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Ads not by this site Virus

"Ads not by this site" virus removal guide

What is Ads not by this site?

"Ads not by this site" are additional ads often displayed below legitimate ads appearing on YouTube, Wikipedia, Google, Facebook, and other popular websites. These websites (excluding Wikipedia) display internal legitimate ads, however, computer users report that they observe many additional unwanted ads (including mature content, surveys, etc.) as well as legitimate ones. If you notice "Ads not by this site", your computer is infiltrated with an adware infection, and while this is not a particularly high-risk security threat, it can be distracting to observe unwanted ads, and furthermore, they may lead to inadvertent installation of unwanted software or even malware infections.

   
Savings Scout Pop-up Ads

Savings Scout removal guide

What is Savings Scout?

The Savings Scout browser add-on displays various coupon and deals advertisements when users visit online shopping websites. Developed by 215 Apps (Innovative Apps), it is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. While the added functionality (and potential to save money when shopping online) may seem legitimate, in fact, Savings Scout is categorized as adware. Creators of this browser extension 'bundle' it together with free software, and therefore, most Internet users feel that Savings Scout was installed on their computers without their consent. Moreover, this add-on diminishes Internet browser performance and may case serious privacy issues.

   
Savings Wave Pop-up Ads

Savings Wave removal guide

What is Savings Wave?

Savings Wave is a potentially unwanted browser plug-in developed by 215 Apps (Innovative Apps). This browser extension displays coupon and deal ads when Internet users visit online shopping websites such as Walmart, eBay, Amazon, etc. This browser add-on installs on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Whilst the idea of saving money when shopping online may seem legitimate, many computer users refer to Savings Wave as a virus or malware. These negative associations are made since this browser add-on is promoted using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. The majority of Internet users install this browser add-on without their consent together with free software downloaded from the Internet.

   
LinkSwift Ads

LinkSwift removal instructions

What is LinkSwift?

LinkSwift is a potentially unwanted application distributed using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. This browser add-on installs together with free software downloaded from the Internet and is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. It claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by displaying coupon ads, website ratings, and by adding other features, which supposedly "make your time on the web worthwhile". Note that while such added functionality may seem legitimate, many computer users refer to LinkSwift as a virus or malware. These negative associations are made since Internet users often install LinkSwift inadvertently without their consent. Furthermore, this browser plug-in generates various intrusive ads.

   
Sinergia Cleaner

Sinergia Cleaner removal guide

What is Sinergia Cleaner?

Sinergia Cleaner is a fake antivirus program, which reports non-existent security infections. This is in the hope that unsuspecting PC users fall for the trickery displayed and purchase a so-called 'full version' in order to remove the supposedly-detected security threats. In fact no security infections indicated by this rogue program actually exist on the computer - Sinergia Cleaner is a scam created by cyber criminals. This program is proliferated via 'exploit kits', which infiltrate users' computers through any security vulnerabilities detected within outdated software.

   
Diamondata Ads

Diamondata removal guide

What is Diamondata?

The Diamondata browser add-on claims to enhance Internet users' browsing experience by adding several features (inline text and multi-site searching, related search results, comparison shopping, special offers and coupons, website ratings and reviews) to their Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox). Whilst such added functionality may seem legitimate, many computer users refer to Diamondata as a virus or malware. These negative associations are made since this browser plug-in installs on users' computers without their consent together with free software downloaded from the Internet. Furthermore, it generates intrusive ads labelled 'Diamondata Ads' and 'Powered by Diamondata'.

   
Web Connect Ads

Web Connect removal guide

What is Web Connect?

Web Connect is a potentially unwanted browser add-on, which is promoted using free software downloads. This browser extension promises to enhance Internet users' browsing experience by displaying related search results, comparison shopping, special offers, coupons, and website ratings. Whilst such added functionality may seem legitimate, in fact, Web Connect is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. It installs on users' Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) together with free software downloaded from the Internet using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. Many Internet users refer to this browser add-on as the Web Connect virus or malware.

   
SaltarSmart Ads

SaltarSmart removal instructions

What is SaltarSmart?

SaltarSmart is a potentially unwanted browser extension, which installs on users' Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) together with free software downloaded from the Internet. Note that while this browser plug-in promises an enhanced Internet browsing experience (comparison shopping, inline text and multi-site searching, website ratings and reviews), in fact, it adds little functionality, and moreover, SaltarSmart diminishes Internet browser performance and generates various unwanted ads. Many Internet users refer to this browser add-on as the SaltarSmart virus or malware. These negative associations are made since Internet users often install this add-on inadvertently without their consent.

   
Rolimno Ads

Rolimno removal guide

What is Rolimno?

Rolimno is a potentially unwanted application distributed using free software downloads. It is adware that generates in-text, pop-up, and search ads when computer users surf the Internet. Internet users often install it inadvertently without their consent together with freeware downloaded from the Internet. Note that while this browser add-on claims to add various features (comparison shopping, multi-site searching, and website ratings and reviews), in fact, it ads little functionality and causes diminished browser performance, unwanted ads, and may lead to serious privacy issues. Rolimno is not a virus or malware, however, it is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. It installs on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla FireFox.

   
Web Layers Ads

Web Layers removal instructions

What is Web Layers?

The Web Layers browser add-on promises to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by displaying website ratings and reviews, thus enabling 'comparison shopping' and adding multi-site search features. Whilst such added functionality may seem legitimate, many Internet users refer to Web Layers as a virus or malware. Many reports indicate that this browser add-on installs on users' Internet browsers without their consent and generates unwanted in-text, pop-up, and coupons ads. The Web Layers browser extension is distributed using free software downloads and installs on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox.

   

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