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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 »

VideozSearchs

VideozSearchs

It is important that you pay attention to everything that you install, and that includes extensions. VideozSearchs is one of those extensions that can appear to be pretty useful and interesting at first but then prove to be both useless and unreliable. If you have this PUP (potentially unwanted program) installed on your Google Chrome browser already, know that there are several reasons why you should consider removing it. If you are currently researching this extension because you are interested in using it, we hope that you will understand why doing that would not be a great idea by the time you are done reading this report. Our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team has thoroughly inspected this PUP, and so we can help you get rid of it. If you want to delete VideozSearchs right away, scroll down to the last section to learn how. If you have a few minutes to spare, continue reading. Read more »

HideMeFast

HideMeFast

HideMeFast is a potentially unwanted program that works like a Chrome extension. It also means that the application may not function on your computer if you do not have the Chrome browser. On the other hand, there is also a good chance that you have more unwanted applications on your computer, so it’s always a good idea to simply run a regular system scan with a licensed antispyware tool.

As for HideMeFast, it is rather easy to remove this application, so there is no need to worry. On the other hand, you might want to review your web browsing habits to avoid similar intruders in the future. Read more »

AppGo LiveSearch

AppGo LiveSearch

AppGo LiveSearch is a potentially unwanted program that could change your default search engine with a search website called search-7.com/search.php?q. Such behavior is not always desirable, which is one of the reasons why the plugin got classified as a potentially unwanted program. If you did not know this when you installed this extension, there could be other things that you might not know about. Provided you do want to find out more about its working manner, distribution, and deletion, we advise reading the rest of this article. At the end of it, you can find step by step deletion instructions that show how to erase AppGo LiveSearch from Google Chrome, which seems to be the only browser that this extension is compatible with. Read more »

Mazy Search

Mazy Search

If you’re wondering about Mazy Search, you’re on the right page because we’re going to use this entry to tell you more about this browser extension. The application is intended for the Chrome browser. However, this extension is categorized as a potentially unwanted program. It means that it might be added to the browser accidentally, and users could be confused as to why this application is there in the first place. You can remove Mazy Search without too much difficulties, and there are the manual removal instructions at the bottom of this description. Read more »

UpdateSearch

UpdateSearch

Are you trying to update your web search tool? UpdateSearch claims to optimize the search results you see after replacing your default search provider and rerouting you to search.yahoo.com (Yahoo Search). Unfortunately, the claims to offer the “best way to search” the web are pretty much empty, and if you install the extension, you will not be offered any enhanced or updated services. Instead, you are likely to be exposed to questionable advertisements and data-tracking tools. If you want to avoid all of this, you have to be careful about the undesirable search results that are introduced to you. Better yet, you should delete UpdateSearch from your browser. At the time of research, Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers indicated that the PUP (potentially unwanted program) was only compatible with Google Chrome. This is why the removal guide below explains how to eliminate the PUP from Google Chrome. Read more »

SearchWizard

SearchWizard

SearchWizard is described as a free extension for Google Chrome that allows users to search the Internet and find content like pictures, videos, news, and so on. Users should know that to provide this, the application may need permissions to change their default search tools as well as view their browsing histories. Since such functionality could be undesirable and irritating, the application was classified as a potentially unwanted program. If you want to learn more about it, we recommend reading the rest of this article, in which we talk about the ways this extension could be spread, its working manner, and it's deletion. If you are mostly interested in the extension’s removal, we recommend checking the instructions available below that show how to erase SearchWizard from Google Chrome. Read more »