Windowunitpop is a suspicious application that is categorized as adware helper. In general, it is considered a computer infection, but the truth is that Windowunitpop cannot cause much harm. It mostly functions as a tool used by other programs to collect data or display commercial advertisements. On the other hand, we can clearly see that this application cannot be trusted, so the sooner you remove Windowunitpop from your computer, the better. While you are at it, you should also run a full system scan to check for other unwanted programs because it is very unlikely that this program would have arrived on its own.
With an adware helper installed on your PC, you can expect to be overwhelmed with tons of advertisements on your web browser. Do not be surprised to notice that some of your browser’s settings have been modified as well. Adware helpers are used by a number of potentially unwanted programs, including browser helper objects, tracking cookies, unwanted extensions and even Trojans. It is easy to see that no good can come out of Windowunitpop, so if you notice this application installed on your computer, you should get rid of it before it manages to cause any harm.
Based on our security research, Windowunitpop is an adware helper of Korean origins. It is published by OPN.co., ltd, and this publisher has an additional code signing certificate issued for it. Research shows that this application hails from winaddress.kr, but if you were to open the website, you would see that it is a “test page.” It means that if this application enters your system, you most probably install it bundled with freeware from third party websites. As a result, it calls for caution whenever you download programs from unfamiliar websites because you might end up installing such unwanted apps as Windowunitpop on your PC.
Most of the Korean websites and applications are based on Internet Explorer web browser. Thus, it is of no surprise that Windowunitpop works on Internet Explorer web browser only. It affects neither Mozilla Firefox, nor Google Chrome. Consequently, it is not hard to remove Windowunitpop from your computer because you can uninstall it via Control Panel. The extension from Internet Explorer will disappear automatically.
However, that might not be the end of it. When you get rid of Windowunitpop, you should scan your PC with SpyHunter free scanner in search for potentially unwanted programs that might have arrived with this adware helper. You are bound to have a list of them because adware helpers ALWAYS come with adware and other unwanted software. Terminate all the potentially dangerous process and invest in a powerful antispyware tool that would help you safeguard your system against other dangerous threats.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
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