Removal Guide

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If your homepage and New Tab URL have been changed to, you must have installed the extension called Convert into PDF from the Chrome Web store (, or it has arrived on your computer bundled with third-party applications. Following the successful infiltration, this extension always changes a default homepage and New Tab URL. The page ( set looks like an ordinary search provider with two buttons Convert PDF to Other Formats and Convert Files to PDF. Unfortunately, none of them work at the time of writing, which suggests that this piece of software is not as useful as it claims to be even though it is promoted as a beneficial piece of software that makes it possible to convert files into/from a PDF format straight from the default browser. Since it does not act as it promises to and applies undesirable changes to browsers, you should definitely not keep the extension installed and use as a default search provider. If you need more reasons to get rid of this dubious search tool, read the rest of this article – we are sure it will become clear why we see its removal the only possible outcome.

The search tool set by the Convert into PDF extension – – looks like a trustworthy search provider. Yes, it is powered by the Google search engine, and it returns search results to users, but these features still do not make it a reliable search tool. It has become clear after research conducted by our malware analysts that this search tool is not exactly a reputable search provider. It should not show the modified search results that can redirect to untrustworthy third-party pages, but there is no doubt that it will record information about users. Our researchers have found disturbing information in the Privacy Policy document of this dubious search tool. It is stated there that is going to record two types of information if it is kept active on browsers and used every day to surf the web. The first type of information is the so-called personally-identifiable information. The second one is the automatically-captured information consisting of IP address, search history, data about the visited pages, and other technical details about the system it works on. This might not sound dangerous at all, but, believe us, it is because the collected information might be shared with business partners, advertisers/ad networks, and other third parties. We cannot promise that they will treat the received information with respect. You can, of course, protect your privacy – delete the Convert into PDF extension and set a new search tool in the place of promoted by Removal screenshot
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As has been mentioned in the first paragraph of this article, users might see after downloading the extension promoting this search tool; however, there are still more cases when users discover a new page set and cannot explain why they see it, which clearly shows that the extension responsible for setting this search URL on users’ browsers might enter computers unnoticed too. Most probably, it travels bundled, specialists say. We can assure you that is not the only dubious search tool promoted via software bundles, so install a security application on your computer to protect your browsers from unauthorized changes. Do this today!

Users discover set as a new homepage and New Tab URL after they install the extension Convert into PDF or it somehow manages to enter their systems illegally. Because of this, you must start the undesirable search tool removal by removing this extension. Below-provided manual removal instructions will help you take care of it.


Internet Explorer

  1. Start Internet Explorer.
  2. Press Alt+T.
  3. Click Internet Options.
  4. Open the Advanced tab and click Reset.
  5. Mark the Delete personal settings box.
  6. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and press Alt+H.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information.
  3. Locate Refresh Firefox at the top and then click Refresh Firefox one more time in the pop-up window opened.

Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click Advanced.
  4. Locate the Reset section.
  5. Click Restore settings to their original defaults below it.
  6. Click the Reset button.

In non-techie terms: has all the features of a trustworthy search provider, but it is definitely not a trustworthy tool for searching the web, specialists say. Its main drawback is that it gathers information, including personally-identifiable details, about users and then shares the gathered data with third parties. If you let it perform this activity on your computer, it is only a question of time when security-related problems arise.