- Hijacks homepage
- Changes default search engine
TV Stream Now New Tab
TV Stream Now New Tab is a browser extension that was classified as a browser hijacker that was designed to replace your browser’s homepage address with Search.mysearch.com. It is malicious by definition because it can replace the homepage address without your authorization or knowledge and, therefore, you should remove it. The reason for hijacking your browser in the first place is to make you use the featured search engine that collects information about you to show region-specific, personalized advertisements that generate revenue for its creators. Money talks, so it is possible for this hijacker to show shady and even malicious content that is unsafe and may cause you many problems.
You can download TV Stream Now New Tab for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox Fromgettvstreamnow.com/lp4/. Furthermore, you can get it from the Chrome Web Store as well. If you download it from the website, then you will b asked whether you want it to change the homepage and new tab page addresses, but if you do not accept the offer, then you will not be able to get this extension. However, if you add this extension to Chrome from the Chrome Web Store, then it will not warn you about changing these settings and do that without your consent. These distribution methods are legitimate, but it is clear that you cannot get TV Stream Now New Tab without its featured search engine which is not supposed to be the center of attention, but it is because this extension does not do what it says it can.
Officially, this application is said to offer you endless catalogs of streamed movies, but the reality is that this hijacker does not do anything of this sort. In reality, its only purpose is to replace your browser’s homepage and new tab page with Search.mysearch.com to make you use it to search the web. The search engine is functional, and you can use it like any other legitimate search engine. However, we are concerned with the possibility of this search engine featuring promoted links among regular search results. Its developers have to make money somehow, so it would not be surprising to see promotional links among the search results. Furthermore, some of the links could redirect you to shady, malicious websites that can subject you to downloads of malware or redirect you to fake online shopping websites and other scam sites.
Also, it is worth mentioning that Search.mysearch.com and TV Stream Now New Tab may work together to collect information about you to customize and personalize the ads and promotional links you see while browsing the web. It should collect non-personally identifiable information only, and it includes your browsing history, entered search queries, geographical location, browser type, operating system type, and so on. The collected legally and could be used to bring you better content. However, due to the fact that TV Stream Now New Tab is a browser hijacker, do not expect it to deliver you any kind of quality service.
All things considered, TV Stream Now New Tab is a useless browser extension that rightly deserves to be called a browser hijacker because its only purpose is to replace your browser’s homepage and new tab page address. Its search results can feature promoted links of unknown origin, so if you want to keep your computer safe, then we recommend that you remove TV Stream Now New Tab from your browser as soon as you can. Please see the guide below on how to delete it from your browser.