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How to remove Easy 2 Convert 4 Me adware and the ads it delivers?

Also Known As: Ads by Easy 2 Convert 4 Me
Type: Adware
Distribution: Moderate
Damage level: Medium

Easy 2 Convert 4 Me adware removal instructions

What is Easy 2 Convert 4 Me?

Easy 2 Convert 4 Me is the name of a rogue piece of software classified as adware. According to its promotional material, Easy 2 Convert 4 Me can convert various file formats. However, as adware - it runs intrusive advertisement campaigns (i.e., delivers various ads). Additionally, Easy 2 Convert 4 Me spies on users' browsing habits. Due to the dubious methods employed to distribute adware-types, they are also categorized as PUAs (Potentially Unwanted Applications).

Website used to promote Easy 2 Convert 4 Me adware

Adware enables the placement of third-party graphical content on any visited website and/or different interfaces. This software can deliver pop-ups, banners, coupons, surveys, and other intrusive adverts. They severely diminish the browsing quality, as they overlay webpages and limit the browsing speed. Furthermore, these ads endanger device and user safety. They promote rogue, untrustworthy, sale-based, deceptive/scam, and malicious sites. Some intrusive advertisements can even be triggered (by being clicked on) to download/install software (e.g., PUAs) stealthily.

As mentioned in the introduction, Easy 2 Convert 4 Me has data tracking abilities, which is typical of adware. Information of interest includes: URLs visited, pages viewed, search queries typed, IP addresses/ geolocations, personally identifiable details, and so forth. The gathered data is then shared with and/or sold to third-parties (potentially, cyber criminals). To summarize, the presence of unwanted apps on devices can lead to system infections, financial losses, severe privacy issues, and even identity theft. Therefore, it is highly recommended to remove all suspect applications and browser extensions/plug-ins immediately upon detection.

Threat Summary:
Name Ads by Easy 2 Convert 4 Me
Threat Type Adware, Unwanted ads, Pop-up Virus
Browser Extension(s) Easy 2 Convert 4 Me
Supposed Functionality File format converter
Symptoms Seeing advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing. Intrusive pop-up ads. Decreased Internet browsing speed.
Distribution Methods Deceptive pop-up ads, free software installers (bundling), fake Flash Player installers.
Damage Decreased computer performance, browser tracking - privacy issues, possible additional malware infections.
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Krunker Hacks Krunker.io Aimbot + ESP GenValerieYoutubeToMP3Fortnite Free Vbucks Codes Generator, and SketchBall are some examples of adware. Software within this classification usually appears legitimate and harmless. Users are lured into download/installation and/or purchase with various "useful" and "advantageous" functionalities. However, the promised features are rarely operational. In fact, this is true of practically all PUAs. The sole purpose of unwanted apps is to generate profit for the developers; hence, functionality and user safety are irrelevant. PUAs are designed to deliver intrusive advertisement campaigns, cause redirects, modify browsers (browser hijackers), and gather vulnerable and private data.

How did Easy 2 Convert 4 Me install on my computer?

Select PUAs (e.g., Easy 2 Convert 4 Me) have "official" promotional/download webpages. These applications can also be downloaded/installed together with other software. "Bundling" is the name of this deceptive marketing technique - packing regular programs with unwanted or malicious additions. Rushed download/installation processes (e.g., ignored terms, skipped steps and sections, etc.) increase the risk of inadvertently allowing bundled content into the device. Intrusive advertisements are used to proliferate PUAs as well. Once clicked on, the ads can execute scripts to make downloads/installations without user consent.

How to avoid installation of potentially unwanted applications?

It is recommended to research software before download/installation and/or purchase. Additionally, all downloads must be done from official and verified sources. Untrustworthy download channels, e.g., unofficial and free file-hosting websites, Peer-to-Peer sharing networks, and other third-party downloaders - commonly offer hazardous and/or bundled content. When downloading/installing, it is advised to read terms, study possible options, use the "Custom/Advanced" settings, and opt-out from supplementary apps, tools, features, etc. Intrusive ads appear ordinary; however, they redirect to unreliable and dubious sites (e.g., gambling, pornography, adult-dating, and many others). In case of encounters with such adverts and/or redirects, the system must be checked and all suspicious applications and browser extensions/plug-ins detected - immediately removed from it. If your computer is already infected with Easy 2 Convert 4 Me, we recommend running a scan with Combo Cleaner Antivirus for Windows to automatically eliminate this adware.

Easy 2 Convert 4 Me adware asking permission to track data:

Easy 2 Convert 4 Me adware asking for permissions

Easy 2 Convert 4 Me adware extension:

Easy 2 Convert 4 Me extension

Ads delivered by Easy 2 Convert 4 Me adware:

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Quick menu:

Easy 2 Convert 4 Me adware removal:

Windows 7 users:

Accessing Programs and Features (uninstall) in Windows 7

Click Start (Windows Logo at the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose Control Panel. Locate Programs and click Uninstall a program.

Windows XP users:

Accessing Add or Remove Programs in Windows XP

Click Start, choose Settings and click Control Panel. Locate and click Add or Remove Programs.

Windows 10 and Windows 8 users:

Accessing Programs and Features (uninstall) in Windows 8

Right-click in the lower left corner of the screen, in the Quick Access Menu select Control Panel. In the opened window choose Programs and Features.

Mac OSX users:

Uninstall app in OSX (Mac)

Click Finder, in the opened screen select Applications. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Easy 2 Convert 4 Me adware uninstall via Control Panel

In the uninstall programs window, look for "Easy 2 Convert 4 Me", select this entry and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".

After uninstalling the potentially unwanted application (which causes Easy 2 Convert 4 Me ads), scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. To scan your computer, use recommended malware removal software.

Remove Easy 2 Convert 4 Me adware from Internet browsers:

Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:

Google Chrome logoRemove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:

Removing Easy 2 Convert 4 Me  ads from Google Chrome step 1

Click the Chrome menu icon Google Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "More tools" and click "Extensions". Locate "Easy 2 Convert 4 Me", select this entry and click the trash can icon.

Removing Easy 2 Convert 4 Me ads from Google Chrome step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the ads by easy 2 convert 4 me, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu icon Google Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) and select Settings. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click the Advanced… link.

Google Chrome settings reset step 1

After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the Reset (Restore settings to their original defaults) button.

Google Chrome settings reset step 2

In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button.

Google Chrome settings reset step 3

Mozilla Firefox logoRemove malicious plugins from Mozilla Firefox:

Removing Easy 2 Convert 4 Me ads from Mozilla Firefox step 1

Click the Firefox menu firefox menu icon (at the top right corner of the main window), select "Add-ons". Click "Extensions", in the opened window, remove "Easy 2 Convert 4 Me".

Removing Easy 2 Convert 4 Me ads from Mozilla Firefox step 2

Optional method:

Computer users who have problems with ads by easy 2 convert 4 me removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.

Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, firefox menu icon in the opened menu, click Help.

Accessing settings (Reset Firefox to default settings step 1)

Select Troubleshooting Information.

Accessing Troubleshooting Information (Reset Firefox to default settings step 2)

In the opened window, click the Refresh Firefox button.

Clicking on Refresh Firefox button (Reset Firefox to default settings step 3)

In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the Refresh Firefox button.

Confirm your want to reset Firefox settings to default (Reset Firefox to default settings step 4)

safari browser logoRemove malicious extensions from Safari:

removing adware from safari step 1 - accessing preferences

Make sure your Safari browser is active, click Safari menu, and select Preferences....

removing adware from safari step 2 - removing extensions

In the opened window click Extensions, locate any recently installed suspicious extension, select it and click Uninstall.

Optional method:

Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. From the drop down menu select Clear History and Website Data...

resetting safari step 1

In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.

resetting safari step 2

Microsoft Edge (Chromium) logoRemove malicious extensions from Microsoft Edge:

Removing adware from Microsoft Edge step 1

Click the Edge menu icon Microsoft Edge (chromium) menu icon (at the upper-right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions". Locate all recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons and click "Remove" below their names.

Removing adware from Microsoft Edge step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the ads by easy 2 convert 4 me, reset your Microsoft Edge browser settings. Click the Edge menu icon Microsoft Edge (chromium) menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge) and select Settings.

Microsoft Edge (Chromium) reset step 1

In the opened settings menu select Reset settings.

Microsoft Edge (Chromium) reset step 2

Select Restore settings to their default values. In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Microsoft Edge settings to default by clicking the Reset button.

Microsoft Edge (Chromium) reset step 3

  • If this did not help, follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset the Microsoft Edge browser.

Internet Explorer logoRemove malicious add-ons from Internet Explorer:

Removing Easy 2 Convert 4 Me ads from Internet Explorer step 1

Click the "gear" icon Internet Explorer options icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for "Easy 2 Convert 4 Me", select this entry and click "Remove".

Removing Easy 2 Convert 4 Me ads from Internet Explorer step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the ads by easy 2 convert 4 me, reset your Internet Explorer settings to default.

Windows XP users: Click Start, click Run, in the opened window type inetcpl.cpl In the opened window click the Advanced tab, then click Reset.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows XP

Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type inetcpl.cpl and click enter. In the opened window click the Advanced tab, then click Reset.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 7

Windows 8 users: Open Internet Explorer and click the gear icon. Select Internet Options.

Reseting Internet Explorer settings to default in Windows 8 - accessing

In the opened window, select the Advanced tab.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 8 - Internet options advanced tab

Click the Reset button.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 8 - click the Reset button in the Internet options advanced tab

Confirm that you wish to reset Internet Explorer settings to default by clicking the Reset button.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 8 - confirm settings reset to default by clicking the reset button

Summary:

declining installation of adware while downloading free software sampleCommonly, adware or potentially unwanted applications infiltrate Internet browsers through free software downloads. Note that the safest source for downloading free software is via developers' websites only. To avoid installation of adware, be very attentive when downloading and installing free software. When installing previously-downloaded free programs, choose the custom or advanced installation options – this step will reveal any potentially unwanted applications listed for installation together with your chosen free program.

Removal assistance:
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Global malware activity level today:

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Increased attack rate of infections detected within the last 24 hours.

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