PDFConverterSearchHQ Removal Guide

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You must know already that not all programs and extensions are made equal. PDFConverterSearchHQ is the kind of extension that poses as a beneficial tool, but veers more toward an extension that is a complete opposite of that. Our research team does not agree that it is beneficial. In fact, we have already classified it as a PUP – potentially unwanted program. Even before this decision was made, we knew that, most likely, it would act as a PUP, and that is because we have analyzed multiple extensions that are identical to it. Some of them include ConvertItSearch, AnyStationSearch, and SteamSearchs. Were they created by the same company? That might be the case, but there is no unifying company that would stand behind them all. The Privacy Policy is always the same, but it does not mention the creator. So, should you delete PDFConverterSearchHQ because it is identical to other PUPs? If you keep reading, you will learn that the reasons to remove this PUP are a little more complicated.

PDFConverterSearchHQ does not seem to have an official website. That is not a problem for the creator of this extension because they have been successfully spreading it via the Chrome Web Store (found at chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/pdfconvertersearchhq/bfollghjlklkdbljkflpfpkpikbfaljo). It is possible that Chrome users could be redirected to this page via unreliable websites or with the help of pop-ups delivered, for example, via adware servers as well. In the best-case scenario, the PUP travels alone, but if you remember installing it along with something else, inspecting the system should be your priority right now. You can click the Download link below to acquire a free malware scanner that will check your system thoroughly to see if there is anything for you to delete besides the PUP. Our researchers assume that if you downloaded PDFConverterSearchHQ not by accident, you must have been attracted by something that it offered. That is strange, given that this extension does not really offer much. It suggests that it can optimize Yahoo search results, but it does not explain how to do that.

Well, if search optimization is the main feature of PDFConverterSearchHQ, we definitely recommend that you delete it from your browser. Feed.pdfconvertersearchhq.com is a search tool that the PUP introduces as your default search provider after installation. When it redirects your searches to Yahoo, it shows results that are modified. What are these modifications? Normal search results are likely to be shown along with ads, and these belong to third parties that are anonymous. Their intentions are unknown. Furthermore, these anonymous parties might have access to information about you, which might help them offer attractive, personalized content. You would know that that is how this PUP collects and shares data if you had reviewed the Privacy Policy at pdfconvertersearchhq.com/privacy.html before installing the PUP. Without a doubt, it is important that you take into account how your privacy is handled by any service or tool that you are interested in, and if you decide that you do not agree with it, and if you also do not find the service/tool beneficial on top of that, removal is the only step that makes sense.

Do you think that you will lose some great service by removing PDFConverterSearchHQ? Hopefully, you fully understand that that is not the case. Our team has analyzed this potentially unwanted program, and it is evident that it does not work in a useful way. We would classify it as being useful if it offered unique search results that corresponded to search queries and that were not shown with strange third-party links next to them. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Deleting PDFConverterSearchHQ manually is an easy task, and even if you have no experience, you should have no trouble. The guide below should make the process even easier. Note that we have added steps that show how to clear browsing data too. You need this to eliminate data trackers. And what should you do if other threats exist or if your system does not have a good security system? If that is the situation, we recommend installing anti-malware software.

How to delete PDFConverterSearchHQ

  1. Launch Google Chrome and then tap ALT+F keys.
  2. In the menu on the right, click More tools->Extensions.
  3. Click Remove next to the undesirable add-on.
  4. Tap ALT+F keys, click More tools->Clear browsing data.
  5. Open the Advanced tab and choose a time range.
  6. Choose boxes you want and then click Clear data.
Download Remover for PDFConverterSearchHQ *
*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.

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