What is

If the home page of your web browsers has been changed to – your computer has been corrupted by a browser hijacker. If you are continuously being rerouted to this page without your consent – you are dealing with a redirect virus. Either way, the infection is highly dangerous and you should delete it from the operating Windows system right away. The removal process depends on the severity of the threat and the security state of your personal computer. For example, if you have set the suspicious search engine as your home page when installing freeware, you might be able to fix the issue manually. However, if the devious hijacker has taken over your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and other browsers illegally, the problem is much more complicated. So, how should you remove hijacker from the browsers and the computer?

How does act?

Schemers can activate browser hijackers, redirect viruses and other threats using highly deceptive online tricks, as spyware can be distributed using social engineering and drive-by download scams. Note that the hijacker can be distributed alongside the Delta Search toolbar or The first time you are greeted to the unreliable search engine you might think you have landed on the page by mistake. In fact, you might notice nothing suspicious and the search engine mimics, a reliable search engine which is used by millions. The unreliable search engine flaunts the services of Web, Images, Videos, Mail, Facebook, Games, News, Weather, Maps, Shop, Calendar and Top sites. Just like with Delta Search, the Web searches performed through the search engine provides ad-supported search results. If you try to use any other tools, you will be routed to Yahoo supported services (e.g. or

According to researchers, is available in 19 languages, including German, Turkish, English or Russian. This can help schemers who have utilized the search engine to collect information about your browsing habits to reach more systems. If you use the search engine, you will not only be presented with advertisement supported search results – you will also be greeted by online advertisements and pop-up surveys. Please ignore any ads, surveys, offers or prize draws because they could be implemented to expose security backdoors.

How to remove

If you have been exposed to, there is a great chance that you are being targeted by cyber criminals. In case you have landed on the suspicious search engine once it is unlikely that any harm will be caused. However, if you notice that this search engine has been set as your home page without your knowledge, or if you keep getting redirected to the page – scan the PC and remove existing malware. You can do this with the help of an automatic spyware detection and removal tool SpyHunter. Once you delete hijacker, use the instructions below.

Change undesirable browser settings

Remove from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Manage Add-ons.
  2. Select Search Providers from the menu on the left.
  3. Click the unwanted provider, Remove it and Close.
  4. Tap Alt+T one more time and select Internet Options.
  5. Click the General tab, change/remove the Home Page and click OK.

Remove from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Options.
  2. Click the General tab, overwrite/delete the Home Page URL and click OK.
  3. Click the search provider icon placed on the search box (top right of the page).
  4. Select Manage Search Engines and Remove the undesirable search provider. Click OK.

Remove from Google Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome, simultaneously tap Alt+F and select Settings.
  2. Under On Startup click Set pages, overwrite/remove the displayed URL and click OK.
  3. Under Appearance click Change, change/delete the displayed URL and click OK.
  4. Click Manage search engines under Search.
  5. Choose a new search provider, remove (click X) the unwanted one and click OK.

Remember that in order to keep the browser and the computer free of infections you need to keep the operating system guarded at all times. It is recommended to leave this task in the hands of authentic spyware detection and removal software.

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