What is ParallaxSearch.com?
ParallaxSearch.com is a search engine whose presence can be noticed on Google Chrome. Unfortunately, it is not a reliable search provider, so get rid of it immediately. Research carried out by the specialists at anti-spyware-101.com has shown that the presence of ParallaxSearch.com is the result of the installation of Live Start Page – Living Wallpapers extension. It is available at the Chrome Web Store and can be easily downloaded; however, we still cannot guarantee that it does not use other methods to enter systems. If you are one of those users who simply cannot remember downloading the aforementioned software themselves, you can eliminate it easily from your system. Continue reading and then use our manual removal instructions to do that.
How does ParallaxSearch.com work?
Living Start Page – Living Wallpapers does not fall into the category of malicious software; however, we really understand those users who do not want to see the presence of ParallaxSearch.com every time they open a New Tab page. Actually, the extension is not 100% trustworthy either because it promotes the search engine that will collect information about your activities on the web, your search queries, and other details in order to be able to present you with advertisements. These ads will appear at the beginning of the list of search results, so, theoretically, it is possible to recognize them and thus do not click on them. Unfortunately, only minority of people are attentive, which means that thousands of people click on advertisements and are taken to unreliable third-party web pages. Of course, you might be taken to a trustworthy web page too but we are sure that not all the ads you will see after entering a keyword into the search bar are bad. You are the one who can decide what to do with this search engine. If you decide to get rid of it, continue reading this article.
As has been already mentioned, Google Chrome users usually notice the presence of ParallaxSearch.com after they download Living Start Page – Living Wallpapers extension. Researchers say that people do that because this software promises to enable them to choose from hundreds of live wallpapers, provide the weather forecast, access different websites with the click of a button, check the current local time, and more. The extension might have been also set because you have installed a software bundle on your system too. Unfortunately, this software bundle could have been comprised of the Living Start Page – Living Wallpapers extension and other untrustworthy software. Therefore, do not forget to scan your system with an automatic diagnostic scanner to check the condition of the system.
How to get rid of ParallaxSearch.com?
There is no other way to get rid of ParallaxSearch.com than to remove the extensions responsible for its presence. It is possible to get rid of them manually. Just access the list of add-ons and erase them from there, or you can use an automatic scanner, such as SpyHunter. It will scan your PC and remove ParallaxSearch.com together with other undesirable programs that might be hiding on your system.
- Launch your Google Chrome browser.
- Tap Alt+F to access the menu.
- Click More Tools and open Extensions.
- Locate the extension and select it.
- Click the recycle bin button.
- Click Remove.
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