News Precinct

What is News Precinct?

If you are always looking for new ways to find the latest news and useful information, you might come across an extension called News Precinct. It provides access to a website with a toolbar that contains various links to news-related websites. However, we do not advise installing it without learning more about it as our researchers at report that the application falls under the classification of potentially unwanted programs. Therefore, there might be things that you could find annoying about this tool. If you want to learn about them, we encourage you to read the rest of this article. If you want to find out how to remove News Precinct manually, you should check the deletion instructions we provide at the end of the text.test

Where does News Precinct come from?

At first, we ought to mention that you can come across News Precinct if you are a Google Chrome user. As you see, the application is not compatible with other browsers. One of the places where users might find it is the Chrome Web Store page. Besides this platform, the extension could be spread like other potentially unwanted programs, for example, file-sharing websites, pop-ups, or advertisements. For users who want to keep away from such software, we advise not to let their guard down when surfing the Internet. You should always make sure that reliable creators develop the tools you might be offered to install and that they do not fall under the classification of potentially unwanted programs, browser hijackers, etc. We also recommend staying away from file-sharing websites and sites you are not familiar with. It is best to do careful research when you find a tool you are interested in and get its installer from a reputable source.

How does News Precinct work?

News Precinct may change your new tab page with a website called Our researchers say that the site might offer a search tool as well as a toolbar with links to various websites and an additional search box. Users should know that entering keywords in either of the potentially unwanted program’s search boxes might result in redirection to the Yahoos search engine. In other words, the extension does not provide any advanced search tools. As for its offered links, you can bookmark them, and you would reach them just the same. The only difference would be that instead of clinking on the application’s toolbar links, you would click on links on your browser’s bookmarks bar. Last but not least, users who are thinking about getting News Precinct should know that it might read their browsing history. If you do not like the idea that data in your browsing history could be available to the application’s creators and possibly its third-party partners, you do not have to keep it.

How to delete News Precinct?

Users who want to erase News Precinct manually should check the deletion instructions placed below. They show how to remove this extension via Google Chrome’s settings step by step. The process should not be too difficult, but if it is, or you want to check your system for other potentially unwanted programs and content alike, you could employ a legitimate antimalware tool. Allow it to perform a full system scan, and you should be able to eliminate News Precinct and other detected items after clicking the provided deletion button.

Get rid of News Precinct

  1. Go to Google Chrome.
  2. Insert the following link into the browser’s address bar: chrome://extensions
  3. Press Enter and search for News Precinct.
  4. Click Remove and press Remove to confirm.
  5. Close the Extensions menu.
  6. Restart your browser. 100% FREE spyware scan and
    tested removal of News Precinct*

Leave a Comment

Enter the numbers in the box to the right *