Wiseconvert virus is an adware infection which displays unwanted ads on infected computer and redirects search results. Wiseconvert community toolbar alters settings of Firefox, Chrome or Internet explorer such as changing home page and DNS. Once it has modified these things, you will be getting redirected to unexpected websites while searching on Google yahoo or Bing. Some strange pop-up advertisements may also appear on screen. Wiseconvert virus puts ads inside search results and all the websites you visit like Facebook, Youtube. This way it helps its creators to earn money through adverts. You might be experiencing slow system performance since Wiseconvert toolbar has been added to you your browser. It also spies on infected PC, logs user`s online activities, collects financial details and sends to hackers. We recommend you to uninstall Wiseconvert toolbar virus to protect your online identity.
Disadvantages and risks of having WiseConvert Toolbar:
- It may change & corrupt default settings of browsers like Firefox, Chrome or Internet explorer
- Changes home page and displays unwanted pop-ups advertisements
- Causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites, hijacks search engine settings and leads to unexpected webpages
- Keeps record of browsing activities and interests
- Collects Personal user information which may include sensitive financial data such as logins, usernames, accounts
- It may bring further infections are direct the user to infectious sites
- Makes the browser run slow, uses a big part of system resources
Want to get rid of Browser Hijack WiseConvert Toolbar?:
To manually remove WiseConvert Toolbar, follow the instructions.
First of all, Uninstall the program. (Skip to the next step if the application is not listed in Control Panel).
“Start > Settings > Control Panel. Now Locate and open “Add or Remove Programs” or “PROGRAMS AND FEATURES”. Find “WiseConvert Toolbar”. Now click Uninstall/Remove.
Now remove the program from Browser.
Internet Explorer users:
Click “Tools” (if on Internet Explorer 9, click gear icon), Then “Manage Add-ons”. Look for WiseConvert Toolbar. Disable if found any.
Block pop-ups of WiseConvert Toolbar
To stop pop-ups from malware,
Click on TOOLS > POP-UP BLOCKER, then click TURN ON POP-UP BLOCKER. and then go to POP-UP BLOCKER SETTINGS. (Type any website you wish to block popups from)
Go to “Tools” (at the top), > “Add-ons” > “Extensions” and disable “WiseConvert Toolbar”
Click “Tools/Settings” (Wrench incon), > “Add-ons” > “Extensions” and disable any file associate with malware.
Still Spyware WiseConvert Toolbar lurking in the system? Remove manually
Stop processes of this malware:
Open Task Manager to stop processes.
Remove associated registry settings:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = ’0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop “NoChangingWallPaper” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = ‘no’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced “ShowSuperHidden” = 0
Delete WiseConvert Toolbar infected files:
WiseConvert Toolbar virus removal tool
Alternatively, you are advised to use the removal tool below to get rid of this malware infection.
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