What is Trustedinstaller.exe

What is trustedinstaller.exe
trustedinstaller.exe is a legitimate process that belongs to Windows Modules Installer. It’s completely legitimate, and has the function of enabling installation, removal and modification of Windows Updates and optional components. It’s fairly inconspicuous and shouldn’t attract your attention. However, you may have noticed it running in your Task Manager. In some cases, particularly when you download and install…

search.follettsoftware.com Reidrect Virus

What is search.follettsoftware.com
search.follettsoftware.com website belongs to Destiny Discover, a rather questionable extension that is supposed to help users easily access various education resources via Google search. It’s available for download from the Chrome web store but it may also spread via freeware bundles. Reviews on the Chrome web store aren’t exactly favorable, with many users complaining that the extension does…

What is Msftconnecttest

Msftconnecttest is a legitimate domain that belongs to Microsoft. Users report being redirected to msftconnecttest.com when they open their browsers, and are unsure of what’s causing this. It’s normal to associate these redirects to some kind of malware infection because redirects are one of the most obvious signs. However, Msftconnecttest is a safe website and redirects to it are not an indication…

What is AdChoices and How to remove it

What is AdChoices
AdChoices is a legitimate advertising service that is often misused by malicious actors to make revenue. So if you’re suddenly seeing a lot of ads by AdChoices, you could have adware installed on your computer. Adware is a type of infection that aims to bombard users with ads so it can make revenue. It’s not particularly dangerous but it quickly…

How to remove search.optimum.icu

What is search.optimum.icu
search.optimum.icu, or OptimumSearch, is a browser hijacker that may install on your computer without explicit permission. If you find search.optimum.icu suddenly set as your homepage and you don’t remember making this change, you definitely have a browser hijacker installed on your computer. These kinds of infections are very widespread because of their distribution method. They come attached to…

Remove Watch TV Online Now

What is Watch TV Online Now
Watch TV Online Now refers to an extension, classified as a browser hijacker, that will supposedly make accessing streaming services and TV easier. It’s one of those extensions that tries to appear useful while it focuses on redirecting users to sponsored websites. Redirecting users is the main purpose of these hijackers. They aim to generate…

Congratulations you won Scam Removal

What is Congratulations you won?
“Congratulations you won” is a scam that you can encounter while browsing the Web on your computer or your mobile phone. It presents itself as a pop-up claiming that you have won a prize and is used to trick users into sharing their personal details. Although it may start out by asking you to complete a survey…

How to remove Search.go-movix.com

search.go-movix.com is a browser hijacker website
search.go-movix.com is a highly questionable website that will be set as your homepage if you install the Ultimate Media New Tab extension. Because of its questionable distribution methods and its overall behaviour, the extension is classified as a browser hijacker. Hijackers aren’t exactly serious infections and they won’t directly harm the computer. However, they are…