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Movies Toolbar

Movies toolbar by Bandoo Media removal instructions

What is Movies toolbar?

The Movies toolbar browser add-on was created by APN LLC and distributed by Bandoo Media. This plugin claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by providing movie trailers, celebrity birthday information, and video tools. It is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. While the functionality added by Movies toolbar may appear legitimate, this toolbar is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application since it installs without users' consent and modifies the browser settings by assigning the homepage and default search engine fields to search.ask.com

   
Windows Accelerator Pro

Windows Accelerator Pro removal instructions

What is Accelarator Pro?

Windows Accelerator Pro is a fake antivirus program that mimics the detection of various high-risk malware infections in order to scare PC users into purchasing the 'full version'. This rogue software imitates a legitimate antivirus program and suggests that this is the only program capable of removing the supposedly 'detected' security infections. In fact, no security threats indicated by this bogus program actually exist on your computer - Windows Accelerator Pro is a scam created by cyber criminals. This program is distributed using malicious or hacked websites, which display fake online security warning messages to trick Internet users into downloading this rogue antivirus program.

   
Tube Dimmer Virus

Tube Dimmer virus removal guide

What is Tube Dimmer?

Tube Dimmer is a browser add-on created by Creative Island Media LLC. It promises to enhance viewing of videos by allowing users to 'toggle the lights on and off'. Such added functionality may appear useful, however, Internet users should be aware that the Tube Dimmer plugin is categorized as a potentially unwanted application or adware. The plugin installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent and generates various intrusive ads including in-text ads, interstitial ads, and pop-up advertisements. Moreover, it tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording IP addresses, unique identifier numbers, operating systems, browsers, software installed, web page URLs visited, search queries entered, and other information.

   
GreatSaver Virus

GreatSaver removal instructions

What is GreatSaver?

GreatSaver is a browser plugin created by AS Internet Ltd. This extension promises to save time and money when shopping online by displaying various deals. While such added functionality may seem legitimate, be aware that the GreatSaver plugin is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application since it installs on browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent when downloading free software. Developers of this add-on use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'.

   
Websearch.searchsunmy.info Virus

Websearch.searchsunmy.info virus removal instructions

What is websearch.searchsunmy.info?

The Websearch.searchsunmy.info browser hijacker infiltrates Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) through free software downloads. Developers of this browser settings-changing adware use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', thus, computer users often install this potentially unwanted application inadvertently without their consent. After successful infiltration, this adware assigns users' Internet browser homepage and default search engine settings to the websearch.searchsunmy.info website.

   
Windows Premium Shield

Windows Premium Shield removal instructions

What is Premium Shield?

The Windows Premium Shield fake antivirus program reports non existent security infections in order to scare PC users into believing that their computers are infected with high-risk malware. To remove the supposedly 'detected' security infections, computer users are encouraged to 'Activate Ultimate Protection' (i.e. purchase a license key for this program). Do not trust Windows Premium Shield - it is a scam created by cyber criminals. Paying for the full version of this program is equivalent to sending your money to cyber criminals - you will lose your money and your operating system will remain infected with a rogue antivirus program. In fact, no security threats reported by this program actually exist on users' computers.

   
SuperWeb Ads and Deals Virus

SuperWeb Ads and Deals virus removal instructions

What is SuperWeb and Deals?

The 'SuperWeb virus' is a term used to describe rogue browser extensions developed by a company called SuperWeb LLC. This company releases identical browser plug-ins under different names in order to avoid detection by legitimate antivirus and anti-spyware programs. SuperWeb browser extensions install on browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent when downloading free software. To distribute their rogue plug-ins, this company uses a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. After successful infiltration, these extensions generate various intrusive ads during Internet browsing, including search, banner, text link, transitional, interstitial, and full page advertisements.

   
Highlightly Ads

Highlightly virus removal instructions

What is Highlighty?

The Highlightly browser add-on claims to make users' Internet browsing experience more productive by displaying Wikipedia and Bing results relating to any selected text within an in-page window. Whilst such functionality may seem legitimate, this browser extension is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application, since it installs on browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent. Furthermore, the add-on generates intrusive ads and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.  Highlightly is distributed using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', and thus, computer users often install this plugin inadvertently with free software downloaded from the Internet.

   
Myhoome.com Redirect

Myhoome.com redirect removal instructions

What is Myhome.com?

Myhoome is a browser hijacker that modifies users' Internet browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) settings by assigning myhoome.com to the homepage field. This adware is promoted using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. Commonly, computer users experience browser redirects to this website after installing free software downloaded from the Internet. Users should be aware that, today, most freeware download websites (including popular sites such as download.com, softonic.com, etc.) use 'download clients' offering installation of advertised browser plugins together with the chosen free program. Thus, reckless free software installation can result in installation of adware or potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), which subsequently cause browser redirects or intrusive ads.

   
SaveSense Virus

SaveSense Ads removal instructions

What is SaveSense?

SaveSense Virus is a potentially unwanted application, which installs on users' Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) with free software downloaded from the Internet. Developers of this browser add-on claim that SaveSense is the quickest way for users to find the best prices for products available to purchase online. In fact, this add-on is categorized as a potentially unwanted application - it installs on users' Internet browsers without their consent and generates intrusive ads.

   

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