What is Hi.ru?
If Hi.ru replaced homepage of your browser or your search queries keep getting redirected to http://search.hi.ru/?q=[search-query] search results, your system is infected with a browser hijacker. Typically, browser hijacker comes together with freeware programs users can download from the Internet and is installed in the form of a browser extension. The main purpose of browser hijackers is to make more users visit affiliate websites and boost advertising revenue for those. This step-by-step guide describes how you can uninstall the browser hijacker and remove Hi.ru search engine from your browser.