ViewMyPDF Removal Guide

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ViewMyPDF is an adware application, which means it may gather information about the user’s browsing habits and then show him targeting advertising material. What users who encounter the extension should know is the advertising content it might display could be not only incredibly irritating but also potentially dangerous. Our specialists say there is such a possibility because the ads might come from unknown third-party web pages. Naturally, if you do not want to take any chances with this adware, you should eliminate it with no hesitation. Users who need help while removing ViewMyPDF manually could have a look at the deletion instructions located at the end of this report. As for the rest of the article, it can provide you with more details about the unreliable application, e.g., its possible distribution channels, working manner, and so on.

As strange as it may sound the website distributing ViewMyPDF looks like a games platform, even though it is called Viewmypdf.com. Thus, users visiting the website for the first time might be surprised after seeing tons of games instead of tools for PDF documents. However, our researchers say after some time the site displays a suggestion to install the adware in question. Additionally, it is possible it could come as a redirect or users could download it after interacting with unreliable advertising material. It could be even bundled with different adware, potentially unwanted programs, and other untrustworthy software alike. Therefore, users who want to watch out for such applications should be cautious when downloading new extensions or other tools, especially if they come from untrustworthy sites or ads. Before allowing any program to settle in it would be wise to research it first. Not to mention you should download new tools only form legitimate websites.

At the moment of writing, ViewMyPDF works only on Google Chrome browsers. Our researchers say, after being installed, the adware might start displaying various advertisements while the user browses the Internet. The material shown to you could come from multiple third parties, which means no one knows where the ads could come from. Because of this, there is a risk some of the advertisements might belong to unreliable web pages, for example, sites asking to participate in fictitious lotteries or web pages suggesting you install untrustworthy software. Of course, we cannot be entirely sure, or in other words, you might not encounter possibly malicious ads while keeping ViewMyPDF installed. Yet there is still a possibility you could, and we do not think it is worth taking it for such an untrustworthy program. If you think it might be unwise to leave the adware unattended too, we encourage you to erase it at once.

Users who want to delete ViewMyPDF manually should take a look at the instructions located below as they will show how to remove this suspicious extension from Google Chrome. The other way, to eliminate the doubtful extension is to scan the computer with a security tool of your choice. Once the scan is complete, you should be able to erase all identified threats by pressing the given deletion button.

Get rid of ViewMyPDF

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Insert chrome://extensions into the Google Chrome’s address bar and press Enter.
  3. Find the unwanted extension in the add-ons list.
  4. Click the Remove button next to ViewMyPDF.
  5. Close the tab with Extensions menu.
  6. Restart the browser.
Download Remover for ViewMyPDF *
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ViewMyPDF Screenshots:

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ViewMyPDF technical info for manual removal:

Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
1computed_hashes.json7988 bytesMD5: 7b1ec23b06c73f038c9e90ff954eda5a
2install.js437 bytesMD5: 51a1d1b11c562ddba3e2e7ce314d43f2
3overlay_style.css14208 bytesMD5: 1cb204647bd7fb84a958928649e2a5cb
4icon48.png574 bytesMD5: 05eaa0121c41cb42a288a463a4843fb4
5CURRENT16 bytesMD5: 46295cac801e5d4857d09837238a6394
6intextContent.js117584 bytesMD5: f217a3a9d675a707869a577aa96b5d10
7MANIFEST-00000141 bytesMD5: 00000000000000000000000000000000
8LOG.old400 bytesMD5: 3b700f3a7aef1ff76d102b6561129bd6
9manifest.json1857 bytesMD5: 299c2b7fb21df380c68d6be37e59c041
10LOG400 bytesMD5: 00000000000000000000000000000000
11vsframe.js20736 bytesMD5: 46169ea109b895973afdeada3109a9cb
12000003.log3436 bytesMD5: 00000000000000000000000000000000
13info.svg1251 bytesMD5: ed5964acd4c9ae7546ccab0e4dd08e80
14icon.png1193 bytesMD5: aff2e529dd8a8c904062222578894ae3
15background.js128861 bytesMD5: 550cd3583f40d974cbada6d7d03e5aca
16background.html178 bytesMD5: d9bb3f731709280df065103b5690a8c9
17intextstyle.css1613 bytesMD5: b2edeb58b18adffd1bf3b8ec85640501
18close.svg1594 bytesMD5: 09220ec523ee6ac1a6a96b34e0d0fb7b
19verified_contents.json2861 bytesMD5: d6e7e1e052496d889beb2193da553616
20content.js45644 bytesMD5: 9328e8c9db7602aafec345ed5380fbf5
21adentify.js161889 bytesMD5: 63231506ec239fd5f92fb4bda3c7ede9
22inimgContent.js104500 bytesMD5: 0d41afa0bd42d0ac7176a3835f7c2084

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