Mindspark is making a return with the release of SendFilesFree Toolbar. This is one of their typical browser toolbars we have grown to resent. We suggest that you remove this toolbar if you have it installed on your computer, because there is more to it than meets the eye. At first glance it is a simple toolbar that features easy to access functions and services. However, this program’s true intention is to promote a modified version of the Ask.com search engine, which we deem unreliable. Please read this article in its entirety for additional details about SendFilesFree Toolbar.
The Mindspark Interactive Network has finally crawled from under its rock and came up with a brilliant idea of releasing yet another undesirable toolbar. Mindspark is a well-known developer of annoying toolbars that all seem to offer different functions, but have one thing in common. All of them feature a tampered-with Ask.com search engine. We would like to give a dishonorable mention to some of its previous releases known as GasGlance Toolbar, StudyHQ Toolbar, and 100sOfRecipes Toolbar. Note that all of these toolbars are currently supported by Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer. However, Edge is not supported, which is just as well.
Since we are quite familiar with Mindspark’s toolbars, we have managed to determine its means of distribution. SendFilesFree Toolbar has an official website at Sendfilesfree.com. As always this developer makes sure to leave a good impression on would-be users by providing the most essential information and keeping the website’s design minimalistic. Another method known to be practiced by its developers for distributing this program is software bundling. We have received reports that SendFilesFree Toolbar is being bundled with malicious and other software and featured on free software hosting websites. We warn you that it may be bundled with adware and that it spells bad news if it stays there for a prolonged period of time.
This toolbar has an actually functional File converter that supports most commonly used formats, such as .pdf, .doc, .jpg, .bmp, mp3, .mkv, and so on. It also features a section where you can set up reminders and tasks for yourself. Furthermore, it features links to websites that enable you to send large size files using email authentication. These links include websites, such as Wetransfer.com and Sendspace.com. Finally, SendFilesFree Toolbar contains a section with 14 links to cloud storage and sharing websites. It seems that all of the aforementioned functions are legitimate, but this toolbar mostly relies of third-party services and passes them on as its own.
The main argument for removing SendFilesFree Toolbar is its search engine. We have long known that this search engine is apt to display promotional links inside its search results as well as third-party advertisements that are not exactly legitimate. This search engine may be used to promote shady software that might turn out to be adware in nature. Furthermore, we know that this search engine is bound to gather non-sensitive information about you in order to tailor its promoted content.
So if you do not agree with SendFilesFree Toolbar’s practices we suggest that you remove it from your browser as soon as the opportunity arises. Note that this toolbar is not an immediate threat but it it may cause trouble in the long run with its shady promotional campaigns. Therefore, we invite you to make use of the removal guide we have included in this article.
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