Search.siviewer.com is sometimes considered a browser hijacker because it changes the settings on Google Chrome browsers. Although most of its users will have downloaded it themselves, it is possible that some users will be tricked into letting in this search tool, and it could slither in without permission. Our researchers have found that this supposed hijacker is also identified as SIViewer, a search app for Chrome users, and, in most cases, it is enough to remove this extension to restore search settings back to normal. SIViewer is also the name of an application created by EVANGEL TECHNOLOGY (HK) LIMITED that Windows users can download to view images. This application can be downloaded from siviewer.com. Whether the suspicious search tool was downloaded along with the app or in some other manner, we suggest erasing it. Continue reading, and you will learn how to delete Search.siviewer.com.
The suspicious SIViewer app is promoted as a tool that can help you view images, as well as edit GIFs. This program is free, and it is not surprising that computer users download it. Although you can download this application using any browser, it is mostly associated with Google Chrome because you will have to install start.siviewer.com as the Chrome homepage when downloading this app. Even though this search tool seems optional, you cannot proceed with the installation unless you check the box that indicates your agreement to download it. As you can see, this search tool is forced upon users, which is not how reliable search tools should be promoted. Once installed, this search tool replaces your homepage, as well as your regular New Tab page. Because of this, you will be exposed to this suspicious search tool every time you launch your Google Chrome browser. Notably, the search results shown by this hijacker include advertisements and sponsored links, which is why we do not classify it as a highly trustworthy or beneficial search tool.
Our recommendation for you is to remove Search.siviewer.com simply because it is not a very useful or reliable search tool. It shows sponsored links, and it might have been forced upon you. Although you are obligated to install this search tool if you want to use SIViewer, you should not feel pressured into doing anything. Are you interested in erasing this potentially unwanted program as well? If you are, you can check the guide below. This guide shows how to uninstall unwanted software and erase unwanted Chrome extensions. You will have Search.siviewer.com erased by eliminating the extension, and this is good news because this removal task is very easy. If you still have questions about this suspicious software, we are ready to answer them all, and all you need to do is post them in the section below.
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