|Type||Ad-supported application, PUP|
|Short Description||The application may promise various services to the user. However, it may get in the way of his browsing habits.|
|Symptoms||Display of unwanted advertisements, browser crashes and slow-downs.|
|Distribution Method||Via freeware packages (bundling). Opt for custom installation to avoid bundling.|
|Detection tool||Download SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By ZoomyLib Ads|
What is ZoomyLib?
ZoomyLib has been identified as an adware application. This means that it will start generating advertisements once it has been installed on your computer. It will do this by attaching to your browser, and it does not matter whether you are using Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome. This program is not one that you want to have on your computer. This is not just because it is annoying. Adware programs are known to be potential risks for the system’s security. If you already have ZoomyLib on your PC, then make sure that you remove it immediately.
Where Did ZoomyLib Come from?
It is highly unlikely that you have downloaded and installed this program willingly. Adware applications are known to be spread through bundled downloads. In other words, they are attached to installers of free programs. The adware will be set for installation by default. It is generally advised that you avoid downloading any freeware from third-party software dispensers. To be extra safe, it is also recommended that you always opt for Custom/Advanced installation. This will allow you to check whether there are any additional programs that come with the installers and decline their installation.
What Does ZoomyLib Do?
As soon as it gets installed on your computer, ZoomyLib will start generating advertisements. They can be in pop-up, banner, as well as in other formats. The ads will offer a variety of discounts and promotions. We do not recommend clicking on them, however. There is a possibility that some ads will lead to malicious websites. Cyber criminals often take advantage of adware programs as they do not screen the websites they promote. In other words, it is possible that some of the advertisements will lead to malicious websites. They will aim to infect your computer with some malware or try to trick you into disclosing your sensitive information. If cyber criminals manage to get hold of this data, they will use it they will attempt to steal your money and identity.
The ads that ZoomyLib shows can also be related to your recent browsing. This is possible as the program is able to collect information on your browsing. So the ads will appear extra appealing. Even so, make sure not to click on any of them.
How to Remove ZoomyLib?
ZoomyLib has been identified as a clone of the ZoomPic, ZoomifyApp, Zoomify, PennyBee, and a few other programs. Make sure to avoid these, as well. To remove the program, you can simply uninstall it. Go to Control Panel, open the list of programs, find ZoomyLib, and uninstall it. However, it has been reported that ZoomyLib also leaves files in the system’s registry. It is not recommended that you tamper with it as you may cause more problems for your PC. If you continue having issues with the program, it is best to use a powerful security tool to remove it completely. What is more, this program will also remove any other unwanted programs from your computer along with any malware that may be on it. Finally, having security software on your system will guarantee that its integrity will not be compromised again.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter