What is 1PrivacyProtection?
Our security analysts have found that 1PrivacyProtection is a potentially unwanted program that you definitely should not buy, because it is not worth the money. Moreover, you should remove this program from your computer altogether, because the functions it offers are of no real value. This program is reminiscent of a PC optimizer/cleaner, but is presented as a program that takes care of all of your privacy issues. However, in this article we will show you how useless this program really is. So if you are interested, please continue reading.
Where does 1PrivacyProtection come from?
This program is a product of a company called OneKit Internet, S.L. which is based in Sant Francesc Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain. And, Surprisingly, this company has its very own promotional website located at Onekit.com. This company has developed a lot of programs. However, we cannot say which of them are actually good and which fall into the category of potentially unwanted. Regardless, 1PrivacyProtection is known to be disseminated using software bundled. However, currently, most people get this program by directly downloading it from its dedicated website at 1privacyprotection.com. It must be noted, however, that this program does not come alone. Its installer comes bundled with other program by default. Some of those programs are legitimate while others are somewhat shady.
Take note that 1PrivacyProtection may come with a program called 360 Total Security. Not much is known about it, but it seems to be a decent application. Also, the setup installs a 360 Internet Protection browser extension for Firefox that has been developed by Qihu 360 Software Co, Ltd. However, 1PrivacyProtection features its fare share of shady software. Our researchers have found this program to be bundled with a shady search engine called iStartSurf.com and an adware program called Middle Rush.
How does 1PrivacyProtection work?
It can be said that 1PrivacyProtection is a program for lazy people, because all of its functions can be easily performed manually and above all for free. Let us take a look at some of its functions in greater detail. Basically, is set to delete browsing and usage history of various programs. For example, it is set to delete browsing history of Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome. Furthermore, this program can clean user password information from the aforementioned browsers as well. This program is also said to clean usage information of programs, such as Skype and Windows Live. In any case, attempting to register your product will prove fruitless, because the website to which you should be redirected does now work. So even if you want to use it you cannot, because you have to purchase it in order to access 1PrivacyProtection’s most basic functions.
How do I remove 1PrivacyProtection?
This supposed privacy-protecting program is not malicious, but its functionality is just laughable. It would be more cost-effective to just manually clean your browser’s browsing history from time to time and delete your conversations on your messaging programs. So we suggest that you remove 1PrivacyProtection from your computer as soon as the opportunity arises. If you do not know how to do this, please refer to the removal guide below.
- Press Windows Key+R.
- Enter Control Panel in the dialog box and click OK.
- Select Uninstall a program.
- Locate the unwanted program and click the Uninstall button.
- Open the Start menu and click Control Panel, and then select Uninstall a program.
- Locate the software and double-click on it.
- Click Uninstall.
- Click Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Find the undesirable program and click Uninstall.
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