What is ProPDFConverter?

ProPDFConverter appears to be a new potentially unwanted program (PUP in short) created by an unreliable developer known as Mindspark Interactive. This company is known to be distributing browser hijackers, other PUPs, and so on. Thus, we would advise you not to trust it or its products. Talking about the extension, our researchers learned it could change user’s default browser preferences and introduce him to a questionable search engine. Apparently, through this search engine, you might receive potentially dangerous third-party advertising content. Consequently, we would recommend not to wait till something goes wrong and eliminate ProPDFConverter at once. Users who need assistance with this task could use the removal instructions available at the end of the article. As for more details about the suspicious application, we invite you to read the rest of our report.test

Where does ProPDFConverter come from?

ProPDFConverter can be downloaded from However, we doubt a lot of users find this extension on their own. What we have in mind is that the PUP could be promoted via suspicious pop-up ads. The worst part is such content might be shown by threats hidden on the computer. Also, there is a possibility the extension could be bundled with other untrustworthy programs alike, for example, browser hijackers, adware, and so on. This is why our specialists at recommend checking and cleaning the system if you notice this plugin on your browser. We might as well advise being more attentive next time because one way or the other you most likely installed this tool while not paying attention to the installation process or for not researching the application before accepting to install it.

How does ProPDFConverter work?

Once ProPDFConverter gets installed, it should change user’s homepage with This is the unreliable search engine we were talking at the beginning of the text. According to our researchers, it may show modified search results, which means the results might be injected with additional advertising content. The bad news is such ads could come from the third party and the PUP’s creators might not check them to find out whether the advertised content is safe for the user to interact with. Therefore, since the ads may come from anywhere, there is a possibility some of them could even redirect the user to web pages distributing malware or other threats, sites offering to participate in fake lotteries or surveys and asking for sensitive data, and so on. Of course, we do not say you may necessarily encounter such content if you search the Internet with the ProPDFConverter’s presented search engine, but there is a possibility you might, and you should be aware of it. For users who put their computer’s safety first we would recommend removing the PUP with no hesitation, after all, there are more reliable search engines to choose from.

How to erase ProPDFConverter?

If you want to delete the PUP manually, you should slide a bit below this article and have a look at the provided removal instructions. They will show how to erase ProPDFConverter from browsers it is compatible with (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer). If these steps look a bit complicated or you would like to check the system for other possible threats, we advise installing a legitimate antimalware tool instead. All there is to do is perform a full system scan and press the provided deletion button.

Remove ProPDFConverter

Internet Explorer

Windows 8 & Windows 10

  1. Click Windows key+R.
  2. Insert Control Panel and click OK.
  3. Choose an option titled Uninstall a program.
  4. Find the unwanted application and press Uninstall.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Pick Uninstall a program.
  4. Select ProPDFConverter and click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Click on Start.
  2. Pick Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find the extension and select Uninstall.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Windows key+E.
  2. Go to %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\[PROFILE]\extensions
  3. Find a file called, right-click it and press Delete.
  4. Navigate to %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\[PROFILE]
  5. Look for a file called convertersnow_kb, right-click it and select Delete.
  6. Close File Explorer.
  7. Empty Recycle bin.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Windows key+E.
  2. Go to these locations:
    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\[PROFILE]\Extensions
    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\[PROFILE]\Local Extension Settings
    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\[PROFILE]\Sync Extension Settings
  3. Find folders called ebmaoobbcnbgkgigiamgnadajdkemkfp, right-click them and press Delete.
  4. Close Explorer.
  5. Empty Recycle bin. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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