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Discover My Ancestry

Discover My Ancestry

Have you ever thought of analyzing your family tree? If you have, you probably know a lot of methods that can help you do that way better than Discover My Ancestry. This browser extension may look like it can help you discover your family tree and other important pieces of information, but the truth is that it is there to make money. And in the midst of doing that, the extension might accidentally expose you to potentially harmful content, so it is for the best to remove Discover My Ancestry from your browser. You can scroll down to the bottom of this description for the manual removal instructions. Read more »

Easy File Converter

Easy File Converter

No matter you download Easy File Converter from the Chrome Web Store or its official website, you will find your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome settings altered in any case. To be more specific, you will find a new page set on all these web browsers. The page set looks like an ordinary search provider, but you should not trust it blindly because it has been observed that it might provide users with the modified search results that might redirect straight to untrustworthy websites. Since there are so many trustworthy search tools available, it would be a sin to perform web searches using the search tool set by Easy File Converter. It must also be deleted ASAP if you have found your browsers’ settings changed without your permission. You should not find the removal of this potentially unwanted program a challenging task because it can be erased via the Add-ons Manager like a normal application. Of course, we will still not leave you on your own – you can find the manual removal guide prepared by specialists working at anti-spyware-101.com below this report. Read more »

My Utility Box

My Utility Box

My Utility Box is one of those Chrome extensions that are often categorized as potentially unwanted programs. It means that they are not direct system security threats, but they could have certain features that you would not want to have on your computer. Therefore, security experts often recommend removing the likes of My Utility Box from your browser for a number of security reasons. The good news is that deleting a browser extension is not that hard, so you should be able to do it on your own. However, if you think that there are more potential threats on-board, do not hesitate to use a powerful antispyware tool. Read more »

myMoviesCenter Search

myMoviesCenter Search

Not all browser extension enhances your browsing experience in the way you would like them to, and myMoviesCenter Search is one of such Chrome extensions. The name already implies that the essence of the extension is to allow you to search for movies; however, in addition to the movie search feature you get a bit more. The extension tampers with the browser's settings and monitors your online behavior. Because of these and some other characteristics, myMoviesCenter Search is considered a  potentially unwanted program (PUP) and, hence, can be removed by some anti-malware programs. You may also consider removing myMoviesCenter Search from your Chrome browsers, so continue reading to find out more about the PUP or move down to the very end to find removal guideliness. Read more »

Ads By Video Converter

Ads By Video Converter might start bothering you every day no matter what you do if you install an application named Video Converter from http://www.freevideoconverterapp.com/ on your computer, or it finds a way how to get onto your system without your permission. Video Converter is advertised as an application that will “save you time & frustration” by making it easy to convert videos from/to a variety of popular forms. It not only works with all the popular video formats, but it is also very fast and easy to use. Well, at least the information provided on its official website says so. We have to admit that this program does look beneficial, but we still do not recommend keeping it installed when there are hundreds of more trustworthy tools with similar features available on the market. If you keep it, you will see for yourself that it has several drawbacks that clearly show that Video Converter is not an application that can be trusted fully. Continue reading to find more about it. If you decide not to keep it on your system once you find out all the truth about it, read the last paragraph of this report carefully because it contains all the necessary information about its removal. Read more »

Your Free Online Forms

Your Free Online Forms

An application called Your Free Online Forms should not be up and running on your personal computer. If you ever discover it on your operating system, be sure to conduct its thorough removal right away. Malware experts at Anti-Spyware-101.com advise you to do so because this application happens to be yet another potentially unwanted program. Such classification has been assigned to this dubious piece of software because it exhibits intrusive inner workings. During the investigation, our researchers found out that it can make invasive alterations to your browser's default settings without a lot of trouble. Due to that, browsing the Internet will become a much more annoying and frustrating experience, to put it mildly. What is even more concerning is that this potentially unwanted program could be the reason other suspicious applications might enter your PC without a lot of trouble. For more information regarding this program's functionality, read the rest our article. Below you will also find a comprehensive removal guide, which you should use to delete Your Free Online Forms once and for all. Read more »

musicFinder Search

musicFinder Search

Perhaps you have heard about musicFinder Search that is a potentially unwanted program. This application is a Chrome extension that could enter your computer accidentally. Luckily, this application is not a direct system threat, but it is still not a good idea to have it. If you did not plan to have this application, please remove musicFinder Search today. You can find the manual removal instructions for this extension below our description. Please bear in mind that there could be more potential threats on-board, so you should also consider scanning your computer with a licensed antispyware tool. Read more »

Search.hdigitalcointracker.net

Search.hdigitalcointracker.net

If you use Google Chrome, you need to be cautious about Search.hdigitalcointracker.net. This is a browser hijacker that comes packaged with the Digital Coin Tracker extension. Both the hijacker and the unwanted extension – which we classify as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) – were created by Polarity Technologies Ltd. Some readers might recognize the name because it has been mentioned in previous reports hundreds of times. Unfortunately, the company continues creating new extensions and new hijackers to accompany them, and, of course, we suggest removing all of them. Although they serve in different ways via the links that are promoted via them, in general, they all function in the same manner. Anti-Spyware-101.com research team warns that the hijacker can be used to showcase unreliable search results, as well as to record sensitive information. These are the reasons you should delete Search.hdigitalcointracker.net from your system ASAP. If you need more information, please continue reading. Otherwise, scroll down to the guide below. Read more »

Nyoogle Search

Nyoogle Search is a questionable Google Chrome browser extension that may put your system security at risk. In fact, our malware specialists at anti-spyware-101.com have labeled this threat source as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Although it may not be as dangerous as an adware or ransomware program, it can still cause indirect threats. We have found that this PUP has already been blocked and removed by Google from the Chrome web store, and its official website is down, too. This means that you cannot install it officially; yet, it is possible that you will find it on your computer. It is quite likely that this PUP is spread in questionable ways, which usually also means that you may have other threats on board endangering your system and the normal operations of your computer. We suggest that you remove Nyoogle Search as soon as possible if you do not want to let further infections onto your PC. Read more »

BrowserSafer Search Extension

BrowserSafer Search Extension is a two year-old browser extension that may still be in circulation but definitely not in official ways. Our malware experts at anti-spyware-101.com say that this potentially unwanted program (PUP) can also display questionable third-party ads and search results. It is very similar to another threat called GorillaPrice. This PUP may also be considered as an adware program by other malware researchers. The main problem is that this PUP can gather information about you and possibly share it with third parties only to target you with customized advertising content. However, engaging with any content this tool may display on your screen could put your system security at risk. This is why we advise you to remove BrowserSafer Search Extension as soon as possible. Please read our full report to know how you can avoid similar threats and how you can eliminate them if it is already too late for prevention. Read more »