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Current Weather Alert Adware

Current Weather Alert removal instructions

What is Current Weather Alert?

Created by JH Software Pvt. Ltd, the Current Weather Alert application claims to enable quick weather forecast monitoring. On initial inspection, this may seem legitimate and useful functionality, however, be aware that Current Weather Alert is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The developers of this rogue extension employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install Current Weather Alert on computers without users' consent. Bundling is a way to stealthily distribute applications together with other software. Therefore, most users inadvertently install Current Weather Alert when downloading free software from freeware download websites. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, Current Weather Alert delivers intrusive online advertisements, causes unwanted browser redirects, and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
SafeSearch.net Redirect

SafeSearch.net redirect removal instructions

What is SafeSearch.net?

The Safesearch.net website was created by AVSoftware LLC and promoted using a browser extension called SafeSearch. This browser add-on is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Creators of this website claim they have created a unique search engine to filter malicious websites that may harm computers. While this initiative may seem useful, there is a downside to safesearch.net - creators of this website use deceptive promotion methods.

   
AnySend PUP

AnySend removal instructions

What is AnySend?

The AnySend application claims to allow users to send files directly from their desktops free of charge. This functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, AnySend is considered to be a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The developers of this PUP employ a 'bundling' marketing strategy (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install AnySend on Internet browsers without users' permission. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, this application records various software and hardware information.

   
Clean Browser Adware

Clean Browser removal instructions

What is Clean Browser?

Developed by Intriguing Apps, Clean Browser is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to protect user-browsing by preventing malware and spyware infections. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Clean Browser is categorized as adware since it was developed to employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers without users' permission. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, Clean Browser generates various intrusive online advertisements including coupon, banner, pop-up, targeted video, interstitial ads, and offers to download other PUPs also considered to be adware. There is a high probability that clicking these advertisements will cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Video Dimmer Adware

Video Dimmer removal instructions

What is Video Dimmer?

Created by Small Island Development, Video Dimmer is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by allowing them to adjust the monitor light while watching online videos. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Video Dimmer is considered to be adware since it uses a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent. Following successful infiltration, Video Dimmer tracks users' Internet browsing activity and generates intrusive online advertisements.

   
Object Browser Ads

Object Browser ads removal instructions

What is Object Browser?

Developed by Goobzo LTD, Object Browser is a potentially unwanted application that installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) together with free software downloaded from the Internet. This software is distributed using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. At time of research, this adware was bundled with a free program called 'YouTube Accelerator'.

   
Ads by PrestoSavings

PrestoSavings removal instructions

What is PrestoSavings?

Created by Engauge Marketing, LLC, PrestoSavings is a browser add-on claiming to save time and money by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and displaying special deals/discounts available within online stores. This may seem legitimate and useful functionality, however, be aware that Presto Savings is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program. Presto Savings employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers without users' permission. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Presto Savings generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
BingProtect Browser Hijacker

BingProtect browser hijacker removal instructions

What is BingProtect?

Developed by BBI, the BingProtect browser hijacker employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent. Bundling allows developers to distribute their software together with other programs. After successful infiltration, BingProtect assigns the browser homepage, default search engine, and new tab URL settings to bing.com/?PC=IN02. Additionally, BingProtect installs together with several applications called 'helper objects', which prevent users from reverting these changes. This browser hijacker is distributed via deceptive software installers designed to trick users into installation of additional programs together with other software.

   
Search.eshield.com Redirect

Search.eshield.com redirect removal instructions

What is search.eshield.com?

eShield is a rogue browser add-on that claims to offer protection when searching the Internet. By using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software), this browser hijacking application installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent. Following successful infiltration, the browser homepage, new tab URL, and default search engine settings are assigned to search.eshield.com. In addition, search.eshield.com installs together with several other applications called 'helper objects'. These applications prevent users from reverting these changes. search.eshield.com is also distributed using deceptive 'installers' that trick unsuspecting users into installing this rogue application together with the chosen software.

   
Ads by Jewel Quest

Jewel Quest virus removal instructions

What is Jewel Quest?

Created by Today Solutions, Jewel Quest is a potentially unwanted application claiming to enable Internet users to play an addictive game called 'Jewel Quest'. Although this may seem legitimate functionality, be aware that Jewel Quest is categorized as adware. Jewel Quest employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' permission. Following successful infiltration, Jewel Quest tracks users' Internet browsing activity as well as generating intrusive online advertisements.

   

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