The iWinstore Toolbar is a program that considered as unwanted and dangerous. It is connected to Conduit dangerous software and installs by using same tricky and deceptive installation methods. After installation, it messes with some of your browser settings and starts its malicious activity in your system. Because of that, it is advised to deal with this threats as soon as possible.
Owners are trying to spread this program by using bundles and viral redirects. These methods are allowing them it to install iWinstore Toolbar without permission of a user. That is why these installation methods are so popular among software spreaders.
After installation of iWinstore Toolbar, your browser will show you new functional toolbar. But besides that, this program will also start to track some information about you, like search queries, your shopping preferances, IP address and so forth. Data like that can be very valuable for analytics company. The owners of iWinstore Toolbar can sell information and get profit from that. Also, this program will show you some pop-ups that will annoy you a lot. These are main reasons why we advise you to remove iWinstore Toolbar. After that, we recommend you to scan your computer for any other potential threats. Follow the instruction below to do that.
iWinstore Toolbar automatic removal tool:
iWinstore 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:
NOTE: In a free version of this program, you can use all its tools and scan your computer for malicious items. To be able to remove them you need to obtain a license.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with iWinstore 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):