- Shows commercial adverts
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Hijacks homepage
- Changes default search engine
If you have noticed that your homepage and your search engine have been changed to Trovi.com, it is very likely that your system contains some kind of Conduit toolbar or Search Protect. It is very likely that these applications associated with Trovi.com have entered your system without your permission because they tend to travel bundled with freeware or you might install them on the system after clicking on any of those fake ads offering to update software. Thus, if you have not downloaded suspicious programs recently, it does not matter that your system is clean. In either way, you should better remove Trovi.com from your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers because you might end up with different kinds of threats.
One of the main reasons why it is not advisable to use Trovi.com is the observation that it is going to collect information associated with your activities on the web. Thus, your search queries, clicks, time spent on various websites, and similar information is going to be recorded. Luckily, it does not seem that Trovi.com is interested in personally-identifiable information. However, if you still feel like somebody is spying on you, you should definitely get rid of Trovi.com without any further considerations.
What is more, you will see various advertisements on the start page of Trovi.com. They might seem decent at first sight; however, you should know that all these commercials might take you to corrupted websites if you keep clicking on them. Trovi.com is not responsible for the content of the links embedded into ads, which means that you might infect the system with malware very quickly. If your computer’s security is an important matter for you, you should definitely remove Trovi.com from your browsers. Do not worry if you do not know how to do that – just continue reading the article.
In order to get rid of Trovi.com, you will have to delete the program that has entered your system and thus set Trovi.com as your homepage and your search engine without your permission. In order to save your time, you should better acquire a reliable security tool and let it do the entire job for you. An automatic tool will not only detect and delete different kinds of threats hiding on your system, but also not allow various undesirable programs enter your PC in the future. Our advice is only one – make sure that the security tool is reliable prior the installation.
How to get rid of Trovi.com
Windows 7 and Vista