Danger level 4
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Blocks internet connection
  • Cant change my homepage
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow Computer

Facemoods toolbar

Facemoods toolbar appears to be a useful browser extension that makes your emails more approachable - this toolbar has a selection of instant emoticons that you can add to your email or Facebook chat messages. Although Facemoods toolbar can make your socializing on the Internet more enjoyable, if hackers misuse it, the toolbar can start functioning as a browser hijacker. It does not infect you with malware directly, but other dangerous application might make use of Facemoods toolbar to enter your system.

Be especially cautious when Facemoods toolbar is installed on your computer together with freeware programs, Windows themes and screensavers. You might actually install the toolbar yourself, if you go through the installation process without paying attention to it.

When Facemoods toolbar is installed, it changes your default homepage to start.facemoods.com and your Search engine will also be switched to Facemoods Search. On the surface it looks like a genuine search engine, but your search results might be swarmed with featured and affiliated websites that only intend to make money by generating traffic. What is more, Facemoods toolbar displays a horde of pop-up advertisements. A number of emoticons are offered in these advertisements, but you have to be careful, because sometimes clicking on these advertisements lead you to affiliated websites that could be full of malicious files.

Facemoods toolbar also abuses your CPU and bandwidth, slowing down your computer and Internet connections. Some of your personal information might also be sent away to Facemoods server. It could pose various dangers to your privacy, therefore, we strongly recommend removing Facemoods toolbar with SpyHunter.

Automatic removal is efficient and easier to proceed with, because the program erases Facemoods toolbar for you, and automatically restores your default browser settings and the default search engine. You will not need to restore everything manually if you choose to delete this infection with a computer security tool.

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How to manually remove Facemoods toolbar

Files associated with Facemoods toolbar infection:


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