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See Similar | Type: Adware

See Similar is a potentially unwanted application causing continuous redirections to shopping websites when visiting Amazon, Walmart and similar sites. From the first glance, this adware may look like a helpful application, which actively tries to show you those sites that sell the same items you want to buy for less. However, it can also make you visit totally misleading websites that seek only to increase the number of their visitors. Beware about that. Besides, See Similar has also been reported for its unfair distribution method, which is based on other programs. If you haven't downloaded this program consciously, we recommend removing See Similar from your computer. You should do the same if you are bored by its continuous pop-up ads and notifications.


See Similar can be downloaded from those sites that promote it. However, it can also get inside the system in a bundle with other programs. In most of the cases, that's freeware and shareware that includes See Similar to its components list. However, it has also been reported about some adwares that are also included to the distribution of it. We highly recommend staying away from Genius Box, WebCake, Superfish, SpecialSavings and other applications. As soon as it gets inside, See Similar drops its own add-on on all Internet browsers that are installed on computer. In addition, it starts showing its pop-up advertisements that notify about various coupons, discounts and other deals. Beware that this program can also be set to track your browsing habits and share this data with the third parties.  


When trying to remove See Similar virus, you should firstly uninstall it from your computer manually. Besides, you should also look for these programs and, if detected, uninstall them as well: Genius Box, WebCake, Superfish, SpecialSavings, Online HD TV Toolbar: Online HD TV, PutLockerDownload, TornTV, Yontoo, 1ClickDown, 1ClickDownloader, FB Photo Zoom,, HDvid Codec, IB Updater, Incredibar Toolbar, OneClickDownload, OneClickDownloader. For that, use these steps:

  1. Click Start -> Control Panel -> Programs (or Add/Remove Programs) -> Uninstall a Program.
  2. Here, look for See Similar and select 'Uninstall/Change'.
  3. Click OK to save the changes.

Additionally, get rid of its add-ons:

Internet Explorer

Click "Tools" -> select "Manage Add-ons" and search for the entries that could be related to See Similar. Disable them. Don't forget to change your start page if it has been altered by this adware.

Mozilla Firefox: 

Click "Tools" -> select "Manage Add-ons" and disable See Similar related entries. Also change your start page if it has been altered by this adware.

Google Chrome:

Click on a wrench icon -> select "Tools" and click on "Extensions".  Locate See Similar, select it and click on a trash can icon. Don't forget to change your start page if it has been altered by this adware.

Finally, we recommend scanning computer with updated anti-spyware to make sure that your PC is free of viruses. For that, you can use SpyHunter

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Geolocation of See Similar

Map reveals the prevalence of See Similar. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom and India.

Information added: 06/19/13 02:43; information updated: 06/19/13 02:43

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Comments on See Similar

Kathy Johnson
I have hard time removing seesimilar02, it is not on the list of removing/uninstalling, but the icon is still on my page

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