What is Remarkit?
Remarkit is a browser plug-in. Some computer security specialists consider it an adware application. It is not a malicious computer infection, because it enters your computer only when you allow it to. Also, if you do not want to have this plug-in, you can easily remove it from your browser Remarkit. The main security issues associated with Remarkit are related to potential third party exploitation. Also, if you are a security-minded computer user, you would not want to have a plug-in that may collect information on your web browsing habits, as it might expose you to potential threats later on.
Where does Remarkit come from?
This plug-in has its own website which can be accessed via re-markit.co. Information at the website introduces the plug-in and you are told that Remarkit is a “revolutionary new tool that seamlessly integrates highlighting, search and sharing functions into your browser”. In other words, if you have an important text to highlight on a particular website, you should be able to do it with Remarkit.
Nevertheless, in some cases you may not be able to download Remarkit at the official website, as the download server may seem down at times. Also, if you have Remarkit on your computer but you do not remember having installed it, it probably means that the application has arrived bundled with freeware.
What does Remarkit do?
Based on the information at the official website, Remarkit “offers text magnification for easy viewing and the ability to store all highlighted text, allowing you to managed marked texts and search for them later on”. This plug-in also allows you to share the highlighted content via Facebook and Twitter, as it has social networking shortcuts.
Although technically there seems to be nothing wrong with Remarkit, computer security experts still recommend removing the plug-in from the PC. According to our research, this application may display third party advertisements, which eventually may expose you to potentially harmful content. You should also take note of the fact that Remarkit is blocked on Mozilla Firefox web browser for “causing stability issues”. If a plug-in cannot ensure that you are able to use your browser properly, it should not be allowed to remain on your PC.
How to remove Remarkit?
If you have installed Remarkit from the official website, then all you need to do is remove the plug-in via browser settings. Nevertheless, Remarkit this plug-in came bundled with other freeware applications and you have no idea which program is responsible for having brought Remarkit with it, scan the PC with SpyHunter free scanner and then do not hesitate to invest in a powerful antimalware tool if need be. Uninstall all the potentially unwanted applications that might cause any security risks.
Manual Remarkit removal
- Press Alt+F and click Tools.
- Go to Extensions and remove Re-markit from the list.
- Press Firefox button and click Add-ons.
- Open Extensions tab. Disable and remove Re-markit. Restart browser.
- Press Alt+T and select Manage add-ons.
- Remove Re-markit from Toolbars and Extensions.
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