Description is a pop-up advertisement that usually indicates that a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) has been installed on your Web browser. Malware researchers have linked to to various irritating symptoms. Issues related to include pop-ups, redirects, changes to your Web browser settings (for example, altering your default search engine and homepage to and system performance issues. Symptoms linked to have been observed on a variety of Web browsers on the Windows Operating System, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. If your Web browser is displaying problems associated with, it is important to remove any PUPs that may have been installed on your computer. Pop-Ups, Advertisements and Redirects

Issues related to are used to generate revenue at the expense of computer users. They may occur after visiting unrelated websites or after carrying out a search on a popular search engine (such as Yahoo, Google or Bing). Computer users have reported that affected Web browsers display pop-ups repeatedly and force computer users to visit Web pages related to at frequent intervals. The goal of these symptoms is to profit at the expense of computer users affected by these types of PUPs. advertisements and pop-ups may generate revenue in the following ways:

  • Browser redirects to websites associated with increase these websites' online traffic and page ranking, resulting in higher placement in search engines and increased advertisement revenue.
  • has been associated with components that may monitor your online activity. Components linked to may keep track of your online history, browsing habits and save data about your computer and Web browser. This data may be sold to marketers to generate sales leads or to deliver other advertisements to PC users.