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Should I remove Convert Files for Free?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,641
United States Rank #5,242
Reach 0.0330%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.51 days
251.05 days >
Average installed length: 131.91 days


8.48 2.30%
8.43 0.31%
8.25 20.12%
8.23 15.67%
8.21 7.83%
7.12 52.53%
7.0 1.23%

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Convert Files for Free

What is Convert Files for Free?

The web browser extension will popup coupon ads when the user visits certain affiliate web sites. Within Internet Explorer the toolbar runs as a Browser Helper Object (BHO), in Google Chrome it is an extension and in Firefox it is an addon.

From the Privacy Policy - "The Company consistently keeps track of any web pages and sections that are visited by our customers within the Company, such that the Company may determine which of its services are of greatest interest. Such data can and will be used to provide customers with content that of which is customized to their needs in addition to advertising to the customers which have also been customized to cater to the customers' needs based upon their behavior on the web page."

Bundled with download and install managers including Ez-download (app2desktop.com) and Closed Joint-Stock Company (amazingstorez.net).

About  (from SoftSea.com)

Convert Files For Free - An Integrated Video Conversion Tool That Supports Automated Buyer Savings. Help yourself twice with one download. Free File Viewer opens your window to full video access. Our associated Free File Viewer coupon project invites you to enjoy extreme coupon advice, simple shopping tips or just plai...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivers various 'optional' bundled software during install
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Convert Files for Free.
ConvertFilesforFree.dll (1cd16b9518c235c909a23dfc620c70d4) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3459 Dencol
Malwarebytes v2014.05.30.07 PUP.Optional.FreeFileConverter.A
Convert Files for Free has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Convert Files for Free
URL: www.convertfilesforfree.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\convert files for free
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Convert Files for Free\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 929.64 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Convert Files for Free

Program module:ConvertFilesforFree.dll
Name:Convert Files for Free
Path:C:\Program Files\convert files for free\ConvertFilesforFree.dll
Additional files:
  • ConvertFilesforFree.dll - Convert Files for Free
  • ConvertFilesforFree_x64.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • ConvertFilesforFree.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ConvertFilesforFree' with the class of {59A062A1-5ECA-4a1a-BC44-B2A9283A8ACB}.
  • ConvertFilesforFree_x64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ConvertFilesforFree' with the class of {59A062A1-5ECA-4a1a-BC44-B2A9283A8ACB}.

How do I remove Convert Files for Free?

You can uninstall Convert Files for Free from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Convert Files for Free, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Convert Files for Free.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Convert Files for Free you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.76%
Windows 10 33.64%
Windows Vista 7.22%
Windows XP 3.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.83%
Windows 8.1 19.41%
Windows 8 10.79%
Windows 7 Professional 7.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.47%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.95%
  United Kingdom 0.49%
  Saudi Arabia 0.20%
  LY 0.20%
  PR 0.20%
  United Arab Emirates 0.10%
  Australia 0.10%
  Mexico 0.10%
  Brazil 0.10%
  India 0.10%
  DZ 0.10%
  Israel 0.10%
  Canada 0.10%
  Iran 0.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.25%
Dell 27.22%
Acer 9.86%
ASUS 9.47%
Toshiba 8.28%
Lenovo 1.97%
Samsung 1.97%
Intel 0.79%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 9.33%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.00%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.00%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.67%

comments2 comments

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dannyover a year ago
This program keeps popping up ads on me alot
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donnaover a year ago
This is a very annoying ebay pop up that is making me crazy, and it will not uninstall. Do not install this or you will have headaches galore.