WinSpeeder is a new browser plug-in with the decent name. According to the words of its publishers it is a useful application necessary for active web surfers. They tell that it allegedly may block the attacks of adware or other potentially unwanted programs. GridinSoft Security Experts have arranged some researches of this tool and are ready to claim that the above-mentioned promises do not coincide with the reality. It is a new adware which is used as a tool for creating revenue by the hackers.
WinSpeeder attracts the online traffic to insecure web domains and increase advertisement revenue. Such potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) are mainly promoted due to spam e-mails, corrupt websites, and freeware (video recording/streaming, download-managers or PDF creators). If this adware manages to secretly get the targeted PC begins its annoying activities without lingering. This unwanted tool alters browsers and DNS settings to change your homepage. It starts displaying tons of pop-up ads whenever you open your browser. It causes redirects and attracts traffic to some insecure sites. It is not as dangerous as Trojan, rootkits, it cannot destroy your PC system, but it is able to cause a lot of inconveniences for you. It causes slowdowns, browser hijacking, and in general just interfering with you browsing experience.
If you decide to stop this havoc and try to download new browser, probably you will fail to do it because it has corrupted the Windows registry on the sly. Besides, serving as a tool for enriching hackers, it will force you to visit unwanted websites, as well as generates continuous pop-up ads. The more ads you click, the criminals put more money into their pockets. This “PUP” also helps the additional malware to get inside your PC.
To cut long story short, if you have noticed any traces of this scamware in your system, you need to try your best to get rid of it. The experts in PC security sphere recommend you removing WinSpeeder in the way shown in the specific removal guide. Considering that this advertising network might be promoted with more dangerous forms of parasites, you might want to scan with the reputable anti-virus to be sure your computer is clean. Good luck!
Removal tool for WinSpeeder:
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.