Is this a legit search engine that can be trusted? Why it won’t allow me to change in my browser? I just don’t want it to be the homepage. However, even though I make the change in the browser setting, this website still appears to me after I re-open the browser. Is it a virus? How can I get rid of it? Please advise.

Brief Introduction to This Browser Hijacker

When computer user see this on their computers, please don’t take it as a useful website or search engine for granted. In fact, this domain belongs to computer threat which can be categorized as a browser hijacker. Browser hijacker is not a virus basically; however, it still can cause many troubles to the infected computer. Hackers make this website be evil by hacking into it. Being added by many malicious contents into it, once people come to this website by accident, this browser hijacker can be downloaded into the computer. When people try to install some free programs downloaded from the Internet, their computers can also be infected by this browser hijacker as cyber hackers can implant this browser hijacker to be a part of them, this is another way for it to spread. For those people who are not good at computer, they can be cheated by redirect infection.

The Screenshot of This Browser Hijacker

As a regular browser hijacker infection, this does the same works on the infected computer. Firstly, the browser that installed on the computer can be infected, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome can be all targets for it to attack. The homepage of the browser can be changed to this, being different to other legit websites, once it is set to be the homepage, it will not allow PC user to change. What’s more, many browser settings can be changed by this hijacker infection. With wrong settings, the infected browser faces many problems, it may take a long time to load web pages, and some pages cannot even be loaded.

This hijacker not only can corrupt the browser, it also can damage the computer system severely. In order to be activated from the startup, it can add its entries to the system registry and mess up other registry settings. In this situation, the infected system can meet some unwanted errors. The main thing for this browser hijacker to do is to pop up many unwanted commercial advertisements to the computer user. During the use time of the infected computer, PC user will receive many pop-ups. Those nasty things can disturb users from what they are doing. Also, when people use this fake search engine to search something, instead of showing the result, there are many sponsored links in it. Most of them can be used for hackers to gain pay-per-click revenue and increase some specific websites’ rank. It is not a wise choice to keep this on computer as it is capable to collect privacy information from the infected computer.

The properties of Browser Hijacker

-Can not be detected by your anti-virus software, which makes it hard to uninstall from the computer.
-Once you open your browser, you will be redirected to some unknown websites.
-Can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.
-Can pop up many unwanted advertisements when you are doing something else.
-Can change your settings in your browser and it is not easy to change it back.

If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your computer, then your computer must be suffered with a browser hijacker that causes you keep being redirecting to Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.

NOTE: Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing this browser hijacker? Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts, we are here to help you:

Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Browser Hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.

Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this redirect, the name of the process of it is random.

XP task manager

Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.


Step 3: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel


Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs


Then try to find the program which relates to this, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.


Step4: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Internet Explorer as an Example)

From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options.

IE tools

Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK


Similar video on browser hijacker removal:


Do not treat this is a useful search engine or website. It is classified as a browser hijacker which can cause many unwanted troubles to the infected computer. Computer user will have an unpleasant experience on using the infected computer. It can pop up many unwanted ads to the computer user and waste a large percent of CPU which makes the computer run slowly. People who suffer from this redirect infection must get it removed as soon as possible.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on March 21, 2014 11:07 am

Leave a Reply