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GoPlay Search

Posted: June 22, 2017

The GoPlay Search is a browser extension thar is detected and removed as a Potentially unwanted program (PUP). The good news is that Potentially Unwanted Programs are not harmful, but you should keep in mind that having such software on your computer may be accompanied by some unexpected side effects. In the case of the GoPlay Search, users who have it on their computers may end up having their Web browser's default new tab page changed to Games.eanswers.com. Another name that the GoPlay Search uses is JustPlay Search, which performs the same action when installed.

The GoPlay Search extension may be installed via direct download, and we are yet to hear reports of it being included in software bundles. The installation of the GoPlay Search usually occurs because the extension is being promoted as a useful utility that can provide users with access to a feature-rich search engine, as well as to a collection of free-to-play online games. While it is true that the GoPlay Search may offer this, it does it only if the user agrees to use the 3rd-party new tab page the extension has to offer.

Using the GoPlay Search is not recommended, because everything it can do can be accessed by simply using your favorite search engine to search for popular online Flash games. The removal of the GoPlay Search is a task that can be carried out manually by uninstalling the add-on from your Web browser's extension manager menu. However, if you don't seem to be able to remove the GoPlay Search manually, then you should consider running an anti-malware scanner since these utilities also are good at dealing with PUPs like the GoPlay Search.