FBI Virus is a ransomware infection whose different versions are known widely to computer users in different countries. The virus locks down the system down which results in its immobility and generates a hoax saying that the FBI has locked the PC. There is more than one interface version of FBI Virus, which should be removed from the system immediately.
Ads by Media Viewer might appear to you if your system is infected with one of the most recent adware programs called Media Viewer. Advertisements is not the only feature of this application, you might also notice a strange search toolbar added to your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers. You will not be able to get rid of all these commercials and a toolbar easily. In order to do that, you will have to erase Media Viewer itself entirely. We definitely recommend doing that, if you want to browse the web without any interruptions and protect your system from different infections which you might encounter if you keep clicking on all those ads. Thus, we believe that the removal of Media Viewer is the cleverest step.
History Boss Toolbar is a free browser extension for history buffs, which is distributed by Mindspark Interactive Network. The application works on Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, and is available at free.historyboos.com. The toolbar contains links to history websites, such as history.com and smithsonian.com, which provides visitors with answers to many history-related questions. The History Boss Toolbar also allows its users to access history-themed games and activities. Moreover, the toolbar contains links to news websites, where you can search historical facts by month and day. However, the seemingly harmless toolbar has something which may encourage you to remove it from the PC.
Hao123 is a search engine developed by Baidu, based in China. Hao123 by Baidu is presented as a product that can provide computer users with fast access to relevant conent on the Internet. The name Hao123 is also used by Conduit, a software publisher which is know for its numerous browser extensions.
Do not be mistaken by the misleading interface of the rogue anti-spyware Windows Defence Unit. This program has been developed by schemers who can activate it with the help of Trojans which are already running on your operating system. The rogue’s components could also be installed onto your PC using social engineering scams and drive-by download tricks. When the fake AV is fully installed onto your computer, it can block executable files partially paralyzing the entire operating system. As our malware researchers have discovered, the infection removes access to such utilities as Task Manager and Registry Editor, denies the connection to the web and the installation of new applications to aggravate Windows Defence Unit removal. Unfortunately, this is the task you need to perform as soon as possible.
If you are seeing different shopping suggestions labeled as “Trusted Web”, it is very probable that your system is infected with adware named Trusted Shopper. All these ads might appear on different online shopping websites, for instance, amazon.com, ebay.com, and similar. Luckily, there is a possibility to erase Trusted Shopper from your system. If you do so, you will get rid of all these commercials and shopping suggestions as well. It means that you will reduce the possibility to infect your system via them.
Have you discovered Optimizer Pro installed on your Windows operating system? This is an application which is published by PC Utilities Software Ltd and which is meant to help you identify different issues and optimize the running of the computer by fixing these issues. Due to its ability to travel bundled with other programs Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers recognize the application as a potentially undesirable program (PUP). According to our researchers, the optimizer falls into the same category of software as Optimizer Elite Max, Yet Another Cleaner and Mr PC Cleaner. Even though none of these applications are believed to be malicious, many computer users rush to delete them from their computers. Do you want to remove Optimizer Pro as well? Then continue reading the report to learn more about the application and to find out how you can delete it from your personal computer.
Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome users install Video Scavenger Toolbar hoping that this browser extension will help them access music, movie trailers and other videos using one-click. As you probably know already, the application is packaged together with Ask Web Search tools. In fact, instead of ask.com, your home page would be changed to home.tb.ask.com, and the default search provider would be changed to search.tb.ask.com. If you do not want to install these suspicious search tools onto your browsers, we recommend that you un-check the displayed boxes before you complete the installation. Luckily, it is not difficult to remove Video Scavenger Toolbar related search tools even if you have accidentally acquired them already. Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers recommend reading the report to learn more about the application and its activity.
You may recognize the name of Blinkx, if you have downloaded a browser toolbar enabling the services of blinkx.com. These browser extensions are compatible with Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers, and they can be recognized as Blinkx Beat, Remote Toolbar and Video toolbar. Even though all of these applications are promoted as original tools, there is no doubt that all of them are meant to promote the same services linked to the aforementioned website and its affiliates. What is more all of these tools can provide a search box presenting the search results of the related ‘toolbar search’. In fact, most computer users wish to know how to remove Blinkx search tools because they have been discovered to be automatically installed with the toolbars. We have all the answers related to the removal of undesirable browser applications and search tools and you should continue reading the report to learn them.
Couponsbar, also spelt Coupons-Bar, is a software and service provider known for its Couponbar toolbar. The application is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, and is available at coupons-bar.com. If you have installed the Couponsbar toolbar, you must be aware of the fact that the application can change the home page and the search provider of your Internet browsers. If you pay no attention to the options that you are provided with, then you are forced to use search.coupons-bar.com. Even though the installer provides you with checkboxes related to the changes on the browsers, the Couponsbar toolbar is regarded as a browser hijacker, and it is advisable to remove it from the browsers.