What is MyOneSearch?
MyOneSearch is a browser extension that is supposed to enhance your browsing experience by providing improved search results. The add-on is available only on Google Chrome. It is highly doubtful that this program will be of any use. It has been classified as browser hijacker. This means that it changes the settings of the user’s browser without any permission. Such programs are generally considered to be unwanted as their activities will not benefit users in any way. What is more, they may end up exposing the system to various online threats. This is why it is strongly recommended that you remove MyOneSearch as soon as possible.
here Did MyOneSearch Come from?
MyOneSearch is available on its official website, so it can be acquired by users from there. However, it can also use bundling to enter systems. This tactic is often used by unwanted software. When downloading freeware from third-party software dispensers, you should keep in mind that it is highly likely that there are more programs attached to the installers of the free applications. If you are not careful, additional software will be installed without you noticing. Many developers take advantage of users’ inattentiveness and try to sneak various programs through bundled downloads. This is why you need to be extremely careful if you decide to install freeware on your PC.
What Does MyOneSearch Do?
MyOneSearch changes the settings on your browser after it gets installed on your computer. It is able to change the home page and default search engine. As it is stated in its End-User License Agreement, MyOneSearch will show advertisements while it is active on your computer. What is more, the program can collect information on your browsing. Then, it uses it to display appropriate ads. There is a downside to this. Not all websites that are promoted by MyOneSearch will be reliable. It is possible for the program to be exploited by cyber criminals to show misleading ads that lure users onto malicious web pages. Clicking on such an ad will send you to some harmful web page that may attempt some phishing scheme or to transfer some infection onto your computer. Either way, your sensitive information will not be safe. This is why it is recommended that you remove MyOneSearch immediately.
How to Remove MyOneSearch?
MyOneSearch can be removed manually if you go to Control Panel and access the list of programs. Then find MyOneSearch and uninstall it. Also, make sure that you reset the settings on your browser.
There have been reports that adware programs infiltrate computers along with MyOneSearch. Also, some malware may also be on your computer as a consequence of MyOneSearch’s activities. This is why security specialists recommend that users have a powerful security tool on their computer. This will get rid of any unwanted software automatically. This includes adware, browser hijackers, and malware. With reliable security software on your computer, you will not have to worry about your system getting compromised or your information stolen.
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