GsearchFinder extension – How to remove guide

GsearchFinder program is an extension to such browser as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. It”s supposed to enhance your searching experience by showing you modified results. Unfortunately, this program uses tricks and deception to break inside of your system without you noticing it. Because of that, it is considered as a potentially unwanted program and advised for remove.


GsearchFinder
GsearchFinder

The developers of the GsearchFinder extension are using bundles with other programs to spread their software among people. Sometimes this bundled programs can appear to be viral and malicious. But besides that, this extension has an official website where it is advertising and promoting as a legit software, which is advised for installation.

Once the bundled program installs along with GsearchFinder extension it will attach to your internet browser and you will see a new functional toolbar in your browser window. Although this toolbar may look simple and not malicious, it uses other search engines to show you the results and changes them, by adding to these results sponsored adverts. Opening links inside these adverts is always a great risk, because there is always a possibility that this link will be with a redirect on some malicious page. These are main reasons why it is advised to remove GsearchFinder extension as soon as possible and then scan your computer for any other software that downloaded this add-on. Check the instruction below for more information.


GsearchFinder automatic removal tool:

GsearchFinder removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to reset browser settings

  • Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with GsearchFinder in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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