What is Finditnow.net (Mac)?

Finditnow.net, as well as Finditnow.net, Search.bittsearch.com, Search.bittsearch.com is a browser hijacker designed for Mac. When the virus infiltrates the user’s Mac, it replaces a homepage on http://finditnow.net on Google Chrome, Safari or Mozilla Firefox and other browsers. Besides, hijacker setups an own search engine and hold all browser settings. To unlock these settings is very difficult, such actions protect the virus from uninstalling. Other negative influences of Finditnow.net are annoying banners with an advertisement in search results and especially sharing of users personal data. We recommend to get rid of Finditnow.net from Mac and restore browser settings.

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How Finditnow.net gets on your Mac?

Browser hijackers, as well as their distribution methods, become more and more numerous. Finditnow.net is implemented in different software packages as addon, and this method called bundle. Sometimes, Flash Player Update installation window can include additional points originally approved in the custom installation menu which contain Finditnow.net addon. Please check up custom installation menu(see on pic. below): for preventing hijacker infiltration, you should turn off any additional points. If your Mac already infected by the Finditnow.net, read our easy article to remove it.

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How to remove Finditnow.net from your Mac or PC?

To uninstall Finditnow.net remove it from Applications, then delete all leftover files and folders.

In our view, there are 2 products that potentially have Finditnow.net in their database. You can try to use them for removing Finditnow.net.

Recommended Solution:

Bitdefender Antivirus- fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to Finditnow.net from Mac and Safari.

 

Download Norton

Alternative Solution:

MacClean for Mac – finds Finditnow.net and can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

Download MacClean for Mac

 

Or uninstall Finditnow.net manually.

Step 1: Remove Finditnow.net from Mac

Finditnow.net may not have app associated with it in Application. However, we recommend you to inspect the list of installed applications and remove unknown or suspicious ones.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  3. If you see Uninstall Finditnow.net or Finditnow Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

appcleanerTo remove leftover items of unwanted application on Mac we recommend you to use AppCleaner. Just drag application you want to remove to AppCleaner window and it will search for residual data on your hard drive. This will save space of your memory and will help to remove stubborn applications from Mac systems.

After that remove Finditnow.net from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Finditnow.net from browsers

Safari:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Finditnow.net.
  5. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Safari.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Finditnow.net.
  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 Finditnow.net.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Finditnow.net:

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Written by Tim Kas

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