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Remove is a fake website that wants you to install the “Chrome” browser application. Once you have installed the malicious Google-Chrome application from, the Chrome application creates a shortcut on your Windows desktop.


"C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome_proxy.exe"  --profile-directory=Default --app-id=dlmgmjleiegajkajobpecjlndcegofmn

If you open the Chrome application using the shortcut on your desktop, you are redirected to “Google Custom Search” page, which serves in-text advertisements that earn revenue for this malicious app developer.

Read more below on how it works.

If you allowed notifications from the website, displays fake and often intrusive advertisements using your web browser. is identical to: and

Many of the ads shown by are associated to scam websites and adware programs. Also, some of these notifications lead to malware websites that are dangerous for your online privacy.

Adware programs typically appear legitimate and harmless. Users are attracted to download and install these programs with various offers that look useful. However, the program features rarely are what they claim to be. The only sole purpose of adware programs is to generate revenue for the adware program developers. Therefore, adware programs create redirects, display intrusive advertisements, and collect web browsing data from your computer. search engine

If you notice advertisements from the website follow the instructions below to remove the notification setting from your web browser settings.

Choose your web browser and follow the removal instructions.

google chrome logoRemove from Google Chrome

Open the Google Chrome browser, in the address bar type: chrome://settings/content/notifications

or follow the steps below.

  • Open Google Chrome.
  • In the top-right corner, expand the Chrome menu.
  • In the Google Chrome menu, open Settings.
  • At the Privacy and Security section, click Site settings.
  • Open the Notifications settings.
  • Remove by clicking the three dots on the right next to the URL and click Remove.


  • Find the “Chrome” shortcut on your Windows desktop and remove it. chrome shortcut

  • In the address bar type: chrome://apps/ right-click the “Chrome” app and remove the “Chrome” app from Google Chrome.

remove chrome app

That is it, scan your computer with Malwarebytes when you are done!

Remove adware with Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes is a complete malware removal tool for Windows.

Malwarebytes is free to use.

The webpage redirects your web browser to misleading advertisements that encourage adware applications.
Make sure to completely clean your computer from adware with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is an essential tool in the fight against malware.

Download Malwarebytes

Install Malwarebytes, follow on-screen instructions. Click Scan to start a malware-scan.

Remove with Malwarebytes

Wait for the Malwarebytes scan to finish. Once completed, review the push notification detections.

Click Quarantine to continue.

malwarebytes push notification removal

Reboot Windows after all the detections are moved to quarantine.

Malwarebytes antivirus

Remove unwanted programs and malware with Sophos HitmanPRO

In this malware removal step, we will start a second scan to make sure there are no malware remnants left on your computer. HitmanPRO is a cloud scanner that scans every active file for malicious activity on your computer and sends it to the Sophos cloud for detection. In the Sophos cloud both Bitdefender antivirus and Kaspersky antivirus scan the file for malicious activities.

Download HitmanPRO

When you have downloaded HitmanPRO install the HitmanPro 32-bit or HitmanPRO x64. Downloads are saved to the Downloads folder on your computer.

Open HitmanPRO to start installation and scan.

install hitmanpro

Accept the Sophos HitmanPRO license agreement to continue. Read the license agreement, check the box, and click on Next.

hitmanpro license

Click the Next button to continue Sophos HitmanPRO installation. Make sure to create a copy of HitmanPRO for regular scans.

hitmanpro installation scan settings

HitmanPRO begins with a scan, wait for the antivirus scan results.

Hitmanpro classifying scan

When the scan is done, click Next and activate the free HitmanPRO license. Click on Activate Free license.

hitmanpro activate free license

Enter your e-mail for a Sophos HitmanPRO free thirty days license. Click on Activate.

hitmanpro free license email

The free HitmanPRO license is successfully activated.

hitmanpro license activated

You’ll be presented with the malware removal results, click Next to continue.

hitmanpro malware removal results

Malicious software was partially removed from your computer. Restart your computer to complete removal.

hitmanpro reboot computer

Thank you for reading.

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Maxim is the owner and publisher of He blogs on about malware and computer virus threats as they are released. In his spare time, he researches malware for various computer support forums.

Oliver Pierce
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Thank you! You’re a lifesaver. I was checking out an old link and I guess they stole it and redirected me to the website. I had no idea what it was but I had a bad feeling about it and now it’s gone. Thank you again.
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Hello Maxime, thank you for your help, good success in what you undertake good luck with everything Mimi
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Thank you SO much! the instructions helped me tremendously
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Simple instructions, thank you very much for your help Maxim.
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Thank you very much, the virus drives me nuts.
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Thanks for sharing! Thank you
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thank you really very useful because with windows defender I couldn't remove it
Rafael Senise
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Thank you very much, your recommendation worked! Although I couldn't recover my files, it was possible to remove 100% of the MMPA Ransomware virus.
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