What is E-Buyer?
You may be lead to believe that E-Buyer is a shopping assistant that will help you save money by showing the best available deals. This is untrue, however, and we suggest removing it because it is nothing more than a low-grade ad-supported application. Its job is not to improve your online shopping experience, but make money for whoever owns it. We think that it is safe to say that this application is unreliable because the content it advertises may not always be legitimate because we d not know where its advertising partners come from. In fact, in the worst case scenario, your computer can become severely infected with Trojan-type malware. Please continue reading if you want to know more.
Where does E-Buyer come from?
From the very outset we have to inform you that this program is practically dead, so your chances of encountering it a rather slim. Nevertheless, we want to inform you about the dangers it can pose to your computer’s security. Now, unfortunately, the entity that released E-Buyer is unknown, and therefore, this fact reinforces our position that it is unreliable. We do know, however, that it is still being distributed with the use of software bundles. It means that this application may be hidden from plain sight in a sub-menu of the installer. The information we have gathered suggests that you can remove E-Buyer from the installation process by selecting advanced installation and unchecking its respective checkbox. Take note that this may not always be the case, but we have not seen any cases where this program is installed without the users consent.
How does E-Buyer work?
This its name implies, E-Buyer has something to do with online shopping. However, it is not designed is such a way that would benefit you. Our malware analysts have found that this program is designed to display advertisements that come from unknown and probably unreliable sources. Therefore, this program’s ads may promote fake content that could potentially infect your PC with keyloggers, rogue antispyware programs, rootkits, and other types of atrocious software if you click on the ads.
Its advertisements can take the form of coupons, pop-ups, banners, interstitial, video, and search-related ads. These ads can appear on almost every website that you might visit, but most of them should be rendered when you visit online shopping websites. But, regardless of whether you visit online shopping websites or not, you should still get rid of this annoying and malicious application. It is also annoying because it can display ads in vast quantities on one single page. Our researchers have found that after installing E-Buyer, it creates a scheduled task to check if there are any new updates. This function might still work but given that this program has reached the end of its life cycle you should not see regularly updated advertisements.
How do I remove E-Buyer?
If you want to keep your computer safe and secure, then you should remove E-Buyer from it as soon as possible. Failure to do so may result in your PC becoming infected with additional malware that may be much more malicious than this low-grade adware. Note, that uninstalling this program is particularly easy, just follow the instructions provided below and see it for yourself.
Uninstall the adware via Control Panel
- Open the Start menu.
- Open Control Panel and click Add or Remove Programs.
- Find the program.
Windows Vista and 7
- Open the Start menu.
- Open Control Panel and click Uninstall a Program.
- Find the unwanted software and right-click on it.
Windows 8 and 8.1
- Open the Start screen.
- Type Uninstall in the search box and then go to Settings.
- Select Uninstall a program.
- Find the unwanted adware.
- Right-click on the Start menu.
- Go to Programs and Features.
- Find the application and Uninstall it.
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