Category Archives: Adware

Remove UpgradeStart (Mac)

Adware is the short term for advertising-supported software. These unwanted programs were made to gain revenue for its developers. They automatically generate online advertisements to the screen presented to the web users when there is an installation process. Read more »

By Chona Esjay | January 22, 2020

How to Remove ActionHow (Mac OS)

ActionHow is another potentially unwanted program (PUP) made specifically to target Mac OS computers. There will be abrupt changes on browser settings after this adware manages to penetrate the computer and is fully installed. Read more »

By Chona Esjay | January 20, 2020

Remove Doc2PdfSearch (Search.doc2pdfsearch.com)

Web installer is the common way for Doc2PdfSearch to be incorporated on Mac computer. Though, in order to proceed with its full installation, the initiator file must be executed by user and to accomplish this, said applet is deployed in various ways and on several online locations. Read more »

By Chona Esjay | January 20, 2020

How to remove Pricklybears (Mac OS)

If homepage and new tab of Google Chrome, Safari, or Firefox is exhibiting the unwanted address Search.pricklybears.com, there is a high probability that Pricklybears adware is already contaminated the browser application. Read more »

By Chona Esjay | January 20, 2020

How to remove Get Live News

Get Live News is deemed as potentially unwanted program (PUP) because of its invasive penetration of internet browser application. Google Chrome, Safari, and Mozilla Firefox are the target of this ad-supported application (adware) and people behind it are aiming to generate profit by displaying great quantity of advertisements on the browser. Read more »

By Chona Esjay | January 14, 2020

Remove SystemSpot (Mac OS)

If there is an observance of sudden and unwanted changes on the browser like Safari, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox with SystemSpot being part of it as an extension, it is possible that computer is under the influence of malicious application. Read more »

By Chona Esjay | January 6, 2020

Remove FocusProvide from Mac

Another addition to the long list of misleading browser extension is called FocusProvide. The application asserts to be a valuable program that enhances user’s online browsing and search experience. Read more »

By Chona Esjay | January 4, 2020

Remove Gratziany (Search.gratziany.com)

Gratziany is a Mac adware where it displays advertisements on your computer via infected browser application. Cyber crooks are promoting this adware as capable and reliable application for enhancing web-browsing experience of web users. Read more »

By Chona Esjay | December 28, 2019

Remove SimpleSearchApp (Mac Adware)

At first glimpse, SimpleSearchApp may appear as valuable browser extension. In fact, it claims to enhance online search and browsing experience of Mac users. However, security experts in this field categorically defined SimpleSearchApp as potentially unwanted program (PUP) due to its invasive traits and self-installation process. Read more »

By Chona Esjay | December 16, 2019

How to Remove AreaProduct (Mac OS)

AreaProduct is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that is compatible with Mac OS and specifically targeting browser applications like Safari, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox. Like most adware, the outcome of having AreaProduct is catastrophic to computer users because it negatively affects their online browsing experience. Read more »

By Chona Esjay | December 14, 2019