Category Potentially Unwanted Applications

How to remove PUPs (potentially unwanted applications) and badware.

How to uninstall (remove) DNS Unlocker

DNS Unlocker is adware that promises to provide you certain functionality. It claims to unlock sites or pages that can be blocked by your network or internet provider. But along with this feature (that can be realized with other ad-free utilities) it generates annoying advertising in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers. Ads banners say "Ad by DNS Unlocker" or "brought by DNS Unlocker".

How to uninstall (remove) Download Manager Star

Download Manager Star is a potentially unwanted application and an adware that, according to its promotional text, may interest the users who want to download software and media from the web. Despite the fact that the program performs the functions of a download manager, it also has features of an adware. Right after the installation, Download Manager Star will begin to collect the information on the user - his browsing history, preferences, search queries and generate ads on the basis of this data.

How to uninstall (remove) Search.yahoo.com redirect

Search.yahoo.com itself cannot be reckoned among malware of any type. The page itself is an ordinary search engine that has no harmful features. However, one should think for a possibility of getting a hijacker if this page has been installed as the main one without his/her consent, since many browser hijackers appear to use this page as their disguise. In this case, though the site is legitimate and can be used without worries, we do not recommend relying on it.

How to uninstall (remove) Super Optimizer

Super Optimizer is a rogue software that claims to optimize a computer: accelerate it’s performance and solve existing errors. When installed, it makes changes to the Windows Registry so that the program starts automatically every time the computer is turned on. It then scans the system and tells the user some problems and threats have been detected. However, to fix the issues user will be required to purchase Super Optimizer's full version first.

How to uninstall (remove) Web Bar

Web Bar is a Potentially Unwanted Application and an adware that is presented in a way of a toolbar inserted to your desktop and allowing to initiate the search queries right from it. However useful it seems, you shouldn’t be taken in by its features, since it may cause troubles within the system once installed. Web Bar malware activity includes adding files and registry entries, and installing browser add-ons in order to show ads.

How to uninstall (remove) Easy Calendar

Easy Calendar is a potentially unwanted program and an adware that pretends to be a built in a browser calendar. It fools the users to be installed to a browser, after which it starts to do what any other adware does - it generates pop-ups and places banners on every visited web page. These ads will have a label “Powered by Easy Calendar” and won’t disappear until you remove Easy Calendar completely.

How to uninstall (remove) Internet Quick Access

At first glance Internet Quick Access seems an advantageous tool that will raise your Internet speed. However, many specialists have labeled Internet Quick Access as a Potentially Unwanted Program and an adware. As the program is posed as a legitimate one, many users have downloaded it and later complained about the troubles it brings. After installing Internet Quick Access user will see advertisement on every webpage and the amount of pop-ups will even increase on the sources of online shopping.

How to uninstall (remove) Websteroids

Websteroids is an application for playing a game called Asteroids in your web browser. It, in fact. allows you to play the game, however Websteroids tends have other aims besides entertaining the user. Websteroids is classified as a Potentially Unwanted Program and an adware, as it is supported by advertising. Websteroids will annoy the user with tons of banners and pop-ups. However, it is not the only reason to remove Websteroids.

How to uninstall (remove) Chromium

Chromium is a web browser that is claimed to provide a safe and convenient browsing environment. Chromium concentrates on preventing the user from visiting malicious websites by showing the alerts of possible risks. According to its developers, Chromium can become an alternative for Google Chrome. And it does replace Chrome, literally. It may uninstall the browser to confuse the user, as they have similar shortcuts and interface.

How to uninstall (remove) Max Driver Updater

Max Driver Updater is a potentially unwanted program that claims to be a handy application monitoring the condition of your devices and launching automatical updates when it is needed. However useful it seems, we recommend removing Max Driver Updater as is does not perform its functions. Once launched Max Driver Updater will start a scan for outdated drivers, and no matter how new the software is, the program will declare that some of your drivers are too old and pose a threat to the computer security.