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GrabRez Adware

GrabRez removal instructions

What is GrabRez?

GrabRez is a deceptive browser add-on that claims to enhance the Internet browsing experience by enabling features such as coupons and comparison shopping. Although this functionality may seem useful and legitimate, GrabRez is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). GrabRez and other plug-ins developed by SuperWeb LLC are distributed using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling'. Bundling is a way to infiltrate browsers during installation of other software. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, GrabRez generates intrusive online advertisements such as banner, coupon, interstitial, search, transitional, pop-up, and other similar ads that may lead to dubious websites.

   
LookingForTravels Ads

LookingForTravels removal instructions

What is LookingForTravels?

LookingForTravels is a rogue browser plug-in that claims to save time and money by helping users to find the best online travel deals. Although the developers claim that this extension is '100% legitimate and virus-free', LookingForTravels is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). These associations are made, since this plug-in employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers without users' permission. Bundling allows developers to distribute their software together with other programs, and therefore, most infections are caused when users do pay not enough attention during download of free software from freeware download websites. After successful infiltration on Internet browsers, LookingForTravels displays intrusive advertisements such as banner, pop-up, coupon, search, etc., all of which may lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
CouponSignal Adware

CouponSignal removal instructions

What is CouponSignal?

Owned and distributed by OneKit Internet, S.L, CouponSignal is an adware-type browser plug-in that claims to save time and money by enabling features such as price comparison, display of coupons, and special deals/discounts available on shopping websites. This functionality may seem legitimate and useful, however, CouponSignal is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This rogue plug-in is developed to use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation together with other software) to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. After successful infiltration, CouponSignal displays intrusive online advertisements (coupons, comparison shopping, pop-up, banner, etc.) that can lead to dubious websites and may cause further computer infections.

   
Searchpagefix.com Redirect

Searchpagefix.com removal instructions

What is searchpagefix.com?

Searchpagefix.com is a dubious search website that contains fake search results and intrusive ads. Users are continually redirected to this website by a rogue application called LookSafe, which claims to enhance Internet browsing protection by scanning websites and preventing access if any potential threat is detected. Although this may seem legitimate and useful functionality, be aware that LookSafe is considered to be adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The developers (LookSafe LLC) employ a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' as a way to install LookSafe without users' permission. Following successful installation, LookSafe scans websites visited, and if  they are deemed 'dangerous', redirects users to searchpagefix.com.

   
Websearch.swellsearch.info Redirect

Websearch.swellsearch.info redirect removal instructions

What is websearch.swellsearch.info?

Websearch.swellsearch.info is a browser-hijacking application that employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) together with selected free software. Bundling is a way to distribute applications together with other software, and therefore, most infections are caused by reckless download and installation of free software from freeware download websites. Following successful infiltration, the browser default search engine, new tab URL, and homepage settings are assigned to websearch.swellsearch.info. Note that this browser hijacker installs several applications called 'helper programs', which prevent users from reverting these changes.

   
Perfect Navigator Ads

Perfect Navigator removal instructions

What is Perfect Navigator?

Perfect Navigator is an advertising platform used by many questionable websites that advertise dating services, potentially unwanted applications, dubious medicinal products, etc. This advertising platform is used as a monetization tool for various free browser plug-ins. Perfect Navigator is not a stand-alone application, and therefore, if you observe intrusive online advertisements generated by this platform, you should check for any recently-installed suspicious browser extensions, since they are likely to be the reason for these unwanted advertisements. The generated advertisements are not categorized as viruses or malware, however, they can lead to serious privacy issues.

   
NavRight Ads

NavRight removal instructions

What is NavRight?

NavRight is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware due to a deceptive free software marketing method called 'bundling', which it uses to self-install on Internet browsers without users' consent. Bundling is a way to infiltrate computer systems during installation of other software, and therefore, most users inadvertently install NavRight when downloading free software from freeware download websites. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, NavRight generates intrusive advertisements on all websites visited and tracks users' Internet browsing activity.

   
Ads by Wild West

Wild West removal instructions

What is Wild West?

Wild West is a dubious application that employs a deceptive free software marketing method called 'bundling' to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' consent. Bundling is a way for developers to distribute their software together with other programs, and therefore, most infections are caused by not paying close enough attention during download of free software from freeware download websites. Wild West claims to enhance the Internet browsing experience by enabling various useful features such as coupons or comparison shopping, however, after successful installation, this application delivers intrusive online advertisements and tracks users' Internet browsing activity. For these reasons, Wild West is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP).

   
Ads by SearchEnhance

SearchEnhance removal instructions

What is SearchEnhance?

SearchEnhance is a dubious browser add-on that claims to improve the Internet searching experience by displaying search results on eBay, YouTube, and Twitter. While this functionality may seem legitimate and useful, be aware that SearchEnhance is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). These associations are made due to a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) employed by SearchEnhance to install on Internet browsers without users' consent. Following successful infiltration on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, SearchEnhance generates intrusive online advertisements (including, for example, banners, pop–ups, pop-unders, coupons, price comparison, in-line text, and display ads) that may lead to further high-risk adware or malware infections.

   
SearchBetter Adware

SearchBetter removal instructions

What is SearchBetter?

SearchBetter is rogue browser extension developed by Revizer Ltd. This plug-in claims to enhance the Internet browsing experience by allowing users to find lyrics for all music videos on YouTube. The functionality of SearchBetter may seem legitimate and useful, however, this extension is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP), since it employs a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional programs together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) without users' permission. After successful infiltration, this rogue add-on delivers intrusive online ads such as banners, pop–ups, pop-unders, coupons, price comparison, in-line text, and display ads that may lead to high-risk adware or malware infections.

   

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