Developers of Search Swapper tries to establish this program as a vital tool for web users. It will trick user by promoting the program as what is needed to protect the default search engine. In fact, users are encourage to use this free browser add-on offering search enhancement and optimization features. It was made available to almost every browser programs both for PC and OS X systems.
Before installing Search Swapper, you must be informed that it is an ad-supported program. Once you install and use this product, expect occurrences of ads by Search Swapper. You may also see extensions or add-ons added to the browser without asking for your permission. As an adware, Search Swapper mean to include potentially unwanted program into the browser that are not actually helpful. SaferBrowser is the maker of this PUP, which also made Social Newtab Plus, Get Radio Music, and Fast Email Checker.
About Search Swapper (from searchswapper.com)
Search Swapper is an extension for your browser. When you install Search Swapper your new tab page is replaced with a clean, simple background and a search bar. When you search from the new tab page or URL bar, your search engine of choice is used.
Search Swapper as well as other adware are using third-party application in order to spread its code. Normally, they are being packed to freeware like media player, games, and tools. There are also occurrences that malware infection will redirect your browser to a dedicated web site that hosts installation code of Search Swapper. In such cases, drive-by-download method is used to load the adware into the computer without your notice.
Note that Search Swapper was made as a browser extension for known Internet browser program. It is installed as independent add-on and sometimes may use unusual name to conceal its presence. During the presence of Search Swapper, advertisements are displayed on affected web browser no matter what web site is being viewed. Ads will be part of the content. Aside from showing annoying advertisements, Search Swapper can also put your privacy at risk as it can steal sensitive data relevant to your online usage and credentials.
We highly encourage you to get rid of Search Swapper as it is not apt to be present on computer. Methods and tools that will help you remove this junkware is presented below. Be sure to use only effective adware remover as recommended in the procedures.
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