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SearchProConverter

SearchProConverter

SearchProConverter is not the extension you should install if you want to convert files or currency. Yes, this extension offers free widgets that make it possible to convert PDF files, currency, and also crypto-currency, but that does not mean that it can be trusted. According to our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, this extension is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) for several reasons. First of all, it can hijack the Google Chrome browser by modifying the New Tab page and the default search provider. Second, it tracks personally identifiable information, which then can be shared with unknown parties. Some people might pay no attention to such things, but our research team is worried. If you understand the risks, and you want to delete SearchProConverter as soon as possible, you can move to the last section of our report. If you want to learn more about this potentially unwanted program and why removing it is recommended, we suggest that you continue reading. Read more »

Burst Search

Burst Search

Burst Search might not seem like much, but it tries to present itself as a useful addition to your browser. Our research team, however, says that this app is a potentially unwanted program. As such, it might enter your browser accidentally, and it may exhibit a variety of undesirable behavioral patterns. In some cases, users might think that Burst Search is a browser hijacker, but that is really not the case. It is easy to remove Burst Search from your browser, and for that, you just need to follow the instructions that you will find right below this article. Read more »

ProductManualsPro Toolbar

ProductManualsPro Toolbar

When we add new extensions to our browsers, we expect them to somehow enhance our web browsing experience. However, things like ProductManualsPro Toolbar might take you by surprise as well. This Chrome & Firefox extension is a potentially unwanted program that might be added to your browser accidentally. It might look like a good addition to your browser’s functionality, but the reality is that the extension might indirectly expose you to potentially harmful content. Hence, computer security experts recommend removing ProductManualsPro Toolbar and other similar apps from your system as soon as possible. You can find the manual removal instructions at the bottom of this description. Read more »

MusicStreamSearch

MusicStreamSearch

MusicStreamSearch was classified as a potentially unwanted program. That is because it appears to have functionality that could be undesirable. For instance, the application could change your browsing preferences and it might do so to encourage you to search the Internet through a search engine that could show you modified search results. If you want to know more about how this extension may work or why it could be undesirable, we encourage you to read the rest of this article. You can also learn how to erase MusicStreamSearch by following the instructions available below the text if you decide that you do not want this potentially unwanted program on your browser. If you need any help or want to ask something about the extension in question, do not hesitate to leave us a comment at the end of this page. Read more »

Easy Weather Today Promos

Easy Weather Today Promos

Easy Weather Today Promos is described as a browser extension for Google Chrome that can help users receive relevant advertising content as they surf the Internet. In other words, the purpose of the application is to provide users with tailored advertisements. Some users cannot stand such content and do not like it when the information about their browsing is being used for marketing purposes. If you are among such users, this extension might irritate you. If it does, you could get rid of it while following the instructions placed below this article. You should be able to delete Easy Weather Today Promos with a legitimate antimalware tool too, as the extension was classified as a potentially unwanted program. To learn more about it, we invite you to read our full article. Read more »

PopStop

PopStop

Did you download PopStop onto your Google Chrome browser already, or are you still thinking about doing that? We hope that you are in the latter position because we can help you understand this PUP (potentially unwanted program) better before you get involved with it. Of course, if you have this extension installed already, we can still help you remove it from the browser. But should you do it? The answer is yes because the Anti-Spyware-101.com research team has tested this extension, and we have found that it does not work. Not only that, it also has suspicious functionality, which might be the biggest reason to delete PopStop as soon as possible. Before you continue reading, we advise implementing a legitimate malware scanner to help you inspect your system. It is possible that the PUP was installed along with other unwanted programs or even threats, and it is important that, if they exist, you are able to identify and address them all. Read more »

Fast Power EcoSearch

Fast Power EcoSearch

You have to be careful with Fast Power EcoSearch because although this extension is introduced in a very positive way, our research team warns that there is more below the surface. This tool can change your search settings and also record information about you. On top of all that, it is unlikely to offer any beneficial services. If you have downloaded this extension already, it is most likely that you did it to boost the speed of your Google Chrome browser. Well, if that is the case, you need to ask yourself why your browser is running slower than usual. Did you recently change your Internet provider? In which case, your browser might have nothing to do with Internet speeds. Is your browser long overdue for a deep clean? Many people do not realize that cache and cookies take up space, and so removing them might solve minor speed issues. That is something you have to figure out yourself, but we can help you figure out how to delete Fast Power EcoSearch. Read more »

SearchGamez

SearchGamez

If you encounter an extension called SearchGamez, you should be aware that it falls under the classification of potentially unwanted programs. Our researchers say that some users might find its functionality to be annoying or unwanted. Therefore, we highly recommend learning more about this browser extension if you are considering its installation. If you think it would be wise to get to know it better too, we advise reading our full report. In it, we talk about how the potentially unwanted program could be spread, how it might work, and how it could be erased. For users who need manual removal instructions that show what to do step by step, we can offer our deletion guide that is available at the end of this article. If you have any questions about the SearchGamez’s deletion or its functionality, feel free to leave us a comment below. Read more »

Searchpowerapp.com

Searchpowerapp.com

Searchpowerapp.com is search site that comes with a browser extension called Search Power, which, at the moment of writing, works only on Google Chrome. Also, it is classified as a potentially unwanted program because the application may have undesirable qualities. For example, it could change browser preferences or gather information to display tailored ads. If you want to know more about this application, we invite you to read the rest of this article. In it, we talk about how this browser extension might be encountered, how it works, and how it could be erased if a user no longer wishes to keep it. Additionally, we display step by step deletion instructions at the end of the text that show how to remove Search Power and get rid of Searchpowerapp.com manually. If you have any questions about the deletion process or the potentially unwanted program, feel free to use our comments section. Read more »

WatchMyTVShows Toolbar

WatchMyTVShows Toolbar

WatchMyTVShows Toolbar is an extension that Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox users can download for free, and some people are likely to think that downloading this extension would be a great idea. Our Anti-Spyware-101.com experts do not agree. According to our research, the extension is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) that does not offer incredibly useful services and that can help undisclosed third parties use the integrated search tool for advertising purposes. That being said, the interface of the toolbar can appear very colorful and interactive, and so some users might choose not to dig deeper. Nonetheless, the extension is pretty much useless, and it cannot hide that for too long. If you have already decided to remove WatchMyTVShows Toolbar, we have a guide that, hopefully, will help you clean your browsers and the entire operating system. Continue reading the report to learn all about the process, and do not forget to use the comments section if you want to ask us questions about the PUP and how to delete it. Read more »