Plenty O' Apps
Plenty O' Apps was classified as a potentially unwanted program. Usually, applications end up in the mentioned category because they have undesirable functionality. For instance, this extension offers tools that would help discover apps, but to do so, it might change some browser preferences. If you think you might not like such changes too, we advise getting to know this plugin better before adding it to your browser. We can tell you more about it, for example, where it might come from and how it could work, if you read the rest of this article. Also, if you slide below the text, you can find our deletion instructions. They show how to erase Plenty O' Apps from Google Chrome, which, at the moment of writing, is the only browser that this plugin seems to be compatible with. You could use a reliable antimalware tool too if you decide to get rid of this potentially unwanted program.
One of the places where users can find Plenty O' Apps is the Chrome Web Store page. However, the plugin has no rating or reviews yet, which might stop more cautious users from downloading it. Of course, the extension could have an official website too as well as be spread through file-sharing websites, pop-ups, and ads like other similar potentially unwanted programs. Thus, we recommend downloading applications only from reliable sources.
Also, you should never install software before learning more about it. Descriptions can be exaggerated and might not mentioned unwanted functionality. Therefore, it is better to look for expert and user reviews that could tell you more about your chosen tool. Needless to say, you should make sure that the reviews you find are not forged. Another thing that we highly recommend checking is the application’s developer. Specialist advise trusting only reputable companies that are known for developing legitimate tools.
According to Plenty O' Apps description on the Chrome Web Store page, the plugin provides a “Search feature that allows for app discovery,” “Quicklinks to shopping and commonly used social sites,” and “Convenient web search powered by Yahoo!” As said earlier, the potentially unwanted program might need to change some browser preferences to bring the listed features to you. To be more precise, the extension could change your homepage and new tab page.
Once it is done, your website may load hp.hplentyoapps.com whenever you open it or create a new tab. Our researchers tested this site and what they noticed was that it might use a modified Yahoo search engine to display results. In other words, if you enter any keywords into the hp.hplentyoapps.com provided search box, you might get redirected to a modified version of search.yahoo.com that ought to show search results. Truth to be told you can use the original Yahoo search engine without installing any third-party tools if you go directly to search.yahoo.com.
Furthermore, to display links to social media platforms, shopping web pages, or websites that could provide apps, Plenty O' Apps might place a toolbar with links to such websites below your browser’s address bar. Again, you could bookmark such websites and have quick access to them without having to keep this plugin on your browser. On the other hand, we advise being cautious with the extension’s provided links that lead to websites offering applications. It is possible that they could offer other potentially unwanted programs.
To conclude, Plenty O' Apps is a potentially unwanted program that could provide users with a search engine that might use a modified Yahoo search engine, links to popular websites, and targeted advertising content. If you decide that you do not want to keep such a tool on your browser, you could remove Plenty O' Apps. One of the ways to erase it is to follow the instructions available below. If you prefer using antimalware software, we advise getting a reputable security tool and doing a full system scan with it. Once the scanning is over, you should be able to eliminate the potentially unwanted program along with other identified items.
Delete Plenty O' Apps