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Danger level 3
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application


Since NewVideoSearch might have undesirable functionality, it was decided to categorize it as a potentially unwanted program. If you have not heard about such applications ever before, you should know that they are not considered to be dangerous. However, some of their functionality might be so annoying that users who install them may end up wanting to get rid of them. Therefore, if you do not want to risk wasting your time with a possibly irritating tool, we recommend reading the rest of our article to learn more about the extension. On the other hand, if you already know how this potentially unwanted program works and you are looking for a way to remove it, you could slide below the article and use our provided deletion steps. They explain how to erase NewVideoSearch from the browser that it is compatible with step by step.

At the moment, NewVideoSearch seems to be compatible only with the Google Chrome browsers. Thus, it is not a surprise that one of the places where it is might be is the Chrome Web Store page. The extension also has a homepage that is called Of course, it is possible that the potentially unwanted program might be spread through other places, for example, various file-sharing websites. It can also be advertised via pop-ups, banners, and so on. Thus, if avoiding such applications is something you would like, we highly recommend being more careful when surfing the Internet. The safest thing to do is stay away from questionable websites, pop-ups, and ads. Also, we advise researching all tools that you never heard of or that you see on unknown websites and suspicious ads before installing them. Last but not least, it would be wise to keep a reputable antimalware tool that could recognize potentially unwanted programs and malicious applications.

What happens if NewVideoSearch gets installed? The potentially unwanted program might change your default search engine. Therefore, whenever you start a new search, your query should go to a search website belonging to the extension that is called Truth be told, you might not notice this part because the application resends user queries to the Yahoo search engine that then gathers and displays search results. Consequently, users who do not see the redirection may think that they are searching directly through It is vital to understand that the results you receive while using the extension’s search engine could be modified since the tool might be using a modified version of the Yahoo search engine. Modified results could contain extra advertisements from the potentially unwanted program’s third-party partners. It seems possible because when we read NewVideoSearch Privacy Policy, we found out that the tool might use data gathered about users to “recommend content” based on the users' preferences. This suggests that the application could show targeted ads.

Furthermore, the tool’s Privacy Policy document also says that the collected user data can be shared with third parties. Thus, if the extension shows any ads, it is possible that they might come from various third parties. Specialists advise being cautious with advertisements that come from unknown sources as they could be unreliable. Thus, if you see any questionable ads while using NewVideoSearch, we recommend being careful with them. Of course, if you do not want to risk seeing such content or do not like the potentially unwanted program, you could erase it. Our researchers say that users can delete NewVideoSearch manually if they access Google Chrome’s extensions menu. You can find concise instructions showing how to erase the extension below this article.

Another way to remove NewVideoSearch is to scan your system with a reliable antimalware tool. The extension should be identified as a potentially unwanted program during the scan, and once the scanning is over, you should be allowed to erase it along with other identified items. Should you need more help with the unwanted extension’s deletion or have any questions about it, you could place a message in our comments section.

Erase NewVideoSearch

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press ALT+F.
  3. Pick More tools and click on Extensions.
  4. Find NewVideoSearch and click the Remove button placed near it.
  5. Select Remove to finish.
  6. Close the browser.
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