What is

If a doubtful search engine ever replaces your homepage and modifies the New Tab URL by setting itself, it is very likely that a browser hijacker has entered your PC. Some users do not even notice for a long time that has changed their browsers’ settings because it looks exactly like any other search engine, i.e. there is a search box on its main page, and it works quite well, i.e. it returns search results for users. Even though this search engine seems to be completely harmless, we cannot say that it is very safe to use as the major tool for searching the web. Of course, there are reasons why we say so. First, you might be quickly exposed to potential threats if you keep because it is known that this search tool might cause redirections to untrustworthy third-party websites. Secondly, it seems that this search tool always collects information about users. Third, trustworthy search tools are never set on browsers without a user’s permission. Find more information about further in this article. We hope that specialists working at will convince you that the only smart step is to get rid of

What does do? is created by the company that is responsible for developing a bunch of other search tools, e.g.,, and Unfortunately, it seems that none of its products can be fully trusted, so specialists did not get very surprised when they found that is not that good either. To be more specific, it has been found that can return the modified search results if a user enters a search query. By saying “modified”, we mean that some of these search results might be made to promote partners’ websites. Nobody knows anything about these websites. Also, it is impossible to say whether it is safe to click on a search result or not, so you will necessarily end up on an untrustworthy website one day if you keep using as your default search engine. Of course, it does not mean that it will immediately cause harm to your PC, but you might really put your computer in danger by letting it stay.

According to researchers at, questionable search tools tend to gather information about users and then share it with their affiliates. In order to find out whether or not acts the same, specialists have checked the Privacy Policy. Unfortunately, it has become quickly clear that it might record personal details too. Surprisingly, these details might be inside the non-personally identifiable information:


We do not say that your privacy will be necessary violated; however, you have to remove from all your browsers if you do not wish this questionable search engine to cause you privacy-related problems. Continue reading if you have no idea how this search tool can be eliminated.

Where does come from?

Advertising-supported applications are not only undesirable programs showing irritating ads. It is very likely that adware is responsible for the presence of on your browsers as well if you are sure that you have not applied new settings yourself. According to researchers, it is very likely that you have clicked on a malicious advertisement shown by adware if you see set as your homepage and the New Tab page. Of course, this browser hijacker might have used another way to sneak onto your computer as well. For example, it might have entered your computer from a software bundle.

How do I remove

Even though is a really annoying search tool that can cause harm to your computer, it is not difficult to remove it because it is enough to reset browsers to their default settings to get rid of it. If you are one of those users who have never done that before, you should use our step-by-step manual removal guide that can be found below this paragraph. can be deleted with a help of an automatic malware remover, e.g. SpyHunter as well, so it is up to you which method to employ to get rid of this unwanted search tool.

Remove manually

Internet Explorer

  1. Launch your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+T.
  3. Click Internet Options.
  4. Click on the Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset.
  6. Mark the Delete personal settings.
  7. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser and go to the Help menu.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information.
  3. Locate the Refresh Firefox button and click on it.
  4. Click on the Refresh Firefox button again.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Open the menu and click Settings.
  3. Scroll down and select Show advanced settings.
  4. Click Reset settings.
  5. Click on the Reset button.
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