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Danger level 3
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application


ConverterPro is a program that converts media files, and you will even be able to convert the YouTube videos you like to the wanted format. Many people may find this useful and keep this tool on their systems. We would not question the functionality of this program, as it seems really working in a way it promises. But we have found that ConverterPro is a potentially unwanted application as it often hides its entry. Besides, the program comes with a browser hijacker that changes your default homepage and search engine. In addition, this converter could install malicious programs on your system. Therefore, you should remove the unreliable application on the spot.

ConverterPro is developed by Goobzo Ltd. The latter company is known for a number of suspicious applications. For example, the potentially unwanted program YouTube Accelerator is also created by the same company. Its products are not coming alone, and you will soon notice something unusual about your system if you install ConverterPro. You will find your homepage changed to You can find how to eliminate the latter program on our page. Coming back to the converter, we should warn that it launches a process named “updater.exe” on your system and is capable of downloading malicious applications through this process.

We have already mentioned that this media file converter usually comes unnoticed. People receive it in bundles with programs they install from freeware download websites. What’s worse, this application is also distributed by malicious software installers. You should be very cautious while visiting p2p, Torrent, or other file sharing webpages. Users often launch bad installers when they click on the bogus download buttons they find on those pages. So, if you do not remember downloading ConverterPro from any official source, you should worry about the safety of your device.

ConverterPro should not be trusted for one more reason. The application uses cookies and monitors your Internet activity. Later, the collected information could be transferred to or shared with the business partners of ConverterPro. But as you already know, this program is associated with creators of untrustworthy applications. So, you surely do not want your information to be handed to persons with illicit goals in mind. And if the media file converter shares your data on your Web surfing activities with unreliable entities, then it is unsafe to use the tool longer.

Luckily, the possibly unwanted application could be removed from your device quite quickly. You can do it in a few simple steps by locating the ConverterPro on your programs list and then eliminating it. But please have in mind that some other and much more dangerous threats can already be causing damage to your PC. Your utmost priority should be scanning your system for their presence. The best way to do that is to rely on a professional defensive program. Are you looking for a bit of advice on which program to choose? You can address us via the comment box below. Your questions are always welcome.

How to remove ConverterPro

Windows 7 or Windows Vista

  1. Open the Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall a program.
  3. Eliminate the unwanted application.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start.
  2. Launch Control Panel and access Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Uninstall ConverterPro.

Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10

  1. Right-click on the Windows logo.
  2. Select Programs and Features.
  3. Remove ConverterPro.
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