Swagbucks Toolbar is a browser plugin that you can download at swagbucks.com. The main website says that Swagbucks is the largest free online rewards program that helps you to earn reward money and then spend your reward in a number of online stores. Swagbucks Toolbar is part of the whole deal. According to the official website the toolbar helps you to search internet at least three times easier than with your usual search engine. Swagbucks Toolbar makes use of Google customized search engine and it is compatible with all main web browsers.
Despite the fact that Swagbucks Toolbar looks like a browser plugin created by a completely independent software developer, but in reality it is a part of Conduit browser plugin family, developed by Conduit Ltd. It is very similar to Freecorder Toolbar, VisualBee Toolbar, YA Search Toolbar and many other browser add-ons from the same group. Although Swagbucks Toolbar is not a dangerous computer infections, users often complain that this toolbar is hard to remove and it gets installed onto their computers without their permission.
That is slightly too far-fetched, because Swagbucks Toolbar does not enter your computer surreptitiously. Its installation requires user intervention. Also, if you think that Swagbucks Toolbar hijacks your homepage you better think again – you actually allow the toolbar to change your home page yourself, and it does not matter where you have downloaded Swagbucks Toolbar at: the official website, or a third party website. It is common for this toolbar to arrived bundled with freeware applications, and so it may seem that it is a potential computer threat, but in fact it is merely a potentially unwanted program.
In order to avoid possible security threats that could be related to Swagbucks Toolbar, you are advised to remove it from your computer right now.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
Once you are done with manual Swagbucks Toolbar removal, run a full system scan with SpyHunter scanner. The scanner will help you find out whether you have any other undesirable files on your computer. Do all it takes to protect your system from harm.
|#||File Name||File Size (Bytes)||File Hash|
|1||SwagBucks.exe||1315080 bytes||MD5: 0b6cbefa1d7f697ea6f7bdfb51067758|
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