MakeMoneyStar Removal Guide

Do you know what MakeMoneyStar is?

Adware developers are always looking for new ways to make their products more appealing. As a result, MakeMoneyStar is said to help you earn extra cash from your desktop. However, it does nothing of the sort. It is a program dedicated to displaying commercial, often shady, ads. So we suggest that you remove it from your computer as soon as possible. Our security analysts have tested this app and found that its advertisements are invasive and have a tendency to feature questionable content. They say that this application might be used to promote malicious software downloads and scam websites. So if you have it, then please continue reading.

Nothing says more about a program’s reliability than its brand. Research has shown that this adware has published by MDMExclusives/MyDailyMoment which is a trademark of Flatiron Media, LLC. This infamous company is responsible for releasing dozens of adware-type applications, and it is plain to see that it is in the web monetization business. Moreover, this company is unreliable because it is apt to do business with largely unknown entities and there is no way to check whether the promoted content is safe to access or download.

Now let us examine this program’s promotional campaign and dissemination methods. It is worth mentioning that MakeMoneyStar has many identical clones that include ShopperSaga, SlateBeauty, BabyBrowse, and others, so everything about this particular program can be applied to its many of its clones as well. First of all, this adware is promoted using other ad-supported software that features its promotional slogan “Earn extra cash from your desktop” on their coupons, banners, and so on. Furthermore, this application is promoted using numerous browser hijackers, such as and Browser hijackers include the link to MakeMoneyStar’s main website in their search results. Note that the adware links to the same website as well.MakeMoneyStar Removal GuideMakeMoneyStar screenshot
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The website in question is http://www.makemoneystar{.}com. It is a website dedicated to hosting this adware’s InstallCore-based installer. InstallCore is an installer that is often used by shady software developers. This installer’s developers have configured it to feature additional software, such as FLV Player and Foxtab PDF Converter which are potentially unwanted programs. Nevertheless, it can also come with browser hijackers and adware. You can deselect the installation of additional software, but if you have not, then you have to check your PC unasked-for software.

We mentioned that MakeMoneyStar’s advertisements are invasive, and that is true. Testing has shown that, like its clones, this program renders a custom web browser-based advertising window that loads its promoted website http://www.makemoneystar{.}com. Furthermore, this application is set to modify Internet Explorer to open automatically and load websites such as http://savings-galleria{.}com and http://www.dtag-specials{.}com. Now these two websites are probably safe, but http://www.makemoneystar{.}com is regarded as malicious and you should not attempt to visit it because it might secretly download malicious files on your computer. Thus, this proves that MakeMoneyStar is indeed malicious in nature, and you must not trust its promotions.

In the worst-case scenario, your computer might become infected with additional malicious software, such as ransomware, spyware, rogue anti-virus programs, and so on. Not only that, but you could get scammed by scam websites that seek to extort money from you. So you should not give this program’s developers the satisfaction of fooling you, so we urge you to delete this piece of worthless programming from your computer.

In conclusion, MakeMoneyStar is not what its publishers claim it to be. It will not help you earn more money, but show you promotional links of malicious and shady websites that might infect your computer with malicious software or extort money from you. Therefore, you ought to remove this adware. Moreover, it comes bundled with additional programs, so make sure to check your computer for malware and potentially unwanted programs. You can use SpyHunter to detect all malicious software on your computer free of charge.

How to uninstall this adware

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Open Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Find the adware.
  4. Click Remove.

Windows 7 and Windows Vista

  1. Click Start located at the bottom left side of the screen.
  2. Select Control Panel and click Uninstall a program.
  3. Find the malicious software and click Uninstall.

Windows 8/8.1 and 10

  1. Right-click on the Start menu/screen.
  2. Click Programs and Features.
  3. Find the application and click Uninstall.

In non-techie terms:

MakeMoneyStar is an adware-type application whose only purpose is to show you commercial advertisements and promotions using rather invasive methods. Furthermore, some of its ads can be malicious and get your computer infected with dangerous software. Our researchers recommend that you remove it using our guide and suggest that you get an anti-malware program to prevent malware entering your PC in the future.