Wallpapers Toolbar is another useful add-on what according to developers allow users to choose wallpapers for their browser home page. Many users use this app and don”t think that it can harm, but Wallpapers Toolbar is classified as adware and potentially unwanted program (pup). Wallpapers Toolbar gets this association because it appears randomly and not all he offers redirect you to actually online shop. Wallpapers Toolbar can infect many browsers (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Mozila, Edge) and steal your browser activity. Also, this adware will track your browsing activity and use it against you.
Wallpapers Toolbar can be installed with other free program what you get from the Internet or if you infect with another virus. Always check what you are going to install and never allow to freeware to install with “Custom” options. This simple step allows you to save your computer from virus in the future. So after successfully installation of Wallpapers Toolbar 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 Wallpapers Toolbar 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. Wallpapers Toolbar createы a terrible security issue on your computer, that”s why we highly recommend to remove Wallpapers Toolbar after you notice it for the first time.
Wallpapers Toolbar automatic removal tool:
Wallpapers Toolbar removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Wallpapers Toolbar 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):