Anywhere.me Toolbar

Anywhere.me Toolbar Description

The Anywhere.me Toolbar is a family of customizable toolbars that, according to their company, claim to offer easy revenue generation and free marketing for various digital brands. However, once SpywareRemove.com malware research team cleared the air of the Anywhere.me Toolbar's substantial marketing efforts, they found the Anywhere.me Toolbar to be no better than a typical PUP or Potentially Unwanted Application, with 'features' that redirect traffic to specified websites, hijack your homepage and generate advertising links. Because these functions don't offer anything of value to your Web-browsing experience, you usually should remove an Anywhere.me Toolbar, if the Anywhere.me Toolbar becomes installed without your consent. However, the Anywhere.me Toolbar currently is not categorized as malicious software and isn't a meaningful threat to your PC's safety.

Why Anywhere.me Toolbar Can Take You Anywhere... without Your Permission

The Anywhere.me Toolbar's website is filled with heavily positive marketing 'features' for businesses interested in using toolbars to promote their products, but less information can be found about how these toolbars benefit their actual users. Because an Anywhere.me Toolbar can be configured to promote various sites and services, SpywareRemove.com malware experts can't offer a firm analysis of links provided by Anywhere.me Toolbars, but they can recommend using a general degree of caution whenever you're dealing with sites promoted by them.

The Anywhere.me Toolbar's bittersweet 'features' do little to differentiate the Anywhere.me Toolbar from any other Potentially Unwanted Program or low-class browser hijacker. SpywareRemove.com malware researchers particularly noted the following traits related to the Anywhere.me Toolbar:

  • Changes that lock your browser's homepage to a pre-specified page.
  • An automatic update system that may change characteristics of the Anywhere.me Toolbar without your consent.
  • Additional links, advertisements and other unwanted content embedded into your browser, along with the associated Anywhere.me Toolbar's main components.

Digging Past the Hype to the Truth About the Anywhere.me Toolbar

Once you've discarded its website marketing and looked at the features included in an Anywhere.me Toolbar, you should be able to see that there are no real advantages to having the Anywhere.me Toolbar installed in your browser – even if various businesses would love for you to do so. The Anywhere.me Toolbar's browser changes are potential security issues, as with all browser changes that promote sites beyond your personal control. SpywareRemove.com malware researchers recommend deleting PUPs with anti-malware products that can guarantee the removal of all groundless browser changes as much as possible.

The Anywhere.me Toolbar is predominantly focused on the United Kingdom, but its functions are not limited to affecting PCs from that region. The Anywhere.me Toolbar's many variants also are compatible with multiple types of browsers, including Firefox and Internet Explorer, although non-Wndows machines appear to be beneath the Anywhere.me company's radar – at least, at this time.
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Posted: July 3, 2013
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