How to uninstall (remove) File Finder

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What is File Finder?

File Finder is a browser extension that comes to your computer without the user consent. Usually File Finder comes bundled with other free programs, and it starts to degrade the performance of your browser. According to the developers, this program allows the user to find and download necessary files. To do this, the user need to enter the file name, then the program will select the most appropriate file and prompt you to download it. In fact, it can bring a lot of trouble. File Finder is very annoying, because it displays advertising content of different content. File Finder also can analyze your browsing and collect your personal data. Some data may be transferred to third parties without your consent. We recommend you to remove File Finder.

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How File Finder gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as File Finder, sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove File Finder.

How to remove File Finder from your computer?

To uninstall File Finder remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to File Finder – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove File Finder

Or uninstall File Finder manually.

Step 1: Remove File Finder from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove File Finder from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find File Finder.
  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 File Finder.
  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 File Finder.
  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 File Finder:

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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