Browser Hijack Retaliator4.5.0.467

3 MB   36,117 downloads
100% CLEAN Freeware    
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A handy and easy to use application that offers real-time protection for your Internet Explorer homepage, search page and Favorites bar

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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, it 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.

Simple GUI

The installation process take very little time, as it does not offer to download any third-party products or configure any complicated settings. After completing it, Browser Hijack Retaliator offers a user-friendly interface, with all the features displayed directly in the main window, but each coming with its very own set of options.

It becomes quite clear it is dedicated to all types of users, including to those with little or no previous experience with computers.

Protect the homepage, manage Favorites and BHOs

This 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. This feature works even if you have not previously set that particular homepage in the browser.

In addition to that, 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. BHO (browser helper objects) protection can be enabled with just a click of the button, while you can also view all the detected items in the main window and open their location with Windows Explorer.

Remove startup programs and remove cookies

It is possible to view a list of all the startup items, scan to check if they are active and remove them with a click of the button.

Last but not least, the program prevents modifications to the HOSTS file, yet it also helps you clear cookies, all addresses typed in the address bar, manage toolbars and browser extensions.


Overall, Browser Hijack Retaliator is a handy software solution that guards your computer from unwanted browser changes. It is addressed to all user categories due to its simplistic interface, it does not hamper the computer’s performance and all jobs are completed in a timely manner.

Browser Hijack Retaliator was reviewed by Madalina Boboc
Last updated on July 18th, 2014
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