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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 »

MusicTab Newtab

MusicTab Newtab

Do you listen to music while you are working on your computer or laptop? If you do, MusicTab Newtab might seem quite interesting to you. This extension can be downloaded onto Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers for free, and it is meant to provide you with access to Spotify, SoundCloud, YouTube, and Pandora sites from your new tab page. Unfortunately, according to Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, when you install the extension, the default search provider and homepage could be modified too, and that is the first sign that something’s not right. If you continue reading this report, you will learn exactly why you should consider deleting MusicTab Newtab from your web browsers, and so if this PUP (potentially unwanted program) is installed already, or you are still thinking about installing it, you will find important information. On the other hand, if you are here for the removal guide, we are happy to provide it for you. Scroll down below to find it. Read more »

CommentsPlus

CommentsPlus

CommentsPlus is a browser extension compatible with Google Chrome. What you ought to know about this plugin is it is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It means the application could have unwanted qualities. Our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com say the software could gather information about the user and track him. Also, we believe it is possible the extension could show third-party advertising content, although we cannot be sure about it. However, if it appears to be doing so, we would advise being extra careful with such ads, and if you continue reading our report, we will explain to you why. Another thing we will discuss in the text is how to delete CommentsPlus. Thus, if you decide you do not wish to keep this PUP any longer, you should not forget to check the last paragraph as well as instructions displayed below it. Read more »

Pro Search TIp

Pro Search TIp

Pro Search Tip is meant to be the “best search assistant,” but it is a useless program, and Anti-Spyware-101.com research team classifies it as a potentially unwanted program (in short, PUP). If you install it, your default search provider on Google Chrome will be replaced with search.prosearchtip.com, and if you think that this search tool is beneficial or trustworthy, you need to think again. Our research team recommends that you remove Pro Search Tip from your web browser, but do not take our word for it blindly. Keep reading this report to learn about this strange extension, and you will find all the motives to eliminate it from your own browser. Of course, we understand that not every single Chrome user has the same level of experience, and so if you find anything mentioned in this report unclear, or if you have questions about deleting the PUP, you can always post a comment below. Our malware and PUP experts are ready to assist you as soon as possible. Read more »

Byoml.com

Byoml.com

Byoml.com is a browser extension that is considered to be a potentially unwanted program or a PUP. Currently, it is compatible with Google Chrome alone, so we do not think those using other browsers could encounter it. If it appeared on your browser and you want to learn more about it, we invite you to read our full article. In the text, we will discuss the extension’s working manner, its possible distribution channels, and the ways it can be erased from the computer. Additionally, you will find step by step removal instructions explaining how to delete Byoml.com from Google Chrome at the end of this article. Thus, if you need any help while eliminating this PUP manually, do not hesitate to follow the provided steps. Also, should you have any questions about the removal process or the application itself, you could leave us a message in the comments section. Read more »

QuickLogin

QuickLogin

QuickLogin is an extension for your Chrome and Firefox browsers that is supposed to make it easier for you to access your email accounts. The extension should interest only those who have multiple accounts with multiple service providers. Even in that case, the extension is pretty useless because it displays easy-access links to Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, and Outlook login pages only. This is one of the reasons we identify this extension as a potentially unwanted program, or PUP. According to our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, it is extremely important to weigh all pros and cons before you decide if this allegedly useful extension is worth your trust. We know for a fact that it was built by the same party who created Search Manager, which is yet another potentially unwanted program. Needless to say, it is strange that the same company is linked to two suspicious programs. That is not a good sign. Of course, we want you to decide for yourself if you should trust or remove QuickLogin. Continue reading to learn more. Read more »

One Click Booster

One Click Booster

One Click Booster is supposed to boost your Windows operating system by fixing errors in the Windows Registry and by deleting certain things, such as malware, PUPs, temporary files, cache, etc. While it is possible that this potentially unwanted program could clear your browsing history and eliminate the temp files successfully, you do not want to rely on it to clear your entire operating system from malware. This is not a security tool, and the best it can do is eliminate the components you can easily eliminate yourself. This is why we classify it as a PUP (potentially unwanted program) too. Do you know what you should do about PUPs? You should get rid of them. The instructions our researchers at Anti-Spyware-101.com created below will help you remove One Click Booster without much trouble, but we advise reading the report first to understand how risky it might be to trust untrustworthy programs. Please take note of any questions that might come up, and use the comments section to present them to our malware experts. Read more »

YourMailTab

YourMailTab

YourMailTab is supposed to provide you with access to Gmail, Outlook, AOL, and Yahoo email services from one toolbar. It is unlikely that many people use all of these emailing services, but if you do, you might find the extension especially useful. Have you considered adding links to the websites representing them to your browser’s bookmarks bar? That would have been easier. Of course, if your bookmarks bar is full, you might want and additional one represented via the new tab and the homepage. The extension does not actually add a bar per se. Instead, it introduces you to this page: yourmailtab.com/homepage/homepage.html?id=MTI1NjE&implId=dGhlbWVfZ2VuZXJpY19iX2Nsb25l#hfew=d87f2072-9794-0ae7-18a6-b6b361e01a28. Its interface shows the email links, and it also presents a search bar. Overall, the interface of the extension makes it seem like a search engine, but it is a search engine you cannot trust. As you might have gathered already, we suggest removing YourMailTab, and we have created this guide to help you delete this potentially unwanted program (PUP) right away. Read more »