Nowadays users have to be weary even of those applications that look absolutely legal. FaceSmooch Virus is actually a browser plugin developed and distributed by Conduit Ltd. It looks like complimentary part of FaceSmooch browser add-on that provides free Facebook chat emoticons. However, FaceSmooch Virus is downloaded not at facesmooch.com, but at facesmooch.ourtoolbar.com. Therefore, it is obvious that this browser plugin is a part of Conduit family and it is directly related to MIXI.DJ Toolbar, Conduit Toolbar, Widgi Toolbar and many others.
FaceSmooch Virus is not a dangerous computer infection, but it is considered a potentially unwanted application. Thus, it is highly recommended to remove FaceSmooch Virus from your computer. Obviously, facesmooch.ourtoolbar.com is not the only place you can download this plugin it. There is also a long list of third party websites and freeware programs that are responsible for re-distributing the plugin all over the Internet. It is also important to remember that you responsible for installing FaceSmooch Virus on your computer yourself. This application does prompt you about the oncoming installation, and you have an opportunity to choose whether you want to keep your home page or change it to the custom FaceSmooch home page.
What is more, FaceSmooch Virus comes with additional application called TuneUp Utilities 2013. It is a free computer optimizer, however, its functionality is highly questionable. Therefore, you need to be attentive during the installation process, if you do not want your home page changed, or if you definitely do not need TuneUp Utilities 2013. All in all, it would be for the better to remove FaceSmooch Virus from your computer, because eventually the plugin could be responsible for malware infection getting into your PC.
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After manual removal, run a PC scan with SpyHunter free scanner. This way you will make sure that all the undesirable applications are gone from your computer.