IcoValid virus (also known as IcoValid 5.3 or Ico Valid) is a potentially unwanted program, which is closely related to freeware and shareware. If you noticed this extension on your computer, you must have downloaded it in a bundle with some PDF creator, download manager and other free program, which is actively promoted on the Internet. However, we don't recommend keeping it on the system because this program is mostly set to display continuous pop-up notifications that should help for its creators to increase advertising revenue and sales. If you noticed IcoValid 5.3 redirects to unfamiliar websites, browser's slow downs and similar issues, you should check your PC for this adware. Besides, it can easily hijack your homepage/default search engine and initiate other unwanted activities.
IcoValid is distributed just like any other adware, so it can infiltrate your computer unnoticed. In most of the cases, it enters systems as an ‘Extension’ or ‘Add-on’, so there is no surprise why the most of security applications think that its just another legitimate application. In order to prevent infiltration of IcoValid virus, you should try spending more time on freeware's installation by choosing a Custom or Advanced installation process. In addition, you should also find the check mark that claims that you agree to install IcoValid 5.3 on the system. If you noticed this or other version of this PUP on your computer, you should waste no time and follow this guide:
IcoValid is just another adware, which is spread with a help of free downloads. If you agreed to install this program on your computer, you can remove it with a help of these steps:
Information added: 02/19/14 02:35;
information updated: 02/19/14 02:35