Showing posts with label Remove ConvertMyPDF.co. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Remove ConvertMyPDF.co. Show all posts

Friday, 21 April 2017

ConvertMyPDF.co Browser hijacker (Virus) Removal Guide & Tool

What is ConvertMyPDF.co?
ConvertMyPDF.co is a browser extension. As the name suggests, it claims to allow you to convert your PDF files into other formats. It redirects you to other websites which are full of advertisements. It also changes the homepage and search engine. If you find this extension on your browser, you are suggested to remove it quickly.

How ConvertMyPDF.co enters your system?
ConvertMyPDF.co can enter your system while you download free online software. The hijacker is usually bundled with these free software. The hijacker can also enter your PC while clicking on random links and ads or through spam email attachments.

How malicious is it?
1. ConvertMyPDF.co virus is a browser hijacker which disguises itself as a handy browser extension.
2. It initiates unwelcomed ads and redirects to new URLs.
3. It makes your computer unresponsive and affect the operation of other programs.

Detected Behavior
If your system is infected by this browser hijacker, then you’ll notice the following behavior:
1. This browser hijacker sets its own search engine and homepage on your browser.
2. It slows down your browsing speed.
3. It redirects you to those URLs which you have no intention of visiting.

Targeted Browsers
The targeted browsers of ConvertMyPDF.co are:
1. Google Chrome
2. Mozilla Firefox
3. Internet Explorer


How to remove ConvertMyPDF.co from your computer Using ConvertMyPDF.co_RemovalTool?
1. Download ConvertMyPDF.co_RemovalTool.
2. Open the tool by double clicking on its icon.
3. Windows will prompt you to allow running this program. Select ‘Yes’ to continue.
4. When the setup launches, click ‘Next’ button on the window that opens.
5. In the next screen that appears, type ‘Y’ (Yes) and hit enter to initiate the scanning process.
6. Close all your browsers and in the subsequent screen, type ‘Y’ to begin the cleaning process.
7. Wait for a while and you’re done.