What is MyFunCards Toolbar?
MyFunCards Toolbar is a potentially unwanted application. While this program can hardly be called a virus, beware that is actively used for affiliate marketing. If it enters computer, it may affect each of your web browsers and then may start showing you altered search results, pop-up ads and other annoying things that can easily trick you into visiting unknown websites. While in most of the cases these sites seek to increase their page rank or sales, they may also be used for spreading suspicious programs. Please, do NOT ignore the appearance of MyFunCards Toolbar on your computer! If it has already appeared on your Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or other web browser, you may have noticed that it has changed your start page, default search engine and new tab page to ask.com without any permission asked. This site has already been included to our database as a search engine that infiltrates computers without an appropriate permission asked and then tries to make people to visit sponsored websites.
Before MyFunCards Toolbar starts initiating changes on the system, it needs to get inside the system. Beware that this program may come on your computer in a bundle with other programs without an appropriate permission asked. For more information about that you should read next paragraph. If you have already noticed that it has infiltrated your machine, we highly recommend avoiding MyFunCards Toolbar redirects, pop-up ads and other activities that it may try to initiate. The easiest way to do that is to that is to remove this toolbar from the system. For that we highly recommend any reputable anti-spyware, which is capable of checking the entire PC system and eliminating all suspicious programs that may be hiding inside it.
How can MyFunCards infiltrate my computer?
This program is distributed via different methods – you can download it from its official website or let it enter your machine in a bundle with freeware and shareware. In this case, MyFunCards Toolbar’s owners act illegally and untrustworthy. Note that you can prevent its infiltration by choosing a custom installation method and un-checking its entry. Once inside and active, adware initiates different kinds of changes. Typically, it alters a start page, default search engine and new tab page. Beware that you won’t be capable to browse normally after all these system’s modifications are done. You should remove MyFunCards and fix computer’s settings in order to start using your PC normally again.
Recently, the developer of this program contacted us asking us to remove this post from 2-spyware.com website. We believe that we shouldn’t do that as long as programs that we offer for the removal of MyFunCards Toolbar can detect it and help users to remove it from the system. As it is mentioned under each of download buttons, we ARE affiliated with these anti-malware programs, and while some of them are free, others can remove a virus only after purchasing them. These mentions fully fulfill each of the requirements of FTC.
Nevertheless, we have recently decided to make a revision of this and other posts that are related to this developer. We claim that all of them are described properly.
How to remove MyFunCards?
If you suffer from browser’s redirections to unknown websites, slow downs, redirects and other PC-related issues, we think that it’s time for you to scan your computer with a reputable anti-spyware and remove this PUP. For that, we recommend using SpyHunter 5Combo Cleaner or ReimageIntego. Of course, you can also eliminate MyFunCards Toolbar from your computer using automatic removal steps that are given down below. Please, be very careful and make sure that you follow each of these steps very carefully because you may also remove needed system’s components.
- Uninstall programs that are related to MyFunCards Toolbar from your computer:
1. Click Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a Program.
2. When in the Add/Remove Programs/Uninstall a Program, look for MyFunCards Toolbar and other programs that are unknown to you.
3. Click ‘Uninstall’ and then OK to save the changes.
- Reset your web browser:
1. Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select ‘Tools’ -> ‘Extensions’.
2. Here, select unfamiliar plugins (MyFunCards Toolbar, MyWay, MyWebSearch, etc.) and select trash icon to delete these entries.
3. In order to change your homepage, click on menu icon, choose ‘Settings’ -> ‘On startup’ section -> ‘set pages’.
4. Here, eliminate myway.com by clicking on the “X” and enter your preferred website.
5. In order to change your default search engine, click on the menu icon -> ‘Settings’ -> ‘Search’ section.
6. Here, click ‘Manage Search Engines…’ and add your preferred domain name.
Protect your privacy – employ a VPN
There are several ways how to make your online time more private – you can access an incognito tab. However, there is no secret that even in this mode, you are tracked for advertising purposes. There is a way to add an extra layer of protection and create a completely anonymous web browsing practice with the help of Private Internet Access VPN. This software reroutes traffic through different servers, thus leaving your IP address and geolocation in disguise. Besides, it is based on a strict no-log policy, meaning that no data will be recorded, leaked, and available for both first and third parties. The combination of a secure web browser and Private Internet Access VPN will let you browse the Internet without a feeling of being spied or targeted by criminals.
No backups? No problem. Use a data recovery tool
If you wonder how data loss can occur, you should not look any further for answers – human errors, malware attacks, hardware failures, power cuts, natural disasters, or even simple negligence. In some cases, lost files are extremely important, and many straight out panic when such an unfortunate course of events happen. Due to this, you should always ensure that you prepare proper data backups on a regular basis.
If you were caught by surprise and did not have any backups to restore your files from, not everything is lost. Data Recovery Pro is one of the leading file recovery solutions you can find on the market – it is likely to restore even lost emails or data located on an external device.