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Searches.vi-view.com - how to remove this browser hijacker?

What is Searches.vi-view.com?

Searches.vi-view.com is a popular website, which can be used as a start-page for your Internet browser. This site presents users with a search bar and links to popular websites and social networks. The vi-view.com website also hosts a program called Vi-view Image Viewer. When installing this app, users can choose if they wish to assign the mystart.vi-view.com website as their homepage. The situation with searches.vi-view.com website is different - it is a legitimate website and not related to computer viruses or malware, however, the owners (Flyingbird Technology) employ deceptive promotion techniques to attract web traffic. Commonly, redirects to searches.vi-view.com are a consequence of computer users installing various add-ons, toolbars, and plug-ins on their Internet browsers.

   

iReview removal instructions

What is iReview?

The iReview rogue browser extension claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by enabling them to see reviews of online services and products for sale. The companies 'Sterkly LLC' and 'Yontoo LLC' collaborated to develop this rogue browser add-on. They employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install iReview without users' permission. Although the functionality of this extension may seem useful and legitimate, be aware that iReview is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, iReview generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   

Disasteroids removal instructions

What is Disasteroids?

Developed by Acute Angle Solutions, Disasteroids is a rogue browser extension claiming to enable users to play an addictive game called 'Asteroids'. While this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Disasteroids is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP) since it employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. Therefore, users often infect their computers with Disasteroids during download of free software. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, Disasteroids generates various intrusive online advertisement that include banner, pop-up/under, interstitial, and in-text ads. Clicking these advertisements is likely to cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

   

Comet Arcade removal instructions

What is Comet Arcade?

Comet Arcade is a rogue browser extension claiming to enable users to play an addictive game called 'Asteroids'. This browser extension is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. The developers (Acute Angle Solutions) employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to stealth-install additional applications together with the chosen software without users' permission. Although this browser extension may appear legitimate and useful, be aware that Comet Arcade is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware. Following stealth installation, Comet Arcade tracks users' Internet browsing activity and generates intrusive online advertisements.

   

Deal Keeper removal instructions

What is Deal Keeper?

Developed by Super Web LLC, Deal Keeper is a rogue browser extension claiming to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by enabling functions such as comparison shopping, coupons, and many others. The extension employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. Bundling allows the developers to stealthily distribute their applications together with the chosen software, and therefore, most users install Deal Keeper during download of free software. Although this browser plug-in may seem useful and legitimate, be aware that Deal Keeper is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Deal Keeper monitors users' Internet browsing activity and generates intrusive online ads.

   

Zombie News removal instructions

What is Zombie News?

Developed by Time Lapse Solutions, Zombie News is a dubious browser extension claiming to warn Internet users of impending 'zombie invasions'. Zombie News employs a deceptive marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. Bundling is stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software, and thus, most users infect their computers with Zombie News, or other similar adware, during download of free software from freeware download websites. Following successful infiltration on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome), Zombie News generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   

OBRONA BlockAds removal instructions

What is OBRONA BlockAds?

Created by Red Sky LLC, the OBRONA BlockAds browser add-on claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by blocking advertisements appearing on various websites. While this functionality may seem legitimate, this browser extension is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. In fact, this plug-in does not block ads, and moreover, generates intrusive third party ads ('Ads by OBRONA BlockAds') including, for example, banner, text, and pop-up advertisements. Clicking ads displayed by OBRONA BlockAds can result in high-risk malware infections.

   

DiscountFrenzy removal instructions

What is DiscountFrenzy?

Discount Frenzy is a rogue browser add-on compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. The developers of this browser extension employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on these browsers without users' permission. Bundling allows developers to stealthily distribute applications together with other software, and therefore, most users infect their computers with Discount Frenzy when downloading free software from freeware download websites. Discount Frenzy claims to save time and money by enabling functions such as comparison shopping, coupons, and displaying latest discounts/special deals available on shopping websites. While this functionality may appear useful and legitimate, be aware that Discount Frenzy is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Following stealth installation, Discount Frenzy monitors users' Internet browsing activity and generates intrusive online advertisements.

   

BrowserSync removal instructions

What is BrowserSync?

BrowserSync is a deceptive browser extension guaranteeing to save time and money and improving users' online shopping experience by providing coupons, comparison shopping, and display of special/deals and offers available within online stores. This rogue browser add-on is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. It employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install these browser extensions without users' consent. Bundling allows stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software, and therefore, users often install BrowserSync together with free software downloaded from freeware download websites. Following successful infiltration, BrowserSync generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   

Foxydeal removal instructions

What is foxydeal?

Foxydeal is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) released by a company called R&E Media GmbH. The developers of this rogue browser add-on have employed a deceptive software marketing method termed 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install Foxydeal on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome) without users' consent. This PUP guarantees to save time and money by enabling functions such as comparison shopping, coupons, and displaying special deals/discounts available on shopping websites. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Foxydeal is considered to be adware. After successful system infiltration, this rogue browser plug-in generates intrusive online advertisements and monitors users' Internet browsing activity.

   

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