What is SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport?
SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport is a malicious program that installs other unwanted applications on your computer. It does not need your permission to function on your computer, and you may not be aware of the fact that SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport installs additional software on your system as well. This renders the application as a computer threat that should not be allowed to remain in your system. If you are not sure of your current system status, run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner and then remove SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport automatically, at the same time ensuring that your PC is safeguarded against similar threats.
Where does SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport come from?
This program is usually distributed together with freeware. The application is responsible for bundling different types of software applications together, so it is not uncommon for SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport to arrive as an installer for a shareware game or some other legal program. The main problem is that, you should not download programs from third party websites, because there perfectly legitimate programs might get bundled with additional software.
Thus, SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport has many ways to enter your system. It is known to be delivered with Adobe FlashPlayer updater, especially if you download it from a third party. This way you will also be notified about additional software about to be installed on your computer.
A few freeware games known to be bundled with SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport include Subway Surfers and Candy Crush.
What does SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport do?
The main reason why SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport enters your PC is to install Adware:Win32/WebCake adware onto your system. In general, you are allowed to choose whether you want to install the adware or not, but security experts warn that SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport generally does not inform users about the changes that it is about to perform in the system.
When WebCake adware is installed on your computer, you will be flooded with coupons and discount offers for a number of online shopping websites. In short, it is an advertising platform that displays even third party content in its ads. Needless to say, that the third party content is not reviewed by WebCake, and in the long run it may become responsible for infecting you with malware.
How to remove SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport?
It is possible to remove WebCake from your computer manually (scroll down to the manual removal instructions below), but there is no guarantee that it would also help you remove SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport as well. Therefore, it is necessary for you to acquire a powerful antimalware application that would run a full system scan and then remove all the detected malicious files and applications. What is more, by investing in a computer safeguard program, you will ensure that your PC is safe from similar infections.
Manual WebCake Removal
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
- When Charms bar appears click Settings and go to Control panel.
- Open Uninstall a program and remove WebCake.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start Menu and click Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove WebCake.
- Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Select Add or remove programs and uninstall WebCake.
tested removal of SoftwareBundler:Win32/Cakeport*