TranslationBuddy is a browser toolbar that supposedly provides users with text-translation functionality. Although this functionality may seem legitimate, be aware, this app is another adware and potentially unwanted program. TranslationBuddy install without any notification and will infect all browsers (Edge, Opera, Mozila, Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, and etc.) on your PC, so you will see online ads every time you online. This virus will steal your browser activity and any additional private information for own use.
So like many other adware TranslationBuddy can be installed from the official site and with free software what you get from the Internet. If you badly need some free app you should check every Advanced option and check every menu, so you will know what you get after the installation process is finished. Never allow the program to install with “Custom” option, or be ready that some additional program will appear on your computer. After you get TranslationBuddy on your system you will see millions of pop-ups, coupons, banners every time you use your browser. Never click on ads what was randomly appeared on your browse, because there is a high chance that you will be redirected to malicious sites where you can get more viruses. If you notice and from TranslationBuddy you should act quickly and remove it. This is the only way how to make your computer safe and protect your personal information.
TranslationBuddy automatic removal tool:
TranslationBuddy 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 TranslationBuddy 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):