Category Archives: Adware

Remove LinkSwift

Adware

What is LinkSwift?

LinkSwift is an application that promises to enable users to search the web with ease, but, unfortunately, these are only lies because this program has been created to serve advertisements for users only. Because of all these commercials it shows for users, it is classified as an advertising-supported application (adware). Keeping it installed not only means that your browsing session might be distorted, but also that you might be exposed to a bunch of malicious applications hiding on bad websites. As you can see, you might get into trouble if you do not go to remove LinkSwift from your computer soon. You will find more information about this untrustworthy program in this article. It should help you to make a proper decision, i.e. whether or not to keep it. Continue reading

Remove GMusicPlayer

Adware

What is GMusicPlayer?

GMusicPlayer is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that will try to scam you. It is one of those Tech Support Scams that tries to convince you that there is something wrong with your computer and asks that you contact their support. It is offered as a music player that user might download themselves or it might enter your computer through software bundles. It will lock your computer and try influence you into thinking that a problem has occurred. You are asked to contact the scammers so that they could supposedly help you resolve the issue. This is a typical tech support scam that you can get rid of if you delete GMusicPlayer. There is nothing wrong with your computer. Just remove GMusicPlayer, and it will go back to normal. Continue reading

Remove Driver Updater Plus

Adware

About Driver Updater Plus

Driver Updater Plus is a legitimate optimization tool that is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It is highly doubtful that you obtained this program yourself, so the only other way it could have entered would be through free software. It pretends to be an optimizer tool and will try to convince you that there is something wrong with your computer. It will perform a scan on your computer and when it discovers issues that need fixing, you will be asked to pay to fix them. Essentially, it is a scam. It will not do anything useful to your computer and buying the full version would be a waste of money. If you are looking for an optimizer program, there are much better options out there. We suggest you remove Driver Updater Plus. Continue reading

Remove prof2you

Adware

What is prof2you?

prof2you is the name of the folder that will appear on your computer if your browser has been infected with the nuesearch.com browser hijacker. Users get infected with browser hijackers via software bundles because they carelessly rush through the installation processes without paying attention. You will be glad to know, however, that browser hijackers are not malicious computer viruses. They do not pose danger to your computer directly as that is not their purpose. However, they make unwanted changes to your browsers and attempt to redirect you to sponsored web pages in order to generate traffic. It should also be mentioned that browser hijackers can lead users to unreliable websites where malware could be obtained accidentally. In order to delete prof2you, you need to get rid of the browser hijacker. Continue reading

Remove Marine Aquarium Lite

Adware

What is Marine Aquarium Lite?

Marine Aquarium Lite is a browser extension that allows you to change your homepage background into a custom made aquarium. Developed by Mindspark Interactive Network, Marine Aquarium Lite is also considered to be a browser hijackers and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). First of all, it is not malicious, nor is it a virus. It will make some changes to your browser and attempt to generate pay-per-click revenue for sponsored websites. You might have obtained it yourself via the official website or it could have entered through software bundles. It may be attached to free software and if you do not notice it during installation, it will install along with the software. Allowing this extension to remain on your computer could bring about all sorts of issues, so we would advise you to remove Marine Aquarium Lite. Continue reading

HPSewilSrv2.exe Removal

Adware

About HPSewilSrv2.exe

HPSewilSrv2.exe seems to be the application that is exposing you to advertisement contents. In other words, it’s an adware application. It will create pop-ups for you so that it could generate pay-per-click revenue for sponsored websites. That is the main reason why adware exists. It will not harm your computer directly as it is not malware. But the pop-ups that you are exposed to might bring about trouble. You could accidentally download serious malware because you were exposed to the wrong ad. You might be wondering how you managed to obtain adware as you do no recall installing it. It usually happens when users install free software and do not realize that something could be attached to that freeware. If you pay enough attention to the installation, you would be able to prevent such unwanted installations. It’s clear that adware will not benefit you, so you should remove HPSewilSrv2.exe. Continue reading