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Ads Clever Virus

Ads Clever virus removal instructions

What is Ads Clever?

Ads Clever is a potentially unwanted program, which installs together with free software downloaded from the Internet. This program claims to support free software developers by funding their work. The program generates revenue by gathering users' spare computer resources "To make advanced calculations, which are used in various projects". Furthermore, this application claims to help users' to make "Clever" decisions while shopping online by displaying "Highly targeted ads". While these claims may sound legitimate, in fact this is an application designed to generate Bitcoin-mining and intrusive online ads - a function which does not support freeware developers. The Ads Clever program is categorized as adware or a Trojan and provides no real value for the user. Furthermore, this application includes users' computers within 'bitcoin mining networks'. The sole beneficiaries of these mining efforts are the developers of this potentially unwanted program.

   
Melondrea Virus

Melondrea Virus removal instructions

What is Melondrea?

The Molondrea browser extension claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by suggesting related content, displaying website trust ratings, enabling coupons and comparison shopping, and other similar functions. The developers (SuperWeb LLC) optimize this add-on for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Although Melondrea may seem legitimate, be aware that it is considered to be adware since it uses a deceptive marketing method called 'bundling' and installs on browsers without users' consent. Following infiltration, Molondrea generates various intrusive advertisements, including interstitial, transitional, banner, text link, search, and full page ads.

   
Maucampo Ads

Maucampo Ads removal instructions

What is Maucampo?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, Maucampo is a rogue browser extension claiming to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by displaying website trust ratings, enabling comparison shopping, coupons, and other similar functions. Although such added functionality may seem legitimate, users should be aware that Maucampo is categorized as adware. This potentially unwanted application is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. It installs on these browsers using a software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications along with the chosen software). After successful infiltration, Maucambo generates various intrusive advertisements, such as banner, search, text link, transitional, interstitial, and full page ads. Moreover, this rogue browser extension tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording various software and hardware information including IP addresses, unique identifier numbers, browser details, search queries, URLs visited, pages viewed, and other information.

   
Ads by Freeven

Ads by Freeven removal instructions

What is Freeven?

The Freeven browser add-on claims to save time and money when shopping online. While such functionality may seem legitimate, in fact, this browser extension is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. This plugin adds no real value and generates intrusive third party ads ('Ads by Freeven'), including, for example, sponsored links, coupons, deals, shopping comparison, content suggestions, banners, pop-up and pop-under advertisements. Clicking ads shown by Freeven can result in high-risk malware infections.

   
Windows Defence Unit

Windows Defence Unit removal instructions

What is Defence Unit?

Windows Defence Unit is a fake antivirus program, which mimics the detection of high-risk security threats in order to scare unsuspecting PC users into purchasing a 'full version' to supposedly eliminate the security infections. Computer users should be aware that this program should not be trusted - it is a scam created by cyber criminals who make money from PC users who fall for the fake security warning messages and go on to purchase a license key for this rogue antivirus program. This bogus software infiltrates the operating system using hacked websites, which display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert message to trick users into downloading and installing Windows Defence Unit on their computers.

   
SafePcRepair Toolbar

SafePcRepair toolbar removal instructions

What is SafePcRepair toolbar?

Developed by Mindspark Inc, the SafePcRepair toolbar is a potentially unwanted browser extension optimized for Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. This browser plug-in claims to help maintain and improve PC performance. On initial inspection, this functionality may seem legitimate, however, Internet users should be aware that SafePcRepair toolbar is considered to be adware. It installs on browsers without users' consent using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software). After successful installation, the browser homepage and default search engine settings are immediately assigned to home.tb.ask.com

   
SuddenlyMusic Toolbar

SuddenlyMusic Toolbar removal instructions

What is SuddenlyMusic Toolbar?

SuddenlyMusic is a browser toolbar claiming to help Internet users find their favourite song lyrics, playing chords, access DJ mixing sites, and more. This toolbar is developed by Mindspark Inc. and compatible with Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Although this may appear to be a legitimate browser add-on, users should be aware that it is categorized as adware. SuddenlyMusic installs on browsers using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. Following successful infiltration, the toolbar assigns the default search engine and homepage setttings to home.tb.ask.com. As well as changing these settings, SuddenlyMusic tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording various software and hardware information including default language settings, browser types, IP addresses, search queries, and other information.

   
iWon Toolbar

iWon toolbar removal instructions

What is iWon?

The iWon toolbar is a potentially unwanted browser add-on developed by Mindspark Inc. claiming to allow users access various types of free computer games. On initial inspection, this kind of functionality may seem legitimate, however, users should be aware that the iWon toolbar is categorized as adware. The toolbar is compatible with Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox and installs on these browsers without users' consent via a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications along with the chosen software). Following successful infiltration, iWon immediately assigns the browser homepage and default search engine settings to home.tb.ask.com

Furthermore, this toolbar tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording various information including IP addresses, browsers types, search queries, default language settings, and other information.

   
Jotzey Virus

Jotzey Virus removal instructions

What is Jotzey?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, Jotzey is a potentially unwanted browser extension optimized for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. This browser add-on claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and adding other functionality. Although the Jotzey plugin may seem legitimate, users should be aware that it is considered to be adware. Jotzey infiltrates browsers without users' consent using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of hidden applications along with the chosen software). Once installation is complete, the plug-in generates various intrusive advertisements including interstitial, banner, text link, transitional, search, and full page ads.

   
Media View Ads

Media View ads removal instructions

What is Media View?

The Media View browser add-on claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by enabling the opening of various media files. While this functionality may seem legitimate, this browser extension is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. The plugin adds no real value and generates intrusive third party ads ('Ads by Media View'), including, for example, banner, text, and pop-up advertisements. Clicking ads displayed by Media View can result in high-risk malware infections.

   

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