Search.privateweb-search.com is a website that you may start to see in your Web browser regularly when you try to install a browser add-on that promises to protect your privacy and prevent marketing companies from using your search queries to display targeted advertisements. While it is true that using Search.privateweb-search.com may help to reduce the number of targeted advertisements you see, it will not reduce the overall number of advertisements – you will still see a lot of advertisements, but their contents may be less relevant to your interests.
The add-ons related to Search.privateweb-search.com may try to set your default new tab page and search aggregator to Search.privateweb-search.com. This change ensures that this website will; receive a lot of traffic from users, and this may help its authors generate revenue. Using the search feature found on Search.privateweb-search.com should not be a problem because the website will refer you to Yahoo Search. However, this might change at any point in time, and it is possible that Search.privateweb-search.com may behave differently in the future.
It is recommended to stay away from programs and add-ons that force you to change your browser's configuration. If you suspect that you have installed such software, you should use a reliable scanner to clean your system.
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