FileShareFanatic is a toolbar what help user to share any file via Internet with a small toolbar. Actually, this can be a useful service what can save users time, but unfortunately FileShareFanatic is classified as adware and potentially unwanted program (pup). FileShareFanatic get this association because it appears randomly and not all he offers redirect you to actually online shop. FileShareFanatic can infect many browsers (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Mozila, Edge) and steal your browser activity. This virus will steal your browser activity and any additional private information for own use.
So after successfully installation of FileShareFanatic it begins to show many ads, like banners, coupons or pop-ups every time you use your browser. As I said before not all this ad will redirect you to the online shop, most of them will send you to malicious site when you click on it. So we highly recommend to avoid such ad. In additional FileShareFanatic will steal your browser activity (IP addresses, Internet service provider, browsing details (websites visited, pages viewed, search queries, etc.) and use this data to create more specific ads for you. Never trust to random annoying ads or you can lose your system. FileShareFanatic create a terrible security issue on your computer, that`s why we highly recommend to remove FileShareFanatic after you notice it for the first time. Stay safe!
How does FileShareFanatic get into my system?
Adware like FileShareFanatic often installs with other freeware (free software) what you download from the suspicious sites. Always check what you are going to install and never allow to freeware to install with `Custom` options. One simple rule can protect your computer from virus attack in the future.
Removal tool for FileShareFanatic:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with FileShareFanatic in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):