IStreamingSearch is a potentially unwanted program. What should you know about such software? That it can have undesirable functionality. Also, researchers say that some of them have exaggerated descriptions, which is why users might feel disappointed after installing them. Consequently, we advise researching the tools you wish to install thoughtfully if you do not want to waste your time, or worse, end up with potentially dangerous software on your system. If you want to know more about this potentially unwanted application, we encourage you to read the rest of this article. We can offer a deletion guide showing how to remove IStreamingSearch manually if you do not want to keep it any longer. The instructions are available at the end of this page, as is our comments section that we encourage using if you have any questions related to the extension in question.
Applications like IStreamingSearch can be spread through various channels. For example, many of them have official websites. Extensions that work on Google Chrome may be available on the Chrome Web Store page as potentially unwanted programs are not considered malicious. This extension is also on the mentioned platform at the moment of writing. Another popular way to spread them is to upload them onto file-sharing websites. Also, they can be promoted via pop-ups and advertisements. Thus, researching applications that you wish to install before doing so is essential if you do not want to end up installing potentially unwanted or dangerous software. We also recommend keeping a reliable antimalware tool that could help you ensure that your system stays clean and protected.
What happens if you place IStreamingSearch on your Google Chrome? Our researchers report that the potentially unwanted program could change your default search engine with a search website called portal.istreamingsearch.com. While it might seem like a powerful search tool that could offer advanced features, you should know that it might be unable to gather and display search results without the help of Yahoo. To be more precise, our researchers noticed that the extension’s search website might redirect users to a modified version of the Yahoo search engine. This could sound like good news if you like Yahoo, but keep in mind that you do not need to install any third-party tools to be able to use the non-modified version of search.yahoo.com. You should also know that the modified version might be used to serve you additional advertisements via search results as some potentially unwanted programs that are similar to IStreamingSearch act this way.
Our researchers say that if IStreamingSearch shows any ads, it is likely that they could be coming from unknown sources. If it is so, we advise you to be cautious as ads from unknown third parties could be unreliable. If you do not want to risk seeing such content, or you are not happy with how this application works, you can erase IStreamingSearch from your browser at any time. Specialists say that there are a couple of ways to get rid of the potentially wanted program. Because of the way it was classified, the extension can be removed with antimalware software. If you prefer this option, we advise getting a reliable antimalware tool that could detect and help you erase the unwanted extension.
The other way to remove IStreamingSearch from your computer is to access your browser’s extensions menu. Once you do this, you should be able to erase the potentially unwanted program as soon as you find it in the list of your installed plugins. The task is not that challenging, but if you need any help while removing IStreamingSearch manually, keep in mind that you can use the instructions available below. They show how to complete the described process step by step.