What is FF Protect AntiVir

FF Protect AntiVir is an adware that comes to your computer in the form of an extension. Usually, FF Protect AntiVir gets into PC bundled with freeware, via its web downloaders, then hijacks Mozilla Firefox. At first glance, this extension may seem useful, because, according to the developers, it helps the user to protect his private data. Well, it’s not true. FF Protect AntiVir is very annoying and can bring a lot of problems. FF Protect AntiVir continually redirects the user to third-party sites, infested with ads and banners. This program displays advertisements, banners, and coupons during the browsing. FF Protect AntiVir is not a virus, but this program relates to the number of Potentially Unwanted Programs (abbreviated as PUP). It slows down your browser, collects your personal information and sends it to third parties. If you find FF Protect AntiVir on your PC, then do not waste the time, remove it now.

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How FF Protect AntiVir gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs come on a computer without the consent of the user. The user may not notice the penetration of these programs. It comes bundled with other free downloads from popular sites. Typically, users do not attach importance to the conditions and suggestions. This is a mistake. Always read the user agreement to know what you are offering. Take your time. Try to follow closely the installation process and pay attention to the elements that are obscured or are written in small type. Select advanced installation type. Do not install programs that seem suspicious. Be careful! If your PC is already infected, then use the instructions that mentioned below to remove FF Protect AntiVir completely.

How to remove FF Protect AntiVir from your computer?

To uninstall FF Protect AntiVir remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove FF Protect AntiVir

Or uninstall FF Protect AntiVir manually.

Step 1: Remove FF Protect AntiVir from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find FF Protect AntiVir.
  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 FF Protect AntiVir 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 FF Protect AntiVir, 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 FF Protect AntiVir 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 FF Protect AntiVir from your browser.

Step 2: Remove FF Protect AntiVir from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find FF Protect AntiVir.
  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 FF Protect AntiVir.
  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 FF Protect AntiVir.
  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 FF Protect AntiVir:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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