Uninstall Tracker Package and Remove Airtostrong.exe

Uninstall Tracker Package and Remove Airtostrong.exe

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Update July 2019! Tracker Package and Airtostrong.exe are the same. Tracker Package gets in your PC without permission. Remove Tracker Package and everything related.

SIDENOTE: This post was originally published in February 2016. But we gave it an update in July 2019.

Tracker Package is a browser hijacker developed by SaferBrowser. To remove this unwanted software from your system, you should carefully read this article till the end.

The hijacker can modify any browser, change user settings, a browser’s homepage, search engine, and new tab. It sets toolbar and may install a browser extension as well. Due to Airtostrong.exe the hijacker has very intrusive advertising and redirects.

Threat Summary

NameTracker Package, Airtostrong.exe
TypeBrowser Hijacker, Redirect, PUP
Short DescriptionYour browser has a new search engine that appears legitimate, but it is not. You will see a lot of advertisements.
Symptoms Airtostrong.exe is installed along with other files of the unwanted software. Settings and your browser’s homepage and new tab will be changed.td>
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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Smart Package Tracker – Update October 2018

Tracker Package now also known as Smart Package Tracker seems to continue spreading in October, 2018. However, its developers have rebranded and are calling themselves “Polarity Technologies LTD” nowadays. The Privacy Policy has been updated accordingly and now the following information will also be collected from you:

  • Email address
  • IP address
  • Device-specific data (hardware model and operating system)
  • Data about crashes, system activity, hardware settings and browser language
  • Search queries and all related search data
  • Date and time of query request and referral URL
  • Your Browser Type
  • Source of traffic acquisition
  • Your geographic location
  • Domain name of your Internet Search Provider (ISP)

Except this, due to the enactment of GDPR in May, 2018, the Privacy Policy page may shift towards a newer and older one quite often. Be careful as having the TrackingPackage hijacker in one set with Airtostrong.exe is not something that you should overlook.

Tracker Package – Distribution Methods

Tracker Package can get installed on your computer through third-party install setups. That is because, the hijacker hides in freeware installations and bundled packages and you are unaware of that. Inside those packages, additional components for installation are rarely disclosed, and you could pick up the Tracker Package software. That can be avoided, if you check the Custom or Advanced setting in the setup.

In the above screenshot you can see the main download/distribution page of Tracker Package.

The hijacker might be distributed via an extension as well. Other methods of distribution for the hijacker are via advertisements, pop-ups, and banners or by visiting untrusted websites. Such sites are probably affiliates of the hijacker. Because of the Airtostrong.exe file, any browser can be affected, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari and Mozilla Firefox.

Tracker Package – More About It

Tracker Package is a browser hijacker. It is developed by the company SaferBrowser, like many other unwanted programs, such as Search.getmaps(.)co

Once on your computer, the hijacker will make changes to your browsers and their settings. The hijacker will modify the current homepage and will switch it with a custom one. The new tab, and search engine will also be different. Sometimes it sets a browser extension or an add-on. The extension can perform the following actions:

  • Read and change all your data on the websites you visit
  • Read and change your browsing history
  • Manage your downloads
  • Manage your apps, extensions and themes

Your search queries will go through the Home(.)searchtp(.)com address, which will filter all results. You might see sponsored content among the results, and sometimes they can be misleading. You could be redirected to partner sites of the hijacker from its search engine. Tracker Package presents itself as an application that can track packages you have ordered from well-renowned delivery services.

But upon trying to do that and enter your package ID number, you are prompted to install a related program that you do not want.


AirtoStrong.exe is oftentimes located in the Program Files folder on your system drive (The drive where your operating system is). Other two directories you should check are:



You can see many advertisements displayed on web pages – pop-ups, pop-unders, banners, in-text links, message boxes and others. The websites, you are redirected to, probably make money per each page visit.

Tracker Package – Data Collection Practices

The Privacy Policy of Tracker Package remains the same as that of SaferBrowser and the other related programs of this developers. The policy indicates that only by using their search engine and software lead collecting your data – personally or non-personally-identifiable one.


The information that may be gathered is:

  • IP address
  • Search queries
  • Search data and specifics of searches
  • Internet Search Provider name
  • URLs and clicks
  • Browser (version and type)
  • Operating System (and other related data)

All information that is collected by Tracker Package may be shared with their affiliates and other third-parties. They use cookies tracking your internet activity, and you can see advertisements that may seem attractive to you. That is because they are based on the information collected from you, as stated in the privacy policy above.

Tracker Package – Removal Options

To remove Tracker Package manually from your system, follow the step-by-step removal instructions written down here. If the manual removal does not get rid of this browser hijacker and its files completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Software like this will also keep your computer safe from future threats. Have in mind that files associated with this PUP may be detected with different names than Tracker Package.

In case that you have further questions or need additional help, don’t hesitate to leave a comment or contact us via email.

Tsetso Mihailov

Tsetso Mihailov

Tsetso Mihailov is a tech-geek and loves everything that is tech-related, while observing the latest news surrounding technologies. He has worked in IT before, as a system administrator and a computer repair technician. Dealing with malware since his teens, he is determined to spread word about the latest threats revolving around computer security.

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