Screen Addict is a potentially unwanted program that uses deceptive technique to draw your attention. In fact, it claims to have various features not found on other media player and this includes easy downloads, quick playlist, and play all clips in just one player – Screen Addict. At first glimpse of the program, user may find it a very useful player that when installed will be very functional on the system. Without user’s knowledge, Screen Addict was deployed for the aim of its authors to generate profit.
Most free program these days including Screen Addict are employing bundling scheme to make profit out of a single program. With this technique, other software, whether good or bad are packed into single installation file. It is somehow distributing programs to promote them even it is not requested or voluntarily downloaded by user.
Screen Addict is classified as adware or potentially unwanted program. It is part of a distribution method used to propagate malicious or unknown software. Moreover, adware are installed along with Screen Addict without asking for user’s permission.
About Screen Addict
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When Screen Addict is installed on the computer, you may encounter certain annoyances. This adware can generate various advertisements like banners, pop-ups, and full-page graphical ads. In some instances, Screen Addict may reveal ads right at the context of the browser by using virtual layer format.
Presence of Screen Addict on the computer may also causes the installation of added potentially unwanted program that serves different function aside from playing media. Most known software that are bundled to Screen Addict are games, fake updates, toolbars, and unknown search engine. All of which can deliver advertisements to make each one profitable.
Browser monitoring is also another risk you may have when Screen Addict is present on the PC. This adware can steal sensitive data and observe your browsing habit while you are surfing the web. Data collected from your computer will be used to serve better targeted ads and product offers.