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FromDocToPDF Toolbar Contains Potentially Unwanted Programs

Date: February 14, 2013 9:45 PM - Views: 6,601 - Article ID:4862 - Comment: 0
FromDocToPDF Toolbar Contains Potentially Unwanted Programs

The website www.fromdoctopdf.com has a toolbar called FromDocToPDF that contains Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP). Potentially Unwanted Programs are applications that contain adwares, toolbars or web browser hijackers. These programs tend to be difficult to remove after they have been installed on your computer.

This is how the FromDocToPDF toolbar looks:

FromDocToPDF Toolbar

The FromDocToPDF installation file FromDocToPDF.exe was scanned with 46 antivirus programs and 11 detected adwares and other potentially unwanted programs. Below are the antivirus software and the threat they have detected.

Here is the result of the scan:
File name: FromDocToPDF.exe

Detection ratio: 11 / 46

Analysis date: 2013-02-01 04:01:55 UTC

Antivirus      Threats

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AhnLab ------ V3 PUP/Win32.FunWeb

Avast ------ Win32:FunWeb-J [PUP]

AVG ------ Zango

Comodo ------ ApplicUnwnt.Win32.AdWare.FunWeb.DA

ESET ------ NOD32 Win32/AdInstaller

F-Prot ------ W32/MyWeb.G

Fortinet ------ Riskware/MyWebSearch

Kaspersky ------ not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MyWebSearch.gen

Kingsoft ------ Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)

Malwarebytes ------ PUP.FunWebProducts

VIPRE ------ MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)

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If you have already installed this toolbar, click here to use Adw Cleaner to remove the Potentially Unwanted Programs that were installed. AdwCleaner is a very small program and doesn't require any installation.

I do not recommend downloading and installing the FromDocToPDF. Click here to learn more about Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP).

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