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TV Genie removal guide
What is TVgenie?
The TVgenie browser add-on is created by WebAppTech Coding LLC and promises to enhance Internet users' browsing experience by adding the 'dim lights' function when watching online videos. This plug-in can be used when watching YouTube videos to overlay website components, which would otherwise be distracting. Whilst 'dim lights' functionality may seem useful, many Internet users refer to TVgenie as a virus or adware. These negative associations are made since this browser extension is 'bundled' with free software; when installed on users' computers, it causes various unwanted ads to appear on popular websites such as Wikipedia, YouTube, Google, etc.
MixiDJ Toolbar - how to remove browser redirects to mixidj.delta-search.com?
What is MixiDJ?
MixiDJ is a software package that enables users to create YouTube video play-lists and share them using social networks. This software is not considered a virus or related to malware, however, the program installs a potentially unwanted program (PUP) in the form of a browser add-on on users' computers. The add-on is called MixiDJ Toolbar and causes browser redirects to mixidj.delta-search.com Note that redirects to this website are typically a consequence of reckless free software installation. Internet users should be aware that many freeware developers and free software download websites use a deceptive software distribution method called 'bundling'.
Findr Search Toolbar - how to remove browser redirects to go.findrsearch.com?
What is Go.Findrsearch.com?
The Findr search toolbar is a browser extension developed by Mactel Labs Inc. It promises to enhance users' web-browsing experience by providing Internet search services and displaying quick links to social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. This toolbar is compatible with Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla FireFox. Whilst this added functionality may seem useful, Findr toolbar is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP), since it installs on users' computers with free software and modifies Internet browser settings - changing the homepage and default search engine settings to go.findrsearch.com
TrustedOffer.com - how to remove pop-ups ads from this site?
What is Trustedoffer.com?
TrustedOffer.com is a malicious website, which serves various deceptive ads in the hope that Internet users complete online surveys, divulge their private information, or install various adware and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). This site is related to unwanted browser add-ons, which, when installed on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox), cause pop-up ads served by TrustedOffer.com Whilst these pop-up ads do not cause malware, Internet users should avoid clicking them since they lead to installation of unwanted browser toolbars, redirect issues, and online surveys, which encourage computer users to subscribe to costly and useless mobile services.
Savings Magnet - how to remove unwanted ads when shopping online?
What is Savings Magnet?
Savings Magnet is a potentially unwanted browser add-on, which installs on users' computers through free software downloads. Creators of this browser plug-in state that this browser extension saves time and money whilst shopping online. It collects special online sales coupons, discounts, and displays these deals when Internet users visit online shopping websites such as Walmart, Ebay, Amazon, etc. While the functionality of Savings Magnet add-on may seem useful, many computer users refer to this extension as the Savings Magnet virus or adware. This negative association arises since Internet users commonly install the browser plug-in without their consent - this as a result of Savings Magnet being 'bundled' with free software downloaded from the Internet.
GlobaSearch.com - how to eliminate browser redirects to this website?
What is GlobaSearch.com?
The Globasearch.com website is owned and operated by Ilyesoft Studio and presents users with a customized Google search engine, bookmarks, and quick links to popular websites such as Wikipedia, YouTube, Yahoo etc. This website is not malicious and not related to malware or virus infections, however, the creators use a deceptive marketing method to attract website visitors. Many Internet users report that they experience browser redirects to Globasearch.com These unwanted browser redirects are caused by dubious download websites and freeware developers who monetize their downloads and free software by enforcing browser setting modifications during the downloading and installation phase.
LessTabs - how to remove Less Tabs adware and eliminate unwanted online ads?
What is LessTabs?
The LessTabs (or Less Tabs) browser add-on enhances Internet users' browsing experience by displaying quick information relating to highlighted text without the need to open additional browser tabs. When the user highlights text (by selecting it), LessTabs displays a pop-up window with relevant translations, thesaurus, Wikipedia, and additional search results. Whilst such added functionality may seem useful, many computer users refer to this browser add-on as the LessTabs virus or adware. Such associations are made since the LessTabs browser extension is promoted using free software downloads, and Internet users often download and install it unwillingly.
Continue to Save - how to remove ContinueToSave pop-up ads?
What is Continue to Save?
The 'Continue to Save' browser extension is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla FireFox. This add-on promises to save Internet users time and money by displaying coupons and special offer ads whilst shopping on websites such as Amazon, Ebay, Walmart, etc. Note that, while the idea of saving money by this method may seem useful, many Internet users report that Continue to Save was installed on their Internet browsers without their consent and they experience difficulty removing it. Some computer users refer to this browser extension as the Continue to Save virus or spyware. While such associations may seem strict, this extension is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).
Sys-doctor.com - Malicious website promoting System Doctor 2014 rogue antivirus
What is Sys-doctor.com?
Sys-doctor.com is a malicious website created by cyber criminals who are also responsible for distributing the System Doctor 2014 fake antivirus program. This site is created with the purpose of tricking payment processing companies into believing that they are dealing with a legitimate company developing genuine antivirus software. Note that whilst this website may appear legitimate, in fact it is a scam. It acts to clone a deceptive business model, a model which infects users' computer with a fake antivirus program and coerces them into buying a bogus license key to activate it.
Internet Security 2014 "designed to protect" removal guide
What is Internet Security 2014?
Internet Security 2014 is a rogue antivirus program which reports non-existent security infections in the hope that PC users will purchase a useless license key. This program is created by cyber criminals and distributed using 'exploit kits' and drive-by downloads. After infiltration, Internet Security 2014 imitates a legitimate antivirus program by performing a 'security scan'. Computer users who negotiate this program should be aware that all security scans, warning pop-ups, and malware detection lists generated by it, are fake. The main purpose of this rogue program is to scare unsuspecting PC users into believing that their computers are infected with high-risk viruses and then to coerce them into activating Internet Security 2014 (by purchasing the 'full version').
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