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Webget

Webget Ads removal instructions

What is webget?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, Webget is a rogue browser extension claiming to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by displaying website trust ratings, websites containing related content, enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and adding other useful functionality. Although this may seem a legitimate browser add-on, it is categorized as a potentially unwanted browser extension or adware. This rogue browser add-on employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent. Following successful infiltration, Webget tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording various hardware and software information such as IP addresses, unique identifier numbers, search queries entered, URLs visited, pages viewed, and other similar details.

   
Ads by OnlineBrowserAdvertising

OnlineBrowserAdvertising ads removal instructions

What is OnlineBrowserAdvertising?

OnlineBrowserAdvertising ads, which appear when browsing the Internet, are caused by potentially unwanted browser add-ons. Commonly, these potentially unwanted applications infiltrate browsers via free software downloads and claim to enhance the browsing experience by adding various useful features. At time of testing, these ads were caused by browser plug-ins called "ultra notifier", "Feven", "Freeven", "Fpro_1.2", and "FreeV1.3" - they claim to notify users of available software updates and help to save time and money while shopping online. While this functionality may seem legitimate, these browser extensions are categorized as adware or potentially unwanted applications, since they install on browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent. Furthermore, these add-ons generate intrusive ads and track users' Internet browsing activity. At time of research, these browser extensions were distributed using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', and thus, computer users often install them inadvertently together with free software downloaded from the Internet.

   
Coupon Downloader Ads

Coupon Downloader removal instructions

What is Coupon Downloader?

Created by Coupondownloader Inc (a Delaware corporation), Coupon Downloader is a browser add-on claiming to save time and money by displaying various coupons and shopping deals while browsing online shopping sites. Although this may seem a legitimate and useful browser extension, be aware that Coupon Downloader is a rogue browser plug-in categorized as adware. This potentially unwanted application is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. It employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install on these browsers without users' consent. Commonly, users install this adware inadvertently due to reckless downloading of free software from freeware download websites (such as download.com, soft32.com, and softonic.com, amongst many others).

   
HQ-V-Pro Virus

HQ-V-Pro virus removal instructions

What is HQ-V-Pro?

Created by Kimahari Software Inc, the HQ-V-Pro browser plugin claims to enhance users' YouTube (and other video streaming websites) experience by configuring videos to the highest available quality. While some computer users may find this functionality useful, in fact, the HQ-V-Pro add-on is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. The software infiltrates browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. Computer users often install HQ-V-Pro inadvertently without their consent when downloading free software.

   
You might enjoy reading Virus

"You might enjoy reading" virus removal instructions

What is "You might enjoy reading"?

"You might enjoy reading" is an advertising platform used by many dubious websites to promote potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), questionable medicinal products, dating services, etc. This platform is implemented by various browser extension developers to monetize their free plug-ins. This is not a stand-alone program, and therefore, users who observe "You might enjoy reading" advertisements when browsing the Internet should check 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.

   
Snappy Image Virus

Snappy Image ads removal instructions

What is Snappy Image?

The Snappy Image browser add-on (created by Cortica) claims to enhance the Internet browsing experience by displaying websites containing related content. While such functionality may seem legitimate, this browser extension is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. This plug-in adds no real value and generates intrusive third party ads ('Ads by Snappy Image') including, for example, banner, text, and pop-up advertisements. This rogue plug-in is also known to convert images on various popular websites into ads. Clicking ads displayed by Snappy Image can result in installation of additional adware or even high-risk malware. As well as generating deceptive ads, this bogus browser plug-in tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording IP addresses, unique identifier numbers, operating systems, browser information, URLs visited, pages viewed, search queries entered, and other software and hardware information.

   
Smartmediaconverter Virus

Smartmediaconverter removal instructions

What is Smartmediaconverter?

Created by Howard Software Ltd ("Applon"), the Smartmediaconverter app is a professional audio file converter for Windows. While the functionality of this app may seem legitimate, be aware that Smartmediaconverter is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. The developers of this app employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', thus, most computer users install this program inadvertently without their consent. Following successful infiltration, Smartmediaconverter generates intrusive banner, interstitial, full-screen, and text link ads. Furthermore, this app records various software and hardware information including, for example, operating system type, Internet service provider (ISP), IP and MAC addresses, browser type, web pages visited, etc.

   
Ads by ReMarkable

ReMarkable ads removal instructions

What is ReMarkable?

Created by Virtue Interactive Ltd, the Remarkable 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, Remarkable 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. After installation, Remarkable tracks users' Internet surfing activity by recording demographic information, browsers type, operating system type, and IP addresses.

   
Browse-search.com Redirect

Browse-search.com removal instructions

What is browse-search.com?

The Browse-search.com browser hijacker infiltrates Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) via free software downloads. Browser redirects to the browse-search.com website are caused by 'Muvic', a potentially unwanted application created by Pinwid Ltd. Internet users often install Muvic adware inadvertently without their consent when downloading and installing freeware. At time of research, this browser plug-in was distributed using deceptive freeware 'download clients' and fake downloads. For example, fake Java updates or fake Internet browser updates. After successful infiltration, Muvic modifies users' Internet browser settings by assigning the homepage and default search engine fields to browse-search.com

   
DealsFox Virus

DealsFox removal instructions

What is DealsFox?

Created by DEALSFOX Inc, the DealsFox 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 this functionality may seem legitimate, be aware that the DealsFox plug-in is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. The developers of this browser plugin employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', thus, most computer users install this browser add-on inadvertently without their consent. After successful infiltration, DealsFox generates intrusive banner, interstitial, full-screen, and text link ads.

   

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