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Danger level 3
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application

Gameszone Search

Gameszone Search will be set as your new default search provider if you install the browser extension with the same name (gamesZone Search) on your computer. It can be downloaded directly from the Chrome Web Store ( or, which is considered its homepage. Users install this piece of software because they expect that they could perform web searches easily. We cannot confirm that Gameszone Search differs much from ordinary search providers. To tell you the truth, we cannot confirm that it is better than Google, Yahoo!, or another well-known search engine either. Therefore, if your Google Chrome settings have been changed without your knowledge, i.e. you have found a new search tool set out of the blue, you should delete Gameszone Search without consideration. Luckily, this extension is not real malware but, instead, it has been classified as a potentially unwanted program, which suggests that its removal will not be complicated.

You will find your default search tool changed to Gameszone Search immediately after you install the browser extension promoting it. It not only changes the default search tool, but also adds a button that opens a small window with a search box on the affected web browser. Users can perform searches directly through Gameszone Search by typing “g” in the URL bar and pressing Tab. As mentioned, we cannot confirm that this search tool is better than ordinary search providers, so if you have found it set on your browser, it does not mean that you must keep it. Actually, if you decide to continue using Gameszone Search as your default search provider, it might even bring you problems because it redirects all users’ searches to Yahoo. Even though it is a legitimate search provider, some modified search results might be displayed too. It might take more time to find what you are looking for on the web due to their presence, and, additionally, they might redirect you to untrustworthy websites if clicked. We are sure you will sooner or later click on those modified search results no matter how hard you try to avoid them because they do not differ much from ordinary search results if we take into account only their appearance. Actually, you might find yourself on a dubious website if you click on ads you see too. Yes, it seems that third parties might present Gameszone Search users with advertisements too: “We allow certain companies to serve advertisements and/or personalized content and collect information within our Site or Service.”

No matter you have found Gameszone Search useful or not, you should delete it as soon as possible if you do not want this potentially unwanted application to collect information about you automatically. We have checked its Privacy Policy for you to find out what kinds of details about users it records. It has turned out that it automatically collects the so-called usage information that includes browser type, operating system, device type, geographic location associated with the IP address, and time. Additionally, it records the IP address of all computers used to access the service.

Some users download the Gameszone Search extension for their Google Chrome browsers from the official Chrome Web Store or the extension’s homepage, but others find it installed on their computers and cannot explain why it is there, which clearly shows that not all users install it consciously. According to our specialists, it is very likely that the Gameszone Search extension is distributed bundled as well. That is, researchers suspect that it might travel in bundles consisting of several applications. These additional offers, e.g. Gameszone Search are usually not hidden from users, but they must be attentive to be able to notice and decline them.

As mentioned, the appearance of the search provider Gameszone Search on the web browser is directly associated with the installation of the browser extension Gameszone Search. Therefore, if you decide to undo the changes applied, you will have to remove that extension from your computer. Use our removal guide if you have never deleted any add-on before (see below) or let an antimalware scanner to take care of it for you. An antimalware tool will clean the system for you no time and, additionally, it will not allow new threats to end up on your PC without your permission ever again.

Remove Gameszone Search

Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press Alt+F.
  2. Click More tools after you open the menu and select Extensions.
  3. Locate the Gameszone Search extension.
  4. Select it.
  5. Click Remove.
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