Megazip.in is described as an ad-supported browser extension, most likely compatible with Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome. Megazip.in may be distributed through various monetization platforms during freeware installation. It may have been bundled with a legitimate video recorder, media player, or a file converter. To avoid unwanted downloads, the user may want to start opting for the advanced installer so that additional pieces are timely unchecked.
Megazip.in General Description
Megazip.in may not be classified as a malicious piece of software, but it may cause certain issues on a system. Keep in mind that ad-supported software is reported to:
- Display unwanted advertisements such as in-text ads, pop-up/ pop-under windows, and banners.
- Turn random page texts into hyperlinks.
- Add third party cookies to the browser and collect personally identifiable information.
- Slow down both the browser and the system.
- Alter the system’s registry and the browser’s settings without the user’s consent.
- Suggest suspicious updates.
N.B. Personally Identifiable Information, or Sensitive Personal Information, is any information that can be used to identify or locate a single person. PII may be also applied to identify people in context. PII consists of:
- Name, home and email addresses.
- IP address.
- Date of birth.
- Credit card number.
- Website credentials.
- Face and fingerprints.
According to some security researchers, Mega-zip.in may display pop-ups prompting the user to call a fake support number to remove a supposed virus. However, more research is needed to confirm or deny that claim.
Megazip.in Removal Options
The best way to rid the system of the intrusive application is via the installation of an anti-spyware solution. Such a program will perform a full system scan and delete all threats accordingly. For the sake of the PC’s constant safety, always choose the advanced option prior to installing freeware programs.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter