There are tons of browser plugins that come from the Conduit family of browser extensions. The newest member noticed by computer users and computer security experts alike is Television Fanatic toolbar. This toolbar may be mimicking the name and functions of popular television plugins that are supposed to help you stream the TV shows on your PC. Nevertheless, it is very unlikely that Television Fanatic toolbar is capable of doing that, as it merely has a search box and several shortcuts on its entire bar. Due to the fact that Conduit plugins are considered potentially unwanted, you should remove Television Fanatic toolbar from your PC right now.
If have had the pleasure of installing a Conduit toolbar before you will probably notice that Television Fanatic toolbar looks similar to Travelocity Toolbar, Freecorder Toolbar and other plugins from the same family. That is so, because all of the created on the same platform, and so they come with the same implications as well.
Although it may seem otherwise, Television Fanatic toolbar is not a browser infection. You can download it at televisionfanatic.ourtoolbar.com, or at any other third party website that distributes freeware. Be careful about bundled shareware downloads, as the toolbar may be included in the installation package of some other application. Just like the computer optimization tool TuneUp Utilities 2013 is included in Television Fanatic toolbar’s setup. During the setup you can choose not to install the optimization tool, but if you miss the step that asks you about your home page search engine, you may end up, installing Conduit Search as your default home page and search engine.
This modification exposes you to a variety of pop-up advertisements that are generated according to your location and your browsing preferences. It shows that Television Fanatic toolbar collects impersonal information via cookies, but the problem is that the plugin is exceptionally vulnerable to third party exploitation, and in such a case the information collected gets leaked as well.
In order to prevent such consequences and possible malware infection, you are highly recommended to remove Television Fanatic toolbar from your system and then scan it with SpyHunter free scanner, to detect similar unwanted programs (if any) and remove them at once. Do not hesitate to acquire a powerful computer security tool if necessary.
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