and so on.
Problem: Google Search results have thumbnails in front of them and links are redirected
through b.xfreeservice.com or c.xfreeservice.com. In some case, you are redirected to an entirely different page. Google search results are modified with affiliate links.
Solution: Remove any/all Chrome extensions that help with downloads.
Example: Downloader for Instagram, Video Downloader, Free Download Manager.
There are very detailed insights on xfreeservice.com being malware or not here
. Needless to say, there’s indeed some undesired behaviour.
The xfreeservice.com script is designed very well to ensure a Chrome user cannot always pinpoint it out.
If you open developers inspector in Google Search results infiltrated with xfreeservice.com links, the script hides all parts related to xfreeservice.com
Moreover, if you just modified any of your extensions xfreeservice.com will remain disabled for certain time.