Rolling Search Removal Guide

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Rolling Search might sound like a useful program because it claims to offer “the best way to search” the web. Needless to say, this is a major claim, and that should automatically make you stop and think. Can a simple extension really offer that much? It might, but when it comes to this particular extension, we do not believe that it is good for anything. Yes, you can find whatever it is that you are looking for using it, but you can also find unreliable or search-unrelated links. That is because this search tool was created to advertise third-party content. The worst part is that it does that via Yahoo Search, which most people tend to trust and enjoy. Well, if you interact with search.yahoo.com results that the extension modifies, it is possible that you could land on very unexpected pages. The risk might seem miniscule, but it is big enough for our research team to recommend deleting Rolling Search. If you want to understand why we suggest removing this extension, please continue reading.

We were familiar with Rolling Search before we even knew of its existence. That is because Twisted Search, SearchZilla, Vista Search, and other Google Chrome extension that were already reported by our research team are almost identical to it. All of these extension were developed by webcoapps, and all of them are classified as potentially unwanted programs, or PUPs. PUPs are not malware, but they are detected by malware scanners and anti-malware tools, and that is not without reason. According to our research team, PUPs usually only pose as helpful and trustworthy programs, although in reality, they are often misleading and stealthy. If you downloaded Rolling Search from the Chrome web store (you can find it at chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/rolling-search/kdaeidhoebddgbdkcmhgbjaebnjhpecp), you must have been informed that this PUP can read your browsing history. The Privacy Policy also informs that data-tracking is performed to service the company and third-party partners. For many users, this will be the number-one reason to remove Rolling Search.

After installation, Rolling Search replaces the default search provider to feed.rollingsearch.com. So, every time you type in a keyword into the Chrome address bar, you are automatically redirected to Yahoo Search. If you downloaded the PUP via a software bundle, or if you have no idea how it got in, you might not notice that redirecting occurs at all. Especially, if Yahoo Search is normally set as your default search provider. This is very dangerous because if you do not know that your search results are curated by the PUP, you might interact with them without any thought. Well, when it comes to modified search results, interaction with them has to be very calculated. If you are careless, you could end up on websites that, potentially, could be misleading and unreliable. We do NOT claim that every website presented by Rolling Search is dangerous, but you have to consider the risk of facing dangerous websites. We assume that you already wanted to delete Rolling Search before you even found this article, but now you have the information that explains why that is necessary for your own security. So, what is your next move?

If you want to remove Rolling Search yourself, we have a full guide that shows how to do it. Do not forget to clear the browser’s browsing data after you delete the unwanted extension. This will erase all cookies that could have been used by the PUP and its partners to spy on you and store information. Even if you downloaded the suspicious extension along with other PUPs or even malware, this is a great solution. However, if that is what is going on on your computer, you should also consider employing anti-malware software. This software would automatically delete Rolling Search along with other threats and also, at the same time, secure your system to keep it protected in the future. Speaking of the future, we hope that after reading this report, you will be more careful when selecting and installing new extensions.

How to delete Rolling Search from Google Chrome.

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Simultaneously tap Alt+F keys to access the Chrome menu.
  3. Click More tools to expand a new menu.
  4. Select Extensions and then Remove the unwanted one.
  5. Simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+Delete to access the Clear browsing data menu.
  6. In the Advanced menu, select an appropriate time range.
  7. Select the boxes you want and then click Clear data.
  8. Restart Google Chrome.
Download Remover for Rolling Search *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

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