ConvertPDFsNow Toolbar is a application that we advise you to avoid at all times. Even though it is advertised as a tool that should allow you to convert PDF files right within your web browser, you should know that its actual functionality is rather questionable, to say the least. In fact, due to its questionable inner workings, it has been classified as a potentially unwanted program. It can cause annoyance and frustration because it is fully capable of making unwanted and unauthorized changes to your browser's default settings. While this application is not malicious by itself, it could lead you to suspicious sites which could, in turn, cause a system infection. To find out how this could happen, make sure to read the rest of our report. We also provide a comprehensive removal guide that will help you delete ConvertPDFsNow Toolbar without encountering any major problems.
During our analysis, it has been discovered that ConvertPDFsNow Toolbar is a product of a group known as Mindspark, which is infamous for other dubious programs such as MyDigitalCalendar Toolbar, FreeManualsIndex Toolbar, SimplePictureEdit Toolbar, and quite a few others. Therefore, it is quite natural that all of them function alike. Once the dubious application in question enters your operating system, it will install a suspicious third-party extension to major browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. As soon as its browser plug-in is installed, you will notice a sudden change of default homepage and new tab page. You will also see a suspicious toolbar within your browser. One of the most annoying things about this is that you are not notified or you asked to authorize these alterations. It is important to note that these modifications will not have a positive effect. Basically, you will be forced to start each online session on a questionable third-party site whether you like it or not. The same can be said about the alteration of new tab page, as every single time you will open a new tab, you will be presented with a questionable site instead of a blank page. It goes without saying that surfing the web will become a much more frustrating and bothersome task. To regain default functionality of your web browser so you could surf the web the way you like it, you must execute a complete removal of ConvertPDFsNow Toolbar. If you fail to do so, the alterations induced by it will continue to bother you.
While most prominent features of ConvertPDFsNow Toolbar are invasive ones, you should know that in some cases these alterations could be the reason your operating system might be subjected to questionable and even potentially dangerous online content. This might happen if you chose to use the questionable search field within the newly appointed homepage. As it turns out some of the result provided by this search engine could be embedded with redirect links, meaning that just clicking on them could lead you to questionable and even potentially harmful websites. In some cases, you could enter sites designed to infect your personal computer. In other situations, you could encounter fake online shops that are crafted by cyber crooks to steal your credit card data. It goes without saying that entering any of these sites could have detrimental outcomes, to put it lightly. If you are a security-conscious user that wishes to maintain a fully secure operating system, you must execute a complete removal of ConvertPDFsNow Toolbar as soon as it is found active on your personal computer.
Make use of the instructions that we present below to terminate ConvertPDFsNow Toolbar. It is crucial to delete every single bit of this potentially unwanted program because that is the only way that you can restore your default browser settings. To remove it entirely make sure not to rush the procedure as a single mistake could result in an incomplete removal. This could result in a silent restoration of this application triggered by its traces. To be sure that no leftovers linked to ConvertPDFsNow Toolbar are active on your PC you can check your operating system manually for its traces or perform a full system scan with a reliable antimalware tool since it can detect and delete anything associated with this potentially unwanted program in an automated manner.
Windows 8 and 8.1