How to Remove ByteFence Browser Hijacker

ByteFence browser hijacker

What Is ByteFence?

ByteFence is a legitimate anti-malware product, however if you get it unintentionally, with Java update or while installing some software, on top of malware scanner you’ll get a browser hijacker that sets start page and default search in browsers to search.bytefence.com or search.yahoo.com. Another app that usually accompanies ByteFence in these cases is Chromium browser that is oriented mostly towards computer specialists and enthusiasts, while non-tech savvy users will be better off with Chrome or other popular web-browsers. To get rid of ByteFence, browser hijacker and Chromium follow the directions on this page. READ MORE

How to Remove Uncheckit

Uncheckit

What Is Uncheckit?

Uncheckit is pretty similar to Unchecky both in name and functionality: it removes checkmarks from checkboxes when you install something, preventing junkware from getting installed along with the program you wanted. However, unlike Unchecky, Uncheckit is ad-supported, so its users have to see advertisements by Uncheckit in web-browsers if they use the program. The ads can be pretty annoying, especially video ones that you cannot close right away. If you try uninstalling Uncheckit, you may encounter difficulties, as the program is always running in the background (and you can’t uninstall a running program). This step-by-step guide describes how to rid of Uncheckit despite that. READ MORE

How to Remove MTView

MTView redirect

What Is MTView?

MTView is a potentially unwanted program which usually enters users’ computers when the users download and install free software from freeware websites. After entering the system MTView becomes the default image viewer and causes many pop-ups and redirects to Chinese sites (hao123.com, 999.com, etc.), which can be a hassle for the user. Unfortunately, MTView doesn’t have an entry in Programs and Features and can’t be uninstalled that way. If this has happened to you and you want to get rid of MTView, this page describes how to do it. READ MORE

How to Remove NowUSeeIt Player

NowUSeeIt Player

What Is NowUSeeIt Player?

NowUSeeIt Player is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that can get installed on your computer together with free software from the web or, for example, with a Java update. NowUSeeIt Player is a video player to watch videos from popular online platforms like Youtube and Vimeo without any browser. The downside of using NowUSeeIt Player though is constant ads appearing on webpages you visit. The ads might lead you to not so reliable online stores or get you to install questionable software. NowUSeeIt Player keeps track of your browsing activity (pages visited, bookmarks created, etc) and uses these data to customize the ads. Later the data can be transferred to third-party advertising companies. All in all, the sooner you uninstall NowUSeeIt Player, the better. READ MORE

How to Remove TrumpKard Ads

TrumpKard adware

What Is TrumpKard?

TrumpKard is an application that is advertised to prevent any specified content (like political news, celebrity gossip, movie spoilers, etc) from appearing on web-pages you open. That may be a useful function for some people, however the downside of having TrumpKard installed is annoying ads appearing in web-browsers. In order to show ads you are more likely to click on, TrumpKard keeps records of your Internet activity and selects ads related to the content you looked at. If you have these ads and wish to remove TrumpKard from your computer, look below to find out how. READ MORE

How to Remove Social2Search Ads

Social2Search website

What Is Social2Search?

Social2Search is an adware program that can get installed on your computer along with some other software that you downloaded for free. Social2Search is a search engine that can search through content which your friends on social networking sites liked or shared. That being said, Social2Search shows multiple ads in your browsers, labeled Social2Search Ads, Ads by Social2Search or Ads powered by Social2Search. Social2Search also collects information such as your IP-address, your search queries, web-pages you visited and use it to display customized ads. The ads themselves can be misleading and get you to download suspicious software. Read below if you want to find out how to uninstall Social2Search and get its ads out of your browsers. READ MORE

How to Remove Swiki Ads

Swiki adware

What Is Swiki?

Swiki (or Search Wiki) is a browser plugin that lets you get search results from multiple search engines and social networks at once. The downside of using it, however, is ads of all types following you as you browse the web. Another drawback is information gathering: Swiki collects data such as your IP address, pages you visited, web-searches you performed. This information is used primarily to generate customized ads, but it can also be handed over to third-party companies to use for their own purposes. If you want to get rid of the ads and uninstall Swiki from your PC, this article is designed to help you with that. READ MORE

How to Remove Stack Player Ads

Stack Player

What Is Stack Player?

Stack Player is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that can get on a user’s computer when the user downloads and installs software from freeware download sites. Stack Player may seem like a handy little app allowing you to watch videos from Youtube, Vimeo and other video-hosting platforms without launching a browser first; however, be aware that Stack Player causes ads to appear in your browsers and collects your data such as IP address and browsing habits. That data can later be passed to other companies. If you want to get rid of Stack Player, you can use this article for guidance. READ MORE

How to Remove Chromatic Ads

Chromatic

What Is Chromatic?

Chromatic is a browser based on Chromium project. It is advertised as a browser focused on privacy and lack of censorship. Chromatic, however, displays numerous ads when you use it, and the ads can lead to untrustworthy or even malicious websites. Chromatic also often gets installed without the user’s explicit agreement, by bundling with freeware apps that can be downloaded from the web. If you unknowingly installed this browser, the following article will tell you how to uninstall Chromatic. READ MORE

How to Remove InetStat (InterStat, BandwidthStat)

InterStat website

What Is InetStat?

InetStat (other names are InterStat and BandwidthStat) is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that can get installed on your PC when you download and install freeware. InetStat promises to display your Internet speed and it delivers; however, InetStat also serves as adware and injects ads into webpages you visit. Websites that these ads lead to could be unsafe to install or buy something from. All in all, unless you really need this app’s functionality, it is better to remove InetStat from your computer. READ MORE

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