|Name||Remove Express Media|
|Short Description||The application has a free version that is ad-supported. The paid version is ad-free.|
|Symptoms||Ad-sponsored content is generated and personal information obtained.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware installers, the software’s official page.|
|Detection tool||Download Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Remove Express Media|
Many useful application turn out to be ad-supported. Ad-supported software, or adware, is not dangerous but it may cause issues in several ways. Express Media Converter may be an application of that type. Note that its free version is ad-supported. To use the ad-free version, users will have to pay $5.99.
Express Media Converter has been designed for file conversion for WAV, FLV, 3GP, Mp3, M4A, AVIS and OGG files.
However, research shows that the free Express Media Converter version can be employed to generate pay-per-click profit. The free app may also be used as a browser extension or browser helper object (BHO) that is compatible with widely used browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Explorer).
Express Media Converter Risk Evaluation
Once installed, the free Express Media Converter may generate coupons and discounts in the form of pop-ups and banners. Some of the displayed content may trick users into installing riskware products on their systems. Clicking anything brought by the free Express Media Converter is not considered safe because:
- You may end up being redirected to a scamming website.
- You may download unwanted software without being notified.
- Your personal details, including information about your devices, may be harvested for marketing reasons.
Express Media Converter Distribution Techniques
The security issues listed above are all associated with adware applications. Generally, ad-supported software is often regarded as PUP (potentially unwanted program) because of the way it is distributed. Indeed, the free Express Media Converter may be included in freeware installers as a Recommended download. This is known as bundling.
However, the application can be downloaded from its official website. As already mentioned, both a free version and a paid version are available there.
Express Media Converter Removal Options
Basically, there are two ways to remove the software from your system. You can try and uninstall it manually. Nonetheless, if you have downloaded the free version of Express Media Converter, you may have more unwanted programs running in the background. If this is the case, using a system scanner to identify all unwanted apps may be required. Whatever you decide to do, you can refer to our removal instructions given below the article.
Step 1: Remove/Uninstall Remove Express Media in Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Remove Express Media.
Step 2: Remove Remove Express Media from your browser
Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu
Select Remove Express Media and click “Remove”
After Remove Express Media is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
Select Remove Express Media to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.
After Remove Express Media has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.
From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
In the new window select ‘Extensions’
Click once on Remove Express Media
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Remove Express Media. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Remove Express Media will be removed.
Step 3: Remove Remove Express Media automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.
To clean your computer you should download an updated anti-malware program on a safe PC and then install it on the affected computer in offline mode. After that you should boot into safe mode and scan your computer to remove all Remove Express Media associated objects.