ConvertFilesForFree virus is a bogus software that will act like a file conversion tool but when you install it (even it can automatically install itself on your computer without your consent), it wont help you by converting files, Instead, ConvertFilesForFree malware will focus on promotion of certain products and services. As a result, you will find strange advertisements from ConvertFilesForFree popping up on screen. Moreover, with the passage of time, ConvertFilesForFree virus will install further third-party applications and unwanted software ti your PC. This way, it keeps promoting a certain network of malicious files and content. To keep your system away from spam and harms, you have to uninstall ConvertFilesForFree or Convert Files For Free software before it destroys your machine.
Common Symptoms of ConvertFilesForFree infection:
→ This kind of malwares usually change your Homepage, Search provider, Desktop Background.
→ They can display bunch of unstoppable pop-ups advertisements.
→ Computer performs slower then usual, browser may crash over and over.
→ Strange websites are automatically opened on the computer after a frequent interval.
→ Disabled Folder options, Task manager, Registry editing tools.
→ Advertisements from stranger companies start to appear out of nowhere.
→ Unexpected browser behaviors such as URL/link redirects.
→ Unwanted and unknown Plugin/extension or add-ons attached with browser.
→ Useless shortcuts on desktop or creepy websites added to favorites/bookmarks without your knowledge.
How to uninstall ConvertFilesForFree
Remove toolbars, plugins, extensions, add-ons
Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox users:
Go to TOOLS and then click MANAGE ADD-ON, From there, select Extensions, Toolbars and remove the ConvertFilesForFree if found. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.
Google Chrome Users:
Click SETTINGS icon and select SETTINGS, then open Extensions, toolbar, search provider options, remove the ConvertFilesForFree if listed there. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.
Uninstall from Control Panel
Open CONTROL PANEL, then ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS or “Programs and Features”, now lookup for ConvertFilesForFree and uninstall if it is listed.
How to delete ConvertFilesForFree manually:
If the malware did not go away after uninstall procedure, try these steps. Please note, the manual removal method is a bit complex and it can go wrong if you perform its tasks incorrectly. It is advised to run an automatic virus removal software for safe and easy solutions. However, if you are good with Manual removal, do the steps below.
Possibly corrupt registry keys:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
Open then following folders or search for ConvertFilesForFree in My Computer and delete if found files associated with this bug.
ConvertFilesForFree removal tool
It is always good and safe to use an automatic software to detect and eliminate viruses and malwares. The programs below are best for removing malwares.