SearchAholic works only on Google Chrome browsers and like many extensions offered for this browning application it is currently offered on the Chrome Web Store page. Besides this platform, the tool can be downloaded from a website called install.search-aholic.com. Our researchers say that while being on this website users might notice a browser notification asking if they want to allow the site to show them notifications. If you hate advertising, we advise thinking twice before clicking the Allow button because notifications from install.search-aholic.com could turn out to be third-party advertisements and they may appear on your Desktop.
Moreover, researchers say that SearchAholic is a potentially unwanted program, which means it could have undesirable functionality. It also means that the tool could be spread like other potentially unwanted programs, for example, via pop-ups, bundled software installers, or ads. Of course, we cannot be certain about this. In any case, if you would like to stay away from similar software in the future, we advise not only to learn all there is about tools that you come across on the Internet but also to make sure that they come from reliable sources. Besides, it is advisable to update your browser as often as possible to make sure it could warn you about suspicious websites or other content on the Internet more often.
As for users, who decide to eliminate SearchAholic, we can offer a couple of solutions. The first one is to remove the potentially unwanted program directly from your browser. This task might be easier than it sounds and if you would like to learn how to complete it, we recommend using our deletion instructions located below. The other option is to scan your computer with a reliable antimalware tool. Since the extension is classified as a potentially unwanted program, it should get detected during the scan. Once it is over, you should be able to remove SearchAholic and other located items by pressing the displayed deletion button.