What is Foundedscan.com?

If Foundedscan.com domain keeps opening on your browser on its own, you likely have adware installed on your PC. Most of the time adware ends up on computers after users install free programs and don’t opt out of extra software installation, or when users launch executable files downloaded from untrustworthy sources. Foundedscan.com tries to convince users to click or tap Allow button on a “Show notifications” dialog box. The site says that clicking Allow is necessary to open a page, to watch a video, and so on. If a user clicks the button, Foundedscan.com notifications will start appearing in the lower right corner of his or her screen occasionally with ads and clickbait links to various shady sites. This step-by-step tutorial describes how you can remove Foundedscan.com pop-ups and notifications from your computer.

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Step 1: Remove Foundedscan.com pop-up from browsers

Uninstall Foundedscan.com from Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find suspicious and unfamiliar extensions.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove them.
  7. Push Alt + F.
  8. Select Settings.
  9. Type notifications into the search bar.
  10. Select Content settings.
  11. Select Notifications.
  12. Find Foundedscan.com in the Allow list.
  13. Click on three dots next to Foundedscan.com and select Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Remove Foundedscan.com from Mozilla Firefox:

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

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Remove Foundedscan.com from Microsoft Edge:

  1. Press Settings and more button
  2. Choose and Click on Extensions
  3. Find Foundedscan.com extension and click settings
  4. Press Uninstall button
  5. Start Edge again

Learn more about removing extensions from Edge.

Remove Foundedscan.com from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Foundedscan.com.
  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.

Remove Foundedscan.com from Opera:

  1. Launch Opera and select Settings.
  2. Scroll down to the Privacy and security section and click Site Settings
  3. Go to Notifications to see the sites whose notification permissions you’ve already allowed or denied.
  4. Find Foundedscan.com and block it

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove Foundedscan.com pop-up from Chrome on Android:

  1. Open the Chrome app.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More.
  3. Choose and open Settings
  4. Tap Site settings and then find Foundedscan.com.
  5. Turn of Foundedscan.com pop-up from Allowed to Block.

Learn more about removing viruses from Android.


If you still got that problem, most likely there is a rogue application that causes Foundedscan.com pop-ups and redirects installed on your system. To finally get rid of Foundedscan.com adware, you should remove all recent suspicious programs that you are sure you didn’t install.

Step 2: Remove Foundedscan.com pop-up from system

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find the app.
  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 the app 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 the app, 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 Apps & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate the app 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.

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