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Search.snowballsam.com

Search.snowballsam.com

Search.snowballsam.com is a browser hijacker that can replace the default search provider on the Google Chrome web browser. According to our researchers at Anti-Spyware-101.com, the hijacker should be introduced to users using the Snowball Sam Search extension. If this extension does not exist on your browser, you need to check for any other unfamiliar add-on, application, or program. If you cannot identify the threat on your own, utilize a legitimate malware scanner to help you figure this out. Hopefully, no other threat is found; however, if you learn about malicious infections, you need to delete them as soon as possible. Note that you probably can find guides that discuss the threats you are dealing and their elimination on this site. If you cannot find what you are looking for, do not hesitate to leave a comment below. For now, we need to discuss the removal of Search.snowballsam.com. Even though it might not seem like a threat, it can be very malicious, and it is crucial that you eliminate it right away. Read more »

Weather Reports New Tab

Weather Reports New Tab falls under the classification of potentially unwanted programs. It means keeping it installed could be a bad idea. We do not say the extension might be malicious, but unfortunately, we cannot say it is trustworthy either. The main problem is, the application might place a questionable search engine that may inject search results with additional advertisements from the third party. Interaction with them could put your system at risk, which is why we do not recommend installing such a tool. Naturally, if you already did, we would suggest erasing Weather Reports New Tab manually while following the steps available at the end of this text or with a legitimate antimalware tool you trust. As for more information about the potentially unwanted program, you should continue reading our report. Users who have more questions related to the extension can also leave comments below. Read more »

goPhotoz Start

goPhotoz Start

If your default search tool has been changed to http://photoz.searchalgo.com unexpectedly, you should check all active extensions because goPhotoz Start is the Google Chrome browser extension promoting this page. If you can find it listed next to other extensions, it means that it is the one responsible for altering your browser’s settings. According to specialists, some users install this piece of software on their computers themselves because it promises that users who install it could search, view, and share free photos with friends. In addition, users are told that their web searching experience will be considerably improved as well. Of course, not all users install this piece of software consciously. goPhotoz Start is the most popular in India, the U.S, Angola, Indonesia, and Egypt, and we are sure some users living there could not explain why they have goPhotoz Start installed on their computers. If you have discovered it installed on your system as well, you should know that it is another potentially unwanted application. As a consequence, keeping it active is not what we recommend for users. Do not worry; you could get rid of this potentially unwanted program quite easily. No, you will not remove it through Control Panel, but you could erase it through the add-ons manager. If this tells you nothing, continue reading this report. If you still have questions after reading it, feel free to leave them in the comment box at the bottom of the page. Read more »

Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder

Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder

Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder is a browser extension that gives you access to videos, movies, and clips. The extension adds its button to the Chrome browser so that you can have its search at your fingertips and use it is with ease. However, the seemingly useful video search tool is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP), and, hence, is removed by certain malware and spyware prevention tools. Read more »

myGames Start Extension

myGames Start Extension

Browser extensions are not meant to be computer security threats. myGames Start Extension is a Chrome plug-in that might look like a very useful tool. However, it is necessary to point out that this extension can be considered a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It would mean that the plug-in is not a direct security threat, but may have certain features you may find undesirable. Furthermore, you might have installed this application unwittingly, so if that is the case, you most certainly should consider removing myGames Start Extension as soon as possible. In this description, we will tell you more about the app and how to delete it. Read more »

Gamessearch.co

Gamessearch.co is not an application that you want to find up and running on your operating system because it happens to be one more potentially unwanted program. Thus, it is not surprising that we urge users to delete it without any hesitation. Such classification has been made after an in-depth analysis, which revealed the intrusive inner workings of this application. As it turns out, it can cause unauthorized alterations to your web browser. Due to such changes browsing the web will become a much more annoying and frustrating experience than you are used to. On top of that, this potentially unwanted program might prove to be quite dangerous since it could subject your operating system to questionable and even malicious web content. Learn more about its intricate inner workings by reading the rest of this report. Also, we include a comprehensive removal guide, which you should use to delete Gamessearch.co once and for all. Read more »

MoviesWorld New Tab

MoviesWorld New Tab

MoviesWorld New Tab is a dubious application that might seem like a great tool to have. On its official website, this program is advertised as a piece of software that should present you with an ability to stream your favorite movies right within your web browser. Unfortunately, these claims are somewhat misleading. That is so because it happens to exhibit intrusive inner workings. During the in-depth analysis, it has been discovered that it can make suspicious changes to your web browser's default settings. As a consequence of such functionality, browsing the web will become a much more annoying and frustrating task. Due to such inner workings, it has been classified as a potentially unwanted program, which should not be active on your operating system. If you want to learn more about this invasive application, make sure to read the rest of this report. Also, we include a detailed removal guide that will help you delete MoviesWorld New Tab once and for all. Read more »

MusixLib

MusixLib

MusixLib is a suspicious third-party application, which should not be active on your operating system. That is so because malware researchers at Anti-Spyware-101.com have classified it as one more potentially unwanted program. We urge you to refrain from this questionable application because it exhibits intrusive functionality. As it turns out, it can make undesirable changes to your browsers default settings without any warning. As a consequence of such functionality, browsing the web becomes an annoying and frustrating experience, to put it lightly. Also, you should know that this suspicious application is distributed in a questionable manner, which could prove to be quite dangerous. If you wish to find out more about this potentially unwanted program's functionality, make sure to read this report entirely. Read more »

Counter for Messenger

Counter for Messenger

It is possible to find Counter for Messenger in your Google Chrome browser without remembering that you have installed this browser extension. Our malware specialists at anti-spyware-101.com say that this application is quite suspicious even though it may appear to be beneficial for users. In fact, we have labeled it as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This means that we have not found hard evidence for any direct wrong-doing or malicious behavior; yet, we do not consider this PUP safe. It only gets worse when you realize that it can use shady distribution methods to show up on unsuspecting users' machines. Unfortunately, this also indicates that there could be malicious infections on your computer. All in all, we advise you to remove Counter for Messenger as soon as possible. But before you jump to the end, let us tell you in more detail what we have found out about this PUP. Read more »

iSportTV Search Plus Extension

iSportTV Search Plus Extension

Have you downloaded iSportTV Search Plus Extension because you believed that this tool could help you find sports-related content? Although it does that to some extent, it is believed that this potentially unwanted program (PUP) is primarily used to promote third-party links via the search engine, as well as record information about the users. Therefore, despite not being completely useless, our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team recommends deleting iSportTV Search Plus Extension. Luckily, erasing this add-on – which, by the way, is compatible only with Google Chrome – is not difficult at all. The most difficult part might be to understand why it is best to remove the potentially unwanted program. Our research team has thoroughly analyzed this extension, and you can continue reading if you want to learn more about it and its functions. We are also open for discussion, and if you have any questions, you can add them to the comments section. If you do not care about any of this, and you are here only for the guide, scroll down below to find it. Read more »