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DaleSearch Virus

DaleSearch virus removal instructions

What is Dalesearch.com?

The Dalesearch.com browser hijacker installs together with free software downloaded from the Internet. This website is promoted using DaleSearch toolbar, which often installs on users' Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without their consent. After successful infiltration, DaleSearch toolbar modifies browser settings by assigning the homepage and default search engine to dalesearch.com Commonly, Internet users install this toolbar inadvertently whilst downloading free software such as VLC media player, Flash Player, Skype, etc. Computer users should be aware that, today, most popular download websites use 'download clients' to monetize their free software downloads. Download clients offer installation of additional (promoted) browser add-ons together with the chosen freeware.

   
Boby Lyrics

Boby Lyrics removal guide

What is Boby Lyrics?

The Boby Lyrics browser add-on displays the lyrics of a song heard (and/or watched) on YouTube. This browser add-on is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Whilst this added functionality may seem legitimate, Internet users should be aware that this browser add-on is bundled with various adware causing "Ads not by this site" intrusive advertisements and in-text ads (provided by Nav-links). It also generates other pop-up ads. Developers of Boby Lyrics use the deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to acquire users for this software. Commonly, Internet users install this browser plugin without their consent together with free software downloaded from the Internet.

   
Nattly Virus

Nattly virus removal guide

What is nattly.com?

The Nattly.com website is promoted via the Nattly toolbar, a deceptive browser add-on, which installs on users' computers together with free software downloaded from the Internet. This toolbar promises to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by adding an online radio, quick access to social networks, and online games. It is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Whilst on first inspection this toolbar may seem legitimate, in fact, it adds no significant functionality, and moreover, modifies Internet browser settings, including the homepage and default search engine settings (which is sets to Nattly.com) The search engine provided by Nattly.com is cluttered with various deceptive ads and the search results crowded with sponsored websites, that in turn lead to dubious websites. Use of Nattly.com for daily Internet searches is not recommended. This website does does not proliferate malware, however, clicking the ads and sponsored search results can result in serious computer security and privacy issues.

   
Searchgol Virus

Searchgol virus removal instructions

What is Searchgol?

The Searchgol.com website is promoted using the Searchgol toolbar. This is a browser hijacker, which infiltrates users' Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) via free software downloads. Many computer users refer to this toolbar as the Searchgol virus or malware. These negative associations are made since the developers employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. The toolbar installs together with free software downloaded from the Internet, thus, the majority of Internet users feel it was installed on their computer without their consent. Note that after successful installation, this browser add-on modifies Internet browser/s default search engine and homepage settings to searchgol.com

   
Ads not by this site Virus

"Ads not by this site" virus removal guide

What is Ads not by this site?

"Ads not by this site" are additional ads often displayed below legitimate ads appearing on YouTube, Wikipedia, Google, Facebook, and other popular websites. These websites (excluding Wikipedia) display internal legitimate ads, however, computer users report that they observe many additional unwanted ads (including mature content, surveys, etc.) as well as legitimate ones. If you notice "Ads not by this site", your computer is infiltrated with an adware infection, and while this is not a particularly high-risk security threat, it can be distracting to observe unwanted ads, and furthermore, they may lead to inadvertent installation of unwanted software or even malware infections.

   
Savings Scout Pop-up Ads

Savings Scout removal guide

What is Savings Scout?

The Savings Scout browser add-on displays various coupon and deals advertisements when users visit online shopping websites. Developed by 215 Apps (Innovative Apps), it is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. While the added functionality (and potential to save money when shopping online) may seem legitimate, in fact, Savings Scout is categorized as adware. Creators of this browser extension 'bundle' it together with free software, and therefore, most Internet users feel that Savings Scout was installed on their computers without their consent. Moreover, this add-on diminishes Internet browser performance and may case serious privacy issues.

   
Savings Wave Pop-up Ads

Savings Wave removal guide

What is Savings Wave?

Savings Wave is a potentially unwanted browser plug-in developed by 215 Apps (Innovative Apps). This browser extension displays coupon and deal ads when Internet users visit online shopping websites such as Walmart, eBay, Amazon, etc. This browser add-on installs on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Whilst the idea of saving money when shopping online may seem legitimate, many computer users refer to Savings Wave as a virus or malware. These negative associations are made since this browser add-on is promoted using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. The majority of Internet users install this browser add-on without their consent together with free software downloaded from the Internet.

   
LinkSwift Ads

LinkSwift removal instructions

What is LinkSwift?

LinkSwift is a potentially unwanted application distributed using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. This browser add-on installs together with free software downloaded from the Internet and is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. It claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by displaying coupon ads, website ratings, and by adding other features, which supposedly "make your time on the web worthwhile". Note that while such added functionality may seem legitimate, many computer users refer to LinkSwift as a virus or malware. These negative associations are made since Internet users often install LinkSwift inadvertently without their consent. Furthermore, this browser plug-in generates various intrusive ads.

   
Sinergia Cleaner

Sinergia Cleaner removal guide

What is Sinergia Cleaner?

Sinergia Cleaner is a fake antivirus program, which reports non-existent security infections. This is in the hope that unsuspecting PC users fall for the trickery displayed and purchase a so-called 'full version' in order to remove the supposedly-detected security threats. In fact no security infections indicated by this rogue program actually exist on the computer - Sinergia Cleaner is a scam created by cyber criminals. This program is proliferated via 'exploit kits', which infiltrate users' computers through any security vulnerabilities detected within outdated software.

   
Diamondata Ads

Diamondata removal guide

What is Diamondata?

The Diamondata browser add-on claims to enhance Internet users' browsing experience by adding several features (inline text and multi-site searching, related search results, comparison shopping, special offers and coupons, website ratings and reviews) to their Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox). Whilst such added functionality may seem legitimate, many computer users refer to Diamondata as a virus or malware. These negative associations are made since this browser plug-in installs on users' computers without their consent together with free software downloaded from the Internet. Furthermore, it generates intrusive ads labelled 'Diamondata Ads' and 'Powered by Diamondata'.

   

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