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Alert level: High Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus
Also detected as: No associated aliases
Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this unwanted software.
This browser modifier can change your web browser settings in ways that leaves the user no longer in control their own browser settings. It can be installed on your PC when you download other software from third-party websites, usually claiming to be installers for free software or games that would otherwise have to be paid for.
It might arrive on your PC through bundlers that offer free software.
This threat is an unwanted software. An unwanted software is a program that alters your Windows experience without your consent or control. We use a set of evaluation criteria to determine what programs are classified as unwanted software. As the software ecosystem evolves, so do our evaluation criteria. To learn more, read these blog entries:
- Protecting customers from being intimidated into making an unnecessary purchase
- Cleaners ought to be clean (and clear)
- A brief discourse on ‘Changing browsing experience’
- Keeping browsing experience in users’ hands
- Keeping Browsing Experience in Users’ Hands, an Update...
- Cleaning up misleading advertisements
- Adware: A new approach