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PC Data App Virus

PC Data App virus removal instructions

What is PC Data App?

PC Data App is a potentially unwanted program, which installs together with free software downloaded from the Internet and 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." While such claims may sound legitimate, in fact, this is a Bitcoin-mining application and does not support freeware developers. The PC Data App program is categorized as adware or a Trojan, adds no value, and moreover, includes users' computers within 'bitcoin mining networks'. The sole beneficiaries of these 'mining' efforts are the developers of this potentially unwanted program.

   
Portaldosites.com Virus

Portaldosites.com virus removal guide

What is Portaldosites.com?

The Portaldosites.com website is promoted using a deceptive browser hijacker. Internet users are redirected to this website having installed 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 downloads (incoming web traffic) and offer installation of promoted software within the download steps of free software. Note that browser redirects to portaldosites.com are a direct consequence of reckless freeware installation. Therefore, to avoid these issues, pay close attention to the download and installation steps of free software.

   
Delta-homes.com Virus

Delta-Homes.com virus removal guide

What is Delta-Homes.com?

The Delta-homes.com website is a browser hijacker promoted using free software and games downloads. Internet users are often redirected to this website having installed freeware downloaded from the Internet. To avoid these unwanted redirects, be attentive when downloading and installing any free software. Today, many free software download websites use 'installers' offering installation of additional browser add-ons together with free software chosen for download.

   
AdvanceMark Ads

AdvanceMark Ads removal instructions

What is AdvanceMark?

Created by SuperWeb LLC, AdvanceMark is a rogue browser extension, which claims to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by displaying related websites, website trust ratings, enabling coupons and comparison shopping, and adding other functionality. This add-on is optimized for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Although this plug-in may seem legitimate, users should be aware that it is categorized as adware since it installs on browsers without users' consent via a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of potentially unwanted applications along with the chosen software). After successful infiltration, AdvanceMark generates various intrusive advertisements, including interstitial, transitional, text link, banner, search, and full-page ads.

   
FindMeFreebies Toolbar

FindMeFreebies toolbar removal instructions

What is FindMeFreebies?

FindMeFreebies is a potentially unwanted application developed by Mindspark Inc. This plug-in claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by helping them to find free products, samples, and services. Although this functionality may seem legitimate, users should be aware that this toolbar is categorized as adware. The FindMeFreebies toolbar installs on browsers using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications along with the chosen software). After successful infiltration, this browser add-on assigns the homepage and default search engine settings to home.tb.ask.com

Furthermore, FindMeFreebies tracks users' Internet browsing by recording IP addresses, browser types, default language settings, search queries, and other information.

   
Spadecast Virus

Spadecast Virus removal instructions

What is Spadecast?

Spadecast is a potentially unwanted application created by SuperWeb LLC and is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. This browser extension claims to improve the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by displaying website trust ratings, enabling coupons and comparison shopping, and adding other useful features. Although this functionality may seem legitimate, users should be aware that Spadecast is categorized as adware since installs on Internet browsers using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional potentially unwanted applications along with the chosen software). After successful infiltration, Spadecast generates various intrusive advertisements including text link, banner, search, interstitial, transitional, and full page ads.

   
ZoneTrek Ads

ZoneTrek Ads removal instructions

What is ZoneTrek?

The ZoneTrek browser extension was created by SuperWeb LLC and is optimized for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. This plug-in claims to enhance users' Internet browsing experience by displaying website trust ratings, related articles, enabling coupons and comparison shopping, and adding other functionality. Although this type of browser add-on may seem legitimate, Internet users should be aware that ZoneTrek is categorized as adware since it infiltrates browsers via a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications along with the chosen software). Following successful infiltration, ZoneTrek generates various intrusive advertisements, including transitional, interstitial, banner, link, search, and full page ads.

   
ButterflyField Toolbar

ButterflyField toolbar removal instructions

What is ButterflyField?

ButterflyField is a potentially unwanted browser extension, which claims to enhance the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by allowing them to perform searches and apply certain screensavers to their computers. The extension was developed by Mindspark Inc. and is optimized for Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Although this functionality may seem legitimate, users should be aware that this toolbar is considered to be adware and installs on Internet browsers using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications along with the chosen free software). After successful infiltration, this potentially unwanted application assigns the browser default search engine and homepage settings to home.tb.ask.com

   
Windows Antivirus Tool

Windows Antivirus Tool removal instructions

What is Antivirus Tool?

Windows Antivirus Tool is a fake antivirus program, which indicates non existent security infections to scare PC users into purchasing a useless full version. This program is created by cyber criminals who use malicious websites and fake online security scanners to proliferate this rogue security scanner. After successful infiltration, Windows Antivirus Tool restarts the operating system, and on next system Startup, blocks the desktop. This rogue program imitates a legitimate antivirus program and performs a fake security scan. After some seconds, PC users will be presented with a large list of supposedly 'detected' high-risk malware infections. To remove these threats, Windows Antivirus Tool demands activation of 'ultimate protection'.

   
Search Vortex Ads

Search Vortex Ads removal instructions

What is Search Vortex?

Search Vortex is a potentially unwanted browser extension developed by SuperWeb LLC and optimized for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. This browser add-on promises to enhance the quality of users' Internet browsing experience by enabling coupons, comparison shopping, displaying website trust ratings, and enabling other functions. Although this added functionality may seem legitimate, users should be aware that Search Vortex is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted application since it infiltrates browsers using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen free software). After successful infiltration, Search Vortex generates a diverse range of intrusive advertisements, including interstitial, transitional, text link, banner, search, and full page ads.

   

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