PUP.MyWordTool DescriptionPUP.MyWordTool appears to be a potentially unwanted application (PUA), which may be downloaded from the Web when a PC user downloads free software. PUP.MyWordTool may cause a variety of system issues when it is downloaded and installed on the PC. The computer user may agree to download PUP.MyWordTool when he is downloading other free apps, or he may download PUP.MyWordTool inadvertently by not paying enough attention to the installation process of the specific program. When the PC user downloads free software from the Internet and does not read the download agreement, he may not know what other potentially unwanted applications may come packaged with the particular program he is downloading. When downloaded and installed, PUP.MyWordTool may run numerous background processes that may reduce PC performance. PUP.MyWordTool may show annoying pop-up ads on the screen of the computer system. PUP.MyWordTool may hack the web browser and lead to unwanted redirects to questionable websites.
Aliases: ADW_MAYTOOLBAR [TrendMicro-HouseCall], ApplicUnwnt [Comodo], Generic5.AVWD [AVG], Riskware.Win32.Toolbar.deinfx [NANO-Antivirus] and Win32/AdWare.Toolbar.AmyBar.A [ESET-NOD32].
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