How to delete Safe Finder virus (full guide)

Safe Finder is a browser hijacker considered as a PUP (also you may say potentially unwanted program). The program will redirect you to search.safefinder.com domain. Therefore, to look for the information through Safe Finder will not really furnish you with any relevant search results. The software will redirect you to all sorts of websites engaged in spyware, junkware and other malware distribution.


Safe Finder
Safe Finder

Note, Safe Finder Protector will offer you some functions. The program claims that they can improve security of your online browsing. But actually, you will get some commercial ads, irrelevant information and promoted links, because once installed the program will generate income to scammers.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware runs a complete system scan quickly and effectively. The software is designed to automatically delete viruses. Thus, we may help users to remove all malware from their PC. Programmers develop GridinSoft Anti-Malware all time. It is the application elementary and easy to understand. You can clean your computer in a short time. If you have any questions, please contact our managers.


Safe Finder automatic removal tool:

Safe Finder removal steps:

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

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

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft AntiMalware:

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

GridinSoft AntiMalware 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 AntiMalware

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 AntiMalware 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 AntiMalware

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