What is TopStreamsSearch?

You might have figured it out on your own already, but let us reaffirm that TopStreamsSearch is a useless extension that we recommend deleting from Google Chrome. When our research team analyzed this potentially unwanted program (PUP), Chrome was the only web browser that it was compatible with, and it is unlikely that it will cross over to other browsers. In any case, regardless of which one this extension takes over, we recommend getting rid of it. If you cannot wait to remove TopStreamsSearch from your browser, we have a few important tips for you to take note of. Of course, if you are completely unfamiliar with this extension, and you do not understand the situation clearly, it is a good idea for you to read this report. We are sure that you will find answers to many of the pressing questions you have, but if we fail to answer them all, note that we can continue discussing the PUP in the comments section.test

How does TopStreamsSearch work?

As we begin discussing TopStreamsSearch, it is important to address how this PUP spreads. There is no doubt that it could be presented via bundled downloaders promoted on unreliable websites. It could be used as a more attractive tool to conceal those that are less attractive. That being said, the PUP’s installer can also be found on the Chrome Web Store at Here, you can install the extension for free, without other extensions getting attached to it. If this is the source you choose to trust, you might think that the extension can provide you with an enhanced search service. It cannot. All it can do is change the default search provider to Some people might not even notice a change because this search tool redirects to Yahoo Search, which many users are likely to use as their normal search providers. This is a very dangerous situation because if users do not realize that modifications have been made, they might act carelessly, and this is not the time for that.

TopStreamsSearch is identical to VidSearch, SearchProConverter, MusicStreamSearch, and many other PUPs that, possibly, were created by the same party. The creator does not disclose themselves, but the Privacy Policy reveals that they work with advertisers and other parties. Information about users and their interaction with the presented content can be used for marketing purposes, and ads could be shown via Yahoo Search. Basically, TopStreamsSearch modifies the results you are shown on, and that is why we believe that this extension is not only useless but also risky to interact with. At the end of the day, you cannot know what kind of content might be shown to you, and you need to think carefully if this is the kind of service that you want to, potentially, sacrifice your security for. If you do not, we are sure that you want perform the removal as soon as possible.

How to remove TopStreamsSearch

There is not much to the removal of TopStreamsSearch. It is just an extension that you can eliminate like any other unwanted extension. Of course, we cannot expect everyone to be familiar with the process, which is why the guide below was created. As you can see, this guide, besides showing how to delete TopStreamsSearch, also shows how to clear browsing data. Do you know why you need to do that as well? We recommend it for the clearing of the cache, site data, and cookies that are associated with the PUP. Cookies are small pieces of data that can collect, store, and transfer data, and once you get rid of the PUP, there is no reason for you to keep them on your browser. It might even not be safe if the cookies are able to gather more sensitive information. Once you take care of the PUP, you should take care of your system’s security as well. If comprehensive security software is not installed to protect you against PUPs and more serious threats, this is the time to install it.

Removal Instructions

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Tap Alt+F keys simultaneously to access the Chrome menu.
  3. Pick More tools and then click Extensions.
  4. Remove the unwanted extensions.
  5. Tap Ctrl+Shift+Delete keys to access the Clear browsing data menu.
  6. Click the Advanced tab to access a menu.
  7. Pick a time range and mark appropriate boxes.
  8. Click Clear data. 100% FREE spyware scan and
    tested removal of TopStreamsSearch*


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