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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Connects to the internet without permission

ConvertFilesforFree

If you are searching for a reliable tool to convert your audio and video files, you should definitely not choose ConvertFilesforFree because it is not a program that can be trusted. It has been found out that this application will not convert files as promised and even might cause harm to your system because it will display various coupons. On top of that, it is capable of connecting to the internet without your permission and even starting with Windows. We do not recommend keeping this program on the system because it is going to act behind your back and perform other undesirable activities, which is why you should continue reading the article in order to find out how to delete ConvertFilesforFree from the system.

ConvertFilesforFree can be downloaded from its official website convertfilesforfree.com; however, it is very likely that it has entered your system bundled with freeware or you have clicked on any of those fake ads offering to update/install software. In order to avoid similar undesirable applications in the future, you should always download software from official websites and install them carefully. If you do so, you will be able to avoid similar undesirable programs in the future. Of course, the only method that will guarantee the full safety is to keep an antimalware tool enabled 24/7.

Unfortunately, the fact that ConvertFilesforFree is not going to convert any files is not the only drawback of this program. The researchers of pcthreat.com have found out that some kind of modified Windows file opener will be installed onto your computer without your permission as well. Thus, every time you will try to open file of unknown file type, you will notice a dialog box called “File Type Helper” where you will be able to select an application for opening the file. Even though this “File Type Helper” will not cause you harm, you should still not trust programs that enter your system without your permission. Luckily, you will be able to get rid of this File Type Helper easily and quickly, which is why you should not postpone this for any longer.

Even though ConvertFilesforFree adds extensions to Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers, you will be able to delete it via Control Panel. Unfortunately, you will not be able to erase other undesirable software that has entered your system together with ConvertFilesforFree very easily, which is why we recommend that you scan your system with a reliable antimalware tool, for example, SpyHunter. You can download its free diagnostic scanner by clicking on the Download button below the article.
How to delete ConvertFilesforFree

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the software that you wish to remove.
  5. Click the Remove button.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Click the Start button to open the menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on ConvertFilesforFree and select Uninstall.

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key.
  2. Start typing Control Panel and select it.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Find the program that needs to be removed and select it.
  5. Click the Uninstall button.
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How to manually remove ConvertFilesforFree

Files associated with ConvertFilesforFree infection:

uninstall.exe
ConvertFilesforFreeUpdt.exe
convertfilesforfree_02112014.exe
ConvertFilesforFree_x64.dll
ConvertFilesforFree.dll

ConvertFilesforFree DLL's to remove:

ConvertFilesforFree_x64.dll
ConvertFilesforFree.dll

ConvertFilesforFree processes to kill:

convertfilesforfree_02112014.exe
ConvertFilesforFreeUpdt.exe
uninstall.exe
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