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Should I remove Converter Free Online?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,115
United States Rank #12,963
Reach 0.0070%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.66 days
78.52 days >
Average installed length: 41.25 days


8.48 99.27%
8.30 0.73%

Converter Free Online

What is Converter Free Online?

The software injects advertisements in the user's web browser as well as tracks the URLs and domains a user visits. Per the EULA: "Converter Free Online may review the content of certain pages you visit in order to provide you the most relevant advertisements."

About  (from D&V Limited)

The software contains advertisements, including in-text advertising where specific keywords within the text of a webpage are matched with advertising and/or related information. Topics or keyword phrases are automatically matched and products or services relevant to those topics or keyword phrases will appear on the ...  Read more


The most used version is 8.48, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is ConverterFreeOnlineUpdt.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 490.16 KB (501,922 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Converter Free Online.
ConverterFreeOnlineUpdt.exe (0b898e95e4058effdd0a2674989497ce) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.W3i
avast! 2014.9-140806 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
Dr.Web Adware.W3i.44
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Generic.dbxktu
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.218 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0716
Bundled relationships
       View all 5

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Converter Free Online
URL: www.converterfreeonline.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\converter free online
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Converter Free Online\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 490.16 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Converter Free Online

Program executable:ConverterFreeOnlineUpdt.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\converter free online\ConverterFreeOnlineUpdt.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) ConverterFreeOnlineUpdt.exe
  • Taskbar.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ConverterFreeOnlineUpdt.exe runs as a service named 'ConverterFreeOnlineUpdt' (ConverterFreeOnlineUpdt).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Taskbar.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CFO' and executes as C:\Program Files\Converter Free Online\Taskbar.exe.

How do I remove Converter Free Online?

You can uninstall Converter Free Online 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 Converter Free Online, 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 Converter Free Online.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.18%
Windows 10 43.07%
Windows Vista 6.57%
Windows XP 2.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.24%
Windows 8.1 28.68%
Windows 8 11.03%
Windows 7 Professional 8.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.14%
  Mexico 0.43%
  United Arab Emirates 0.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.62%
Dell 17.21%
Toshiba 17.21%
Acer 15.57%
ASUS 3.28%
Lenovo 1.64%
MSI 0.82%
Alienware 0.82%
Sony 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.42%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.56%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 1.71%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.71%


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