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Danger level 3
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application

Screen Dream Toolbar

Screen Dream Toolbar comes from the Mindspark family toolbars. It means this extension is similar to many other add-ons created by the same company. This application was classified as a potentially unwanted program just like most of the other toolbars from Mindspark family that we have tested so far. What users ought to know is that applications from the mention category are not considered to be dangerous, but it is said that they could have undesirable qualities. Therefore, we highly recommend learning more about such tools before installing them to avoid possible disappointment. You can find out more information about this potentially unwanted program if you read the rest of this article. If the extension is already on your browser and you decide you do not want it, you could try to remove Screen Dream Toolbar by following the deletion instructions placed at the end of this page.

If you want to avoid potentially unwanted programs in the future, you might be interested in applications’ like Screen Dream Toolbar distribution channels. Our researchers say that many of them travel with pop-ups, various advertisements, and bundled software installers. In other words, users might encounter them while visiting P2P file-sharing websites or other untrustworthy web pages. Thus, users who want to keep away from potentially unwanted programs are advised not to download applications from unreliable sources and without researching them first. If keeping your system clean on your own is a difficult task, we recommend getting a reputable antimalware tool and performing regular systems scans with it. Also, it is advisable to keep your browser up to date so it could stop you from entering various questionable websites.

What could Screen Dream Toolbar do once in is installed? Users may notice that a search website called gets loaded every time when they open a new tab page. That is because the extension asks for permission to “Replace the page you see when opening a new tab.” You should know that the application may ask for a few more permissions. One of it might be to “Read your browsing history.” This permission might allow the potentially unwanted program to see what websites you visit, what search keywords you use, what kind of ads you click, and so on. Such applications can use the described data for various purposes, such as finding out users’ interests and creating targeted advertisements. However, we cannot say whether Screen Dream Toolbar could act this way.

Besides the permission to read your browsing history the application could ask as you to let it “Read and change your data on a number of websites” and “Manage your apps, extensions, and themes.” Such permissions could give the add-on access to more browsing data or even make it possible to change content you see on some websites. Researchers say that it is safer to give such software permissions only if you trust the program that ask for them. As said earlier, potentially unwanted programs are not considered to be malicious, but it does not mean you should not be careful with them. If Screen Dream Toolbar does not seem trustworthy to you, you might want to look for another extension for your browser. Of course, if you already installed it, but now find the application’s functionality to be annoying or unwanted, you could get rid of it at any time.

Currently, the extension seems to be working only on Google Chrome, so users who want to erase Screen Dream Toolbar manually should go to the browser’s extensions menu. If you have no idea how to remove unwanted add-ons from the Google Chrome’s extensions menu, you could follow the instructions available below. On the other hand, if the task sounds complicated, you could get a reputable antimalware tool that could eliminate Screen Dream Toolbar for you. If you need any help with the potentially unwanted program’s deletion or have more questions about it, feel free to leave us a comment below.

Delete Screen Dream Toolbar

  1. Launch your Google Chrome.
  2. Copy the following line: chrome://extensions
  3. Insert it into your browser’s address bar and click Enter.
  4. Look for Screen Dream Toolbar, tap Remove, and confirm if needed.
  5. Restart your browser.
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