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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Connects to the internet without permission


InfoSeeker, also spelt Info Seeker, is a browser plug-in which enables you to use access Wikipedia, Google Mpas, UrbanDictionary, and some other popular websites. In order to access these websites, first you have to highlight a word and then select the preferred option. This functionality added to your browsers may be indeed useful but you should bear in mind that InfoSeeker is an ad-supported program, which means that it displays advertisements on various websites. Hence, the browser add-on is categorized as adware and can be removed from the computer by reputable and powerful spyware and malware prevention tools.

InfoSeeker is published by Big Water Applications, and is also very similar to a potentially unwanted program called Websteroids. Both programs may offer you a widget for your browsers and may require that you change the home page and search provider of your Internet browsers. It is highly advisable to pay close attention to the installation process of any program because you may get the chance to prevent unwanted changes even if you are installing the program downloaded from its official website.

When you encounter an InfoSeeker advertisement, be it a web banner, interstitial ad, or a pop-up, you should remember that InfoSeeker is not liable for the content of the offer and the website associated with that advertisement. InfoSeeker does not endorse third-parties and have no control over their privacy policies. You interact with pop-ups at your own risk, which is why we recommend that you remove InfoSeeker from the computer as soon as you can.

Another reason why you should remove InfoSeeker from the computer is the fact that InfoSeeker automatically collects some non-personally identifiable information. It records your clicks, impressions, search terms, IP address, the URLs of the websites you access, browsing history, and some other details. The information collected may be shared with third parties, including affiliates or subsidiaries, third-party vendors, etc. Keep in mind that some personally identifiable information may be also recorded and used to produce targeted advertisements, so do not hesitate to remove InfoSeeker especially if you have no intention of checking the offers delivered to you.

As mentioned above, InfoSeeker can be removed from the computer by reputable security programs, and we recommend that you use SpyHunter. This real-time security program can remove InfoSeeker for you in no time and safeguard you against ransomware infections, Trojan horses, browser hijackers, and many other threats.

In case you do not trust anti-malware programs and want to remove InfoSeeker by yourself, try the below given instructions.

How to remove InfoSeeker

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove InfoSeeker.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Uninstall the adware program.

Windows 8

  1. Press Win+R and enter control panel.
  2. Click OK.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove InfoSeeker.

InfoSeeker and associated third-parties uses various tracking techniques to monitor your online behavior. If you want to be sure that not spyware programs are running on your computer, you should implement a reputable scanner once you have finished the removal of the adware program.

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