McAfee® Web Boost

McAfee® Web Boost

Stop videos from auto-playing and slowing down your web-browsing

McAfee® Web Boost
What is McAfee® Web Boost?
McAfee® Web Boost is a Chrome extension with the specific function of blocking irritating auto-playing videos. This effective feature boosts your internet browsing speed, and consequently, helps in saving data and battery life.
Stats
Users: 1,000,000+
Version: 1.1.0.20 (Last updated: 2022-03-11)
Creation date: 2019-03-11
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • webRequest
  • declarativeNetRequest
  • tabs
  • nativeMessaging
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
  • webNavigation
  • activeTab
  • alarms
  • scripting
Host permissions:
  • *://*/
Size: 329.73K
Stats date:

Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
McAfee® Web Boost
McAfee® Web Boost (v1.0.0.0)
4.30 (38) 748,819+
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Summary
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McAfee® Web Boost is a browser extension that speeds up your web-browsing and helps save your data and battery life by stopping annoying auto-playing videos.

By downloading McAfee Web Boost, you agree to our License Agreement and Privacy Notice.

License Agreement: https://www.mcafee.com/consumer/en-us/policy/global/legal.html?tab=license

Privacy Notice: https://www.mcafee.com/consumer/en-us/policy/global/legal.html?tab=privacy

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Stops videos from auto-playing
  • Helps keep internet browsing fast
  • Good virus cleaning program
Cons
  • Slows down the browser
  • Does not work on some specific websites
  • Annoying notifications
Most mentioned
  • Does not stop videos on some specific websites
  • Slows down the browser
  • Annoying notifications
Recent reviews
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by Kenya Otterholt Kenya Otterholt, 2024-06-05

by John Roy John Roy, 2024-04-22

this is great when I'm in online class I'm able to run everything faster
by Preston Spies Preston Spies, 2021-01-08
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Safety
Risk impact

McAfee® Web Boost is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install McAfee® Web Boost if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

McAfee® Web Boost has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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