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