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Fastecosearch.com

Fastecosearch.com falls under the classification of potentially unwanted programs. According to our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com, the application comes with an extension classified as a potentially unwanted program. It works only on Google Chrome, and it is called Fast Power EcoSearch. This extension may alter users’ browser preferences. To be more precise, it might change your default search engine with Fastecosearch.com. If you do not like the change and want to go back to using your previous default search engine, you could erase these potentially unwanted programs. To be more accurate, erasing the extension ought to remove the search website. If you want to know how to do this manually, you could use the instructions at the end of this article. You could read the rest of our text to learn more about the extension and its search engine or their deletion. Read more »

OpenSub Search

OpenSub Search

What search tool are you using to browse the web? If it is OpenSub Search, you need to think carefully if this search tool is, first and foremost, useful and, second, safe to use. Our team of researchers at Anti-Spyware-101.com does not think that it is incredibly useful or trustworthy, and that is why we classify it as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and recommend removing it. If you want to learn more about the findings of our research team, you certainly should keep reading this report. If you are mainly interested in deleting OpenSub Search, know that we discuss different elimination options as well. If that is all that you want to learn about, you can scroll down to the last section. Read more »

Maps Assist

Maps Assist

Maps Assist may look like a useful browser extension that can find you the best driving directions. However, our research team says that this app is a potentially unwanted program. So, it means that if the extension was added to your browser when you weren’t looking, you probably would like to remove Maps Assist right now. If that’s the case, simply scroll down to the bottom of this page, where you will find the manual removal guidelines. For more information on the application and this type of program, continue reading the entry. Read more »

SearchTheConverter

SearchTheConverter

You have to be cautious about every single extension you install because PUPs like SearchTheConverter are pretty common these days. PUP stands for “potentially unwanted program,” and there can be several different reasons for such categorization. When it comes to the extension we are discussing in this report, it is classified as a PUP because it does not offer useful services, because it tracks data related to users and their browsing habits, and because it uses its own platform to deliver third-party ads. Basically, if you download the extension, you download an advertising tool, and we are sure that that is not your intention. Our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team has thoroughly inspected the PUP, and we believe that it is best to remove it. Of course, you do not need to trust our judgment on that. Read the report to learn all the facts, and then decide if you want to delete SearchTheConverter. Read more »

Ultra Tab

Ultra Tab

Has your search engine changed recently? Maybe there’s something called Ultra Tab on your browser? Did you add it there yourself? If not, you’ve been taken by surprise by a potentially unwanted program. Don’t panic; there is nothing malicious about it. It’s only there to make a living for its developers, and if you don’t want it, you can remove Ultra Tab without too much difficulty. Continue reading this entry to find out more about the application. If you feel that you don’t need it, after all, you can use the removal guidelines at the bottom to delete the app from your browser. Read more »

Mountains

Mountains

If you have Mountains installed on your Google Chrome browser, we strongly recommend that you find a way to remove it. This extension might seem harmless, but it is completely unpredictable, and Anti-Spyware-101.com malware researchers warn that it could, potentially, be dangerous to trust. Given that the extension does not offer useful services, we are sure that most users will have no trouble realizing that they ought to delete Mountains. Of course, if you think that you need more information about this extension, or if you think that it is somehow useful to you, we advise that you continue reading. Once you are done, you can decide for yourself whether this threat should be eliminated or kept around. Before you proceed reading, we advise taking a few moments to scan your operating system because you do not want to overlook other threats that might have slithered in along with the suspicious extension. If threats are found, you have to make sure that all of them are eliminated. Read more »

SearchConverters

SearchConverters

SearchConverters is a browser extension that works on the Chrome browser. This application should enhance your browser’s functions, providing it with additional features. However, users often complain that they don’t know how or why SearchConverters is there, and they want to get rid of it. If you’re here for that, simply scroll down to the bottom of this description and remove the extension right now. The rest of the entry will deal with the origins and functionality of this extension, so if you want to find out more, be sure to read on. Also, don’t forget to drop us a comment if you have any questions. Read more »

Online Radio Finder Tab

Online Radio Finder Tab

Online Radio Finder Tab is a browser extension that works on the Chrome browser. The app is part of the Chrome extension wave that we have been dealing with for a while now. These extensions are potentially unwanted programs because users do not plan to have them added to their browsers. As a result, they need to terminate Online Radio Finder Tab and several other unwanted applications that might have entered their computers, too. Please note that such applications usually come in packs, so if you want to detect all of them, better run a full system scan with a security tool right now. Read more »

StreamBrosSearch

StreamBrosSearch

StreamBrosSearch is a potentially unwanted program. It is a browser extension that is supposed to add certain functionalities to your browser, thus improving your browsing experience. However, there are also things about this app that pushes it into the potentially unwanted program category. This means that it could be found on your computer, even if you didn’t want to have it. It doesn’t mean that StreamBrosSearch enters your system surreptitiously, but still, you shouldn’t keep the extension if it wasn’t your intention to have it. Scroll down to the bottom of this description for the manual removal guidelines right now. Read more »

RadioSearches

RadioSearches

If you are here, you might have encountered a potentially unwanted program called RadioSearches. In which case, you might be wondering if the extension truly provides “The best way to search.” What might help you answer this question is the fact that there are many similar potentially unwanted programs that claim to be providing the best way to search, for example, SearchGamez. Many of them change users' default search engines with modified versions of reputable search engines like Google or Yahoo. If you want to know how this application works or where it might come from, you could read the rest of this article. Below the text we provide instructions that show how to delete RadioSearches from your browser if you do not want to have it any longer. Read more »