Monthly Archive: September 2013

ShoppingSidekick virus

How to remove ShoppingSidekick (Shopping Sidekick) – Virus Removal Instructions

The ShoppingSidekick virus (also found as ShoppingSidekick Coupons, ShoppingSidekick Deals, Shopping Sidekick virus; though not technically a computer virus) is potential malware categorized as adware and a browser hijacker that installs to a Microsoft Windows computer system and attaches to popular Internet Browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension with or without user consent. In turn, ShoppingSidekick displays unwanted pop-up advertisements, drop-down advertisements, pop-under, and banner advertisements that may display targeted coupons relative to the currently viewed webpage.

newtab virus

How to remove the Newtab virus – Removal Intructions

The Newtab virus (though not technically a computer virus) is dangerous malware, categorized as adware, browser hijacker, and spyware. Newtab primarily installs to a Microsoft Windows computer systems and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension without user consent alongside software downloaded from download.com and other monetized freeware and shareware distribution websites.

Bueno Search virus

How to remove Bueno Toolbar – BuenoSearch.com redirect (Removal Instructions)

Bueno Toolbar (also found as BuenoSearch Toolbar, BuenoSearch virus, Bueno Search virus; though not technically a computer virus) is potential malware categorized as a browser hijacker that bundles with third-party software without user consent and causes problems for computer users. Bueno Toolbar downloads installs to a Microsoft Windows computer and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension. Bueno Toolbar changes Microsoft Windows Operating System settings, as well as Internet Browser settings including the homepage, managed, provided, and default search engine, in turn causing unwanted browser redirects to www.buenosearch.com, search.yahoo.com, search.conduit.com, and other unwanted websites.

nation search redirect virus

How to remove Nation Toolbar – Search.nation.com redirect (Removal Instructions)

Nation Toolbar (also found as Nation Community Toolbar, Nation virus, Nation Search virus; though not technically a computer virus) is malware categorized as a browser hijacker that primarily bundles with third-party software without user consent and causes additional complications for computer users. Nation Toolbar downloads and installs to a Microsoft Windows computer systems and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension. In turn, Nation Toolbar changes Microsoft Windows Operating System settings, as well as Internet Browser settings including the homepage, managed, provided, and default search engine; causing unwanted browser redirects to search.nation.com, nation.com, search.conduit.com, and other unwanted websites.

Searchfly pop-up SpeedDate

How to remove SearchFly Toolbar – SearchFly Search Removal Instructions

Searchfly Toolbar (also found as Searchflybar2, Searchfly Community Toolbar, Searchfly virus, Searchfly Serach virus; though not technically a computer virus) is malware categorized as a browser hijacker that primarily bundles with third-party software without user consent and causes additional complications for computer users. Searchfly Toolbar downloads and installs to a Microsoft Windows computer systems and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension. In turn, Searchfly Toolbar changes Microsoft Windows Operating System settings, as well as Internet Browser settings including the homepage, managed, provided, and default search engine; causing unwanted browser redirects to the Searchfly Search Engine, search.conduit.com, and other unwanted websites.

UtilityChest Toolbar virus

How to remove UtilityChest Toolbar – Removal Instructions

UtilityChest Toolbar (also found as the Utility Chest virus; though not technically a computer virus) is malware categorized as a browser hijacker that primarily bundles with third-party software without consent and causes many complications for computer users. UtilityChest Toolbar installs to Microsoft Windows computer systems and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension. In turn, UtilityChest Toolbar changes Microsoft Windows Operating System settings as well as Internet Browser settings including the homepage, managed, provided, and default search engine, causing unwanted browser redirects to mywebsearch.com and other unwanted websites.

Contenko virus

How to remove Contenko – Contenko.com redirect removal

The Contenko virus (Contenko redirect virus; though not technically a virus, is potential malware categorized as a browser hijacker that primarily installs to Microsoft Windows computer systems and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension without user consent. Furthermore the Contenko add-on and extension or third-party object or software used to assist the initial party changes internet browser settings including the home page and default browser search engine (managed, provided, etc.) causing unwanted browser redirections to contenko.com and other websites.

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How to remove BonanzaDeals – Removal Instructions

The BonanzaDeals virus (also found as Bonanza Deals virus; though not technically a computer virus) is potential malware categorized as adware and a browser hijacker that installs to a Microsoft Windows computer system and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension with or without user consent. BonanzaDeals also bundles with third-party items and malware including spyware and scareware.

PC Speed Up virus

How to remove PC Speed Up (Virus Removal Guide)

The PC Speed Up virus (also found as PCSpeedUp virus, Speedchecker Limited; though not technically a computer virus) is potential malware categorized as scareware that is promoted as a Microsoft Windows cleaner and optimizer tool; however, PC Speed Up is essentially a non-beneficial Windows Optimizer program that participates in unethical marketing practices in order to generate customers and collect user information.

Boost virus

How to remove Boost – Removal Instructions (Reason Software Company Inc.)

The Boost virus (also found as Boost by Reason virus, Reason Software Company Inc; though not technically a computer virus) is potential malware categorized as scareware that is promoted as a Microsoft Windows cleaner and optimizer; however, Boost is essentially a non-beneficial Windows Optimizer that utilizes very unethical marketing practices in order to generate customers.

remove Ebay Shopping Assistant virus

How to remove Ebay Shopping Assistant by Spigot – Removal Instructions

The Ebay Shopping Assistant virus (also found as Ebay Shopping Assistant by Spigot virus; though not technically a computer virus) is potential malware categorized as possible adware, spyware, and browser hijacker that installs to a Microsoft Windows computer and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension without user consent. Ebay Shopping Assistant also bundles with third-party items and other potential malware including adware platforms Savings Slider, Desk 365, Amazon Shopping Assistant, and others.