Removal Guide

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If the page has been set as a homepage and a New Tab URL on your Google Chrome browser, it means that a browser extension NYKnicksBuzz has been added to the list of add-ons. This product of Imali Media is promoted on as a “New York Knicks Desktop App” and can be installed from this website by clicking on the Add to Chrome button once. Since not much information about this browser extension is available on its official website, users do not immediately understand that the presence of is a result of the installation of this extension. Of course, not all the people willingly install this extension from its official website. Some of them get it from a file-sharing or a similar dubious third-party website together with free software, so it is not at all surprising that there are people who cannot explain why is loaded when they open their browsers. If you are one of those users who know nothing about the installation of the NYKnicksBuzz extension, go to remove it today. It is the only way to remove the undesirable search tool from browsers too. shares similarities with,, and, so specialists did not need to put much effort to find out more about this search provider. First of all, it has been immediately noticed that works quite well, i.e. it returns Google search results and allows users to access with a click of a mouse button various videos, wallpapers, and news associated with the New York Knicks basketball team. On top of that, users can listen to the online music and even create their own playlists by clicking on the button placed at the top of the page. Even though many users find beneficial and harmless, security specialists still recommend being careful with it. It is because you might be provided with sponsored links leading to questionable websites if you keep using as a default search provider. Actually, the extension itself is not perfect too. It is clearly stated in its Privacy Policy document that it is going to record two types of information about users: both personal and non-personally identifiable information “contained in log files.” Such non-personally identifiable details as IP address, type of browser, the time the service is used, etc. are often recorded by other browser extensions too; however, decent software respects the privacy of users and do not record their personal information by any means. Our team of researchers do not think that the NYKnicksBuzz extension promoting can be fully trusted, but, of course, you are the one who is in charge here and can decide what to do with Removal screenshot
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In the opinion of our team of experienced specialists, the NYKnicksBuzz extension cannot be called fully reliable also because it is capable of entering computers together with freeware. In other words, it does not need to get permission to enter the computer. Of course, we cannot say that it is installed silently because users are the ones who allow it to enter their PCs by installing a software bundle or clicking on malicious pop-up advertisements they come across on file-sharing and similar third-party websites. Of course, they can get it from its official website too, but we suspect that a number of users are reading this article because they have not installed this browser extension and set willingly.

You should delete the NYKnicksBuzz extension from browsers which have set. Most probably, you will only find Google Chrome affected, so go to reset this browser to its default settings. This will make sure that both the unwanted extension and the undesirable search tool are gone.


Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press Alt+F.
  3. Select Settings from the menu.
  4. Scroll down to the very bottom and click Show advanced settings.
  5. Click Reset settings.
  6. Click the Reset button.

In non-techie terms:

There are a number of dubious browser extensions promoting suspicious search tools out there. The majority of them is distributed inside software bundles with free applications or appears on computers after users click on malicious ads. Therefore, specialists highly recommend installing a security tool, e.g. SpyHunter for protecting the system from other unreliable applications that might enter the computer hiding behind free applications. Users should stop downloading software from file-sharing and similar questionable third-party websites to be safe as well.