Music Browsing Extension

What is Music Browsing Extension?

Music Browsing Extension is classified as a potentially unwanted application that works like the Chrome browser extension. The extension can be found at the Chrome Web Store, but it is very likely that users add it to their browsers accidentally.

In this entry, we will discuss the origins of this application, and what it can do. Also, we will point out the potential security risks associated with Music Browsing Extension, and what you can do to remove it from your computer. After all, this must be one of the reasons you have opened this page, right?test

Where does Music Browsing Extension come from?

Potentially unwanted programs often have several distribution sources. For one, there is always the official source that allows us to cross out “malware” from the list of potential categories. After all, malware programs do not parade out in the open. They attack target computers stealthily, and users are not aware of the infection before it is too late.

On the other hand, potentially unwanted programs require a user’s permission to be installed on the target computer. Therefore, users will always initiate the installation of the likes of Music Browsing Extension even if they are not aware of that.

As mentioned, you can encounter this extension at the Chrome Web Store. However, it is far more likely that this application will enter your system in a software bundle. Our research suggests that Music Browsing Extension arrives via pop-ups or redirects. For example, if you open a particular website, and suddenly several pop-up windows appear on your screen, it would be for the best to close them immediately because they might distribute potentially unwanted software.

Sometimes, when a pop-up offers users to add Music Browsing Extension to their browsers, the pop-up may not allow you to close the browser’s window unless you add the extension. In such a case, you can close the browser with the Alt+F4 key combination. In other words, it is possible to avoid adding Music Browsing Extension to your browser, as long as you are careful about it.

What does Music Browsing Extension do?

Judging by the information provided by the authors of this extension, the application should help you “listen to songs and albums by your favorite musicians, create playlists and discover new and exciting music.” In other words, the extension should work like any other popular music streaming (like Spotify, for example). However, Music Browsing Extension does not provide you with an original service.

If you were to stream music through this app, you would see that it uses to provide you with the musical content. What’s more, the extension usually comes with another browser plug-in called Media Start. Thus, when you remove Music Browsing Extension from your browser, you need to look for other potentially unwanted applications that could have been added recently, too.

Perhaps the most annoying thing about this extension is that, after installation, it changes your default search engine. Even if you do not use the search engine provided by this extension, all your searches would still get redirected through, and you would eventually land on the modified Yahoo! Search page. As a result, Music Browsing Extension will be able to track your search keywords, and once it collects enough information on it, it can display commercial advertisements that are associated with your likes and preferences.

Although third-party advertising is not an illegal activity, it can be exploited by malevolent third parties to promote corrupted content. Therefore, it would be for the best to get rid of Music Browsing Extension and other similar applications before they redirect you to dangers sites that could be associated with malware.

How do I remove Music Browsing Extension?

Our research team says that you can delete Music Browsing Extension via your browser’s menu, but it would be beneficial to reset your browser, too. After all, there might be more unwanted extensions added.

If you do not know whether you have more unwanted applications installed on your computer, you can always run a full system scan with the SpyHunter free scanner. You can also remove all the potentially threats automatically with a computer security tool of your choice. Do everything you can to protect your system and your personal information from malicious exploitation.

Manual Music Browsing Extension Removal

  1. Open the Chrome browser.
  2. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  3. Scroll down and press Advanced.
  4. Click Reset settings to their original defaults at the bottom of the page.
  5. Click Reset Settings on the confirmation box. 100% FREE spyware scan and
    tested removal of Music Browsing Extension*

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