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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


eTranslator is supposedly a lightweight, easy to use application that claims to provide high quality translation services. As one might have guessed, it does not provide any services of any kind, and therefore you should remove it. Nevertheless, eTranslator serves the interests of its developers nicely, because it has been developed to make them money by displaying intrusive commercial advertisements. One should remove this unreliable application ASAP, but if you are not sure please keep reading.

It must be said that you won’t get infected with this adware by accidentally clicking the big red download button on its website, because the newest versions of Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will block its download. Nevertheless, you might still get infected with it by installing software bundles from various freeware distribution websites such as or Therefore, we advise you to always choose custom installation over the simplified one in order to avoid installing eTranslator or any other unreliable applications. However, if you have installed eTranslator by accident, we recommend that you remove it immediately.

We must also mention that eTranslator is of Russian origin and is known to infect users from Russia and other Eastern European countries such as Ukraine, Belarus, and Latvia. However, its area of operation is not limited to Eastern Europe. Our researchers have revealed that users residing in the United States might also get infected. Even though chances of infection are slim for users residing in the west, still they might get infected with it by installing various software bundles. We recommend users to remove eTranslator from the installation process by choosing advanced or custom settings and unchecking the checkbox offering users to install it, because by choosing to install it, you will open up opportunities for malicious applications such as ransomware to infect your system.

You might get infected with various malware by clicking an eTranslator sponsored advertisement, because its developers do not endorse the content that they promote. This content is often provided by various shady third parties, but to be fair, it must be said that some of the advertisements are legitimate. However, the rest of them are either misleading or outright dangerous and you ought to remove eTranslator in order to maintain your system’s security. Users should keep an eye out for suspicious coupons, pop-ups and banners, and other forms of advertising shown in the Russian language, so if you do stumble of these ads, please do not click them.

Needless to say that eTranslator is a deceitful application, because it claims to provide translating services, which do not work. Instead this application displays numerous commercial advertisements to financially benefit its developers. The promoted content may prove to be fake and could infect your system with dangerous malware. Therefore, we advise you to remove eTranslator at your earliest convenience. To remove it, please follow our manual removal guide bellow.

How to remove eTranslator

Windows 8 or Windows 8.1

  1. Open the Start Screen.
  2. Type Uninstall in the search box and then go to Settings.
  3. In the search results, click Uninstall a program.
  4. Locate eTranslator and click Uninstall.

Windows 7 or Windows Vista

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Locate eTranslator and click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Locate eTranslator and click Uninstall.
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