FunMoods Toolbar Removal Guide

Threat Level:
9/10
Rate this Article:
Comments (0)
Article Views: 12099

FunMoods Toolbar is an annoying browser ad-on which, if installed in your Internet Explorer, Mozilla, etc, will change your mind about browsers extensions if you ever thought that they are somehow helpful. You can download the toolbar from its official website or find this extension after installing free software which is bundled with the toolbar’s installation files; however, its removal may be a challenge. If you think that FunMoods toolbar will make your browsing and chatting online somewhat entertaining, then you are wrong, unless you like being redirected to unwanted websites containing suspicious contents, because this is what this inconvenient application is capable of.

In the cunning hijacker’s official website, the toolbar is presented as a “free add-on for social networks Chat”, which implies that instead of using boring smileys you could express your emotions through colorful, entertaining graphic smiling facing. Unfortunately, you get much more than it is expected, because FunMoods Toolbar will redirect your search results to funmoods.com, start.funmoods.com and other pages; moreover, the toolbar creates a browser helper object, which is located below the browser’s address box, changes your homepage, which you will not be able to change until you remove FunMoods Toolbar.

To remove FunMoods Toolbar and restore your browsers’ settings, use a reputable spyware removal application which will deal with the ad-on effectively. If you cannot access desirable websites where you could find legitimate antispyware tool, follow these instructions:

  1. Restart the computer.
  2. Press F8 immediately and then select Safe Mode with Networking. It should be enough to access the Internet and download a reliable tool such as SpyHunter and restart in normal mode.
  3. If you want to download SpyHunter, go to http://www.411-spyware.com/download-sph and download the malware removal tool.
Download Remover for FunMoods Toolbar *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

FunMoods Toolbar technical info for manual removal:

Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
1%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Funmoods
2%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\cjpglkicenollcignonpgiafdgfeehoj
3%PROGRAMFILES%\Funmoods
4UpdateTask.exe85504 bytesMD5: 3448e0ccc4b4b4aa91ed8402415ad8d7
5%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\bbjciahceamgodcoidkjpchnokgfpphh
6%USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Funmoods
7%LOCALAPPDATA%
8%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\cjpglkicenollcignonpgiafdgfeehoj
9%APPDATA%\Funmoods
10%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\bbjciahceamgodcoidkjpchnokgfpphh
11%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data

Files in the following directories were modified:

  • %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions
  • %PROGRAMFILES%
  • %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions
  • %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow
  • %APPDATA%
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings

Memory Processes Created:

# Process Name Process Filename Main module size
1UpdateTask.exeUpdateTask.exe85504 bytes

Registry Modifications:

The following Registry Keys were created:

  • funmoods
  • Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{B7971660-A1CE-4FDD-B9E0-2C37D77AFB0B}

Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Name
Website
Comment

Enter the numbers in the box to the right *