What is StrongVault?
StrongVault is a free application that promotes itself as a reliable files back-up program that you can use to automatically backup your files. It claims that 100% of hard drives eventually crash, so if you want to protect your photos for free, you should make use of StrongVault. Unfortunately, this free application is often considered to be a potentially unwanted program, because it is related to various security issues. Although it is not a malicious infection itself, in the long run it could expose your system to dangerous threats, and thus you should remove StrongVault as soon as possible.
Where does StrongVault come from?
Just like with any other potentially unwanted program out there, there is more than one way to install StrongVault onto your system. First and foremost, the application is available for download at its official website via strongvaultfree.com. If you download this application willingly, you should take note that StrongVault is not compatible with Windows XP x64, Windows 8 x64, and a few other 64bit operating systems.
Apart from the official website, StrongVault may also come bundled with freeware, as it is common with various applications and browser extensions. In such a case, it may seem as though this program gets installed on your computer behind your back, but that is not the case, because you do give your permission for the installation. Perhaps you just overlook the installation step that tells you about it.
What does StrongVault do?
According to its official website, StrongVault is supposed to provide you with backup function that would allow you to make another copy of your photos and other similar files, in order to protect them from a possible hard drive crash.
The problem is that if you install the full version of StrongVault, it may also cause constant commercial pop-ups on your screen, no matter which website you visit. This application does not modify your browser settings, but the fact that it constantly needs to be connected to the Internet makes it vulnerable to various exploitations to outside.
How to remove StrongVault?
If it was not your intention to install StrongVault on your computer, you should definitely remove the program as soon as possible, because there is a high chance that it arrived at your system together with other potentially unwanted programs. Refer to the instructions below for manual StrongVault removal, and then run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner to check for other undesirable files or programs. Do not hesitate to invest in reliable computer security application if need be.
Manual StrongVault Removal
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
- Click Settings and go to Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program and remove Strongvault Online Backup.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program and remove Strongvault Online Backup.
- Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Strongvault Online Backup.
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