So many people don't pay attention when they download software ending up with their start/home pages, search engines etc., being hijacked. Here's a tool that is easy to use to remove even the hardest to remove adware, PUP's, hijacker's, and toolbars. AdwCleaner by Xplode It's always a good thing to first run with the Search feature to prevent from removing anything you'd like to keep. Otherwise you run with the Delete feature and it will remove everything found: Here's how: Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool. ***Note: Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Right click in the adwCleaner.exe and select Click the Search button. A logfile will automatically open after the scan has finished. Please rescan with AdwCleaner. Double-click AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool. Click Delete. Everything that was found will be deleted. Save any open files and approve the reboot. A text file will open after the restart.