How to Get Rid of Search Engine Manually

Posted by John Larkin - May 12, 2015 pops up each time you open each new tab on your browser? is a malware? Perhaps this removal guide can help you remove and fix your problems.

The Description of is a newly released browser hijacker virus. Similar to, and other browser hijacker viruses, this still looks like a normal web search engine that is not meaningful actually. Some computer users claim that this bogus search engine often displays a number of irrelevant search results, some of which could contain advertisements and links. This browser hijacker thinks that these changes can attract users’ attentions and effectively collect web traffic for sponsored websites. But not everyone approves of this propaganda way because it cause inconveniences to users’ daily works on the Internet. In the meanwhile, the activities performed by this browser hijacker will bring computers into crisis.

When users come to certain insecure websites, they might download unexpected viruses onto Windows systems. In addition to pretending to be a web search, also replaces browser homepages. In order to make users focus on its own page, this browser hijacker alters browser advanced configurations maliciously. That is why users often come into as long as they intend to access Yahoo and other legitimate websites. Anyhow, computer users should be careful of Though it is an illegal website, it is able to utilize system vulnerabilities to carry out harmful plans, such as distributing malware and hacking into browser database. Please follow the removal guide given below to remove as soon as possible.

The Harm of Virus

1. comes bundled with many potentially unwanted programs and malware.
2. takes over various browsers and changes default homepage and search engine.
3. redirects search results and displays numerous annoying pop-up ads.
4. slows down browser performance and distributes additional horrible viruses.
5. keeps track of browser history and sells the data to unknown third parties.

Step by Step Remove Redirect Virus

As mentioned above, virus is able to slow down computer performance and cause more unexpected problems. If you want to keep the system secure, you will need to take steps to get rid of as soon as possible. In general, manual removal requires a lot of professional computer skills and time. If you are not confident of doing it manually, please utilize this Automatic Virus Remover to do the job.

Step 1:

Uninstall malicious programs and unwanted toolbars.

1. Click Start button > Control Panel > Uninstall a program.

2. Choose unfamiliar programs and click Uninstall to remove them entirely.

Step 2:

Remove from Internet browsers.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open Firefox, click on the Firefox button, move to Options and then select Options.

2. Under the General tab, remove and click Restore to default.

Google Chrome

1. Click the menu icon and select Settings.
2. Scroll down the page and click Show advanced settings…

3. Click Reset browser setting button so as to restore Chrome to original settings.

4. Click History on the left panel and then click clear all browsing data button.

Internet Explorer

1. Click Tools and choose Manage add-ons.

2. On Search providers tab, make Bing or Google as default and delete by clicking Remove button.

Step 3:

Click Start button to open Control Panel, search for Folder Options and get into the in Folder Options window. Move to View tab, tick Show hidden files, folders and drives, and untick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

Step 4:

Click on Start button, type into regedit and hit Enter.

Click Yes when User Account Control pops up.

Step 5:

Clean all the malicious files and keys of virus in the registry and system folders.

C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary\Internet Files*.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\StartPage Virus Video Removal Guide

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