Home Malware Programs Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) EasyConvert


Posted: February 20, 2019

EasyConvert is a software product offered by ironSource LTD. It is supposed to provide users with the ability to convert documents from one format to another swiftly, and tests show that this extension does work reliably when it comes to file conversion. However, the users might encounter some issues if they opt to use EasyConvert because its installer might tamper with the default configuration of Google Chrome. One of the modifications that this add-on is known to bring concerns to the default search service, which might be set to Srchbar.com.

The software is found on the page ‘Thedoctorpdf.com,’ and it also is featured on the Chrome Web Store for free. Installing it provides the users with a drop-down menu that can be used to initiate the file converter. However, we would not advise you to use EasyConvert for this purpose because there are plenty of better alternatives that can offer the same functionality without tampering with your Web browser’s configuration.

The search engine that EasyConvert promotes (found at Srchbar.com) delivers results from the Yahoo Search so that there is no question that the results will be credible. However, we would like to remind you that Srchbar.com is not affiliated with Yahoo, and its features may change at any time. In general, the recommenation is to keep using trustworthy search engines and to stay away from Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) like EasyConvert.

If you wish to eliminate EasyConvert and reverse the changes it brought, then we suggest that you take care of this by using a suitable PC security tool or by removing EasyConvert from Chrome’s extension manager manually.

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