Screen Addict is one of the newest extensions, and it might be added without your direct participation. Of course, a bunch of users initiate the installation process themselves as well. Either way, you should really consider whether you wish to keep Screen Addict installed because this piece of software is known to be a potentially unwanted program by our specialists. Yes, we know that this software looks quite reliable and useful because it promises to enable users to watch the newest movie trailers, access the latest interviews and reviews, and gain access to the collection of the best streaming websites; however, we are also aware that Screen Addict might act somehow undesirably. If you notice something suspicious about this program, it would be best to delete it and then find another reliable application for watching movie trailers online.
If you add this particular extension or it manages to enter your system without permission, you will notice very quickly that it has applied several changes. First of all, it will set the modified version of the mysearch.com search engine and thus replace your regular homepage and search engine. In addition, it will modify the New Tab page settings, which means that you will see mysearch.com every time you open a new tab. Last but not least, you will see a new extension in the list of extensions on Google Chrome and, probably, Mozilla Firefox. The extension for Google Chrome can be easily recognized because it will have a particular ID (it is visible only if Developer mode is enabled) impejcinnfjiglibifldfdcbinimlhko.
Specialists working at 411-spyware.com have managed to find out that the Screen Addict extension is the most prevalent in India, the United States, Pakistan, Algeria, and Thailand. Of course, this does not mean that this software cannot enter your system too. Keep in mind that other similar applications exist, e.g. Muzik Fury and Seen on Screen, and they might sneak onto your computer again in the future. If you do not want to allow other potentially unwanted programs to enter your system, you need to take care of your system’s safety in advance.
As you already know, Screen Addict will apply many changes, and you will see the presence of mysearch.com every day. The search engine itself looks quite decent and powerful because it provides links to rottentomatoes.com, hollywoodreporter.com, and variety.com. In addition, it enables users to access social-networking websites, e.g. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter with a click of a button. Unfortunately, we still cannot call it fully reliable because it is known that it is capable of inserting sponsored links and advertisements among the search results. If you click on any of those links and/or ads, you might be quickly taken to a corrupted website that promotes malicious software. Yes, there is a huge possibility to infect the system with malware by keeping Screen Addict installed. It is up to you whether to use mysearch.com or not; however, in our opinion, the best would be to eliminate it and start using another one instead of it.
Unfortunately, not all the users add the Screen Addict extension themselves. It has been observed that it might also travel in bundles with other applications and slither onto computers without permission. On top of that, users might also install this extension unknowingly by simply clicking on a pop-up advertisement. If you keep seeing ads with various offers, there is a possibility that there is an advertising-supported application (adware) installed on your computer too. Do not forget to erase all other infections from your PC because the removal of Screen Addict does not guarantee that your system is clean.
Screen Addict only adds extensions to browsers, so it is not a difficult task to delete it from the system. Of course, we know that there are users who do not know how to do that, so we have placed the manual removal instructions below. You can, of course, also delete this potentially unwanted program in an automatic way as well. All you need to do is to scan the system in order to make your system clean. Make sure that you use a 100% reliable security application, e.g. SpyHunter.