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PicRec removal instructions

What is PicRec?

Created by Shefa Media Ltd, the PicRec app claims to automatically identify various objects within images and then to enable quick searches on those objects by clicking them. While this added functionality may seem legitimate, PicRec is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application. The developers of this app employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', and therefore, computer users often install this application inadvertently without their consent when downloading free software. After installation, PicRec tracks users' Internet surfing activity by recording demographic information, browser types, operating system types, and IP addresses.

   
Monkeytize Ads

Monkeytize ads removal instructions

What is Monkeytize?

Monkeytize ads are caused by potentially unwanted applications created by Shefa Media Ltd (and other companies). These apps cause unwanted ads that appear when browsing the Internet. Furthermore, Monkeytize ads can be implemented by various software developers to monetize their free applications or browser plug-ins. The developers of this browser plug-in 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.

   
Cartwheel Shopping Adware

Cartwheel Shopping removal instructions

What is Cartwheel Shopping?

Cartwheel is a rogue browser plug-in claiming to save time and money by displaying special deals, discounts, and coupons available within online shopping stores as well as providing an opportunity for users to enter the Cartwheel lottery free of charge. This browser extension is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. The developers of this rogue browser add-on employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install Cartwheel on Internet browsers without users' permission. Bundling allows developers to stealthily distribute their applications together with other software. For this reason, users commonly infect their computers with Cartwheel when downloading free software from freeware download websites. Although the functionality offered may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Cartwheel is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that generates intrusive online advertisements immediately following successful infiltration.

   
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Easy Deals removal instructions

What is Easy Deals?

Created by Adassistent, Easy Deals is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) claiming to save time and money by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, and displaying special deals/discounts available with online stores such as eBay, Walmart, Amazon, etc. Although this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that Easy Deals is considered to be adware. These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' employed by Easy Deals to install on Internet browsers. Bundling is a way to stealthily distribute applications together with other software, and for this reason, most users inadvertently install this PUP when downloading free software from freeware download websites. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, Easy Deals generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Websearch.flyandsearch.info Redirect

Websearch.flyandsearch.info redirect removal instructions

What is websearch.flyandsearch.info?

The websearch.flyandsearch.info browser hijacker installs on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) together with free software downloaded from the Internet. After successful infiltration, this adware modifies Internet browser settings including the homepage and default search engine domains. Furthermore, this adware installs several browser 'helper objects', which block attempts to roll back these changes. At time of research, this adware was 'bundled' with free programs and files available for download from free file sharing websites. Developers of freeware promote the websearch.flyandsearch.info browser hijacker using a deceptive installer, which tricks unsuspecting computer users into installing browser settings-modifying adware together with the free software.

   
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SelectNGo removal instructions

What is SelectNGo?

Created by Virtue Interactive Ltd, the SelectNGo (Select-N-Go) browser plug-in claims to make Internet browsing more productive by integrating quick sharing and search functions of highlighted text. While this added functionality may seem legitimate, SelectNGo 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.

   
Adworld Adware

Adworld removal instructions

What is Adworld?

The Adworld browser application (and associated add-on, 'Adworld Add-On') is a potentially unwanted application created by Goobzo Ltd. This app causes unwanted ads, which appear when browsing the Internet. Furthermore, Adworld ads can be implemented by various software developers to monetize their free applications or browser plug-ins. The developers of this browser plug-in employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', and therefore, most computer users install this browser add-on inadvertently without their consent. After successful infiltration, Adworld generates intrusive banner, interstitial, full-screen, and text link ads.

   
Play now Radio Ads

Play now Radio removal instructions

What is Play now Radio?

Created by Montiera Technologies Ltd, Play now Radio is a rogue browser extension claiming to enhance the Internet browsing experience by providing a function to listen to the radio via Internet browsers. This rogue browser add-on is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Although Play now Radio may seem to be legitimate and useful, be aware that it is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware. This rogue browser plug-in employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen free software) to install on Internet browsers without users' permission. After successful infiltration, Play now Radio generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Melodx Adware

Melodx removal instructions

What is Melodx?

Created by Montiera Technologies Ltd, Melodx is a rogue browser extension claiming to enable users to instantly stream free HD music, search for their favourite songs, and other similar functions. This may seem legitimate and useful functionality, however, be aware that Melodx is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The developers of this rogue browser add-on employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install Melodx on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome) without users' permission. After successful infiltration, Melodx, generates intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
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123HD-Plus removal instructions

What is 123HD-Plus?

123HD-Plus is a rogue browser extension claiming to enhance the quality users' YouTube video experience. This add-on is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. The developers of 123HD-Plus employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install this rogue browser plug-in on Internet browsers without users' consent. Bundling is a way to distribute applications together with other software, and for this reason, most users inadvertently install 123HD-Plus when downloading free software from freeware download websites. Although this browser plug-in may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that 123HD-Plus is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

   

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