PrintOnKey is an adware program which is usually spread bundled with freeware programs downloaded from unofficial and dubious websites or torrents portals. Freeware developers are using different monetizing affiliate programs and willing to bundle third party programs together with their product and in most of cases those programs are malicious and will be installed on user’s computer without his knowledge. To avoid the installation of such programs we suggest users to read license agreement to get know what really they are installing and also if there is an option always choose custom or advanced installation. Don’t be scared, advanced installation doesn’t mean that you have to have advanced computer knowledge to install the program. No, it means that you will be able to see the list of programs included in the bundle and select only those that you really want to install.
PrintOnKey is not a virus, this adware program simply provides users with advertisements and you might see the signature in the bottom of the ad window saying “Provided by PrintOnKey” or “Ads by PrintOnKey”. Those ads may be attractive and promise you great deals and discounts, however they will redirect you to sponsored malicious sites where you can get infected with numerous threats that will harm your computer. The most dangerous feature of PrintOnKey is that it can redirect user to questionable sponsored websites which can host Trojans and other malware. It is very risky to use the infected computer, user’s personal data may be stolen or damaged. User will be under constant supervision by PrintOnKey, all of the search queries, emails, places that user visit will be collected and transferred to the third parties.
PrintOnKey will not bring any benefit for user, it will not enhance browsing experience, contrariwise it will slow down user’s computer and cause freezes and system crashes. PrintOnKey will be as a weak point in your system security, it will serve as a gateway for other malware programs to get into your system. Basically it will create a hole in your security and we recommend to remove PrintOnKey from your computer as quickly as possible. For your convenience we have developed a comprehensive, step-by-step removal guide written below. It was tested on various infected computers and was able to clean them all. You just have to follow the steps in the correct order and you will be able to get rid of PrintOnKey adware within few minutes. If you prefer to use a program with user-friendly interface you can download our automatic removal tool that will perform the removal of PrintOnKey and other threats that might be found after deep scan by the program.
Symptoms of PrintOnKey infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for PrintOnKey threat removal and it is easy to use.
After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the PRINTONKEY and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.