Do you know what ConverterSearchNow is?
If you come across ConverterSearchNow while looking for document converters, we recommend learning more about this application before installing it. For instance, you should know that this browser extension was classified as a potentially unwanted program and so it could have undesirable qualities. Also, our researchers say that it is currently available only to Google Chrome users. To find out more like how the extension works or where it may come from, we invite you to read the rest of this report. We can also offer our removal guide that is placed at the end of the article. It can guide you through the potentially unwanted program’s deletion if you decide that you no longer wish to keep it on your browser. Users who want to erase ConverterSearchNow can do so with a chosen antimalware tool too. Of course, if you need any help or have some questions, do not hesitate to leave us a comment below.
One of the things that users should know about this potentially unwanted program is how it could be spread. Our specialists say that such tools are often distributed through unreliable file-sharing web pages, pop-ups, and ads. Thus, some users could encounter ConverterSearchNow while visiting questionable websites or interacting with doubtful pop-ups and ads. Also, at the moment, we can see that the potentially unwanted program is available on the Chrome Web Store page. Truth be told, a large part of our researched potentially unwanted programs or tools alike are offered on the mentioned platform at least for a short period of time. Thus, if you want to keep away from similar software, we advise being cautious no matter where you download your chosen software from. Always make sure that applications you use have reputable developers and great expert/user reviews.ConverterSearchNow screenshot
Scroll down for full removal instructions
Users who decide that they wish to delete ConverterSearchNow, have a couple of options. One way to get rid of the application is to go to Google Chrome’s settings, access the extensions menu, and erase the potentially unwanted program. If the process sounds complicated and you need any help, feel free to use the removal guide placed below. The other way to eliminate ConverterSearchNow is to scan your system with a reputable antimalware tool. After the scan, it should let you erase the potentially unwanted program and other identified items if you press the displayed deletion button.
- Launch Google Chrome.
- Press ALT+F.
- Tap on More Tools and select Extensions.
- Choose ConverterSearchNow.
- Press Remove.
- Click Remove again to finish.
In non-techie terms:
ConverterSearchNow has functionality that some users might not want or like, so the extension was classified as a potentially unwanted program. To be more precise, the application might replace users’ default search engines with a search website that may redirect to a modified Yahoo search engine. By employing a modified search engine, the potentially wanted program might be able to inject gathered search results with advertisements from third parties. You might already know that ads from different third parties can be unreliable, so we advise being cautious if you see such advertisements. Also, users ought to know that the extension could gather information about their browsing and share it with third parties, for example, to recommend content, which could mean that the application might show tailored ads. If you do not like that the tool might show such content or do not like that it changes your default search engine, you could erase ConverterSearchNow. To learn how to delete it manually, you could check the removal guide placed above.