What is Social-enhancer?

Social-enhancer ( is a search tool users usually discover set on their browsers after installing the extension called Social Enhancer. This piece of software does not inform users in advance that it is going to alter their browsers’ settings, so no matter if they have downloaded and installed it willingly from or it has shown up on the system without permission, they still find the changes they see quite undesirable. If you feel the same, you should remove this extension as soon as possible no matter that this extension is advertised as a useful tool for zooming images and videos and you have found it quite useful. Of course, not all the users see the presence of a new search tool Social-enhancer on their browsers a huge problem. Some of them make a decision to keep it and use it as a new search provider. Unfortunately, specialists at cannot confirm that this search tool can be fully trusted either. Since they can say more negative things about the Social Enhancer browser extension than positive ones, they have classified it as a potentially unwanted program, or PUP. Potentially unwanted programs cannot be compared with malicious applications; however, it does not mean that they cannot cause problems to you, so we do not recommend keeping potentially unwanted programs active on the system despite the fact that they are not as dangerous as malicious software.test

What does Social-enhancer do?

Theoretically, the suspicious URL of Social-enhancer might become visible on all browsers, but the majority of users who report about its presence are using Google Chrome, so it is very likely that the Social Enhancer extension is targeting these users primarily. You can be sure that this extension has affected your web browser too if you see Social-enhancer, i.e. when you open your browser. It sets itself as a homepage and a New Tab page URL, which means that you will see it every day until you set a new page in its place. Even though the Social-enhancer website looks like a legitimate search tool at first glance, you should not let it stay or use it as a default search tool every day because you might discover the modified search results among Yahoo! search results it displays. These modified search results will not open pages with the relevant information you are looking for. Instead, they might redirect you to untrustworthy third-party pages with bad applications. It is one of the main reasons the entire Social Enhancer extension should be removed from the system as soon as possible. The other reason we cannot call it a reputable piece of software is the fact that it might collect information about users. Such extensions usually record only non-personally identifiable information, but it does not mean that you should let it track you and collect data about you because all the gathered data might be disclosed to third parties.

Where does Social-enhancer come from?

You see the Social-enhancer search tool when you open your browser because the extension Social Enhancer is active on your computer. You could have downloaded from the Chrome Web store, or it could have entered your computer in a software bundle with third-party applications. It is not so easy to come across the link of this extension on the Chrome Web store when there are so many extensions available, so, in our opinion, bundling is the major method used to distribute this piece of software. This makes it a potentially unwanted application too.

How to delete Social-enhancer

You need to remove the Social Enhancer extension if you find the presence of the search tool Social-enhancer quite annoying. You should not keep it because it might display the modified search results, as has already been mentioned in the previous paragraph, and it is hosted on the same domain as other browser hijackers, which proves that it is itself far from a reputable search provider. Instructions you can find below this article will help you to get rid of this undesirable search tool, so follow them step by step. Once it is already gone, click on the Download button, download the diagnostic scanner, and check whether your PC contains other active untrustworthy applications. If it confirms that they are present, take care of them all ASAP.

Social-enhancer removal guide

Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and tap Alt+T.
  2. Click Internet Options.
  3. Click on the Advanced tab and select Reset.
  4. Enable Delete personal settings by putting a tick in the box next to it.
  5. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and open its Help menu (press Alt+H).
  2. Click Troubleshooting information and look for the button Refresh Firefox.
  3. Click on it.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox one more time in the confirmation window.

Google Chrome

  1. Double-click on the Google Chrome shortcut.
  2. Open its menu (tap Alt+F).
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Go down and click Show advanced settings.
  5. Click Reset settings.
  6. Click Reset. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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