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IdleCrawler

IdleCrawler removal instructions

What is IdleCrawler?

Idle Crawler claims to be a useful program for marketers, however at time of research we couldn’t find such functionality. When installed this application didn’t create any Start Menu shortcuts or Desktop icons. The developers of this software claim that it utilizes unused computer power and broadband connections to crawl the web. While this functionality does not appear malicious, PC users should be aware that IdleCrawler is categorized as potentially unwanted program (according to Virustotal.com Idle Crawler is categorized as potentially unwanted program by more than 20 antivirus programs) .

   
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AppSuper removal instructions

What is AppSuper?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, AppSuper is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to improve the Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other functions. While this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that AppSuper is considered to be adware. This rogue browser extension employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' permission. Following successful infiltration on these browsers, AppSuper delivers numerous intrusive online advertisements such as banner, search, pop-up, interstitial, transitional, and full-page ads. It is highly probable that clicking advertisements generated by AppSuper will cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
BrowserProtector Ads

BrowserProtector removal instructions

What is BrowserProtector?

Developed by a company called 'Intriguing Apps', BrowserProtector is a rogue browser extension claiming to protect user-browsing by preventing spyware and malware infections from malicious websites. Although this browser add-on may appear legitimate and useful, be aware that it is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP) since it employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install on browsers without users' permission. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, Browser Protector generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Browser Champion Adware

Browser Champion removal instructions

What is Browser Champion?

Created by Intriguing Apps, Browser Champion is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to enhance user-browsing protection by blocking malware and spyware infections on malicious websites. While this browser add-on appears legitimate and useful, be aware that it is categorized as adware. The developers of this PUP employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install Browser Champion on Internet browsers without users' consent. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Browser Champion generates various intrusive online advertisements including coupon, banner, pop-up, interstitial, targeted video ads, and download offers of other rogue browser extensions considered to be adware. Clicking these advertisements is likely to cause high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
Lasaoren.com Browser Hijacker

Lasaoren.com browser hijacker removal instructions

What is Lasaoren.com?

The Lasaoren browser toolbar claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by allowing immediate access to various social networking websites (for example, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and improving the quality of Internet search results. Although this browser plug-in may seem to deliver legitimate and useful functionality, be aware that it is categorized as a browser hijacker or redirect virus. This association is made since Lasaoren.com employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome) without users' consent. Bundling allows developers to stealthily distribute their applications together with other software. Therefore, users commonly infect their computers with the Lasaoren.com browser hijacker when downloading free software from freeware download websites.

   
Vosteran.com Redirect

Vosteran.com removal instructions

What is Vosteran.com?

The Vosteran browser add-on (compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) claims to enhance users' browsing experience by displaying quick access links to popular social networking websites (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and improve the overall Internet search and browsing experience. This browser extension is developed by a company called ironSource. While this added functionality may seem legitimate and useful, many computer users refer to Vosteran as a redirect virus or a browser hijacker. These associations are made since the vosteran.com website is promoted via free software downloads using a software distribution (marketing) method called 'bundling'. The Vosteran toolbar is installed on browsers during download or installation of legitimate free software using 'download clients' or 'installers'.

   
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SkySaver removal instructions

What is SkySaver?

SkySaver is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to save time and money by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and displaying special deals/discounts available on shopping websites. While this browser extension may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that it is considered to be adware. The developers of SkySaver employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install this rogue application on Internet browsers without users' consent. Bundling allows developers to stealthily distribute their applications together with other software, and therefore, most users inadvertently install SkySaver when downloading free software from the freeware download websites.

   
Torcho.com Adware

Torcho ads removal instructions

What are torcho ads?

Torcho ads (torcho.com redirects) appear when browsing the Internet and are caused by potentially unwanted applications. Furthermore, Torcho ads can be implemented by various software developers to monetize their free applications or browser plug-ins. The developers of these browser plug-ins employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', and therefore, most computer users install these browser add-ons inadvertently without their consent. After successful infiltration, these PUPs generate intrusive banner, interstitial, full-screen, and text link ads.

   
Ads by Surf To Save

Surf To Save removal instructions

What is Surf To Save?

Surf To Save is a rogue browser extension claiming to save time and money by displaying coupons and special deals/discounts available on shopping websites. On initial inspection, this browser plug-in may seem legitimate and useful, however, be aware that it is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Surf To Save employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers without users' permission. Bundling allows developers to stealthily distribute applications together with other software, and therefore, most users unwillingly install Surf To Save during download of free software from freeware download websites.

   
Ads by Surf Slide

Surf Slide removal instructions

What is Surf Slide?

Developed by SuperWeb LLC, Surf Slide is a rogue browser extension  claiming to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other similar functions. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Surf Slide is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The developers of this rogue application employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install Surf Slide on Internet browsers without users' permission. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, Surf Slide generates numerous intrusive online advertisements such as interstitial, search, transitional, pop-up, banner, and full-page ads. It is highly probable that clicking these advertisements will lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   

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