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Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this unwanted software.
This browser modifier can change your web browser settings without adequate consent.
It is usually installed through bundlers such as SoftwareBundler:Win32/Mizenota, SoftwareBundler:Win32/Prepscram, SoftwareBundler:Win32/InstallMonster, SoftwareBundler:Win32/ICLoader and SoftwareBundler:Win32/Dartsmound.
This threat is part of a suite of malware and unwanted software families that is also called "Fireball". Read about this threat group in the Windows Security blog:
This threat is an unwanted software. An unwanted software is a program that alters your Windows experience without your consent or control. We use a set of evaluation criteria to determine what programs are classified as unwanted software. As the software ecosystem evolves, so do our evaluation criteria. To learn more, read these blog entries:
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden threats.
You might need to manually remove this program:
If an uninstaller is not available, does not work properly, or you do not want to use it, you can use the following free tools to detect and remove this program and other potentially unwanted software from your PC:
You might need to remove add-ons from your browser:
Use cloud protection to help guard against the latest malware threats. It’s turned on by default for Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows Defender for Windows 10.
Go to All settings > Update & security > Windows Defender and make sure that your Cloud-based Protection settings is turned On.
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.