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Kwible Search

Posted: August 22, 2013

Threat Metric

Ranking: 2,716
Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 206
First Seen: August 22, 2013
Last Seen: October 11, 2021
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Kwible Search is an adware program that modifies your Web pages by inserting advertisements and search results from third parties. Although Kwible Search doesn't have a history of promoting harmful Web content, SpywareRemove.com malware experts do warn that Kwible Search often interferes with the victim's normal Web browser usage and, contrary to its marketing, may be difficult to remove from your PC through standard methods. Kwible Search is nowhere near a high-level PC threat, but removing Kwible Search with a trusted anti-malware scanner is suggested for the sake of keeping your browser's performance at an optimal level.

Our Quibbles with Kwible Search's Ways of Helping Your Browser

Kwible Search is a browser add-on that is marketed by its affiliated website, which provides online searches (that, naturally, redirect you to real search engines like Google and Yahoo Search). While Kwible Search does redirect all of your searches to its site, Kwible Search also includes features to help set Kwible Search apart from other search-related add-ons like Search Assistant WebSearch... but not in a good way. Along with its search redirects, Kwible Search also includes advertisement injections that modify various Web pages as they're loaded into your browser; examples of commonly-targeted sites include Ebay, Yahoo and Amazon. Because Kwible Search displays its advertisements in formats that frequently interfere with your access the content underneath them, Kwible Search may block you from using certain site features or otherwise prevent you from engaging with a site's content appropriately.

Kwible Search may be difficult to uninstall and keep its browser changes intact even if you use the Windows Control Panel to remove Kwible Search from your PC – which, incidentally, is the removal method that's recommended by the Kwible Search website. Even without its direct interference with your interaction with other websites, Kwible Search's functions are sufficiently invasive that SpywareRemove.com malware experts have no problems in categorizing Kwible Search as adware that should be removed posthaste.

Getting Your Web Searches without the Taste of Kwible in Them

While advertisements or redirects from Kwible Search infections are not likely to harm your PC extensively, SpywareRemove.com malware researchers do consider Kwible Search a minor security issue that should be deleted as soon as it's feasible for you to do it. With appropriate anti-malware tools, removing Kwible Search should be as simple as scanning your PC, although Kwible Search's newly-detected nature may make outdated scanners less capable than more up-to-date ones of detecting Kwible Search and its browser changes with perfect accuracy.

Kwible Search and other adware programs often are installed as bundles with other applications. Being cautious about which sites you choose to use for downloads and examining optional installations options are key to avoiding unwanted adware infections, but Kwible Search also may be installed without any symptoms or even your consent, hence the usefulness of having anti-malware software to remove Kwible Search.

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If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to Kwible Search may have infected your computer, we recommend you start an in-depth system scan with SpyHunter. SpyHunter is an advanced malware protection and remediation application that offers subscribers a comprehensive method for protecting PCs from malware, in addition to providing one-on-one technical support service.

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