SmileysWeLove Toolbar is a browser extension that provides you with an extensive list of emotions that you can use for your chatting sessions in Facebook messenger, your email messages and more. Although at first glance it seems that there is nothing wrong with the extension, computer security experts label it as potentially unwanted application, because it might be related to potentially dangerous third parties. If it was not your intention to have SmileysWeLove Toolbar installed on your computer, remove the toolbar right now along with other undesirable applications.
In general the toolbar looks extremely user-friendly, especially as it can be easily installed on Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer web browsers. Naturally, if you have downloaded SmileysWeLove Toolbar from smileyswelove.com and installed the application willingly, there should not be any problem (although it would still be recommended to uninstall it for security’s sake). However, there is more than one distribution method for this application, and the alternative distribution methods are what worry any computer security specialist.
The problem is that SmileysWeLove Toolbar can be easily bundled with freeware applications. It is known to arrive with such apps as Delta Toolbar or Browser Defender. That is not to say that the application gets installed on your computer without your permission. You may have not noticed it, but you most probably have allowed SmileysWeLove Toolbar to be installed. For example, a lot of freeware applications comes with Express installation option, and in such a case, if there are any additional programs bundled with it, they get installed automatically as well. Check out the Express installation option description that comes with Delta Toolbar:
Install SmileysWeLove and Delta Toolbar. Delta is a popular free toolbar designed to make browsing and searching the Internet faster and easier! Delta Toolbar gives you access to a large variety of radio, music & news stations, comprehensive term, text and web page translations
In other words, it means that you can choose NOT to install SmileysWeLove Toolbar if you do not want it. However, if you skip this step you will have more than just one additional program installed. It is known that TuneUp Utilities 2013 also get installed along with SmileysWeLove Toolbar and Delta Toolbar. It goes without saying that there is no use of a bunch of programs that you barely ever use.
Although technically the toolbar itself is not malicious, the fact that the bundled programs might modify your browser settings is worth consideration. Constant exposure to third party content may increase the possibility of malware infection, so the sooner you remove SmileysWeLove Toolbar and other related applications the better. If you are not sure which programs are necessary to be removed from your computer, scan it with SpyHunter free scanner. Acquire a powerful antimalware tool if necessary and safeguard your computer from any potential harm.
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