What is RocketFind?

RocketFind is a browser extension that comes bundled with free software without user consent. This program hijacks popular browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). RocketFind displays advertising content, such as banner ads, coupons, links to other sites and advertisements. According to the developers, this program is designed to help users to find the most profitable and popular offers of online stores. Not many people know that most of these offers are false. The main task of the developers is to make money. Also, RocketFind changing your browser settings, such as your homepage. RocketFind also changes search engine on the Rocket Search. This program puts your personal data at risk. Rocket Search can access your browsing history, passwords, and more. This information may be disclosed to third parties. Rocket Search is not a virus, but it can significantly degrade the performance of your computer, so you need to remove it right now.

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How RocketFind gets on your PC?

Rocket Search comes bundled with free software, such as archiving, and other converters. Many users are unaware that they are installing Rocket Search to PC. This is because Rocket Search comes without user consent. Always read the user agreement. Select advanced installation type and don’t hurry to click “Next”. Don’t install the application if it seems suspicious to you. You can also use special programs that can help protect your computer.

How to remove RocketFind from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Wipersoft – fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to RocketFind – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as RocketFind.

 

Download Norton
 

You can try both of these products to remove RocketFind

Or uninstall RocketFind manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove RocketFind from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


Key: (randomname)

Then remove following files:


(randomname).dll

And following folders


(randomname)

Written by Rami Douafi

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