Tag Archives: Toolbars

YTD Toolbar “PUP.Optional.YTDToolbar” Removal Guide

YTD Toolbar

The YTD Toolbar is an adware related program als known as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) – (PUP.Optional.YTDToolbar) distributed for promoting thousands of harmful and annoying advertisements on targeted computer systems, within Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome. The YTD Toolbar is bundled with certain free software that primarily installs to your computer with or without your permission and knowledge. When the YTD Toolbar is installed on your computer, it will… Read More »

What means PUP.Optional?

What means PUP.Optional?

The term PUP.Optional is related to (potentially unwanted programs) and such programs are often installed without the knowledge of users. Free software categorized as PUP.Optional include adware, spyware, toolbars, browser hijackers and many other unwanted or harmfull applications. A PUP is technically not virus, but it does exhibit plenty of malicious traits, and many users have no idea where such PUP.Optional threads did come from, so it’s not surprising at all… Read More »

Avast Browser Cleanup to remove unwanted toolbars

Avast! Browser Cleanup is a new option in de the security products from avast! This utility is also available as a stand alone version. This cleanup tool is developed for remocing unwanted toolbars from Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Unfortunately, the most free software nowadays that is packed with a wrapper comes with some unwanted add-ons; in most cases a browser toolbar or browser modifcation such as a… Read More »

AdwCleaner Download


AdwCleaner developed by Xplode is a simple, portable little application that requires no hard installation. The application itself is just over 500KB and is probably easier to use than any alternative you’ve ever tried. It works on 32 and 64-bit versions of XP, Vista, 7, and 8. Sometimes, a freeware seems too good to be free. It comes with a cost that you may not realize. Many applications are being… Read More »