What is Girafarri?

Girafarri – browser hijackers that comes to your computer in the form of an extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Girafarri refers to the number of potentially unwanted programs, as it is an advertising product. After penetration into the PC, it begins to “fill up” banner ads, coupons, links to other sites, and so on. Thus, Girafarri trying to get users to spend money. Intrusive ads appear constantly. Also, Girafarri can change the home page, add your toolbar and redirect the user to other sites. Also, the results of your search can be changed. Girafarri analyzes the browsing history and transmits your personal information to third parties.

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How Girafarri gets on your PC?

Malicious software, such as Girafarri, comes to your computer bundled with a free program like archivers, players, converters and other freeware. Some ad sites and sites that distribute free programs can insert adware and malware in their download managers. Potentially unwanted programs come without consent of the user, so users often don’t know that their computer is infected. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select “Advanced” installation type to avoid such problems. Take your time, do not press the “Next” button until then, until you aren’t convinced that the program is safe. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Girafarri completely.

How to remove Girafarri from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Girafarri

Or uninstall Girafarri manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Girafarri from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Girafarri.
  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 Girafarri.
  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 Girafarri.
  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 following registry entries:


no information

Then remove following files:


Girafarri.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Girafarri

Written by Rami Douafi

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