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My Quick Converter

My Quick Converter is a browser hijacker that will immediately change your browsers’ settings once it enters your computer. Specifically speaking, you will find your homepage changed to This website looks like an ordinary search tool, but it is definitely not what it seems to be, so you should remove it from all your affected browsers as soon as possible and then start using a new search provider to perform web searches. There are so many other websites that only pretend to be legitimate search tools, for example,,, and, so you should never trust a search engine that has appeared on your browsers out of the blue – it is one of the first symptoms showing that a search tool is a browser hijacker and definitely not one of the trustworthy search providers. Read more » is promoted as “the search engine that respects your privacy.” Even though it is called Chrome Search, it has nothing to do with Google Chrome, we can assure you, so our only recommendation for you would be to remove it from browsers the second you notice its appearance. Specialists at say that it might arrive on users’ PCs in software bundles and then change their browsers’ settings, or they might be redirected to from a different domain. does look like a legitimate search tool at first glance, but we cannot confirm that it is one of the reputable search providers because research conducted by our malware researchers has clearly shown that it has drawbacks. We do not say that this Russian search tool is malicious or that it will start automatically downloading bad applications from the web on your computer, but, in the worst-case scenario, it might still bring you problems by redirecting you to untrustworthy pages. Keep in mind that might have any number from 1 to 20 next to its name, e.g. None of its versions can be trusted fully, so remove this search provider no matter which of its many versions you encounter. Read more » appears to be a threat that can hijack user’s default start page. Moreover, according to our specialists at, the application can also show users unreliable and annoying advertisements. In case you notice such ads, we recommend being careful. Needless to say, if they look suspicious or seem to be from potentially malicious web pages, we would urge you to stay away from them as much as possible. To stop the ads and gain the ability to change your start page you may have to delete It should not be particularly difficult, but if you feel you may not be experienced enough, you could slide at the end of the text and use the available instructions. Of course, if first of all, you would like to know more about the threat we urge you to read this report. Read more » is both a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program that is introduced to Google Chrome users as an extension. The name of the extension is “City Page Today Home Page,” and it does not have an official webpage representing it. Instead, the developer, KDS Media, has chosen to introduce it via the Chrome web store at That being said it is unlikely that all users will acquire this extension from this source. In fact, it is more likely that you have let it in by interacting with an installer carrying a bunch of programs bundled together. Are you absolutely sure that other pieces of software installed along with the PUP are reliable? Instead of guessing or assuming, install a legitimate malware scanner, and let it decide if you have anything to worry about. Obviously, all pieces identified as threats must be deleted, and, hopefully, you will be able to find the guides you need here, on Right now, let’s focus on the removal of and City Page Today Home Page. Read more » is one of the newest Polarity Technologies Ltd. search tools. It has been developed on the same template as,, and, and, just like these search engines, it does look like a legitimate search provider. Unfortunately, the appearance is not everything, so it would be dumb to keep this search tool and use it to perform web searches just because it looks reputable. Specialists at are sure that is not exactly what it seems to be. In other words, it is not a legitimate search tool users should use for web searches, they say. They have put this search engine under the browser hijacker category instead because it makes specific modifications on users’ computers resulting in the altered settings of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome without their consent. It is not the only problem with this search tool. The next paragraph of this article will tell you more about it. The knowledge you acquire should help you to decide whether to delete it or let it stay. Read more » Redirect Redirect is classified as a browser hijacker, which means that this application changes your browser’s settings without your permission. However, at a closer look, we can see that this intruder is directly associated with a Chrome extension, so it is possible to say that Redirect would not enter your computer if it were not for the extension it is associated with. Thus, if you want to remove this intruder, you need to delete the extension that brings in the potential threat. While you are at it, you should also consider running a full system scan with a licensed antispyware tool because you are bound to have more potential threats on-board. Read more »

City Page Today Home Page

City Page Today Home Page is a questionable application that should not be active on your personal computer. In fact, malware researchers at advise you to remove it without any hesitation if it is ever found up and running on your PC. We recommend doing so because it happens to be yet another browser hijacker. Such category has been assigned to it by our malware experts because this dubious application is capable of invasive and suspicious functionality. It can quickly make undesirable changes to your browser's default settings without any notification or authorization, which is frustrating, to say the least. In our report, we include information regarding the functionality of this browser hijacker and explain the dangers of having it active on your PC. Also, you will find a detailed removal guide, which you should use to delete City Page Today Home Page once and for all. Read more » is a search engine which also falls to the category of browser hijackers.  The search engine could be set as the home page of the Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers in several ways. Browser hijackers are usually distributed by software setup files and phishing emails distributing fraudulent email attachments. Hence, it is crucial to always pay attention to the information provided by software installers or prompt warnings. belongs to the browser hijacker group ELEX, which also includes,,, and some other hijackers. As well as its counterparts, does not have any outstanding characteristics, so the changes made on browsers may remain unnoticed by inattentive computer users, which is highly appreciated by cyber criminals. The longer the hijacker remains on a browser, the more benefit it gets for its authors. Our team at highly recommends that you remove from the computer, which you can do with the help of a removal guide provided at the very end of this review. Read more » is a new search tool released by Polarity Technologies Ltd. It has been observed that it might change users’ homepage without their knowledge, so it is usually classified as a browser hijacker by experienced researchers. Have you already found your browsers hijacked too? If you answer yes to this question, you should remove the search tool set from all affected browsers as soon as possible because is not exactly what it seems to be, i.e. it is not a legitimate search provider. Consequently, you should not use it to perform web searches either. If you need a detailed explanation why this page is not considered one of the trustworthy search providers, you should read this entire article, focusing on the second and third paragraphs. If you decide to get rid of this search tool, you will find more about its removal in the last paragraph. As you will see for yourself, it is not that hard to remove from browsers even though it cannot be erased through Control Panel like a normal program because it only sets itself as a new homepage. In other words, it does not apply any serious modifications that would be hard to undo. Read more » could change the user’s start page, default search provider, or his new tab page. As a consequence, the application falls under the classification of browser hijackers. However, the search engine provides a toolbar with possibly a couple of useful links to the user, so instead of looking suspicious it might seem helpful at first. Still, if you get to know it better, you may start thinking differently. Thus, if settled in, and you do not know much about it or browser hijackers in general, it would be advisable to have a closer look at our report. Moreover, if you wish to pick a more reliable search engine, we will add manual deletion instructions at the end of it to help you get rid of the untrustworthy application faster. Read more »