EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecard
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|Threat Level:||50 % (Medium)|
|First Seen:||December 23, 2013|
|Last Seen:||September 20, 2023|
The Freshy Toolbar is a Potentially Unwanted Program. The Freshy Toolbar causes numerous problems on affected computers, usually in an attempt to make a profit. Despite its claims, the Freshy Toolbar is not designed to provide a useful service or help computer users. Rather, the true purpose of the Freshy Toolbar is to profit at the expense of computer users by exposing them to numerous advertisements, causing browser redirects and endangering the computer users' privacy. Because of this, security researchers strongly advise computer users to avoid installing the Freshy Toolbar. If the Freshy Toolbar is already installed on your computer, you should take steps to remove the Freshy Toolbar immediately.
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How the Freshy Toolbar May Infect a Computer
The Freshy Toolbar is a Web browser extension or plug-in that may be installed on the most popular Web browsers that are executed on the Windows OS. There are versions of the Freshy Toolbar for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The Freshy Toolbar may be bundled with low quality free software. The option to opt out of installing the Freshy Toolbar may be present, but that it is often overlooked, leading computer users to classify the Freshy Toolbar mistakenly as a threat. You can prevent the Freshy Toolbar from being installed on your Web browser by monitoring the installation of all new software and opting out of any unnecessary components.
Removing the the Freshy Toolbar from Your Web Browser
If the Freshy Toolbar is already installed on your Web browser, you can remove this PUP infection using the Windows Control Panel usually used to remove programs. However, symptoms associated with the Freshy Toolbar may expose your Web browser to potentially unsafe online content and other PUPs. Because of this, malware researchers also recommend the use of a strong, reliable security program that is fully updated to scan your computer once the Freshy Toolbar has been uninstalled. Since the Freshy Toolbar may make modifications on the settings of your Web browser, it may be necessary to undo these changes manually.
SpyHunter Detects & Remove Freshy Toolbar
Freshy Toolbar may create the following directory or directories:
|%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\bdaojbgomjegpcipikmhammogkjakkmp|
Freshy Toolbar may call the following URLs: