Browser Hijack Retaliator is a software tool addressed to Internet Explorer users, offering them powerful features to stay on the safe side and avoid getting infected while browsing the web.
Basically, the application is meant to block malicious files that attempt to modify the Internet Explorer home page, the search page, the search engine and the favorites, offering real-time protection to help it in this regard.
Once installed, Browser Hijack Retaliator offers a user friendly interface, with all features displayed directly in the main window, but each coming with its very own set of options.
As said, the application provides real-time protection for all the aforementioned tools, so you have to set up your IE home page and let Browser Hijack Retaliator guard it. Additionally, it notifies you every time a new item is about to be added to the IE favorites, offering you an option to either allow or block the attempt.
Last but not least, the program prevents modifications to the HOSTS file, but also helps you clear cookies, all addresses typed in the address bar, manage toolbars and browser extensions.
Although this isn't exactly related to Internet Explorer, Browser Hijack Retaliator comes with a dedicated tool to control startup items and thus disable some apps that may run at computer boot.
Overall, Browser Hijack Retaliator is a handy software solution that guards your computer from unwanted browser changes. It’s lightweight, easy to use and is addressed to all user categories.