What is Screens Freak?

Screens Freak is a player that allows the user to view media files of majority of formats (movies, videos, flash, etc.) Screens Freak – a malicious program that comes on the computer as a browser extension and hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Screens Freak is advertising product and applies to potentially unwanted programs. This program comes on a PC without the user’s consent and activates immediately after opening the browser. Screens Freak displays a myriad of banners and coupons, links to ad sites, pop-ups and other things. Screens Freak shows products popular online stores and promises to help the user to save. In fact, these proposals are not genuine. Screens Freak trying to get you to spend money for nothing. Also, Screens Freak can make changes to your browser settings, change the homepage, change the search and so on. If you find Screens Freak on your computer, we recommend that you remove this program right now. Don’t waste your time.

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How Screens Freak gets on your PC?

Programs, that are among the potentially unwanted programs come bundled with free software. Typically, such programs penetrate the PC without the user’s consent. Because of this, many users do not realize that a computer is infected with malware and the PC is at great risk. However, it is worth noting that the main reason for such penetrations – carelessness user. People do not read the terms and conditions during the installation of free software. It was there that may contain consent to install PUP. Also, during the installation, ensure that the installer did not offer you a third-party software. To prevent such problems, you should always follow the installation process, read the terms and conditions, do not agree to install additional software, and select Advanced type of installation. If Screens Freak has already penetrated into your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove Screens Freak from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Screens Freak

Or uninstall Screens Freak manually.

Step 1: Remove Screens Freak from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Screens Freak from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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