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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.

   
App Graffiti Virus

App Graffiti Virus removal instructions

What is App Graffiti?

Created by a company called Omega Partners Ltd, the App Graffiti browser add-on promises to enhance users' social networking experience by enabling custom backgrounds, themes, and layouts within Twitter and Facebook. While this functionality may seem legitimate, Internet users should be aware that this browser extension is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. App Graffiti and its promoted third party software installs on browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent and generates intrusive banner and pop-up ads. Furthermore, this add-on tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording Internet Protocol ('IP') addresses, browsers types, browser languages, dates and times of user requests, search terms, and may include domain names and date/times of pages viewed.

   
VeeHD Virus

VeeHD virus removal instructions

What is VeeHD?

The VeeHD browser add-on promises to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by enabling access to high definition streams. This added functionality may seem useful, however, Internet users should be aware that the VeeHD plugin is categorized as a potentially unwanted application or adware. This plugin, and promoted third party software associated with it, install on browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent and generates various intrusive ads, including, for example, in-text ads, interstitial ads, and pop-up advertisements.

   
Rich Media Player Virus

Rich Media Player virus removal instructions

What is Rich Media Player?

The Rich Media Player browser plugin was created by a company called Radiocom and claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by allowing download and conversion of videos from various websites. While some users may find such functionality useful, in fact, the Rich Media Player add-on is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application since it infiltrates browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. Computer users often install Rich Media Player inadvertently without their consent when downloading free software.

   
Windows Protection Booster

Windows Protection Booster removal instructions

What is Protection Booster?

Windows Protection Booster is a fake antivirus program, which imitates the detection of high-risk security threats in order to scare unsuspecting PC users into purchasing a 'full version' to supposedly eliminate them. 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 purchase license keys for this rogue antivirus program. This bogus software infiltrates operating systems using hacked websites, which display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert message with the purpose to trick Internet users into downloading and installing Windows Protection Booster on their computers.

   
Webalta.ru Virus

Webalta.ru virus removal guide

What is Webalta.ru?

The Webalta.ru website is promoted using a deceptive browser hijacker. Internet users are redirected to this website following installation of free software downloaded from the Internet. Redirects to this website are often applied by 'download clients', which are employed by some free software download websites. This browser hijacker affects Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Download clients are used to monetize the downloads (incoming web traffic) and offer installation of promoted software within the download steps of free software. Note that browser redirects to webalta.ru are a direct consequence of reckless freeware installation, and thus, to avoid these issues, pay close attention to the downloading and installation steps of free software.

   
History Boss toolbar

HistoryBoss toolbar removal instructions

What is HistoryBoss?

Created by Mindspark Inc, HistoryBoss is a browser toolbar compatible with Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. HistoryBoss claims to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by enabling them to search for various historical information via the toolbar. Although such added functionality may seem legitimate, users should be aware that HistoryBoss is categorized as adware since it installs on browsers using a delusive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of various hidden applications along with the chosen software). Following successful installation, the homepage and default search engine settings are immediately assigned to home.tb.ask.com Furthermore, this potentially unwanted browser application tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording information such as IP addresses, default language settings, browsers types, search queries, and other hardware and software information.

   
Blindbat Ads

Blindbat Ads removal instructions

What is Blindbat?

Blindbat is a potentially unwanted browser extension, which claims to enhance the quality of user's Internet browsing experience by displaying website trust ratings, enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and other functions. The developers of Blindbat (SuperWeb LLC) optimize this browser extension for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. On initial inspection, this browser plug-in may seem legitimate, however, be aware that it is categorized as adware since it infiltrates browsers using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications along with the chosen software). After a successful installation, Blindbat generates various intrusive advertisements, including text link, banner, search, interstitial, transitional, and full page ads.

   

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