Our analysts have categorized SquareTrace as an adware application that you ought to remove without any hesitation, because it is completely useless, and does not enhance your browsing experience in any way. As an adware application it only serves the interests of its developers. The problem is that SquareTrace is known to promote unreliable content, which you would not interact under any circumstances, because you end up infecting your computer with malicious applications such as ransomware, and rogue programs. Apart from this major security threat, SquareTrace may also collect information about the computer’s user. This behavior on the part of its developers is unacceptable, therefore there is no other option left but to remove it.
SquareTrace has been developed by SuperWeb LLC an infamous company responsible for numerous adware applications known to promote shady businesses. SquareTrace has a lot of clones, such as PathMaxx, ZoneTrek, Spark Cast, Web United, and so on. It goes without saying that you should remove all SuperWeb adware apps, because they are unreliable in nature. At any rate, just like its clones, SquareTrace has its own website called Squaretrace.info that features information about its supposedly beneficial functions. However, you cannot download it from its website, which is typical of all SuperWeb adware. Alternatively, SquareTrace utilizes bundling as its main vehicle of distribution. You can get infected with it if you install software bundles downloaded from freeware sharing websites such Cnet.com or Soft32.com.
However, you can avoid getting infected with SquareTrace by opting for an advanced installation wizard. In must be noted that we do not recommend downloading software bundles from freeware websites, but if you insist on installing a freeware bundle, remember to always choose a custom installation and uncheck any checkboxes offering you to install unfamiliar software. Nevertheless, you can always remove it manually by following our removal guide.
As mentioned, SquareTrace displays numerous commercial advertisements in the form of pop-ups, coupons, in-text ads, and so on. We must warn you that these ads are potentially dangerous as they can be used to promote infected websites that could infect you computer with malware, which will be very difficult to remove. In addition to that, SquareTrace has the ability to collect information about its victims. It can collect browsing and search history, IP addresses, and so on.
All in all, SquareTrace is a unreliable useless application that you should remove without hesitating. First of all, it uses deceitful distribution methods by hopping that you will install it by accident. Secondly, it displays commercial advertisements that are known to be a source of malware infections. Lastly, it collects personal information that you really would not want to reveal to a third party. All things considered, it would be best to remove SquareTrace by following our guide bellow.
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
Windows 7 and Windows Vista