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My Super Cheap Ads

My Super Cheap - how to remove ads caused by this add-on?

What is My Super Cheap?

The My Super Cheap browser add-on displays price comparison ads when Internet users visit travel and insurance-related websites. There are two ways in which this software can become installed on your system: 1) this browser extension can be downloaded from its homepage (in this case, computer users are aware of its installation), or; 2) it may be bundled with free software downloaded from the Internet (in this case, computer users install this browser plug-in inadvertently and without their consent). Due to its deceptive promotion techniques, this browser extension is categorized as adware.

   
Save by Click Adware

Save by Click - how to remove this adware from your Internet browsers?

What is Save by Click?

The Save by Click browser add-on displays coupon deals and special offers when Internet users visit online shopping websites. This browser extension is categorized as adware for two reasons: 1) in most cases it is bundled with free software downloaded from the Internet (thus computer users inadvertently install this add-on), and; 2) it displays unwanted ads and collects users' Internet browsing information. This browser extension is similar to other coupon deal add-ons such as Drop Down Deals, Deal Ply, PriceGong, etc. Save by Click installs on Internet Explorer, Mozilla FireFox, and the Google Chrome Internet browsers.

   
Drop Down Deals

Drop Down Deals - how to remove this browser add-on?

What is Drop Down Deals?

The Drop Down Deals browser add-on displays coupon deals when users enter online shopping websites. Developers of this extension claim that it helps to save money and time for those who install the browser plug-in, however, many computer users report that this extension was installed on their Internet browsers without their consent. Moreover, they find the Drop Down Deals (Yontoo) add-on difficult to remove.

   
Bring Me Sports Adware

Bring Me Sports Toolbar - how to eliminate redirects to mywebsearch.com?

What is Bring Me Sports toolbar?

The Bring Me Sports browser toolbar was developed by Mindspark. This extension promises to show live sports events, scores, etc. on your computer. This browser toolbar alone is not related to malware or virus infections, however, it changes users' homepage and default search engine settings to mywebsearch.com This behavior can be categorized as ad-ware. The toolbar is installed in a number of ways: Internet users can download this toolbar from its homepage, or it may automatically install together with freeware downloaded from the Internet. Internet users should always express caution when installing free software - developers of these products commonly bundle their free programs with browser add-ons for monetization purposes.

   
Yandex Toolbar

Yandex toolbar - how to remove?

What is Yandex?

The Yandex toolbar browser extension is developed by a reputable Russian search engine provider that enjoys a market share of greater than 60% within the country. The toolbar enhances Internet users' browsing experience by displaying quick links to weather forecasts, email accounts, etc. This extension also displays notifications when users receive emails, social network notifications, etc. Whilst this functionality is useful to some, many computer users report that this toolbar was installed without their consent and they experience unwanted redirects to yandex.com (.ru) This situation may occur if the Yandex toolbar was bundled with free software downloaded from the Internet.

   
Search.us.com Redirect

Search.us.com Toolbar - how to eliminate redirects to start.search.us.com?

What is search.us.com?

The search.us.com website presents users with a search bar and is promoted using the search.us.com toolbar. This website alone is not related to malware or virus infections, however, it is promoted using deceptive methods and Internet users commonly visit this site when being redirected to it. This redirect issue is a direct consequence of search.us.com toolbar installation - it changes users' Internet browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla FireFox) homepage and default search engine settings to search.us.com If you feel that you have not willingly installed this toolbar and it appeared on your Internet browser without your consent, it is likely to have been bundled with freeware downloaded from the Internet.

   
Cursor Mania Toolbar

Cursor Mania Toolbar - how to remove this adware?

What is Cursor Mania?

The Cursor Mania browser add-on enhances users' Internet browsing experience by allowing modifications to the mouse cursor style. This browser extension is developed by Mindspark and similar to Zwinky toolbar and MyWebFace Toolbar. Note that users wishing to access Mindspark's website features have to install an associated toolbar. While these browser plug-ins are not related to virus or malware infections, they do change browser settings and cause redirects to home.mywebsearch.com The Cursor Mania Toolbar is advertised by various online banner ads and it may also be bundled with free software downloaded from the Internet. If you feel that you have not willingly installed this browser add-on, it is likely that it was bundled with freeware that you have downloaded.

   
Computer Locked - MoneyPak Virus

Computer Locked (MoneyPak Virus) - how to remove ransomware infections?

What is Computer Locked - MoneyPak?

Messages that lock computer users' screens, demanding payment of a fine using MoneyPak for supposed law violations, are a scam. These messages are classed as  ransomware infections and created by cyber criminals to trick unsuspecting PC users into paying bogus fines. To make their screen lockers appear authentic, these criminals exploit the names of authorities such as the FBI, the Department of Justice, the Internet Crime Complaint Center, etc.  Ransomware infections are often localised and able to present computer users with deceptive messages as if sent from their local authorities. This localisation is possible, since ransomware infections are capable of detecting the IP addresses of PCs targeted for infiltration.

   
MyWebFace Toolbar

MyWebFace toolbar - how to remove this adware (redirects to home.mywebsearch.com)?

What is MyWebFace?

MyWebFace Toolbar is a browser add-on that allows users to access an online tool called MyWebFace. This web tool enables users to transform their face photos into cartoon images, share their creations, etc. Whilst such functionality is seen by many as useful and fun, in order to access this tool, users are asked to install the MyWebFace toolbar - adware that modifies users' Internet browser settings and causes redirects to mywebsearch.com When installed on your PC, the toolbar will change your default search engine and homepage to home.mywebsearch.com Moreover, each newly-opened browser tab will also redirect to the this website.

   
Zwinky Toolbar

Zwinky Toolbar - how to remove browser redirects to home.mywebsearch.com?

What is Zwinky?

Zwinky is an online service enabling users to create individual cartoon avatars. Whilst some find this service useful, its developers have chosen a deceptive monetization strategy by asking their users to download the Zwinky toolbar in order to use their free services. When installed, this toolbar modifies the user's homepage and default search engine browser settings. Moreover, each newly-opened tab is redirected to the home.mywebsearch.com website. Note that using this website for your daily Internet searches adds no real value - this redirect is applied for monetization purposes, since each time a computer user clicks on sponsored search results, the developers of Zwinky Toolbar gain revenue.

   

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