What is UnitConverter?

UnitConverter is a fake application which, according to developers, allows users easily convert various units of measurement. At first glance, UnitConverter seems to be a legitimate software. Actually, it is a potentially unwanted program that displays you various annoying ads. Due to using a virtual layer to produce banners, pop-up ads that will conceal the content of visited websites, the UnitConverter really does affect to your browsing experience. Furthermore, it is able to track and gather data relating to user’s Internet browsing activity. All gathered information will be sold to the third-party companies. Obviously, that could be considered an invasion of privacy. Therefore, we highly recommend you to uninstall UnitConverter before further damage occurs.


How UnitConverter gets on your PC?

UnitConverter is distributed via deceptive marketing method called “bundling” where the installation goes in stealth mode. This is especially true for free software. Ordinarily, the deceptive application is hidden within the “Custom/Advanced” section of the download/installation processes. Only one careless click is enough to get infected. To prevent your computer from infection we recommend you to be careful and never rush when you install the software. Always opt for the “Custom/Advanced” settings and never agree to install additional unnecessary programs. Remember, the key to computer safety is caution.

How to remove UnitConverter from your computer?

To uninstall UnitConverter remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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You can try both of these products to remove UnitConverter

Or uninstall UnitConverter manually.

Step 1: Remove UnitConverter from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find UnitConverter.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find UnitConverter and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find UnitConverter, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate UnitConverter and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove UnitConverter from your browser.

Step 2: Remove UnitConverter from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find UnitConverter.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose UnitConverter.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable UnitConverter.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of UnitConverter:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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