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ConverterSearchHD

ConverterSearchHD

If you have downloaded IStreamSearch recently, you should be able to just remove this potentially unwanted program (PUP) and forget about it. However, if it has been around for a while now, it is possible that you have already interacted with the search tool introduced by it, and that could cause different kinds of issues. Our Anti-Spyware-101.com experts have recently analyzed this suspicious extension in an internal lab, and we have a few tidbits of information that should help you understand and evaluate it better. It is important to note that this PUP is not unique. In fact, it has an uncountable number of clones, some of which include MovieSearches, ConverterSearchNow, NewVideoSearch, and AllRadioSearch. We always analyze and review all of them separately, but because they are clones, the same information and tips apply in every case. In this report, we show how to delete IStreamSearch, but note that you can use the same guide to get rid of all clones. Read more »

IStreamSearch

IStreamSearch

If you have downloaded IStreamSearch recently, you should be able to just remove this potentially unwanted program (PUP) and forget about it. However, if it has been around for a while now, it is possible that you have already interacted with the search tool introduced by it, and that could cause different kinds of issues. Our Anti-Spyware-101.com experts have recently analyzed this suspicious extension in an internal lab, and we have a few tidbits of information that should help you understand and evaluate it better. It is important to note that this PUP is not unique. In fact, it has an uncountable number of clones, some of which include MovieSearches, ConverterSearchNow, NewVideoSearch, and AllRadioSearch. We always analyze and review all of them separately, but because they are clones, the same information and tips apply in every case. In this report, we show how to delete IStreamSearch, but note that you can use the same guide to get rid of all clones. Read more »

GamerSearch

GamerSearch

GamerSearch is a potentially unwanted program. You probably wouldn’t think of it like that because the application looks like a useful tool that can improve your web search experience. What’s more, if you enjoy online gaming, you might think that this browser extension is there to help you find more interesting games. However, this function looks more like an empty shell because the app makes use of a third-party search engine to provide you with the search results. Hence, it would be a good idea to remove GamerSearch from your computer. You don’t need this app to perform a web search. Read more »

MovieSearches

MovieSearches

MovieSearches got classified as a potentially unwanted program. In other words, specialists discovered that it could have unwanted functionality that we advise learning about before installing the application. In this article, you can find information not only about the extension’s working manner but also about its possible distribution channels. Also, we talk about the potentially unwanted program's deletion, which you might find interesting if you came here to learn how to erase MovieSearches from your browser. If you slide below the article, you can find concise deletion instructions that show how to remove the application from Google Chrome browsers. Should you have any questions about the deletion part or anything else related to the discussed extension, feel free to place a message in our comments area. Read more »

ConverterSearchNow

ConverterSearchNow

ConverterSearchNow is described as a “single purpose extension” that provides “the best way to search.” Truth be told, so are many other extensions that we have recently encountered. In other words, this application seems to be a clone of tools like NewVideoSearch, AllRadioSearch, or TheConverterSearch. All of these, including ConverterSearchNow, fall under the classification of potentially unwanted programs. It means that these applications may have undesirable functionality that may make some users wish they did not install these tools. If you want to know why the discussed extension’s working manner could be annoying, where it might come from, and other essential details about it, we encourage you to read the rest of this article. If you slide below the text, you can also find our removal steps that show how to erase ConverterSearchNow manually from Google Chrome. Read more »

SearchGames4U

SearchGames4U

SearchGames4U is a potentially unwanted program that works on Google Chrome browsers. It is not a malicious application, but it can have undesirable qualities that might make users who install the tool decide to erase it later on. If you want to learn what kind of annoying functionality this application might have, where it might come from, and how it could be erased, we invite you to read our full article. Also, if you are interested in the potentially unwanted program’s removal, keep in mind that we have deletion instructions below the text that show how to erase SearchGames4U step by step. If you want to ask anything else about the potentially unwanted program, feel free to place us a message in the comments area. Read more »

SmashApps

SmashApps

SmashApps is a potentially unwanted application. This app is compatible with the Chrome browser, as it can be added as an extension. At the time of writing, this app has already been removed from the Chrome Web Store, so it shows that there might be some issues with it. If you happen to have SmashApps on your browser, you must have gotten it through some other source. Either way, you can easily delete the app if you follow the removal guidelines we have provided at the end of this description. Be sure to delete the app if you don’t need it. Read more »

AllRadioSearch

AllRadioSearch

Wondering if using AllRadioSearch is truly “the best way to search?” What we can say about it is that there are other browser extensions that claim to be providing the best way to search, for example, NewVideoSearch or TheConverterSearch. We have recently written about both of the mentioned extensions. Another thing that they have in common with AllRadioSearch is that they fall under the classification of potentially unwanted programs. Such applications are often unwanted because of undesirable functionality. If you wish to learn what kind of undesirable functionality the discussed extension could have, we invite you to read the rest of this article. On the other hand, if you came here to learn how to erase AllRadioSearch manually, we recommend sliding below the article where we placed our removal instructions. Read more »

NewVideoSearch

NewVideoSearch

If you can’t spend a day without watching some videos online, you probably have multiple tools that help you find the best videos out there. At first glance, NewVideoSearch might look like of those tools you use, and you might think that this application can help you find more interesting videos. On the other hand, this extension could also enter your system accidentally, and if having this app is not part of your plan, you can scroll down to the bottom and use the manual removal guidelines to get rid of NewVideoSearch once and for all. Read more »

Flow

Flow

Before you decide whether you will or will not use Flow, you have to weigh all the pros and cons. This application is supposed to improve your web search and provide you with relevant results. However, it could also expose you to certain content that could be associated with unreliable parties. The point is that Flow is a potentially unwanted program, and if you don’t want to have it, you should remove it without any further ado. If you decide to use it, please read and learn more about the application, just to be sure about what it can offer, and how it does that. Read more »