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ConverterSearchNow

ConverterSearchNow

ConverterSearchNow is described as a “single purpose extension” that provides “the best way to search.” Truth be told, so are many other extensions that we have recently encountered. In other words, this application seems to be a clone of tools like NewVideoSearch, AllRadioSearch, or TheConverterSearch. All of these, including ConverterSearchNow, fall under the classification of potentially unwanted programs. It means that these applications may have undesirable functionality that may make some users wish they did not install these tools. If you want to know why the discussed extension’s working manner could be annoying, where it might come from, and other essential details about it, we encourage you to read the rest of this article. If you slide below the text, you can also find our removal steps that show how to erase ConverterSearchNow manually from Google Chrome. Read more »

SearchGames4U

SearchGames4U

SearchGames4U is a potentially unwanted program that works on Google Chrome browsers. It is not a malicious application, but it can have undesirable qualities that might make users who install the tool decide to erase it later on. If you want to learn what kind of annoying functionality this application might have, where it might come from, and how it could be erased, we invite you to read our full article. Also, if you are interested in the potentially unwanted program’s removal, keep in mind that we have deletion instructions below the text that show how to erase SearchGames4U step by step. If you want to ask anything else about the potentially unwanted program, feel free to place us a message in the comments area. Read more »

SmashApps

SmashApps

SmashApps is a potentially unwanted application. This app is compatible with the Chrome browser, as it can be added as an extension. At the time of writing, this app has already been removed from the Chrome Web Store, so it shows that there might be some issues with it. If you happen to have SmashApps on your browser, you must have gotten it through some other source. Either way, you can easily delete the app if you follow the removal guidelines we have provided at the end of this description. Be sure to delete the app if you don’t need it. Read more »

AllRadioSearch

AllRadioSearch

Wondering if using AllRadioSearch is truly “the best way to search?” What we can say about it is that there are other browser extensions that claim to be providing the best way to search, for example, NewVideoSearch or TheConverterSearch. We have recently written about both of the mentioned extensions. Another thing that they have in common with AllRadioSearch is that they fall under the classification of potentially unwanted programs. Such applications are often unwanted because of undesirable functionality. If you wish to learn what kind of undesirable functionality the discussed extension could have, we invite you to read the rest of this article. On the other hand, if you came here to learn how to erase AllRadioSearch manually, we recommend sliding below the article where we placed our removal instructions. Read more »

NewVideoSearch

NewVideoSearch

If you can’t spend a day without watching some videos online, you probably have multiple tools that help you find the best videos out there. At first glance, NewVideoSearch might look like of those tools you use, and you might think that this application can help you find more interesting videos. On the other hand, this extension could also enter your system accidentally, and if having this app is not part of your plan, you can scroll down to the bottom and use the manual removal guidelines to get rid of NewVideoSearch once and for all. Read more »

Flow

Flow

Before you decide whether you will or will not use Flow, you have to weigh all the pros and cons. This application is supposed to improve your web search and provide you with relevant results. However, it could also expose you to certain content that could be associated with unreliable parties. The point is that Flow is a potentially unwanted program, and if you don’t want to have it, you should remove it without any further ado. If you decide to use it, please read and learn more about the application, just to be sure about what it can offer, and how it does that. Read more »

Media Converter Pro Promos

Media Converter Pro Promos

Media Converter Pro Promos is an extension that might be associated with a desirable converter service. According to the information that can be found at chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/media-converter-pro-promo/npknfcekplbempgjjbmmepbcalfaabho (Chrome Web Store installer of the extension), it is meant to offer “support” for the free services of Media Converter Pro. Basically, you are meant to install it so that you could use free services. Although money is not involved in this transaction, your data is, and data can be viewed as one form of currency in today’s virtual world. Unfortunately, many people do not think about what they might be giving up by installing something that tracks data and then uses it to showcase online advertisements. Is that risky? How so? These are the questions that we answer in our report. If you are only curious, or you want to learn how to delete Media Converter Pro Promos, keep reading. Read more »

Quick Search Tool

Does Quick Search Tool sound like a beneficial tool? Even if it does, you should research it further to see if it can serve you in a beneficial and reliable manner. Perhaps that is what you are trying to do by reading this report. Our research team at Anti-Spyware-101.com has thoroughly inspected this Google Chrome-compatible extension, and if you want to learn what we have found, you should continue reading. To put it in short, the extension is classified as a PUP (potentially unwanted program), and our experts advise deleting it from the browser. The extension is not complex, and you can delete it manually or with the help of software built for the task. Users often choose the latter option if they discover other PUPs or threats. Some people might be able to identify threats themselves, but we advise installing a malware scanner and performing a quick system scan instead. Hopefully, additional threats are not found, but do not panic if they are. Read more »

StreamSearchs

StreamSearchs

StreamSearchs is a potentially unwanted program that is actually a Chrome browser extension. This application comes from a group of browser extensions that are supposed to improve your browsing experience. Thus, there is nothing malicious about this program, but we have to keep in mind that this application might also be added to the Chrome browser accidentally, and if you don’t want to deal with the app, you need to be careful whenever you browse the web so you could avoid such programs. At the same time, it’s probably for the best to remove StreamSearchs right now. Read more »

RecipeSearch

Does the idea of accessing virtual recipes with a single mouse-click intrigue you? If it does, RecipeSearch might sound pretty great. This add-on is meant to provide you with access to popular recipes directly via your browser, and when we analyzed it, it was mainly represented via the New Tab page on Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers. According to our team at Anti-Spyware-101.com, while the extension can offer some content that you might be interested in, there are reasons to consider its elimination also. If that is why you have come to this report, you can find information about the removal of RecipeSearch in the last section. If you are still researching the extension, or you have it installed, but you do not understand why it has gotten a bad reputation, we can lift the veil of mystery for you. Keep reading, and if you want to ask us anything or discuss anything further, use the comments section below. Read more »