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Danger level 6
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Connects to the internet without permission

Freebies Machine

Freebies Machine offers an opportunity to get free samples of various products like cosmetics, magazines, food, etc. However, it is not entirely free because you have to give your personal information in exchange for a sample, and there is no guarantee you will get your freebies. Also, you will have to endure the annoying pop-ups and other sorts of ads regularly displayed, and that is why this application is classified as adware. As with any ads that are brought by a third party, there is a risk they could be harmful. Consequently, visiting such websites might be dangerous for your computer. Therefore, we advise you to delete this program as soon as you can if your computer is more valuable than a couple of samples. We will tell you more about this adware, and you will find our recommended steps for the application’s removal below the article.

Some users have downloaded this adware themselves from its official website freebiesmachine.com. If you are one of them, it would be a good idea to scan your system and search for more adware, browser hijackers or potentially unwanted programs (PUP) because Freebies Machine comes bundled with the mentioned types of software that are suggested in the installation wizard. There is a huge chance these programs have settled in since it is very popular among users to use the automatic installation, which makes it impossible to deselect unwanted suggestions. Also, it is possible you found this adware accidentally while searching the Internet for unrelated products. Researchers have noticed that if the user has already had a browser hijacker than it is very likely the search results were modified, and Freebies Machine ads showed up. If you feel that this might be true, it would be another good reason to scan your PC and remove the unwanted programs. Also, we cannot tell the exact names of these additional applications because they depend on the region you live, and it simply changes from time to time too.

As you start the program, a new browser window containing various ads with links will be opened by Freebies Machine. Keep it in mind, that these websites could be created for malicious reasons, meaning there could be malware waiting to infect your computer. The same goes for the ads that are displayed within the application itself. So if you do not have a legitimate security tool, you should avoid these advertisements at all times. We cannot be a hundred percent sure that they will redirect you to harmful websites, but there is a chance and it does not seem very smart to risk it as your PC can get infected with Trojans, viruses, etc., which are considered to be extremely dangerous.

After launching this program, you will see various sample suggestions that you can click on, but they will only redirect you to the official website of the company, which gives away a particular freebie. However, you will be constantly reminded of the opportunity to receive even better deals and more freebies, but in return, you would have to provide your email address. We do not recommend giving your primary email address that you use for communicating with family, work, etc. because you will receive a lot of ads and not only from Freebies Machine as your email will be given to third parties too. So if you really want to try it out then better create another email for spam if you do not have one yet.

The application does not guarantee that you will receive the desired freebies and even if you get some tiny sample of shampoo it might not compensate the harm you could get from using Freebies Machine. For example, if your computer would catch a nasty Trojan on one of the sponsored links it could record your sensitive information, modify or erase your files, infect your computer with other malware, etc. Nonetheless, you can avoid all of this if you remove the adware from your PC. Deleting Freebies Machine will take only a minute, but afterward, you should check your computer for other suspicious applications and get rid of them at once, especially if you do not recall downloading them.

Erase Freebies Machine from your computer

Windows 10 and Windows 8

  1. Press Win+R.
  2. Type Control Panel and click OK.
  3. Choose Uninstall a program.
  4. Find the Freebies Machine and press Uninstall.

Windows 7 and Windows Vista

  1. Go to Start menu and pick Control Panel.
  2. Choose Uninstall a program.
  3. Select the adware and click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Open Start and press Control Panel.
  2. Pick Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Locate the application and select Uninstall.
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