What is AnyStationSearch?

When you learn about an extension named AnyStationSearch, you might automatically assume that it could help you access any radio station you want. Well, in theory, it should provide you with that, but only because it has a search engine integrated within. You can use any search engine to find stations online, and you certainly do not need to install any extension to access that kind of service. Instead, you need to pick the preferred search engine and set it in place. Some people might want to see it as their homepage, while others might use it as the default search provider, which allows activating searches via the browser’s address bar. Is there anything else that you would install the extension for? We do not believe that that is the case, and that is one of the reasons we recommend removing AnyStationSearch. That is, however, not the only reason. Whether you have already decided to delete this PUP (potentially unwanted program), or you are still researching it, continue reading to learn more.test

How does AnyStationSearch work?

There is no doubt that AnyStationSearch is identical to TheConverterSearch, AllConvertersSearches, PDFSearchio, SearchTheConverter, and a bunch of other Google Chrome-compatible extensions. Most of them are represented via the Chrome Web Store, but when we analyzed AnyStationSearch, it was not available. This is good news because this minimizes the chances of Chrome users installing it. According to our research team, and do not offer installers for this PUP either. Instead, these pages redirect to, where an extension named Steam All is introduced. We do NOT recommend installing it either. Of course, just like any program in this world, this extension could be spread with the help of third-party installers, and it could even be attached to other attractive-looking apps and extensions. Overall, regardless of how the PUP was installed, we advise that you inspect your system and your browser immediately. That is easiest to do with the help of a trusted malware scanner. If there are any threats that you need to delete from your system, this tool will warn you about it, and you will be able to take appropriate steps to delete them.

When you install AnyStationSearch, it has several jobs. First of all, it has to change the default search provider to represent According to our team of researchers, this search tool cannot be trusted. It redirects to Yahoo Search, but the results are modified to include sponsored content. Basically, this search tool is exploited for marketing purposes. One other job that the PUP has is to collect information about you and your browsing activities. We have reviewed the Privacy Policy of this extension, and the document reveals that information is collected and can be shared for the purposes of delivering content and improving services. Given that the PUP does not really offer beneficial services, we wonder what kind of purpose data collection and sharing serves. Most likely, the point is to ensure that the third-party content injected into normal results is relevant to the user, at least enough so that they would choose to interact with it. Is it a good idea to interact with third-party links? Since we know nothing about the involved parties, we cannot vouch for them. Obviously, we lean more towards the removal of the PUP.

How to remove AnyStationSearch

If you trust our judgment, delete AnyStationSearch without hesitation. We are sure that that is a conclusion that any user can come to on their own, simply because the extension does not offer much. Yes, it can redirect to Yahoo Search via the hijacked address bar, but the results seem to be untrustworthy. At the end of the day, this tool is kind of useless when it comes to finding online stations, and that is a good enough reason to delete it. So, how should you go about the task? You might decide that you want to remove AnyStationSearch manually, and if that is your choice, we are glad to offer you a guide below. Alternatively, and especially if threats are found, we recommend implementing anti-malware software. If it is legitimate and effective, it will erase all threats and PUPs automatically.

Removal Guide

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Enter chrome://extensions into the address bar at the top.
  3. Click the Remove button next to the PUP.
  4. Enter chrome://settings/clearBrowserData at the top.
  5. Click Advanced and then choose the time range and boxes.
  6. Click the Clear data button and then restart the browser. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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