Adware.FileFinder

Short bio

Adware.FileFinder is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a rather large family of browser hijackers.

Symptoms

Adware.FileFinder redirects users to advertising sites different from the ones they intended to visit.

Protection

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.FileFinder by using real-time protection.

block Adware.FileFinder

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.FileFinder

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.FileFinder without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

We do encourage victims of browser hijackers to visit our Restore Browser Settings site.

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