Title: Freecorder
Type: Adware

Remove Freecorder
Removal instructions

 
Severity scale:Freecorder severity is 12  (12 / 100)
 

Freecorder is a potentially unwanted program, which may get inside your computer via unfair distribution method. Of course, you can consciously download it from its official website as well, but it seems that this previously mentioned method, which is based on the freeware and shareware, is much popular in the distribution of this software. Besides, Freecorder is closely related to the Delta Search Toolbar, which has been announced on our website some time ago. Beware that it settles down on all Internet browsers as soon as you download the software, and starts continuous redirections to its affiliate sites. Besides, you may find out that your homepage and default search engine is also changed because of Freecorder. According to victims, it can be changed to delta-search.comMixidj.delta-search.comyhs.delta-search.com or similar site. Please, do not ignore such changes because you may get infected with more serious viruses. Run a full system scan with SpyHunter if you want to check your PC for malicious entries.

HOW CAN I GET Freecorder ON MY PC?

As we have said, Freecorder can be downloaded from its official or affiliate site. Note that when you agree to install this program, you also agree to install Delta Toolbar on your computer. In order to avoid that, you should always check every installation window of the software and unclick this program. Besides, it has also been found that Freecorder also uses the same distribution method and has ability to come in a bundle with freeware and shareware. As you can see, you should always carefully monitor installation process of the software if you want to avoid such optional installs like this one.  

HOW TO REMOVE Freecorder?

If you have found that your default search engine or homepage has been changed to delta-search.com, mixidj.delta-search.com and other site, you should scan your PC with updated anti-spyware. You can use SpyHunter for that.

Automatic Freecorder Removal Guide

You can remove Freecorder automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall Freecorder. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

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Manual Freecorder Removal Guide

Step 1: Uninstall Freecorder and related programs

  • Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
  • Here, look for Freecorder or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.

If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.

Step 2: Remove Freecorder from each of your web browsers

Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome
Remove dangerous add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Freecorder and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  • Here, remove malicious URL and enter your preferred domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
Reset Internet Explorer
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Here, select Reset.
  • When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Freecorder removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome
Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions.
  • Here, select Freecorder and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
Reset Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
  • Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete Freecorder removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome
Delete malicious plugins
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions.
  • Here, select Freecorder and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
  • Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section.
  • When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
Reset Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
  • Click Reset to confirm this action and complete Freecorder removal.

What is adware?

Adware is a program that displays advertisements while people are browsing online. Advertisements appear in a web browser, pop-up windows, special toolbars or within the host program. Adware also can gather information about user’s habits and interests. Once it collects what it needs, it sends it out through a background Internet connection. Such behavior allows adware vendors to deliver targeted advertisements to the end user and collect general statistics. However, it may also be used for stealing people’s private data.

Adware is divided into parasitical and legitimate applications. Illegal advertising programs are very similar to spyware parasites and often have some of their functions. They can be installed without user's knowledge and start working every time a computer is rebooted. However, they are less dangerous than rogues because the most of such parasites are primarily intended to collect user’s personal information for marketing and advertising purposes. Unfortunately, you can never know what other purposes it can be used for.

Symptoms showing that your computer was infected by Freecorder:

•  Appearance of annoying pop-up ads
•  Appearance of banners and in-text ads
•  Redirects to unknown and suspicious websites
•  Changes in homepage and default search engine
•  Decreased speed of every Internet browser

Geolocation of Freecorder:

This map reveals the prevalence of Freecorder. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Philippines, South Africa, France, India and Malaysia.

QR code for Freecorder removal instructions:

Freecorder qrcode
QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like Freecorder are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall Freecorder right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.

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Information added: 2014-08-14 06:28:15
Information updated: 2014-08-14 06:28:15

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