ESET scan keeps reporting a potentially unsafe application “Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Google.D” in my computer and I can’t seem to get rid of it. Since the problem occurs, I also found that my browser goes crazy. Whenever I am online, tons of ads keep bothering me and sometimes I can’t even access my favorite site but get redirected to third-parties websites. It is really frustrating and I don’t know what to do now. Is there a way to get rid of this virus completely?
Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Google.D is a potentially unwanted program that has been designed to appear normally but it can cause tons of malicious activities to interrupt your online activities or connect with Trojan which can download other spyware, steal your personal information, such as your user names and passwords, and send the stolen information to a malicious hacker without your knowledge. This program usually gets downloaded from malicious websites, or comes embedded into spam email attachments. Once your system gets infected, this virus will badly damage your computer system, interrupt online activities and even compromise your privacy and security. Its role is to spy on a user, modify system settings, install additional software or toobar and add-ons, and download dangerous threats in order to help hackers completely control the entire system. Although the program seems harmless, it has the ability to log keystrokes to steal information such as passwords and credit card numbers. The Trojan establishes a connection between infected computer and a cyber criminal. Using this connection, bad guys can do whatever they want on your computer. Therefore you have to delete this nasty virus from the system in a quick time.
Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Google.D Virus does not replicate themselves, but it can work as browser hijacker or adware that carries out many harmful actions on the computer once it is downloaded. With the help of this virus, many unwanted items like toolbar, extensions and bookmarks can be added on your system without any permission. Therefore, you may see tons of ads on your web browser whenever you try to go online. Your start page and default search provider can be changed to a strange website. It takes forever to load up a certain page and your browser may keep crashing or not responding all the time. Computer is very slow in reaction. Some of your applications always stop working and even become invalid. Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Google.D Virus behaves like any other virus, attempting to destroy your programs, memory, or computer in whatever manner it was programmed. It is able to collect sensitive information, such as credit card passwords, log in details, user credentials and others, then further send them to the remote hackers for their own illicit purpose. You should remove it quickly once upon detection.
1. It can compromise your system and may introduce additional infections like rogue software.
2. It forces you to visit websites and advertisements which are not trusted and may lead you to pay money wrongly for worthless products.
3. It takes up high resources and strikingly slows down your computer speed and even causes your computer stuck frequently.
4. It may allow cyber criminals to track your computer and steal your personal information.
From malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
Through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.
When clicking suspicious pop-ups or malicious links.
Open unknown email or download media files that contain the activation code of the virus.
Currently many computer users had the same experience that this virus couldn’t be removed by any anti-virus applications. So the manual approach is always required to combat this virus. And here is the step-by-step removal guide for all computer users.
1. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
Once Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Google.D virus is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying system resources and then end it immediately.
(The name of the virus process can be random.)
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window：
2. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press Windows key + R to open Run box. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
Then a Registry Editor window will pop up as the following picture shows:
b. Search malicious files and registry entries and then remove all of them:
Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Google.D virus is categorized as Trojan horse that sneaks into your PC without your permission and may give a hacker remote access to a targeted computer system. Operations that could be performed by a hacker on a targeted computer system may include: Crashing the computer, Blue screen of death, Electronic money theft, Data theft (e.g. retrieving passwords or credit card information), Installation of software, including third-party malware and ransomware, Downloading or uploading of files on the user’s computer, Modification or deletion of files, Keystroke logging, Data corruption, Modifications of registry, Overheating CPU and GPU and Annoying browser redirection etc. Even worse, Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Google.D virus is known to create a backdoor on your computer that gives malicious users access to your system, possibly allowing confidential or personal information to be compromised. In order to protect your computer and privacy, it is no doubt for you to delete this Trojan as soon as possible.
Note: If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from Yoocare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on December 27, 2015 2:34 am