Although Adware.Plus-HD does offer certain benefits to its users and is not a PC threat, experts recommend its removal due to invasive and annoying behavior once installed.
What Exactly Is Adware.Plus-HD?
Adware.Plus-HD is adware compatible with the major browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. It is advertised as a tool that supposedly adjusts YouTube streaming movies to their best possible quality, thus promising to enhance your viewing experience. As much as this is a worthy benefit, you can still achieve the same video quality even without using Adware.Plus-HD – simply by adjusting the YouTube settings properly.
With that being said, you practically have no real value of keeping Adware.Plus-HD on your computer.
How Does Adware.Plus-HD Affect Your Computer?
- Injecting additional ads on web pages you load.
- Altering your default browser settings in order to redirect you to partnered search websites and advertisers. It practically acts as a browser hijacker.
- Displaying various annoying advertisements whether you want them or not.
How Does Adware.Plus-HD Enter Your PC?
- Two ways to acquire Adware.Plus-HD exist:
- Via its official website plus-hd.com
- Via bundling with another free browser add-on known as SweetPacks Toolbar
In other words, if you don’t intentionally download Adware.Plus-HD, it may still enter your computer while you are downloading a free program such as SweetPacks Toolbar. And that is possible thanks to the bundling method. However, you still have control over what enters your system – you just have to be very careful throughout the installation process of whatever program you download.
In order to avoid unwanted programs on your PC, you simply must disallow the recommended installation settings, and opt for custom installation instead. Uncheck all options that are unclear to you. This way, you ensure to end up only with the program you want on your computer.
Should You Remove Adware.Plus-HD?
You should have understood by now that Adware.Plus-HD brings no real benefits to your viewing experience. The benefits it promises to you for better YouTube video quality are perfectly doable without it. Adware.Plus-HD, however, exposes you to unwanted features such as redirecting you to unwanted websites and displaying annoying pop-up ads.
Removing Adware.Plus-HD is then what malware experts advise you to do.
Following the instructions below will help you remove Adware.Plus-HD manually or use our removal tool.
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