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Utility Chest

If you have downloaded Utility Chest onto your browser without paying any attention to the proposed installation additions, you may be surprised to notice that both your home page and search engine have been modified. Even though it may seem as if these changes have been performed illegally, you definitely need to blame no one else but yourself. The applied search engine is exactly the element that you need to be most careful about. As research shows, the search results provided through this application are filtered and usually useless. Our researchers at Anti-Spyware recommend having Utility Chest removed from the operating Windows system and popular Internet browsers. Please continue reading to learn why exactly you should delete the suspicious browser plugin. Read more »

Yontoo Pagerage

Yontoo Pagerage

If you want to apply original Facebook layouts, we do not recommend using Yontoo Pagerage. Even though the plugin boasts of abilities to personalize your Facebook account, in reality, it is much more likely to expose you to a number of suspicious offers rather than reliable services. The product has been developed by Yontoo Layers Client and there are plenty of suspicious applications created on this platform. Unfortunately, most of them act as adware and should not be trusted at any point. Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers recommend that you remove CouponDropDown, 1ClickDownloader, Strong Vault and a number of other well-known browser plugins. Of course right now you should think about Yontoo Pagerage removal. Read more »

atieclxx.exe

atieclxx.exe is a legitimate Windows process file that belongs to AMD External Events. This program is related to ATi Graphic card drivers, and it is either responsible for running the card or simply performing a subsidiary role. As you can see, atieclxx.exe is a legitimate process file that is necessary in order for your graphic card to function properly. However, sometimes this file name can be used by computer malware to infiltrate your system as well. In such a case, you have to differentiate between the real atieclxx.exe and the fake atieclxx.exe, because there is no way that ATi Graphic card drivers could be related to malware infection. Read more »

Browse to save

Browse to save

Browse to save  is a browser extension that display coupon and discount deals for online shopping malls. The add-on is compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer web browsers. When you have this plugin installed on your browser, every single time you visit Walmart, Best Buy, eBay and similar shopping websites, a coupon box is displayed on the top right corner of your browser. It is your own choice to click on any of the coupon offers displayed by Browse to save Ads, but the problem is that this plugin may be a potentially unwanted application due to its vulnerabilities. As a rule, users are recommended to remove Browse to save Ads from their computers to prevent possible malware infections. Read more »

Cltmng.exe

Cltmng.exe

Cltmng.exe is a part of any browser plugin developed by Conduit Ltd. This file is responsible for changing your browser's home page to search.conduit.com. It is easy to see whether you have this file or not, because it has its own process and you can locate it on the running processes list when you open Windows Task Manager. If you have this file, it means you have any of the Conduit browser plugins installed on your PC as well. Although sometimes Cltmng.exe is considered to be a browser hijacker component, the truth is that users often allow the Conduit plugin to be installed and their home page to be changed themselves. Read more »

Websearch.pu-result.info

Websearch.pu-result.info

Unauthorized rerouting to Websearch.pu-result.info should not be ignored at any point because this is the main symptom signaling the existence of a potentially dangerous browser hijacker. Generally web hijackers are utilized to expose the targeted user to various sponsored websites and advertisement. Besides being extremely irritating, this is what schemers could use to infect your personal computer with spyware. Therefore, even though at first the suspicious infection may appear harmless, you certainly need to remove it from the operating Windows system. Note that you also may need to change browser settings as before you delete Websearch.pu-result.info hijacker it can modify the home page and search engine of your web browsers. Read more »

Trojan.Downloader.Contravirus

As the name of the threat reveals, Trojan.Downloader.Contravirus is a malicious Trojan which has been developed to download spyware onto your operating Windows system. Unfortunately, the clandestine threat uses tens or even hundreds of malicious files at the same time to corrupt the computer. At the beginning of the attack, you may be oblivious to the existence of the infection; however, with time passing by you may find the computer nearly unusable or extremely difficult to operate. If you suspect the infection running on the computer – install a reliable, free-of-charge spyware scanner to examine your personal system and discover the infection. Once you are sure that malignant threats have taken over the system, rush to delete Trojan.Downloader.Contravirus as soon as possible. Read more »

FinFisher

FinFisher is a malicious exploit application whose primary task is to spy on the user of the targeted system. As research shows, the clandestine infection can use quite a few different security vulnerabilities to enter the operating system and it can also attack your smart-phone. Unfortunately, once the devious program is installed onto the computer, it hides without producing any notable symptoms, which aggravates its removal. As you may know already, there are hundreds of computer infections which act surreptitiously within your personal computer, which is why it is essential to keep authentic security software running on the computer at all times. Now we recommend that you continue reading to learn how the infection acts and what measures should be taken to remove FinFisher from the PC. Read more »

ProvenTactics

ProvenTactics is a toolbar which could be installed onto Internet Explorer from software.proventactics.com. Anti-Spyware-101.com do not recommend this because the browser plugin has been created to help out the online marketeers and not you. Also known as the Proven Internet Marketing plugin, this application is promoted as a tool which supposedly can help you find information on online marketing tactics. Despite this, the seemingly beneficial IE extension cannot provide you with reliable search results or reliable services, which is why it would be best to delete ProvenTactics from the browser and the computer. Please continue reading or scroll down for the manual removal instructions. Read more »

Save As Deal Finder

Save As Deal Finder

Save As Deal Finder is the label of the window that pops up when you are browsing the Internet. The application which generates the Save As Deal Finder advertisements is displayed by Superfish Windows Shopper, or simply Windows Shopper, which can get to the computer via bundled downloads. If you have installed some application recently, it is likely that its installer contained the program which now you want to get rid of.  Save As Deal Finder is not a virus  but you should remove it from the PC and your browsers if you do not want to get annoying pop-up offers whenever you browse some online shop. Read more »