Potentially Unwanted Application category archyve:

CIP QxSearch

CIP QxSearch

CIP QxSearch is not an extension you should keep installed on your Google Chrome web browser. This extension might appear to be harmless and maybe even beneficial, but our research team at Anti-Spyware-101.com finds only negatives. According to the official information that was available on the Chrome web store (chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/cip/ffpmjgjkflkhffekbjbmiaidgmafogec) until the installer was taken down, the extension can encrypt searches to ensure a more private experience. Well, this is a completely useless service because you already have Chrome’s Incognito mode that offers a similar thing. Also, Incognito mode is more reliable and transparent, whereas it is known that the suspicious extension has other agenda. We discuss that further in the report, but we can reveal straight away that the extension is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and that its removal is recommended. If you are still not sure about deleting CIP QxSearch, continue reading. Afterward, use the comments section at the bottom of the page if you want to continue the discussion. Read more »

EarthAndSatelliteMaps

EarthAndSatelliteMaps

EarthAndSatelliteMaps is a browser extension that is classified as a potentially unwanted program. It means that this extension is not an immediate computer security threat, but it could exhibit certain behavioral patterns that you may find undesirable.

If it was not your intention to add this extension to your browser, scroll down to the bottom of this description and use the manual removal instructions to delete EarthAndSatelliteMaps for good. To find out more about the extension itself, please continue reading the article. Our aim is to tell you about this type of software so you could be aware of the potential security issues it brings. Read more »

Chrome Cleaner

Chrome Cleaner

You need to think very carefully before installing Chrome Cleaner if this extension is worth your time and trust. Anti-Spyware-101.com research team suggests that it is not. The program is lacking transparent representation, and there is no doubt that any user can do without its services. We discuss all of that in our report. We can tell you right off the bat that our recommendation is to delete Chrome Cleaner. If you already agree with us, and you want to get rid of this potentially unwanted program (PUP), we suggest scrolling down to find a full manual removal guide. Of course, before you commence the action, you should inspect your operating system using a legitimate malware scanner. If other, more dangerous threats are found, it is possible that clearing the operating system manually might not be the greatest idea. The good news is that there are other options you could choose. Continue reading to learn all about your options, and do not forget to add your questions to the comments section if you want to continue the discussion. Read more »

BROOM PC Cleaner

BROOM PC Cleaner

BROOM PC Cleaner is a potentially unwanted program that computer security specialists are very wary about. It might not be the worst security threat out there, but you shouldn’t keep this program on-board if you care about your system stability and personal data security.

In this description, we will look at how BROOM PC Cleaner spreads around, what the implications of keeping this app on your system are. As mentioned, in order to protect your computer from malicious exploitation, it would be for the best to remove BROOM PC Cleaner as soon as possible. You can find the manual removal instructions at the bottom of this article. Read more »

Best File Converter

Best File Converter

Best File Converter is a browser extension that lets users convert documents into PDF files and the other way around. However, you should know it falls under the classification of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). It means the application could do something that might make a user wish it was gone even if he installed it himself. To learn more about why the extension might be annoying, you should read the rest of this article. Should you decide you want to eliminate Best File Converter manually, you could also use the instructions located at the end of this text. Since it is classified as a PUP, it can be erased with security software too. If you like this option better, you should download a legitimate antimalware tool and do a full system scan. After it, the chosen tool ought to let you remove the suspicious plugin and other possible threats by clicking its provided deletion button. Read more »

Game Jungle

Game Jungle

Do you like playing games online? If you do, Game Jungle is an extension that might catch your eye. This extension is offered for Google Chrome users, and, according to the information that is presented on the Chrome web store – the application can be found at chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/game-jungle/ecihmmgjchcokdfbpinfokhambbbodpo – it can help find free versions of various games. Needless to say, an offer like that can seem very attractive. Well, our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team identifies it as a potentially unwanted program (PUP), and that certainly is not because of the promises this extension makes. Our researchers claim that the extension is used as decoy to expose users to unreliable search results. Without a doubt, that is a good reason to remove Game Jungle from Google Chrome immediately. If you need our help deleting this malicious threat, you want to continue reading. We discuss different elimination options, and we also provide you with the opportunity to communicate with our research team via the comments section. Read more »

PackTrackPlus

PackTrackPlus

PackTrackPlus is a PUP or a potentially unwanted program. The extension provides a feature that allows tracking packages, which is why it might look useful at first. However, the research shows that it can display targeted advertising material when the user is browsing. Such behavior might irritate some users, which is why the application falls under the classification of PUPs. If you cannot stand targeted advertisements, you may want to remove PackTrackPlus from your browser. The task is not particularly complicated, and if you need any guidance, you should use the removal steps located below this article. Also, the extension can be eliminated with the help of a legitimate antimalware tool as well, so if the instructions seem to be tricky, you could use a preferred security tool instead. Read more »

QuickMapsAndDirections

QuickMapsAndDirections

If you downloaded QuickMapsAndDirections onto your web browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox), you must have been convinced that this extension is beneficial and reliable. If that were the case, our research team would not classify it as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). If you are curious as to why Anti-Spyware-101.com experts have come to this conclusion, you will need to continue reading this report. Ultimately, it is strongly recommended that you evaluate this program cautiously because it requires this. If you decide that it is best to delete QuickMapsAndDirections from your operating system and browsers, a full removal guide is posted below, and if you want to ask us questions before you can make a final decision, do not hesitate to use the comments section. Read more »

Search By PrsstMusic

Search By PrsstMusic

You might think that Search By PrsstMusic is a beneficial tool, but we would like to argue with that idea. Although the extension provides its users with access to music-related content, it is not actually beneficial, and the only thing it can do is redirect users to prsstmusic.com. Yes, this website allows you to search for your favorite musical artist, album, or song, but the information that is available is truly limited. For example, if you enter your favorite artist, you are introduced to a list of albums and songs they have produced, but when you click to listen to them, you are shown videos that are available on youtube.com. Therefore, although the website might seem to offer a music streaming service, it certainly does not do that. Unfortunately, it is just one of the reasons to delete Search By PrsstMusic. At the time of research, this PUP (potentially unwanted program) was compatible with Google Chrome only, and if you have it installed on this browser, we suggest you read this removal guide right now. Read more »

MyOfficeTab

MyOfficeTab

If you need to create documents often, MyOfficeTab might be what you were looking for specifically. Although this extension promises to help you create document files online, it is not as useful as you might think. As a matter of fact, our research team classifies it as a potentially unwanted program, PUP. The best thing you can do about this program is to remove it, but do not do that just because our malware experts at Anti-Spyware-101.com are telling you to. Read the report, learn about the extension, and then come up with your own conclusion. If there is no need for that, go ahead and delete MyOfficeTab using the instructions below. At the time of research, this potentially unwanted program was compatible with Google Chrome, which is what we focus on in the guide. However, if you find that you need to eliminate the extension from a different browser, let us know via the comments below, and we will update the guide to help you out as soon as possible. Read more »