The article will aid you to remove FileSendSuite effectively. Follow the browser hijacker removal instructions given at the bottom of the article.
FileSendSuite.com is a Web domain which hosts a direct download of a browser hijacker redirect which is developed by Mindspark Interactive. If you have that extension or other unwanted programs on your computer system related to the hijacker, know that they will alter your homepage, search engine and new tab page. A related toolbar exists, that does the same as the redirect. Search results can be misleading and show you targeted advertisements and similar content.
|Type||Browser Hijacker, PUP|
|Short Description||All browsers on your computer could be affected. The hijacker will redirect you and filter your search queries.|
|Symptoms||Browser settings which are altered are the homepage, search engine, and new tab. A browser extension and a toolbar can be added, as well. You can see targeted advertisement content.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installations, Bundled Packages|
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FileSendSuite – Ways of Delivery
The FileSendSuite.com site uses a couple of delivery ways to spread its hijacking program. It could be spread with the help of third-party install setups. Bundled software and freeware programs could install the browser hijacker on your computer device. Such installations could be set to put more components along with the default installation. To prevent unwanted programs from installing on your computer can be done if you find Custom or Advanced options to deselect components.
In the above screenshot you can see that the FileSendSuite.com website has a page that is spreading the related browser extension with a direct download. Another way for spreading the unwanted application to your browsers and PC might include the use of advertisements and redirects. They will be shown as pop-ups, banners and text-links on websites. Those websites could be affiliated or partnered up with Mindspark. The following browsers can be affected: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari and Mozilla Firefox.
FileSendSuite – In More Detail
FileSendSuite.com is a URL address that is also a host for a direct download of the browser hijacker named FileSendSuite. This hijacker will redirect you to the MyWay search engine from every search that you do. MyWay is owned by the Mindspark Interactive Network, which is the developer of this hijacker software. That same company has made bulks of programs with browser hijacking capabilities. If you have any application associated with it on your computer, then your search engine, start page and the new tab window of your browsers will be changed to that of the hijacker redirect.
You can see the main page from the snapshot below:
The FileSendSuite download page is covered with a big green download button. Its main search page when you load a new tab has lots of buttons under the search bar which is very similar to other browser hijackers made by Mindspark. The page also has a bunch of links in the footer of its main page and search results.
The same page will be placed as your default search engine of the browsers you have, along with its new tab window and home page. A toolbar or a browser extension can be added, too.
The extension associated with the hijacker does the following:
- Read and change all your data on the websites you visit
- Replace the page you see when you open a new tab
- Read and change your browsing history
- Manage your downloads
- Manage your apps, extensions, and themes
FileSendSuite.com will hijack your browser software programs and make modifications to them, if one of its applications finds its way to your computer machine. Your computer can become affected due to the installation of bundled applications. A lot of sponsored content and targeted advertisements could be displayed in your search results as seen in the example underneath. Your search queries will all go through the int.search.myway.com/search/ address:
If you have the FileSendSuite.com search redirect, every single online search that you do, will be filtered by MyWay and also links will generate money for the hijacker owners by pay-per-click monetization. You will get redirected to and witness pop-ups and other advertisements associated with the hijacker redirect.
Mindspark as a company has received a lot of notoriety from the browser hijacking software that it has developed in the past and shows no signs of stopping development. Thus, you should be on alert when dealing with this kind of search engine redirects. Continue to read below to check out what information exactly will be obtained from you.
According to this Policy, this information will be gathered:
- Your name
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Your address
- Number of your page views
- What links you clicked
- Your login times
We may allow third-parties, including our authorized service providers, IAC affiliates, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements or place ad tags or beacons on or via MS Services. These companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements.
The policy states that if you used any service associated with FileSendSuite.com and Mindspark, including toolbars and applications, will automatically be considered as your approval for personal data collection. All data which is obtained from them could be shared with third party businesses. In case you do not want your private space to be invaded in this or any similar way, you should remove the unwanted application and redirect.
Remove FileSendSuite Effectively
To remove FileSendSuite manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal instructions provided below. In case the manual removal does not get rid of the hijacker and all of its files completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such software can keep your computer safe in the future.