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Loading... is promoted as a useful search engine that experts classify as a browser hijacker and recommend its removal. is compatible with Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer and is known to modify the homepage, the new tab and search engine URL by assigning them to the page. The redirect also installs “helper objects” that prevent the user from reverting the modifications.

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How Does Affect Your Browser?

Although is advertised as a helpful search engine, users should keep in mind that this is an ad-supported website and the search results it displays may be filled with sponsored links and third party advertisements. The promoted sites may be unverified and expose your system to security risk. In order to avoid manipulated search results, users are advised to use trusted search engines and remove the browser hijacker from their computer immediately. may not only change the settings of your browser without your direct permission, but it may also track information about your browsing habits, search queries, and IP address. Experts warn that the data collection may not be limited to only non-personally identifiable information.
palikan.com_browser_hijacker – Distribution Method

The web site may appear as your homepage or default search engine without you having set it as such if you have recently installed a free program as a PDF creator or a media player. The browser hijacker usually enters the user’s system bundled with another free of charge application downloaded online.

Many popular freeware download websites tend to monetize their services through download managers, which offer additional programs and applications together with the initially downloaded piece of software. These programs are promoted as legitimate, and virus-free, which does not mean that a large part of them may indirectly expose your computer to malicious threats.

To avoid such unwanted installations user are advised to select the Custom settings and opt-out of any apps, plug-ins, and add-ons they are not familiar with. Removal Manual

If your searches suddenly get redirected to the web page, you should take action before your system suffers further damages. The removal guide below will help you delete from your computer permanently.

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1. Restore the settings in your browser

1. Remove from your browser

Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window


Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


Select and click “Remove


After is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.


    After has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on
    Click ‘Uninstall’


    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the will be removed.

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    2. Remove automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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