How to remove from computer and browsers


What is Removal reasons and methods is a browser hijacker that was first found in the beginning of March 2017. It is a program that sneaks into user’s system and starts to show an enormous amount of ads. The second feature of the program is that it redirects the user to untrusted sites when he browses the Web. Both these features are very annoying, but there is much worse one that can call real problems with your system. To understand what it is, let’s figure out, what is actually doing in the system and what is it for. is a tool for advertising purposes and mostly it is involved in three types of fraud schemes. The first one is the simplest: scammers sell the so-called website promotion services. What they do is just distributing the link to some website through their adware and thus increasing its visit rates. The numbers say that the website was visited million times, but less than 1% of this million is true. Others are bots or victims of browser hijackers that didn’t even read the website’s name and immediately closed it. As you see, this kind of promotion is almost useless, because Google can spot such things and make the website totally invisible for users.



The scheme #2 is a basic one that involves spending user’s personal time on making money for fraudsters. Adware spams with ads in browser and sooner or later user clicks on one of them. It could happen accidentally or purposely, but each click on such ad gives scammers few cents. Considering the number of victims, they might receive tens of hundreds of dollars each day only using this method.

The last method is not as proficient as other two, because it isn’t in high demand. It consists of inflicting the direct losses to large advertising companies. As you know, the Internet advertising is paid and the most popular payment system is called pay-per-click. The weak spot of the system is that the advertiser must pay for each click, regardless of whether it led to the purchase, or at least to some time spent on the website. Scammers use this weak spot and they can drain the budgets just by making victims to click on the real ad. The point is that users that see ads everywhere won’t buy anything and will quit the website.

All these fraud schemes include showing of tons of ads and links every day, and most of these ads lead to unsafe websites, where user can get only substandard goods or unwanted software. Each click might cause the download of a virus and, based on statistical data, PC might be completely clogged with adware within a week or even less. isn’t a virus, but if you will leave it unattended in the system, you will soon regret it. We can advise you only one thing: remove ASAP. If you need instructions to do this – you will find them in the final part of an article.

Automatic removal tool

The deletion of can be performed via two basic methods. Automatic deletion is suitable for anyone, and to perform it you need to download a decent anti-viral tool and launch it. There are many good tools both paid and free, but we advise you to try Spyhunter AntiMalware. Spyhunter is one of the most efficient tools for adware deletion, and it favorably differs other competitors by its price. Also it has such advantages over other antiviruses as daily updated database, 24/7 tech support and compatibility with other AV-tools. If you don’t want to bay an antivirus – there is another way: you can remove manually. You should know that we can’t be responsible for the results, because we can’t control how exactly you will perform the deletion. It will be wise to make a backup of the system before starting to do anything. The detailed removal instruction and the link to download Spyhunter can be found below this paragraph.

Download Spyhunter - Anti-malware scanner

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Protects the system in future

We suggest scanning the system by SpyHunter, because it can detect virus threats. SpyHunter malware scanner is free to detect a malware. To remove virus, you will need to purchase the full program version for 39.99. More about Spyhunter: User manual, System requirements, Terms of service, EULA and Privacy policy.

Removal instruction for manual deletion

If you do not want to pay for antivirus, or are completely sure that you can remove by hand - abide to the instructions below.



Step 1. Uninstall from the system

It is an optional step, if you have no installed software with the same name, go to the next step.

Instruction for Windows XP and Windows 7

1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.

2. In the Currently installed programs box, click the, and then click Change or Change/Remove.

3. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to make the changes that you want.

Press Start - Control Panel Choose Program - Uninstall a program Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Instruction for Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter Control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by: select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.


Instruction for Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select and press Uninstall

Type 'Control Panel' in Search field Programs in Control Panel Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Instruction for Mac OS

1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications

2. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash

3. Choose Finder > Empty Trash

Step 2. Check browser shortcut

1. Right-click on shortcut

2. Select Properties

3. Check the field Target: there must be only way to your browser, e.g.:

Google Chrome: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe"

Internet Explorer: "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"

Mozilla Firefox: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe"

Opera: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\launcher.exe"

Safari: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Safari\"

Step 3. Remove from browser settings

Instructions for Google Chrome

1. Launch Google Chrome

2. Click Menu (Customize and control Google Chrome)

3. Select Settings

4. Scroll down and click Show advanced settings...

5. Click Reset settings

How to find Google Chrome Settings How to find Show advanced settings in Google Chrome How to Reset settings in Google Chrome

Instructions for Mozilla Firefox

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox

2. Click on Help on menu bar

3. Select Troubleshooting information

4. Click Reset Firefox...

How to find Mozilla Firefox Troubleshooting information How to launch Reset Firefox... Reset Mozilla Firefox: last step

Instructions for Internet Explorer

1. Launch Internet Explorer

2. Click Tools (You can press ALT+X on the keyboard)

3. Select Internet Options

4. Select Advanced tab

5. Click Reset... button

6. Put the tick near 'Delete personal settings' and click Reset

How to launch Internet Options in Internet Explorer How to find Advanced Internet Options in Internet Explorer How to reset Internet Explorer settings

Instructions for Opera

1. Start Opera

2. Click Menu (Customize and Control Opera)

3. Select Settings > Browser tab

4. Select On Startup - Open a specific page or set of pages - Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one

How to find Extensions in Opera How to disable extensions in Opera How to remove extension from Opera

Instructions for Safari

1. Open Safari browser

2. Click Menu (Display a menu of General Safari Settings)

3. Select Reset Safari...

4. Click Reset

How to display a menu of General Safari settings How to find Reset Safari tab How to reset Safari


Step 4. Remove elements that stayed after deletion

1. Remove files and folders, if they stayed

  • Type in the search box
  • Scroll to the bottom of the list of search results. Under Search again in, Click Computer
  • Wait for the search results
  • Delete items found

2. Delete registry keys

  • Click the Start button
  • Type Regedit.exe and press Enter
  • Press Ctrl+F and type ''
  • Click 'Find Next'
  • Delete the entries that were found

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