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Searchdims.network

Sometimes we have to be careful about programs that otherwise are quite harmless. Take Searchdims.network, for example. This is a search engine that is prevalent in India. It works like your regular search provider, but some users might be confused about it, especially if it gets set as their default search engine. Now, we have no data that would suggest that this search engine is dangerous or unreliable. However, we believe that it would be for the best to tell you more about potentially unwanted programs and how to remove them. If you like, you can also remove Searchdims.network by resetting your browser to default. Read more »

Search.searchddn.com

Search.searchddn.com

If you have found your browsers’ settings changed, i.e. Search.searchddn.com has been set as your new homepage and/or default search provider, you must have encountered the new Polarity Technologies Ltd. product. This company specializes in the development of browser hijackers, so our specialists did not even need to spend much time on the analysis of Search.searchddn.com. Like other Polarity infections, this one changes Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome settings right away after the successful entrance. It will not disappear from these affected browsers itself, so if you are not happy about its appearance, you will have to delete it yourself. Luckily, this will not be an extremely difficult job because this browser hijacker is definitely not one of those extremely dangerous infections. You should be able to get rid of it without any difficulties. It is not a problem if you do not know how to do this because we will tell you more after we present this browser hijacker to you. Read more »

Easy Privacy Switch

Easy Privacy Switch is a search engine that could eventually expose you to potentially dangerous content. This means that the application may function as a browser hijacker, and unless you remove it from your system immediately, you may have to deal with a number of security issues.

In our description, we will tell you more about this search engine, and we will also discuss how such things reach users around the globe, and what you should do to avoid them. If you have more questions once we are done, you can always leave us a comment, and our team will be ready to assist you. Read more »

Pdfconverter.pro

Pdfconverter.pro

Pdfconverter.pro is most popular in United States, Indonesia, and India, but of course, anyone could encounter it. Our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com report the application is considered to be a browser hijacker. It means after it settles in, the tool might change user’s default search provider, his start page, or new tab page. It looks like these changes may not only annoy the user but also possibly endanger his system and privacy. Apparently, while surfing the Internet with Pdfconverter.pro users might receive advertising content from the software’s third-party partners. What’s more, there are no guarantees such material will be reliable and so there is a chance part of the ads could be possibly dangerous. Therefore, if you find this browser hijacker annoying, we advise you to eliminate it before anything goes wrong. To help users achieve this, our researchers have prepared removal steps available at the end of this text, but to learn more about this threat, we would advise you to read the full report before scrolling below. Read more »

Convert-myfiles.link

Convert-myfiles.link

Convert-myfiles.link might hijack Google Chrome and replace its default search provider, start page, or new tab page. Our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com learned this could happen to users who download a suspicious browser add-on known as Convert My Files. Because of the described working manner, it falls under the classification of browser hijackers. Besides its ability to replace your preferred browser settings the threat might also show irritating pop-ups, banners, sponsored links, and other doubtful advertising material. Consequently, if you ever encounter this software, our researchers advise being cautious with it. In fact, we believe it is best not to waste any time with it and get rid of it at once. If you want to learn more about it, you should continue reading our report. Also, should you decide to take our advice and remove Convert-myfiles.link, do not forget to take a look at the manual deletion instructions we will leave at the end of the text. Read more »

Search.searchtsbn.com

Search.searchtsbn.com

Search.searchtsbn.com could be potentially dangerous as it might introduce you to possibly malicious advertisements from different third parties. Moreover, since the threat seems to be able to modify user’s default search engine, start page, or even other browser preferences, it falls under the classification of browser hijackers. Our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com recommend removing Search.searchtsbn.com for any user who cannot stand annoying ads and does not want to encounter advertising content leading to harmful web pages accidentally. If you are among such users, we can offer you our manual deletion instructions available slightly below this article. However, if you would like to know more about this browser hijacker we would recommend reading the text first as further in it we discuss how to avoid threats alike, how they can endanger your computer or privacy, and so on. Read more »

Downtoext.info

Downtoext.info

Downtoext.info is a regular browser hijacker that can be added to your browser when you install various freeware applications on your computer. A browser hijacker may not look like the most dangerous thing in the world, but such programs can easily expose you to potentially harmful content, and you should be careful to avoid that. Hence, the best way to solve this situation is to remove Downtoext.info from your system immediately. You will find the manual removal instructions below this description, but if you feel that you need assistance with the software removal, please feel free to leave us a comment. Read more »

Search.searchjmt.com

Search.searchjmt.com

You should not mistake Search.searchjmt.com for a legitimate search engine. Although it looks like one, in reality, its creator, Polarity Technologies Ltd, built it as an advertising tool. All links represented via the home page of this “search tool” can be regarded as advertisements as well. Although you might think that this suspicious tool is completely harmless, it is not, and Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers list a few reasons why deleting it is recommended. You can learn all about this by reading this report. Now, if you believe that you know everything there is to know about the search tool – which we classify as a hijacker – or you simply do not care to learn more, you might be interested in the removal of Search.searchjmt.com only. Is it difficult to get rid of this browser hijacker? It should not be difficult for you to follow the steps shown below if the hijacker is the only threat you are dealing with. However, if it slithered into your operating system along with malware, unfortunately, it might be much more difficult for you to clean your operating system and browsers manually. Read more »

Search.searchedd.com

Search.searchedd.com

Search.searchedd.com is a browser hijacker, and as usual for this type of threats, it may replace user’s default search provider, his start page or even new tab page. Sadly, it might be difficult to go back to your previous settings as the application could change them by modifying particular browser settings. We will talk more about this at the end of the article and even explain how to restore altered data in the instructions located below. However, before scrolling below, we recommend reading this text first as further in it we will explain why it might be dangerous to browse with Search.searchedd.com and why our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com recommend its removal. Therefore, if you came here to get to know this browser hijacker better we invite you to take a look at the rest of the article. Read more »

Search.searchidd.com

Search.searchidd.com

Search.searchidd.com can affect browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer. Because of its effective manner, our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com decided it should be categorized as a browser hijacker. Apparently, the application can replace your default search provider or start page with itself. Also, the tool might begin showing targeted advertising content, and some part of it could be potentially dangerous. This is why we advise against the usage of Search.searchidd.com and recommend not to leave it unattended. If you do not think you can trust it and you decide to remove it, we can help you do so if you follow the removal steps we will place at the end of this page. Users who need more help can also reach us via social media or leave a comment on this article. Read more »