What is Video Convert Toolbar?
Video Convert Toolbar is not a virus, and it might be that you have just installed it on your computer as a very useful tool for converting your files. However, we must warn you about several unwanted things that may be caused by this application. Just like any other potentially unwanted program, VideoConvert can easily affect all of your web browsers as it is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Typically, such programs alter the start page, the default search engine, the new tab page and other Internet browsers’ settings. As a result, you may start noticing redirects to myway, Ask and other search engines that you haven’t been using previously. If you don’t want to be tricked into visiting unknown search sites that may show you sponsored search results, you should stay away from Video Convert. Besides, there is another thing that is caused by this program, and that thing is commercial pop-up ads. Typically, people are tricked into seeing third party-related ads that are seeking to promote specific websites. We don’t recommend visiting such websites because there is no guarantee that each of them is trustworthy and cannot be used for spreading unwanted software. Finally, the most of the toolbars are capable of tracking PC users and collecting their search terms, mostly visited websites and data that is added by users while visiting them. Such information cannot be called ‘personally identifiable’, but we believe that it shouldn’t be revealed for unknown parties. Besides, after revealing your email address, you may notice more spam in your mail box. If you have already installed Video Convert toolbar on your computer, and now you see that it can hardly help you in a way that you expected, please think about its removal. You can do that with the help of a guide that is given below. This will help you to make sure that all of its components were eliminated.
How can Video Convert infiltrate my computer?
Video Convert can be downloaded not only thru its official website, which claims “With VideoConvert you can quickly convert videos into the format optimized for viewing..”. You can also download this program to your computer without even expecting this because it has been actively promoted with the help of bundling. To protect yourself, you should know that only attentive installation of the freeware can help you to avoid potentially unwanted applications on your computer. Please, be sure to avoid Quick, Recommended, and similar installation methods because they have been actively used for hiding optional components inside the freeware. You select only Custom or Advanced installation methods and then carefully monitor each of installation steps. If you can find a sentence telling you that you want to install Video Convert on your computer, you should uncheck it. You should also decline prepositions to change your start page/default search engine to myway. If you have already been tricked into installing this program on your computer, you should follow this VideoConvert removal guide:
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 Video Convert 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 can I remove Video Convert toolbar?
If you want to remove this potentially unwanted application from your computer (fully), you should use this guide:
- Uninstall programs that are related to Video Convert from your computer:
1. Click Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a Program.
2. When in the Add/Remove Programs/Uninstall a Program, look for Video Convert 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 (Video Convert, 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.