McAfee® Web Boost

McAfee® Web Boost

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

What is McAfee® Web Boost?

McAfee® Web Boost is a browser extension specifically designed for Edge. The main function of this add-on is to prevent automatic playing of videos, which can significantly improve browsing speed, and help save on data usage and preserve battery life.

Stats date:
Rating: 4.20 (38)
Version: (Last updated: 2020-05-08)
Creation date: 2020-05-08
Manifest version: 2
  • webRequestBlocking
  • tabs
  • webRequest
  • nativeMessaging
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
  • <all_urls>
  • webNavigation
  • activeTab
Size: 328.26K
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

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McAfee® Web Boost
McAfee® Web Boost (v1.1.0.20)
4.15 (175) 2,247,781
Not available on Firefox

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.

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Blocks trackers and pop-ups
  • Easy to install and use
  • Intuitive AutoPlay feature
  • May not work correctly on certain websites
  • May interfere with audio on some websites
  • Limited functionality
Most mentioned
  • Blocks trackers and pop-ups
  • May not work correctly on certain websites
  • Easy to install and use
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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 add-on. 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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