How to uninstall (remove) FilesFetcher

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What is FilesFetcher?

FilesFetcher – potentially unwanted program that comes into your computer in the form of an extension to the browser. FilesFetcher hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. FilesFetcher displays a huge amount of banners and coupons, as well as pop-ups and links to ad sites. At first glance, this program seems to be useful, but in fact many of the suggestions from this program – deception. FilesFetcher trying to get users to spend money on products that don’t exist. Also, FilesFetcher can change your browser settings, homepage and others. Also, this program can analyze the history of your browsing and collect your personal information. The resulting information may be disclosed to third parties. FilesFetcher does not do anything useful, so if you find it on your PC – remove it immediately.

How FilesFetcher gets on your PC?

FilesFetcher 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 FilesFetcher.

How to remove FilesFetcher from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to FilesFetcher – 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 FilesFetcher.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove FilesFetcher

Or uninstall FilesFetcher manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find FilesFetcher.
  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 FilesFetcher 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 FilesFetcher, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove FilesFetcher from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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