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Trontizer Ads and Deals

Trontizer ads and deals removal instructions

What is Trontizer?

The Trontizer browser add-on claims to make Internet browsing more productive by enabling multi-site searching, displaying website trust ratings, and displaying discount codes when visiting online shopping websites. This plugin is created by SuperWeb LLC and is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Whilst on initial inspection, this browser extension may seem legitimate, Internet users should be aware that Trontizer is categorized as adware since it tracks users' Internet browsing habits, generates unwanted ads, and is distributed using free software downloads (in some cases, fake downloads). SuperWeb LLC, the company responsible for developing Trontizer, releases identical browser extensions under different names in order to avoid detection by legitimate antivirus and anti-spyware programs.

   
BrowseSmart Virus

BrowseSmart virus removal instructions

What is BrowseSmart?

BrowseSmart is a potentially unwanted application developed by SuperWeb LLC. Creators of this browser add-on state that it makes Internet browsing more productive by enabling multiple site searching (search results from multiple sources in a single location), displaying website trust ratings, and displaying coupons and deals when shopping online. Whilst such functionality many seem legitimate, the BrowseSmart plugin is categorized as a potentially unwanted application or adware since it installs on users' Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and, Mozilla Firefox) without their consent, generates various unwanted ads, and tracks users' Internet browsing habits. Commonly, unwilling installation of this plugin is caused by deceptive free software 'downloads clients' or fake downloads.

   
Feven Ads

Feven removal instructions

What is Feven?

Feven is a potentially unwanted application developed by Brightcircle Investments Limited. This browser add-on is distributed using fake downloads and deceptive free software 'download clients'. The software commonly installs on users' Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without their consent. Developers of this browser extension claim that it saves time and money whilst shopping online, and while such functionality may seem legitimate, Internet users should be aware that Feven is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. Therefore, you are advised not to use this browser add-on. After successful infiltration, this browser plugin causes various unwanted ads including intrusive coupon ads such as Jollywallet coupon ads, pop-up ads, and Ads not by this site when users visit online shopping websites. Clicking on these third party advertisements can result in privacy issues or installation of malware.

   
Storimbo Ads

Storimbo ads and deals removal instructions

What is Storimbo?

Storimbo is a browser plugin developed by SuperWeb LLC. This add-on promises to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by displaying related search results, website ratings, and enabling multiple site search capabilities. Whilst this added functionality is valid, Internet users should be aware that the Storimbo browser extension causes unwanted ads including search, banner, text link, transitional, interstitial, and full page advertisements. Furthermore, this potentially unwanted application tracks users' Internet browsing habits by recording IP addresses, unique identifier numbers, operating systems, browser information, URLs visited, pages viewed, search queries entered, and other information.

   
Search Smarter and Search Assistor Ads

Search Smarter and Search Assistor ads - removal instructions

What is Search Smarter and Search Assistor?

Search Smarter and Search Assistor are rogue browser plugins, which infiltrate users' Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) through fake downloads. At time of research, these potentially unwanted applications were distributed using a fake download called 'Secure loan viewer'. Internet users are tricked into installing these potentially unwanted applications by a malicious website purporting to represent a financial institution (Trust Financial Group) and offering the viewing of loan decisions. Internet users should be aware that, rather than downloading 'Secure loan viewer' software, they will actually install adware called 'Search Smarter' and 'Search Assistor'.

   
Windows Cleaning Toolkit

Windows Cleaning Toolkit removal instructions

What is Cleaning Toolkit?

Windows Cleaning Toolkit is a rogue antivirus program, which reports non existent security infections in order to scare unsuspecting PC users into buying a useless license key. The license key supposedly allows users to remove the fake security threats. In fact, no security infections indicated by this bogus program are genuine. Cyber criminals responsible for creating this scam hope that PC users will fall for the trickery and divulge their banking information in order to clean their operating systems. Commonly, this fake security scanner infiltrates users' computers via 'exploit kits', fake downloads, or fake online security scanners.

   
Contenko.com Virus

Contenko.com virus removal instructions

What is Contenko.com?

Contenko.com is a deceptive Internet search engine, promoted using various browser hijackers. Hijacking programs redirect browsers, consequently causing adware, and are commonly installed inadvertently together with free software when users are tricked by deceptive freeware 'download clients'. Contenko.com presents users with an Internet search engine, however, the search results are crowded with dubious sponsored results - clicking these can lead to installation of additional potentially unwanted applications or even malware. If your Internet browsers redirect you to contenko.com, it is a clear indication that your computer is infiltrated with adware.

   
Search.whitesmoke.com redirect

Search.whitesmoke.com redirect virus removal instructions

What is search.whitesmoke.com?

The 'Whitesmoke search redirect virus' is a term used to describe a browser hijacker, which infiltrates Internet browsers through dubious free software 'download clients' and modifies browser settings by assigning the homepage and default search engine to search.whitesmoke.com This browser hijacker often installs together with free software downloaded from the Internet using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. Internet users should be aware that, today, most free software download websites use download clients. Download clients are small programs, which manage the process of freeware download and also monetize it by offering installation of advertised browser extensions together with the chosen free software.

   
Windows Expert Console

Windows Expert Console removal instructions

What is Expert Console?

Windows Expert Console is a fake antivirus program created by cyber criminals and distributed using fake downloads or 'exploit kits'. After successful infiltration, this rogue software modifies operating system registry entries and configures itself to start automatically on each system start-up. Furthermore, it disables the Task Manager and blocks execution of installed programs. In some cases, it blocks the entire desktop. Registry modifications are applied in order to make the removal process more complicated and create a sense of high-risk malware and virus infections. This bogus program is developed by cyber criminals in the hope that unsuspecting PC users will trust the software and purchase the license key in order to eliminate the supposedly 'detected' security threats. PC users should be aware that no security infections identified by Windows Expert Console actually exist on their systems - it is merely a scam.

   
SurfEnhance Virus

SurfEnhance virus removal guide

What is SurfEnhance?

The SurfEnhance browser plugin promises to make Internet browsing more productive by displaying website ratings, enabling multi-site searching, and comparison shopping. This add-on was created by SuperWeb LLC and is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Whilst on initial inspection this plugin may appear legitimate, it is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application since it installs without users' consent and causes various unwanted ads. Developers of this add-on use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', and thus, most Internet users install this plugin unwillingly together with free software downloaded from the Internet.

   

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