Author Archives: Max

SalesChecker

SalesChecker promises to help you find your favorite goods at the lowest prices possible. It is an adware application that tries to pass for a useful browser extension. However, you should know better than to trust SalesChecker blindly. Chances are that this browser plug-in will NOT help you purchase the things you want because it is not responsible for generating the ad content. It is obvious that users are advised to remove SalesChecker from their computers as this application is not useful. Not to mention that you have to check your system for other potential threats as well. Read more »

Get-Styles

Get-Styles is a computer program that changes the background of the social networking website vk.com, also known as ‘vkontakte’. This program is available at get-style.ru, which features numerous themes that can be browsed by categories. The Get-Styles program is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, and it is important to note that the program installs more than one browser add-ons. For example, the program installs Bob Helper 1.0.10, Express Tab 1.1.3, and HomePageGuard 1.0.10. If you have no intention of customizing the background of vk.com, you should remove these extensions, but keep in mind that it is not enough to disable them because their files remain within the computer. Read more »

GreatSaving

GreatSaving is not an application that will present great savings when you browse the web. The official promotion representing the program is misleading, and you should not pay your attention to it. Overall, this information is meant to convince you to keep the application running, and this is not what Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers would recommend. What you should do instead is remove GreatSaving. If you keep the advertisement supported program running, there is no doubt that sooner or later it will present some sort of ads. Regardless of how attractive the offers may appear, interacting with these ads is not recommended. Continue reading if you need further assistance with the removal of adware. Read more »

Screentool

Screentool is a potentially unwanted application that our computer security specialists categorize as adware. It means that, aside from its “official” services, Screentool may also display various types of commercial advertisements. Constant exposure to commercial ads eventually can result in particular computer security problems. That is why; we strongly recommend that you remove Screentool from your computer immediately. You may think that it is a useful tool that can help you make screenshots, but ad-supported programs are always somewhat risky, so it is for the best to avoid Screentool and other similar applications. Read more »

Zaxargames

Zaxargames, also known as Zaxar, is a company that provides Internet users with multiple flash games, which can be played using a desktop program called Zaxar Games Browser. This program enables you to get back to games that you have already played; moreover, the archive of the games is updated every day. Another appealing feature of the program is that it works without Internet connection when a Zaxar game is fully loaded. Read more »

Larparus

Larparus is an adware application that is programmed to display numerous third-party adverts, coupon deals, and annoying pop-ups within your browser. The slogans on the official Larparus website might sound tempting as the publishers of this application promise to provide useful deals and offers; thus, the program should save you time and money while you are shopping online. You should know that Larparus will not do anything it should be capable of. The only thing that Larparus is capable of is annoying users to no end with numerous worthless adverts. Even worse – it turns out that this adware application could expose your system to other infections that are out on the web. That is why researchers at Anti-Spyware-101.com recommend that you remove Larparus without hesitation. Use the removal guide provided below and practice virtual security tips that we offer in this report. Read more »

ShopNDrop

ShopNDrop is an adware application that usually enters your computer together with a number of other potentially unwanted programs. You most probably install this application onto the PC yourself, but you simply do not notice that because you are more focused on your main download. Although ShopNDrop is not an obnoxious computer infection, it is one of those useless applications that should not be tolerated. Therefore, our advice is to remove ShopNDrop from the system completely. At the same time, you ought to check your computer for any similar intruders because you are bound to have some. Read more »

WebCheck

You may have installed WebCheck onto Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome browsers hoping that the application will ensure protection when surfing the web. Protection against phishing scams and private data stealers is promised on the official website webcheck1.com as well. Even though the download link on the website is active, Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers inform that the program could be offered to you after activating a bundled installer. If you do not want to worry about having to remove WebCheck related software, we recommend that you install it from the official website. In fact, we do not think that the program is beneficial, and so installing it is discussable. In full honesty, we want to help you delete the suspicious application, and here are a few reasons why you should do that. Read more »

Boleto

Boleto, originally known as Boleto Bancário, is a payment method in Brazil. Boleto Bancário is a financial document, or invoice, issued by a bank, and it can be used to pay for various services. Consumers may also use this payment method to make online transactions using their online banking. Over a year, Brazil has been fighting malware aimed at compromising Boleto users. Recently, two instances of Boleto malware have been detected, one of which is known to be performing Document Object Model (DOM) manipulations, while the other one is scanning web pages in order to record boleto numbers. The removal of this malware is a must because it can easily steal the victim’s money. Read more »

HQube

HQube is a browser add-on which is supposed to provide you with YouTube videos in their highest quality. However, shortly after installing the program you will be provided with various advertisements, including web banners, pop-ups, and interstitial advertisements. All these advertisements belong to some third parties, which are the sponsors of the program. Due to the fact that HQube displays advertisements, it falls to the category of adware, which means that you should remove it from the computer. Read more »