What is Free1news.org?

Free1news.org is an adware that comes on a PC as an extension for your browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer). Free1news.org is a potentially unwanted program that promotes the advertising content. Free1news.org comes without user consent. Free1news.org displays various things promotional content such as banners, coupons and links to ad sites. Products that are displayed on the screen, usually refers to a popular shopping sites such as eBay, Amazon and others. However, users are not even aware that most of the proposals are deceitful. The main goal of the developers is to make money. Free1news.org can collect and analyse the history of your browsing and your personal information. If Free1news.org infected your PC, then you can be assured that all your personal information has threatened. Remove it right now.

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How WiseFolderLock gets on your PC?

Malicious software infects a computer without user consent. Usually, Free1news.org comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If Free1news.org has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove WiseFolderLock from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove WiseFolderLock

Or uninstall WiseFolderLock manually.

Step 1: Remove WiseFolderLock from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove WiseFolderLock from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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