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Shareaza Toolbar

Shareaza Toolbar, also known as the Music Toolbar is a browser extension which could be classified as potentially unwanted application. Its primary installation website is at shareaza.com, where they offer you to download their P2P client, and the toolbar is automatically selected during the installation for Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. However, to know that you are installing it you would have to actually stop and read during the process, so it is entirely plausible that you may want to remove Shareaza Toolbar simply because you did not even want it in the first place. While this extension from Bandoo Media Inc cannot be called malicious, it can quite understandably be a nuisance and its functionality is questionable at the best. Read more »

ReportLady virus

ReportLady virus is adware and can potentially cause a lot of damage to your computer’s system. When it is already in, it displays various advertisements while you are browsing the Internet, especially favoring online shopping websites, such as Amazon, Best Buy or Expedia. If you are seeing a See Similar button on product images, different ads in the form of pop-up boxes and banners, you have this infection in your computer and you should remove ReportLady virus immediately. You should note that the longer this adware stays in your computer’s system, the more potential harm it can cause, so time is crucial. Read more »

Saveshare

Saveshare is an adware program that may pose serious security threats to your system. Normally, browser settings allows you to block pop-up ads that would hinder the web browsing process, but when Saveshare is installed on your computer, this intrusive program overrides default browser settings (on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox) and then displays pop-up advertisements whenever you open a specific website. Adware applications are not direct computer threats, but they are instrumental infecting your system with dangerous programs, so the sooner you remove Saveshare from your system, the sooner your PC will be protected from possible malware infection. Read more »

Yellowmoxie

Yellowmoxie

Yellowmoxie is often considered to be a computer virus and a browser hijacker that overtakes links on a target computer. It may also display annoying advertisements while you browse the web. However, Yellowmoxie’s malicious abilities are slightly too far-fetched, because first and foremost it is a website that provides you with links and information about social services (restaurants, entertainment, travel, business, banking, real estate etc.), discount coupons and online shopping. In case your home page is changed to this website, then you should scan your PC with SpyHunter free scanner as there is a high chance that you have installed potentially dangerous programs on your computer. If that is the case, do all it takes to remove Yellowmoxie and related applications from your computer. Read more »

Amazon Smart Search

Amazon Smart Search

Amazon Smart Search is a browser plugin that changes your home page, default search engines settings and adds a toolbar to your Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox browser. The plugin itself is a legitimate browser extension, but users often complain that it appears out of nowhere and then modifies their browser settings, taking over their search engine and what not. That is so, because there is more than one method to distribute such browser plugins. If it was not your initial intention to install this extension on your computer, scroll down to the bottom of this article for Amazon Smart Search removal instructions. Read more »

FLV Player

If you do not want to have your operating Windows system and browsers infected with malware, you should not install FLV Player. Even though this application may seem beneficial to you, our researchers at Anti-Spyware-101.com have discovered that the program comes bundled with various PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) and malicious software. We certainly do not recommend that you download this program from softingo.com, and you should be careful about other programs which might be promoted through this source as well. In case you have already installed the application and now your PC and web browsers are intruded by unreliable or even malicious programs, you need to delete them right away. Please continue reading to learn more about FLV Player removal. Read more »

DictionaryBoss Toolbar

DictionaryBoss Toolbar

DictionaryBoss Toolbar is a browser plugin which is meant to help you access the best online dictionary services. The program is available for Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browser from the official website download.dictionaryboss.com; however, you should be extremely careful if you choose to install this tool onto your personal computer. Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers have discovered that the application promotes Ask web search tools which are set to install automatically if you do not un-check the presented boxes indicating that you confirm home page and search provider modifications. If you are still in the installation stage, un-check these boxes because the search tools are unreliable. If you have accepted or simply did not notice the additional programs being offered, follow the guides below to delete Ask search applications. The information below will also help you remove DictionaryBoss Toolbar. Read more »

24×7 Help Virus

If you have discovered the 24×7 Help box show up on the desktop of your operating Windows system every time you turn on the computer, there is no doubt that you need to remove a highly suspicious application. Also known as the 24×7 Help Virus, the program acts as adware because it promotes third party malware detection/removal software and Windows optimization applications. Needless to say, all security tools should be installed from authentic, official, reliable sources rather than suspicious third-party software. According to Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers, you may attract more virtual security issues instead of ensuring reliable Windows protection by getting involved with the clandestine virus. Do you know how to delete 24×7 Help Virus from the PC? Do you know which removal strategies fit best? Continue reading if you need more information and help. Read more »

Super Back-up Ads

Super Back-up Ads is an adware program which should be deleted from the computer and all existing browsers as soon as possible. Even though at first this advertisement supported program may seem harmless, sooner or later you might discover that it has been created for highly suspicious and potentially dangerous activity. The first signal warning about the riskiness of the program is its questionable entrance to the computer. Schemers or unreliable third parties may infiltrate adware using bundled downloads, misleading advertisements and other security vulnerabilities. According to Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers, as soon as this happens your browsers, including the most popular ones – Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer, are likely to be flooded with various suspicious pop-up, in-text and box advertisements. You need to ignore these and delete Super Back-up Ads as soon as possible. Read more »

Zwinky Toolbar

Zwinky Toolbar

If you have installed Zwinky Toolbar onto your Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers, it is likely that your home page has been changed to home.tb.ask.com. It has been discovered that this is just a secondary program offered to you during the installation of the toolbar. If you do not want to change the home page or switch the search provider, you have to be extremely careful after you click the download button displayed on free.zwinky.com and follow the installation setup. Here you will be introduced to two different sets determining the setting modifications for your Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. Please uncheck the represented boxes in order to keep home page/search provider settings unaltered. Unfortunately, as Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers have discovered, most Windows users rush through the installation process without paying attention to the provided information. Please continue reading to learn why this is dangerous. The article also explains how to remove Zwinky Toolbar and delete related search tools. Read more »