What is Free_Ven?

If you notice an increased amount of online advertisement on which is stated ‘Ads by Free_Ven’, then probably your computer is infected with Free_Ven adware. The malware is not harmful but still it can spoil the online experience by interrupting with generated pop-ups. Besides these pop-ups are designed to cause redirections by the click on them or on X icon. Redirections usually lead to websites with even more ads or sometimes to malicious sources. In this case the only way to not to land on unwanted pages is to remove Free_Ven adware.

Free_Ven ads

How Free_Ven gets on your PC?

Free_Ven appears in the systems as a result of an inattentive stance on installation process. Now and then you may see that setup has two modes: Default, which is faster and usually stated as recommended, and Advanced, which allows tuning the installation. Most of the users prefer the first type as they don’t suspect anything bad to happen, but we advise to choose Advanced mode, since only there one may decline the installation of unwanted software.

How to remove Free_Ven from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Free_Ven

Or uninstall Free_Ven manually.

Step 1: Remove Free_Ven from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Free_Ven from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

freeven-bg.exe
freeven-bho.dll
freeven-bho64.dll
freeven-chromeinstaller.exe
freeven-codedownloader.exe
freeven-firefoxinstaller.exe
freeven-updater.exe
utils.exe
51678.crx
51678.xpi
Uninstall.exe

Remove following folders

\Program Files\freeven

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