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ShoppingAdd-On Virus

ShoppingAdd-On removal instructions

What is ShoppingAdd-On?

Compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, the ShoppingAdd-On browser add-on displays various coupon and deals advertisements when users visit online shopping websites. While this added functionality (and potential to save money when shopping online) may seem legitimate, in fact, ShoppingAdd-On is categorized as adware. Creators of this browser extension 'bundle' it together with free software, and therefore, most Internet users feel that ShoppingAdd-On was installed on their computers without consent.

   
Savings Hen Virus

Savings Hen ads removal instructions

What is Savings Hen?

Developed by Smart Apps, the Savings Hen browser add-on claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by enabling comparison shopping and displaying special offers when users visit online shopping websites. While such functionality may seem legitimate, be aware that the Savings Hen add-on is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. Developers of this browser plug-in use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', thus, many users install this browser add-on inadvertently without their consent. After successful infiltration, Savings Hen generates intrusive online advertisements by converting words on pages viewed into hyperlinks that link to advertisements. Furthermore, the add-on continually displays banner, shopping comparison, in-text transitional, and in-text link advertisements. Clicking these ads can lead to installation of additional adware or even malware infections.

   
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SavePass adware removal instructions

What is SavePass?

Created by a company called OutBrowse (Pinwid), SavePass is a potentially unwanted application, which installs on users' Internet browsers (Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox) together with free software downloaded from the Internet. Developers of this browser add-on claim that SavePass can help to save time and money while shopping online by displaying discounts and coupons. In fact, this add-on is categorized as a potentially unwanted application since it installs on Internet browsers without users' consent and generates intrusive ads. Following SavePass installation, computer users continually observe various banners and coupon ads whilst browsing the Internet.

   
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MarkKit removal instructions

What is MarkKit?

Created by Revizer Technologies Ltd, the MarkKit browser plug-in claims to make Internet browsing more productive by integrating quick sharing and search functions of any highlighted text. While this added functionality may seem legitimate, MarkKit is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. Developers of this add-on employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', and therefore, computer users often install this plug-in inadvertently without their consent when downloading free software.

   
Ask-tb.com Redirect

Ask-tb.com redirect removal instructions

What is ask-tb.com?

The Ask-tb.com (Ask toolbar) browser add-on claims to enhance Internet users' browsing experience by adding quick links to social networks, radio stations, local weather forecasts, news, etc. This browser toolbar is developed by a legitimate company called APN LLC (a question answering-focussed web search engine) and is not a virus or malware. The downside of using this browser add-on is that it modifies Internet browser settings by assigning the homepage and default Internet search engine fields to Ask-tb.com Note that in most cases, users can opt-out of these modifications during the installation phase of this toolbar. Many users, however, do not pay close enough attention to the installation steps, thus resulting in unwanted modifications to their Internet browser settings (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox). Computer users should also be aware of a popular software distribution method called 'bundling'.

   
Greener Web Ads

Greener Web removal instructions

What is Greener Web?

Developed by SuperWeb LLC, the Greener Web rogue browser plug-in claims to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and adding other useful functionality. Although this may seem a legitimate browser extension, be aware that Greener Web is categorized as a potentially unwanted application or adware. The plug-in 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' permission. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, Greener Web tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording various software and hardware information, which may be personally identifiable, for example, URLs visited, search queries entered, pages viewed, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, unique identifier numbers and other similar details. This behavior may lead to serious privacy issues or even identity theft.

   
Qualitink Virus

Qualitink removal instructions

What is qualitink?

Developed by SuperWeb LLC, Qualitink is a potentially unwanted browser extension claiming to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and adding other useful functionality. Although Qualitink may seem a legitimate browser plug-in, be aware that it is categorized as adware. Qualitink deploys a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome) without users' consent. Following successful infiltration, this extension generates various intrusive online advertisements including banner, interstitial, transitional, text-link, search, and full-page ads. There is a high probability that clicking these advertisements will cause additional adware or even malware infections.

   
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NewPlayer removal instructions

What is NewPlayer?

Created by a company called TUGUU SL, the NewPlayer app allows users to create personalized playlists by extracting video clips from the Internet and combining them with any video/audio media available on the user’s PC. While some users may find this functionality useful, the NewPlayer application is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application since it infiltrates computers via a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. Computer users often install NewPlayer inadvertently without their consent when downloading free software.

   
Deal Finder Pop-ups

Deal Finder removal instructions

What is Deal Finder?

Deal Finder is an advertising platform used by many dubious websites, which promote potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), questionable medicinal products, dating services, etc. This platform is implemented by various browser extension developers in order to monetize their free plug-ins. This is not a stand-alone program, and therefore, users who observe Deal Finder advertisements when browsing the Internet should check any recently-installed browser add-ons - they are likely to be the cause of these intrusive ads. Note that these ads alone are not categorized as viruses or malware, however, clicking them can cause serious privacy and computer security issues.

   
Media Play AIR + Virus

Media Play AIR + removal instructions

What is Media Play AIR +?

Media Play AIR + is a potentially unwanted application developed by SIMONA-VIORICA MARIN (powered by Crossrider). This browser add-on is distributed using fake downloads and deceptive free software 'download clients'. The software commonly installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent. Developers of this browser extension claim that it saves time and money whilst shopping online. This functionality may seem legitimate, however, be aware that Media Play AIR + 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 plug-in causes various unwanted ads, including intrusive coupon ads such as Jollywallet coupon ads, pop-up ads, and OnlineBrowserAdvertising ads when users visit various websites.

   

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