Email Fanatic toolbar is considered a suspicious extension that may modify browsers’ settings on PC’s. It is thought to bundle with useful freeware programs whose installers are usually hosted by free download providers. There have been several reports that after it has been installed on the browser, it could modify the home page and possibly other settings. Thus, even after you remove it, some modifications Email Fanatic Toolbar may have done might still be present.
Email Fanatic Toolbar – What Is It?
Email Fanatic Toolbar is a tool by Mindspark Interactive Network advertised as a free email service, compatible with Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. The toolbar aims to optimize user emailing by promising faster login and some other features such as:
- Access to your e-mail account with just a click.
- Unpaid conversion and file storage.
- Making the usage of multiple email accounts easier.
Also, the banner on their webpage states that it is the best browser toolbar for checking email. In case you installed any free software, such as Internet speed testing freeware or video players for streaming, recording, PDF creators or others, you may have let Email Fanatic Toolbar to install as a free option.
Similar to other Mindspark products such as Internet Speed Utility Toolbar, there have been several reports that this toolbar might modify browser’s settings and suspicions that it may install tracking cookies that obtain different credentials or personally identifiable information. Furthermore, it may appear on the top of your screen and as reports indicate, it changes your default home page to home.tb.ask.com or search.tb.ask.com that redirects you to the previously mentioned. It also may include it embedded in itself.
Delete Email Fanatic Toolbar
Similar looking browser hijackers usually slow down your PC’s performance, and may even pose greater risks to the system. This is why it is recommended if you have Email Fanatic Toolbar to remove it and restore all of your default settings. If the settings are still modified, remove the toolbar and try to roll back changes. It is advisable to re-install a clean copy of your browser just to be safe. It is also recommended to change the passwords for all the web pages that you are registered in, especially containing financial information.
In case you lack sufficient experience in online security, follow the instructions provided below to help you resolve the issue and protect yourself from future browser hijacking.
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