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Mazy Search

Mazy Search

If you’re wondering about Mazy Search, you’re on the right page because we’re going to use this entry to tell you more about this browser extension. The application is intended for the Chrome browser. However, this extension is categorized as a potentially unwanted program. It means that it might be added to the browser accidentally, and users could be confused as to why this application is there in the first place. You can remove Mazy Search without too much difficulties, and there are the manual removal instructions at the bottom of this description. Read more »

Manuals Aid

Manuals Aid

Do you need multiple instructions for devices and gadgets that you own? Only if you do does Manuals Aid sound useful. Officially, this extension is introduced to users at manualsaid.com, but to install it, the user has to go to chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/manuals-aid/lgfchlgonpcaplemnpkdaddjjelgflji. The description of the suspicious extension on the Chrome Web Store suggests that that it can provide users with a search tool that can help find manuals and links to instructions guides. It also claims to offer a “custom web search” that is represented via the New Tab on Google Chrome. Without a doubt, some people might find this extension to be intriguing and attractive. Have you downloaded it already? Whether or not that is the case, we strongly recommend that you read this report to understand why our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team suggests that you consider deleting Manuals Aid. Read more »

Qewe Ransomware

Qewe Ransomware

Qewe Ransomware is a file-encryptor, and it is not one of those infections that was built to destroy your operating system. In fact, it avoids all system files because it needs your operating system to run orderly; otherwise, it would not be able to make the ransom demand. Instead, this malware only encrypts personal files, and that means that photos, documents, music files, and other pieces of data cannot be read anymore. File encryption is usually employed to secure files, but cybercriminals are using it to make it impossible for their owners to read them. This is done so that the attackers could sell you their own decryptor. Fortunately, a free decryptor (STOP Decryptor) was created by researchers, and you might be able to restore at least some of the files using it. Should you invest in the decryptor offered by the attackers? You should not because, according to the team at Anti-Spyware-101.com, that would be a waste of money. Unfortunately, even if you remove Qewe Ransomware, your files will remain encrypted. Read more »

Web-news3.club

Web-news3.club

Users could receive advertising content from Web-news3.club as the website is classified as an adware server. However, researchers say that the website should be unable to show any ads before it gets a permission to show notifications from its visitors. If you are not a fan of notifications on your Desktop, we recommend against letting this adware server to show you such content. We can tell you more about this website if you read the rest of this article. Also, we can offer our deletion instructions available below the text that show how to reset the Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers. Our specialists say that resetting a browser should help a user get rid of Web-news3.club notifications if he clicks the Allow button while visiting this website. The other way to remove the adverse server’s notifications is to use a legitimate antimalware tool. Read more »

Converter Suite

Converter Suite

Did you download Converter Suite for your Google Chrome browser already, or are you still researching this extension to see if you want to use it. In either case, this report prepared by our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team is likely to help you better understand the extension. If you have automatically assumed that it is a PDF converter, know that there is more to it, and not everything is as straightforward as we would like it to be. A completely trustworthy program is one that does not take on privileges that are not needed to serve its basic purpose. In this case, the extension is presented as a file converter, but it is also a search tool and a data-collector that can deliver advertisements. Of course, when it comes to free services, it is only fair that companies find ways to finance them, but you have to know your limits and decide what kind of activity is warranted or not. If you decide to delete Converter Suite after reading this report, a removal guide is already available below. If you decide to keep the extension installed, you will at least know more about it. Read more »

GalaxySpin

GalaxySpin

If GalaxySpin takes you by surprise, you might think that this application is a browser hijacker. That’s because it changes your browser’s settings, and if you are not aware of these modifications in advance, it might seem that GalaxySpin does it without your permission. The application has your permission, however, and that’s why it is important to remain attentive whenever you install new software. Please use the manual removal instructions below to get rid of GalaxySpin. You should also consider investing in a licensed antispyware tool that would help you protect your system from a number of threats. Read more »

Tiger PDF

Tiger PDF

Tiger PDF is a potentially unwanted program that you should remove from your system if you didn’t plan to keep it. It might enter your PC accidentally as potentially unwanted programs have many ways to reach target systems. Of course, it is important to note that potentially unwanted programs are not malicious computer infections. They are just apps that might exhibit annoying behavioral patterns. Nevertheless, you shouldn’t take them lightly. The sooner you remove Tiger PDF from your browser, the better. You should also consider scanning your system with a security tool of your choice to make sure that your PC is absolutely safe. Read more »

Mongo Search

Mongo Search

Mongo Search is one of those applications that don’t look dangerous at all, but they shouldn’t be allowed to remain on your system. Of course, if you added this extension to your browser willingly, that’s an entirely different story, but these programs tend to come uninvited, and if that is in your case, you shouldn’t tolerate this program.

Scroll down to the bottom of this description for the manual removal instructions and don’t forget to run a full system scan afterwards. You have to check whether you have more unwanted apps on-board because such applications tend to come in packs. Read more »

Ezy Photo Tab

Ezy Photo Tab

You might assume that Ezy Photo Tab is all about providing you with photo editing services and tools, but did you know that a big part of this potentially unwanted program (PUP) is its search service. Sadly, it is an unreliable one, and if you interact with it, there is a chance that you could end up on unreliable websites that might not even be related to your original search queries. Even if you are able to avoid the search tool, the extension itself is not useful because it does not actually offer photo editing services. At most, it provides links to third-party websites that you might be able to use for all of your photo-editing needs. Most likely, you already have decided to delete Ezy Photo Tab from your Google Chrome web browser. However, if you do not feel ready to jump into the removal yet, we suggest that you continue reading the report. Our Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers have analyzed the PUP thoroughly, and we can provide you with interesting information. Read more »

PDF To Pro

PDF To Pro

PDF To Pro is meant to provide you with access to popular converter tools, and that already lets you know that it is not useful. If you end up installing this extension, your New Tab page on Google Chrome is replaced, and the interface of the introduced webpage presents easy-access links to websites, where users can, allegedly, convert files. The websites that the PUP (potentially unwanted program) promoted at the time of research were cloudconvert.com, allfilesconverter.com, and freepdfconvert.com. It goes without saying that you do not need to install anything to access these websites. On the contrary, it is easier to access them without any extensions installed. All you have to do is visit the website, click Ctrl+D keys to bookmark it, and then you can access it directly from your browser’s homepage. This is not the only reason we recommend deleting PDF To Pro. In fact, it is not even the main reason. We suggest removing the PUP because we think that using it could be dangerous. Read more »