My Video Converter

What is My Video Converter?

If you want to convert video files, you need to find a reliable and legitimate tool or online service. You should not trust My Video Converter to help you out. While this free Google Chrome extension can definitely seem useful, researchers have found it to be quite problematic. At this point, the recommendation is to remove it from the browser, and if you do not understand why that might be necessary, we welcome you to read our full report. You will learn why this add-on is identified as a PUP (potentially unwanted program), how it spreads, what it does in the background, and also how to get rid of it. If you are one of those users who have already decided to delete My Video Converter, you will be glad to find a comprehensive guide. If you are going to follow the instructions below without reading further, let us advise you to scan your system using a trusted malware scanner as well. The last thing you want is to allow any hidden threats to remain active.test

How does My Video Converter work?

My Video Converter is quite similar to Email Search Tools, Your Search Tool, and Find A Flight Pro. Clearly, all of them offer different services, and the PUP we are discussing in this report definitely does not focus on helping you access emails, browse the web, or find flights. However, just like these extensions, the PUP was introduced by Eightpoint Technologies, Ltd. All extensions created by it are identified as PUPs, and that is mostly because they all offer seemingly attractive services just so that Google Chrome users could be tricked into letting in a tool that can collect information and also introduce an unreliable search tool. My Video Converter offers easy access links to,,, and several other sites via, which is set as the default provider and the new tab page after installation. While these sites might be legitimate, you can bookmark them if you want to access them from your browser, which means that the extension does not offer a useful service, and that is the first reason to identify it as a PUP.

Furthermore, if you installed My Video Converter from or the Chrome web store (, you must know already that Yahoo Search is used by this extension. This is a popular search engine, but the extension uses it to showcase its own results. Yes, Yahoo Search results are modified, and that is another reason to identify it as a PUP. Unfortunately, it uses this platform to showcase sponsored ads, and these might be selected according to your own browsing history that the injected web cookies track. To put it simply, My Video Converter does not offer anything beneficial, it tracks information, it uses it to help third parties select suspicious ads, and then it uses the respectable Yahoo Search engine to show them to you. Clearly, this extension is not useful or reliable. You also might have downloaded it using a bundled installer, in which case, other PUPs or even malicious threats could exist. In this case, the suspicious extension might be the least of your worries. Obviously, if you detect other threats, remove them ASAP.

How to delete My Video Converter

Once you scan your system using a trusted malware scanner, you can start figuring out what you need to do. Do you only need to remove My Video Converter? If that is so, use the instructions below that show how to remove this PUP manually. Of course, do not forget that your system is vulnerable, and much more serious threats could hit it at any point. This is why we recommend going the automatic removal route. Install an anti-malware program you trust to delete My Video Converter and other active threats, as well as to protect your Windows operating system and the installed browsers. Once you clean your system and also protect it, your chances of attracting and letting in malware will be greatly diminished. In fact, if you also take care of what files you download, what emails you interact it, what links/ads you click on, and what websites you visit, you should be able to avoid all threats.

Removal Guide

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
  2. Tap Alt+F keys, select More tools, and then click Extensions.
  3. Find the Remove button next to My Video Converter and click it.
  4. Tap Ctrl+Shift+Delete keys to access the Clear browsing data menu.
  5. Choose an appropriate time range and appropriate boxes and click Clear data. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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