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Protectedsearch.com Virus

Protectedsearch.com - how to eliminate redirects to this website?

What is Protectedsearch.com?

The Protectedsearch.com website is promoted using various browser toolbars. While this website is not related to malware or virus infections, it is promoted using deceptive methods - many computer users report that they are redirected to this site without their consent. This redirect issue is closely related to installation of browser toolbars that use the igeared Api. Using this website for your daily Internet searches adds no real value, since protectedsearch.com merely uses a custom Google search engine. The main reason for applying this redirect is monetization - many free software developers bundle their free programs with browser plug-ins, which cause redirect issues or unwanted adds (and thus generate revenue via impressions or clicks).

   
Searchcompletion.com Redirect

Searchcompletion.com - how to eliminate browser redirects to this website?

What is searchcompletion.com?

The Searchcompletion.com website is promoted by the Complitly browser extension. This browser add-on is developed by SimplyGen and promises to improve the performance of users' Internet searching, help with spelling, provide quick translations, and display quick links. Whilst this functionality may be seen as useful, this browser add-on often installs without users' consent and causes redirects to search.searchcompletion.com Moreover, this browser extension displays unwanted third-party ads, which may lead to installation of further unwanted software or even malware.

   
Savings Sidekick Adware

Savings Sidekick - how to remove ads by savings sidekick from your Internet browsers?

What is Savings Sidekick?

The Savings Sidekick browser add-on is developed by a company named 215 Apps. This browser extension displays deal and coupon ads when users visit online shopping websites. The creators of this extension claim that Savings Sidekick helps users to save money whilst shopping online. Although this browser plug-in appears legitimate, many computer users report that this extension was installed on their computers without their consent and are annoyed by unwanted ads generated by it. This situation (unwilling installation) may occur when installing free software downloaded from the Internet.

   
MapsGalaxy Adware

Hp.myway.com redirect removal instructions

What is hp.myway.com?

The MapsGalaxy browser toolbar promises to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by displaying maps, traffic conditions, and directions. This browser extension is developed by Mindspark and installs on Internet Explorer and Mozilla FireFox. Whilst some Internet users find this toolbar useful, it is categorized as adware, since when installed, this browser add-on modifies Internet browser settings causing redirects to hp.myway.com. Note that the myway.com website is owned by Mindspark, a developer of toolbars, which employs deceptive strategies to promote the aforementioned website. The hp.myway.com website uses a customized Google search engine, and while the search results are legitimate, there is no valid reason to use this website for your daily Internet searches.

   
Coupon Companion Adware

Coupon Companion - how to remove?

What is Coupon Companion?

The Coupon Companion browser extension is developed by 215 Apps. Creators of this browser plug-in claim that it helps to save money and time whilst shopping online. This browser add-on displays coupon deals when computer users visit online shopping websites. Note that this plug-in is not malicious and not technically a virus or spyware, however, computer users often install this plug-in inadvertently and without their consent. This situation can happen when computer users do not pay close enough attention when installing free software downloaded from the Internet.

   
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.

   

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