Posted: February 14, 2011 Description is a browser hijacker that uses various exploits to force your browser to go to its website. Although currently the website isn't directly malicious, the hijacker infection will prevent you from using your browser properly and may open up security problems to allow other malware into your system. Deleting is the best course of action and should give you no trouble when performed with standardized malware-deleting methods. Harmless Harmful Hijacker

Unlike most hijackers, the browser hijacker isn't directly linked to other malware such as rogue scanners. Currently the website this hijacker directs you to is simply a link farm, which is useless in terms of content but nonthreatening as well.

This is a major distinguishing trait for the infection, since most hijackers prefer to redirect the user towards a website that will attempt to extort money or steal private information. Thus, the greater danger posed by's redirects currently lies in the potentially malicious links on the site, not in the site itself.'s Serious Problem Despite may not be immediately harmful, but does take control of your web browser without your permission. You may find that you're redirected towards the website even when in the middle of normal browsing activities.

You should also beware of error messages about unsafe websites when browsing with an infected computer, since may fake these messages to redirect you sneakily.

Excising the Nuisance

To delete, you should follow the same basic practices that you would use for any malware. Reboot your computer into Safe Mode first, and make sure that the process isn't running. Then scan your computer with a known and community-approved security product to remove for good.

If you find that your Internet connection isn't working properly either before or after this, this is probably because fiddled with your settings a bit. In most cases, this is nothing that a quick trip to Internet Options in your Control Panel can't fix. Double check all your security settings in general after you delete, so that you can be sure your computer is back to normal and there's no chance of immediate reinfection.

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