There are times when browser extensions are linked with programs they have nothing in common with. Mixmeister Search is a third party search bar or search engine that is installed on users computer together with Mixmeister DJ Mixing software when the installation file is downloaded from a third-party website. If you try to download the software at mixmeister.com, no additional software will be installed. It shows that third party bundles random toolbars and search engines with Mixmeister DJ Mixing software in order to increase traffic for specific websites.
The so-called Mixmeister Search extension can be developed by Conduit or Blekko. Mixmeister Search is closely related to Mixmeister Toolbar, which means that if you have an unfamiliar toolbar installed on your browser after you have installed Mixmeister DJ Mixing software, it is very likely that you have your default search engine changed as well. For example, Mixmeister Search results might be modified by Imminent Community Toolbar, Appbario Toolbar or even Blekko Search Toolbar. It is important to note, that most of the search bars are not computer viruses. For example, Blekko Search Toolbar is a legitimate search engine.
Nevertheless, even if Mixmeister Search is not a computer infection, it might as well be potentially unwanted application. The fact that it third party websites bundles it with legitimate software is rather suspicious as well. We cannot rule out the possibility that third party websites could bundle Mixmeister with corrupted applications as well, that could track your Internet browsing habits and send the collected data back to a remote server.
Therefore, it is important to download software only from legitimate or trusted websites. Also, even though Mixmeister Search is not a dangerous threat, we would highly recommend removing it from your browser and your computer, especially if you experience constant browser redirection or random pop-up ads. To terminate Mixmeister Search, follow the instructions below.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
Removing Mixmeister Search manually might not be enough to ensure your system security. That is why, we would recommend downloading a free SpyHunter scanner to check whether you have any dangerous files on your computer. Invest in an antimalware program if need be, in order to remove any unwanted application.