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Browser Hijacker

Danger Level:

Every web browser application on your system could be affected. The threat can reroute you to shady websites and display various intrusive advertisements.


Default browser settings can be modified. Existing homepage and search engine will be replaced by this nasty domain.

Distribution Method:

Bundle packages and Freeware installations.

Detection Process:

Read this post completely, if your PC has been affected by virus.

What do you know about is a malicious domain categorized as a nasty browser hijacker virus which doesn't have a publicly known owner. This website hosts a web app named 'Free Avatar Maker' which allow the PC users to crop their images in the GIF, PNG and JPG format to a size that is completely suitable for setting up as a display or profile picture. The program recommends on domain does not require the subscription or any payment because it is supported by the advertisements and affiliate network.

However, the system users that installs freeware or shareware frequently may stumble upon application that may alter the user's default homepage and the search provider to phishing website. The ad revenue from the web traffic at this shady website allows the PC users to benefit from the 'Free Avatar Maker' program for free. Unfortunately, this dubious site will hijack your web browsers and always redirect users to domain and other affiliated webpages forcibly.

Moreover, malware may install some harmful add-ons, plug-ins, extensions, and Browser Helper Object (BHO) in your Internet browsers. Although, the affected system users may notice that their default homepage and the preferred search engine is set to this nasty domain. Thus, the PC security researchers found out that this webpage is not the only place where you can access some free apps like 'Free Avatar Maker', but it can also invade other noxious threats onto your machine. Hence, it would be better for you to eliminate virus permanently from your system.

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How to Uninstall from Control Panel from Windows 10

  • Click and Open Start Menu option


  • Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents


  • Click on System option


  • On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option


  • Now Click on to remove it from PC.

How to Eliminate from Windows 8/8.1

Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.


Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the related processes and then click to “End Task”


Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by infection.


Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.


After that, click Add/Remove Program


Uninstall associated programs from Windows 8/8.1


Uninstall From Window 7/vista

Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode


Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”


First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.


Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with one by one then click on End Task.


Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.


The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.


Now select within programs list and click on Uninstall.

Steps to Eliminate from Windows XP

Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.


Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.


Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by


Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.



How to Uninstall From Your Infected Browser

A. Guidelines to Remove From Microsoft Edge Browser

How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall

Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar


Click and select on View advanced settings option

advance settings-edge

In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”


Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.

How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall

  • Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
  • Select specific page or pages under Open with option
  • After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as


B. How to Delete from Google Chrome

Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions


Select all the malicious extensions including and then select trash icon


Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section


In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser


C. How to Uninstall From Mozilla Firefox

Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.


A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.


In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.


Find add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.


Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.


D. How to Remove From Internet Explorer

First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.

Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.


Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.

A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.

A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE


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