What is Astro Find?

Astro Find – a program that is installed on the computer as an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer). After penetration on the PC, Astro Find begins to spread promotional products of partner companies (eBay, Amazon, and others.). Astro Find displays banners and coupons, pop-ups and links to ad sites. Advertising can appear at any time during browsing, it very much prevents for the user. Also, Astro Find can change the search results, redirect the user to other sites, bring in another unwanted software, and more. Astro Find change your browser settings and homepage. Astro Find threatens the security of your personal information. It reviews the history of your browsing, collects your personal information and this can be transferred to third parties. Astro Find is a potentially unwanted program, so you need to remove it immediately.

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How Astro Find gets on your PC?

Astro Find refers to the number of potentially unwanted software. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent. Typically, PUP penetrates a computer bundled with free software, such as players, converters or archivers, and so on. Malware can be hidden in the Download manager or Installation Manager. You need to remember a few simple things to protect your PC against the penetration of potentially unwanted programs. Always follow the installation process carefully. Also, you must choose the “Advanced” or “Full” installation type in order to see the hidden elements of the installation. Don’t press the “Next” if you aren’t sure in any component of the program. Read reviews about this program and use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Astro Find.

How to remove Astro Find from your computer?

To uninstall Astro Find remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Astro Find in their database. You can try to use them for removing Astro Find.

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Astro Find.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Astro Find

Or uninstall Astro Find manually.

Step 1: Remove Astro Find from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Astro Find.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Astro Find and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Astro Find, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Astro Find and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Astro Find from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Astro Find from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Astro Find.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Astro Find.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Astro Find.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Astro Find:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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