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Danger level 5
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Cant change my homepage

Freecorder Toolbar

Freecorder Toolbar is a browser add-on which can be bundled alongside free applications or Freecorder 8 which enables to download videos from such websites as YouTube, Facebook, Dailymotion, Vimeo and others. If you have installed the toolbar accidentally and want to remove it from the PC, you must have noticed that it changes the home page and the search provider of the browser.

Freecorder Toolbar is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. While running the installer of the application, you have probably skipped some check boxes enabling you avoid the changes. Here is one of the statements that you have skipped:

Set my default search and home page to the Toolbar’s customized web search and web search page. Install and enable Search Protect to notify me of the changes.

If you do not remove the tick sign from the box, your home page is changed to However, below the toolbar you will find a bar claiming that the results are returned from Bing. While using the search engine, you will find advertisements which are supposed to match your interests. We advise you against using in order to prevent the damage that can be done if you access a corrupted website which is aimed at spreading malware.

As for the toolbar, you may find it attractive because of various options which are presented. Without opening a new tab or browser window, you can check the news feed on your Facebook account, play the radio, choose the website from which you will download files and enable Price Gong coupons or Value Apps depending on the browser you use.

If you do not want to receive various offers in the form of coupons, do not activate the applications that are being promoted via Freecorder Toolbar.  All in all, if you have no intention of using this application, remove it from the PC.

The Freecorder 8 software was published by Applian Technologies Inc and when you open Control Panel, you will find that in addition to the entry Freecorder 8 Applications there is the Freecorder 8 Toolbar published by Freecorder 8. You will have to uninstall them and change the settings of the browsers. However, if you find that manual removal is not for you, you can install SpyHunter which will easily remove the unwanted application for you automatically.

Freecorder Toolbar Removal

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Double-click the program you want to remove.

Windows 8

  1. Move the mouse over the lower left corner of the screen.
  2. Right-click.
  3. Select Control Panel - > Uninstall a program.
  4. Double-click the unwanted application.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the program you want to remove and click Remove.

Remove Freecorder Toolbar from your browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Click Internet Options.
  3. Under the General tab, change the home page and click Apply.
  4. Move to the Search section and click Settings.
  5. Set a new search provider and remove the unwanted one.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Click Extensions and remove the unwanted add-on.
  3. To change the search provider, open the drop-down menu and click Manage Search Engines.
  4. Select a new one and click OK.
  5. To change the home page, press Alt+T.
  6. Click Options.
  7. Under the General tab, change the home page.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Point to Tools and click Extensions.
  3. Remove Freecorder 8.
  4. Click Settings.
  5. In the On startup section, select a preferred option and click Set pages.
  6. Remove and type the URL of your new startup page.
  7. In the Search section, click Manage search engines.
  8. Remove Conduit/ and select/type a new URL.
  9. Click Done.

Having completed the manual removal of the unwanted toolbar, install a scanner which is available below so that you can find out whether the system has been affected by other threats or not.

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