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Sendspace Virus


Sendspace

If you have accidentally installed a browser hijacker like Sendspace on your PC, then you must have already seen how unpleasant this type of applications can be. Typically, they have the ability to change the settings in your Firefox, Chrome, Edge, IE or other browsers be adding to them a new homepage address, a new main/default search engine or some toolbars and buttons, which promote certain sponsored pages, modified search results, third-party ads, banners and pop-ups.

Specific Information about Sendspace

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An example of Sendspace’s initial redirect

After the initial redirect, the user is moved forward to another website (note that this can change in a few days), currently install.stream-all.com.:

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The page Install.stream-all.com where Sendspace leads

To trick you into subscribing to its mailing list and to receive notifications, the Sendspace and Install.stream-all.com site will display the following message:

www.sendspace.com wants to Show notifications

Press tap the Allow button to continue

In addition to covering the screen with all sorts of advertisements, such apps can also often page-redirect the user to different links and new-tabs without the users’ approval. Sendspace, in particular, is just one of the many browser hijackers which can take over your machine but since it is one of the latest, in this article, we will discuss its specifics and the most effective methods you can apply to have it uninstalled. For that, in the removal guide below, we will show you how to detect and remove the related components from your system and how to restore the settings of your browser. But before you scroll down to the instructions, let us tell you more about the way such apps operate in general so that you know what you are really facing.

The principle of operation of browser hijackers like Sendspace

For many web users, applications like Sendspace seem to be no different from viruses or commonly-encountered malware infections (such as Ransomware, Spyware and Trojans), and this is not a surprise because such apps tend to be very intrusive and difficult to remove. However, in reality, the browser hijackers aren’t real direct threats to the computers they get installed because they serve the interests of the online marketing industry and their main purpose is to generate and display a large number of online advertising materials on your screen. All of their activities are part of a fairly common business model, which is based on well-known and widely-used remuneration schemes such as Pay Per Click. These schemes bring income to the developers every time you click on the adverts generated through the browser hijacker.

The Sendspace Email

However, most often, this behavior is considered as an invasion in the personal space of the users and their web browsing experience. Therefore, the presence of the Sendspace email  is seen as something unwanted, and rightfully so. Also, there are other reasons why it would not be desirable to allow browser hijackers to linger long within your system.

Firstly, in relation to the constant generation of advertisements as well as the browsing changes it may impose, an app such as Sendspace may significantly slow down your PC as a whole. For instance, it may affect the productivity of your browser and even cause disruptions in its work. Of course, this is directly dependent on the power of your processor, but in the worst case, system crashes may begin to occur. This can happen due to the fact that the browser hijacker uses big portions of your system’s resources to initiate page-redirects and display ads. But there are far more serious potential consequences that should be mentioned here. We can’t ignore the fact that hackers and cyber criminals often use online advertising as a means of spreading various viruses like Trojans and Ransomware hazards. In this regard, we strongly advise you be very careful with the types of online promotional materials you click on and uninstall any software that can spam you with random on-screen commercial messages that come from unknown sources.IP Address of the site is: 69.31.136.5

SUMMARY:

Name Sendspace
Type Browser Hijacker
Detection Tool

Remove Sendspace Virus

You are dealing with a malware infection that can restore itself unless you remove its core files. We are sending you to another page with a removal guide that gets regularly updated. It covers in-depth instructions on how to:
1. Locate and scan malicious processes in your task manager.
2. Identify in your Control panel any programs installed with the malware, and how to remove them. Search Marquis is a high-profile hijacker that gets installed with a lot of malware.
3. How to clean up and reset your browser to its original settings without the malware returning.
You can find the removal guide here.
For mobile devices refer to these guides instead: Android, iPhone.

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About the author

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Lidia Howler

Lidia is a web content creator with years of experience in the cyber-security sector. She helps readers with articles on malware removal and online security. Her strive for simplicity and well-researched information provides users with easy-to-follow It-related tips and step-by-step tutorials.

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