Although nowadays video quality online is exceptionally high, a lot of users still prefer to have a particular video in their hard drive, so there is a ton of programs and browser extensions that enables users to download videos and convert them. Freemake Video Downloader is one of those programs and it is available at freemake.com and a number of other third party websites. It is genuine program that does live up to its promises, but security experts are still forced to categorize it as potentially unwanted program due to its setup. You are advised to remove Freemake Video Downloader from your computer, or at least terminate applications and browser plugins that have come with it.
As far as Freemake Video Downloader’s functionality is concerned, this application allows you to download videos from Facebook, Vimeo, Veoh, YouTube, Dailymotion and a myriad of other websites. It can also convert the video to mp3 file, or to avi, mkv or any other format the user may prefer. As you can see, there is nothing wrong with Freemake Video Downloader and this application may also be useful to you to some extent, but the problem is that it comes with several additional applications that are generally considered to be annoying and even dangerous.
If you take a closer look at Freemake Video Downloader’s installation steps, you will see that it comes bundled with various browser plugins that are barely useful. For example, if you choose to go with Express (recommended) installation, you will also install Delta Toolbar on your browser, making Delta (2.delta-search.com) your default search engine and default home page. Since Delta Search is compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer, no matter which browser is set as your default one, the default browser settings will be changed. What is more, Freemake Video Downlaoder also offers you a free trial of TuneUp Utilities 2013 which is a computer optimization tool.
Perhaps Freemake Video Downloader was the only thing you wanted to install on your computer, but as you can see you can end up with a whole bunch of applications you do not even want to have. In case you wish to remove Freemake Video Downloader along with potentially dangerous plugins, follow the instructions below.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
You are also strongly advised to run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner, because Delta Search is known to display various commercial advertisements that could be the source of malicious infection. Do all it takes to protect your system from harm.