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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 »

Central Hub Radio

Central Hub Radio should not be up and running on your operating system. We highly advise you to refrain from this application at all times since it happens to be yet another potentially unwanted program. Our researchers have classified it in such a way because it exhibits suspicious and otherwise questionable functionality. As it turns out, it can make intrusive alterations to your browser's default settings without any notification or authorization. Because of that, browsing the Internet will become a much more annoying and frustrating experience, to put it mildly. In some cases, this potentially unwanted program could even prove to be quite dangerous. Learn more about its inner workings by reading the rest of this article. Furthermore, we include a few virtual security recommendations along with a detailed removal guide that you should use to delete Central Hub Radio without encountering any major problems. Read more »

SearchsmartDS Search

SearchsmartDS Search

SearchsmartDS Search (http://search.searchsmart.bid/) is a search engine promoted by the browser extension SearchsmartDS. This add-on is presented as useful software that allows searching for music, movies, and articles for free. Also, if we believe the information provided at the Chrome Web Store, it should help users stay anonymous by preventing the tracking of their web searches. Unfortunately, we cannot confirm that it is extremely beneficial software, but we are sure of one thing – it is a potentially unwanted program. Potentially unwanted applications are not real malware, but we do not let users keep them installed because they might act in an undesirable way. On top of that, in most cases, such applications are installed on users’ computers without their knowledge. If the presence of the SearchsmartDS browser extension is a surprise for you too, delete it without further consideration. It is the only way to get rid of SearchsmartDS Search which was set as a new default search tool on your browser. You will find more information about the removal of the undesirable browser extension provided in the last paragraph of this report. Read more »

You Are Using An Older Version Of Chrome fake alert

You Are Using An Older Version Of Chrome fake alert can show up in your Google Chrome browser all of a sudden when you land on a compromised web server or when your computer has been infected with malware infections. Our malware specialists at anti-spyware-101.com say that you should not fall for this trick because once you click on the update button, you may install questionable, potentially unwanted programs like Browser Updater and NetSupport Manager RAT as well as adware applications or worse. This fake alert is similar to "Windows Detected Potential Threats On Your Computer fake alert" and " Virus Alert From Microsoft fake alert"; although, most of these are usually technical support scams to push you to call a provided phone number to scam you with a useless system fixer tool. In this case, you would simply let infections onto your system, which could pose a threat to your system security. Therefore, we recommend that you remove You Are Using An Older Version Of Chrome fake alert from your browser as soon as possible. Read more »