Uninstallmaster is a browser hijacker, which is distributed by means of free downloads, and once upon installation it will change your browser homepage and default search engine. This trick is done to provide you with the falsified search results instead of rendering some decent search results to your queries online.
Uninstallmaster will show you tons of ads and sponsored links in your search results, and collect your search queries for malicious goals. Uninstallmaster hijack is designed to increase advertising income. This program is not a virus in fact; nevertheless it has numerous malicious traits. Uninstallmaster provides the compromised PCs with additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link advertisements. Plus, it has an ability to steal the private details stored on your PC. It greatly decelerates the performance of your PC. It makes your PC vulnerable for other malicious intrusions.
Note that if you click on the ads shown by this adware you will support hackers in such way; you will make them richer because they earn money for every click on such advertisement. If you do not want to support cyber criminals, uninstall this badware without delay. Please follow the steps, outlined in the removal guide.
Remember that free downloads may contain some extra installers like Uninstallmaster virus tuned up to be installed by default. If you skip reading the Terms and Agreements and do not uncheck the unfamiliar applications, you will install the potentially unwanted programs by default. If you download anything, it is better to do it from the official sites. If the software developers offer Advanced or Custom installation, always use this option. This easy step will help you to prevent the penetration of various useless tools. Good luck! Be PUP-free!
Removal tool for Uninstallmaster:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan.
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.