What is Trolatunt?
If you think that you have seen Trolatunt somewhere before, then you are not mistaken – this adware application belongs to a huge family of potentially unwanted applications that all function similarly and even have almost identic home pages. Truth to be said, Trolatunt is not a direct computer security threat, but any user who is concerned about his/her computer security will want this application off the system. Scroll down to the bottom of this article for manual Trolatunt removal instructions, and eventually, do not forget to scan the computer with a licensed antimalware tool that will help you determine whether your computer is absolutely safe or not.
Where does Trolatunt come from?
At first glance it may seem that gets distributed like any other freeware application that comes with a home page – through a direct download link at the main website. We can access the application’s home page at trolatunt.co and there you are introduced to the main features of Trolatunt. The application is said to be compatible with Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. However, if you try clicking the download link you will see that it does not work and you are simply redirected to a new blank page.
Due to the fact that the download link at the main website does not work, we can make a presumption that Trolatunt is often bundled with freeware and adware. Such applications are often installed automatically (and silently) when you download various video codecs and random programs via third party installers and downloaders. Before you know it, a new application may be appear on your PC and soon you will be flooded with random pop-ups.
What does Trolatunt do?
Just like Ttessab, Tronzolo Deals, Cling Clang and other similar applications, Trolatunt makes use of tracking cookies to collect data on your web browsing habits. This data is processed in order to provide with commercial content that would be related to your likes and preferences. Then, whenever you access a wide list of online shops, Trolatunt displays various pop-ups with coupons and discount offers.
These coupons should not be trusted blindly, because Trolatunt does not review their content and all the links and information provided are generated by a third party advertising network. If the application gets exploited by a malicious third party it is very likely that sooner rather than later you might be exposed to potentially dangerous content that might even lead to a malware infection.
How to remove Trolatunt?
Due to various security risks associated with this application you ought to remove Trolatunt from your computer even if the add-on itself does not pose direct security threats. While you uninstall Trolatunt from the system, check for other potentially unwanted applications and remove them as well. To determine which programs are supposed to be removed from your computer, scan the system with SpyHunter free scanner, and then get yourself a powerful computer security tool if necessary.
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
- When Charm bar appears click Settings on it and select Control panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove Trolatunt.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and select Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program and remove Trolatunt.
- Click Start menu button and navigate to Control panel.
- Access Add or remove programs and uninstall Trolatunt.
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