Counter for Messenger

What is Counter for Messenger?

It is possible to find Counter for Messenger in your Google Chrome browser without remembering that you have installed this browser extension. Our malware specialists at say that this application is quite suspicious even though it may appear to be beneficial for users. In fact, we have labeled it as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This means that we have not found hard evidence for any direct wrong-doing or malicious behavior; yet, we do not consider this PUP safe. It only gets worse when you realize that it can use shady distribution methods to show up on unsuspecting users' machines. Unfortunately, this also indicates that there could be malicious infections on your computer. All in all, we advise you to remove Counter for Messenger as soon as possible. But before you jump to the end, let us tell you in more detail what we have found out about this PUP.test

Where does Counter for Messenger come from?

There are two official places for you to download and install this shady PUP. First, the official promotional website,, and second, the Chrome web store, Of course, we do not believe for a second that too many users would find or visit these pages even if the name of this tool contains "messenger," which could be a keyword that users may search for a lot. What is more important, though, is that we did not find any EULA, Privacy Policy, or Terms of Use legal documents shared by the authors. This is rather suspicious and should be considered as a good reason for any security-minded user to delete Counter for Messenger right away.

As we have mentioned, there is little chance that you have installed this PUP in the above ways. It is more likely that you dropped an infectious software bundle on your system. A lot of users infect their computer with adware programs, browser hijackers, Trojans, fake alerts, and PUPs by downloading free software or cracked software from shady torrent or freeware sites. Always make sure that you know exactly what a bundle is planning to install on your computer before giving it the green light. Since such an invasion of malware threats can cause multiple system security issues for you, we advise you to use a trustworthy malware scanner right after you delete Counter for Messenger from your browser.

How does Counter for Messenger work?

As we have said, this is a questionable application from China. It is supposed to show you statistics regarding your Messenger use. Namely, how many messages you share with your friends. These numbers are also ranked, so you can easily see who are your favorite or most often "visited" friends. it is possible that you think that this tool is actually cool. Please remember that the official website does not disclose legal documents, so you cannot be sure how this PUP handles third party-related issues as well as information it may collect about you. No wonder why we suggest that you remove Counter for Messenger from your computer as soon as possible.

How do I delete Counter for Messenger?

Finally, we are here with the solution. You can easily eliminate this potential threat source if you simply remove this unwanted extension. If you have never done this before, you can use our guide below as a reference. Remember to keep all your programs and drivers up-to-date if you want to prevent cyber crooks from gaining access to your computer via outdated security holes. Another important thing for you to consider now is whether you can keep your system protected manually or maybe it was time to employ a professional anti-malware program, such as SpyHunter.

Remove Counter for Messenger from your browser

Google Chrome

  1. Open the menu by tapping Alt+F.
  2. Select More tools.
  3. Go to Extensions.
  4. Locate the extension and click on the Trash can on its right.
  5. In the pop-up, press Reset. 100% FREE spyware scan and
    tested removal of Counter for Messenger*

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