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    How to Remove PC Purifier (Uninstall Guide)

    PC Purifier is a Registry cleaner that states it can optimize a computer in order to increase its performance. Before it will perform any fixes, though, a user must first purchase a license to the program....

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    Remove the EZSearch Chrome Extension

    EZSearch is a Google Chrome extension that hijacks the search function of Chrome's address bar so that searches go through Yahoo.com. This is done in order to generate advertisement revenue for the developer when they redirect users to Yahoo....

  • Gateway mini-TT Adware Extension Image

    Remove the Gateway mini-TT Adware Extension

    The Gateway mini-TT Google Chrome extension is an adware program that display advertisements on web sites that you visit. These advertisements will be in Russian and will be for dating sites, adware, or native advertisements. ...

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    How to Remove the Registry Scanner Program

    Registry Scanner is a Registry cleaner that states it can optimize your computer and make it run faster by cleaning the Windows registry. When I tested this program, though, it detected problematic issues for registry keys that do not even exist on my computer. This leads me to believe that it may be providing false scan results in order to make a user think their computer has more issues than it actually does....

  • Truthful Tests in Mini-Version Adware Extension Image

    Remove the Truthful Tests in Mini-Version Adware Extension

    The bizarrely named Truthful Tests in Mini-Version Google Chrome adware extension will inject advertisements into web sites that you are browsing. These advertisements will be written in Russian and will be injected into the content or sidebar of the web page. These advertisements will not be labeled to indicate where they are coming from will be for sites like dating sites or native advertisements....

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    How to remove PC Reg Boost (Removal Guide)

    PC Reg Boost is a program that states it can scan your computer for issues and then clean the Windows registry so that your computer performs better. When run, PC Reg Booster will perform a scan of the computer and then list a variety of issues that it states are important or critical to fix. In order to fix these detected issues, though, a user must first purchase a license for it....

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    Remove the Playthru Player Adware (Removal Guide)

    The Playthru Player is a potentially unwanted program that allows you to watch videos from various video services such as YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, and Blinkx in an application outside of your browser. As this program is free, it derives its revenue by display advertisements on your computer....

  • AdBlocker for Youtube Image

    Remove AdBlocker for YouTube

    AdBlocker for Youtube is a potentially unwanted Google Chrome extension that states that it blocks advertisements shown on Youtube videos. While it may actually perform this ability, my main concern is with how it is distributed, how it makes connections to server's in Russia, and how it purposely excludes itself from Windows Defender's scanning....

  • Pro PC Cleaner Image

    How to Remove Pro PC Cleaner (Removal Guide)

    Pro PC Cleaner is a Registry cleaner that states it can increase the performance of a computer by cleaning the Registry. In order for the program to actually fix any of these detected issues, though, a user must first purchase a license for it....

  • Y2Go Image

    How to Remove Y2Go PUP (Uninstall Guide)

    Y2Go is a potentially unwanted program that installs a proxy server and configures your computer to send all web traffic through it. This program will also install a certificate on to your computer that allows this program to potentially listen in on all of your network communication without your knowledge. This is shown in the image below, where you can see that Chrome is reporting that the Y2GO certificate is being used for...

  • Ursnif Keylogger Image

    Remove the Ursnif Keylogger and Data-Stealing Trojan

    Ursnif is a data-stealing Trojan that records what a victim types on a computer, what sites they browse to, what is copied into the Windows clipboard, and what programs they run. This information is then saved in log files, which are transmitted back to the malware developer via a TOR connection. ...

  • Ya.ru New Tab Page Image

    Remove the Ya.ru New Tab Page and SafeWeb Extension

    If Google Chrome's new tab button is opening the Ya.ru page or search requests are being redirected to Yandex.ru, then you may have the SafeWeb Google Chrome extension installed. When the SafeWeb extension is installed it will modify your new tab button so that it automatically opens the Ya.ru home page. ...

  • SearchAY Browser Hijacker Image

    Remove the SearchAY Browser Hijacker (Uninstall Guide)

    The SearchAY program is a browser hijacker that installs Google Chrome extensions that change the new tab page and your search provider to sites under the developer's control. The sites that your browser gets hijacked to are typically Russian sites that contain a search form....

  • Fastoplayer Advertisements Image

    Remove Fastoplayer Ads from Web Sites

    Fastoplayer advertisements are injected into web sites that you are browsing by various adware programs that you may have installed. For example, My Web Shield will inject fastoplayer advertisements into various sites, such as Walmart.com, as seen below....

  • CPU.exe Monero Miner Image

    Remove the CPU.exe Monero Miner

    The CPU.exe Miner is a Trojan that utilizes a victim's computer processor to mine the Monero, or XRM, digital currency. When installed, this Trojan will create numerous executables that when executed will launch a process called CPU.exe. The CPU.exe process will then connect to the mining pool at xmr.pool.minergate.com and utilize all of the processor's power to mine Monero on behalf of the Trojan's developer....

  • My Web Shield Image

    Remove My Web Shield Adware (Uninstall Guide)

    My Web Shield is an adware program that is advertised as being able to block your computer from visiting dangerous sites. While it does appear to perform this behavior, it also injects advertisements into web sites that you visit. These advertisements will be in the form of intrusive deal bars, video ads, in-text ads, and shopping comparison toolbars. ...

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