Do you know what Search.nyknicksbuzzsearch.com is?
If the Search.nyknicksbuzzsearch.com 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 nyknicksbuzz.com 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 Search.nyknicksbuzzsearch.com 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 Search.nyknicksbuzzsearch.com 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.
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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 Search.nyknicksbuzzsearch.com willingly.
You should delete the NYKnicksBuzz extension from browsers which have Search.nyknicksbuzzsearch.com 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.
- Open your browser.
- Press Alt+F.
- Select Settings from the menu.
- Scroll down to the very bottom and click Show advanced settings.
- Click Reset settings.
- 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.