What is is often considered to be a browser hijacker, although it is just a website that function as your default homepage and search engine when you install SideCubes browser extension on your computer. Our security research team has placed under browser hijacker category, because sometimes users are not aware of the fact that they allow for the browser settings modifications to take place. If that was not your intention, you can easily remove from your computer. After manual removal you are also recommended to invest in a powerful antimalware tool so that your system would be protected against similar threats.testtest

Where does come from?

It is very common for browser hijackers, freeware applications and browser extensions to come bundled in packs. Although our research team has not discovered any bundled samples, it is very likely that some packages will appear soon enough, and SideCubes will be available at third party file hosting web pages.

As of now, installation file can be downloaded at At the official website you are greeted with a message saying: “Hello! You are welcome to try me as your new browsing friend!” Thus projects a user-friendly image as a custom sidebar that can help you improve your overall web browsing activity. The download does not start automatically, so if gets installed on your PC, chances are that you have initiated the installation yourself.

What does do?

During the installation your can choose whether you want just SideCubes Toolbar installed, or whether you want your default homepage changed to as well. The default settings on extension setup are set for the toolbar only, but if user is not attentive enough, he or she might accidentally tick options for default search engine and homepage modifications as well. is compatible with Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers, but upon the installation this browser hijacker affects your default browser only. Based on our research, is nothing, but another variant of Therefore,’s behavioral patterns can be applied to as well. It means that this browser hijacker aims to promote third party content in order to make easy money for its creators.

In the long run it can expose you to potentially corrupted websites that distribute adware or malware. is also known to collect your information on what websites you visit, as well as freeze your browser for a few seconds or even minutes.

How to remove

In order to avoid all the frustrating consequences and potential security issues you need to remove right now. To terminate the application, simply uninstall SideCubes via Control Panel. Sometimes your homepage remains hijacked even when the application is uninstalled. In that case, restore your browser settings manually following the instructions below. Finally, scan your PC with SpyHunter free scanner to ensure that all the unwanted files and registry entries have been removed. Do not hesitate to invest in a licensed antimalware tool if need be.

Uninstall SideCubes

Windows 8

  1. Drag mouse cursor to the bottom right of your desktop.
  2. When Charm bar appears click Settings and open Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program and remove SideCubes.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program and remove SideCubes.

Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu and click Settings.
  2. Go to Control Panel and select Add or remove programs.
  3. Uninstall SideCubes.

Remove from your browser

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+T and click Options.
  2. Change your homepage address under General tab and click OK.
  3. Click the search engine icon on the left of Firefox search box.
  4. Select Manage search engines on drop-down menu.
  5. Remove from the list and click OK.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
  2. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages under On Startup.
  3. Click Set pages.
  4. Change your startup page address and click OK.
  5. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  6. Set a new default search engine, delete and press Done.

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and go to Manage add-ons.
  2. Click Search providers on the left.
  3. Set a new default search engine and remove
  4. Press Alt+T again and click Internet options.
  5. Change your homepage address under General tab and press OK.
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