Mediafinder Removal Guide

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If you have downloaded the Mediafinder extension onto your Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers, there is no doubt that General Crawler plugin has been activated as well. Did you agree to install this application onto your own web browsers? It is most likely that you have not because this additional program, which serves a highly important purpose, is not represented during the installation of the program. Needless to say, if you have downloaded the application onto your PC, you probably have no idea that the extension is not running on your browsers because your attention is most likely focused on the program itself. Do you use the program to browse, search and download Video, Audio, Image files and other software? Then you need to continue reading to learn why you may want to delete Mediafinder from the PC.

Mediafinder is offered at media-finder.net, and the promotional information presented on this page suggests that the application is the most beneficial and useful file-downloading application you could install. Needless to say, this program may enable the installation of illegal files, including illicit DVD and MP3 rips. As you may know already, such activity is punishable by law, which is why we certainly do not recommended using Mediafinder to acquire illegal programs and files. We also recommend that you delete General Crawler if you do not want this browser add-on to collect information regarding your web browsing history. Even though neither the file-sharing application nor the plugin helping it locate links to file-sharing sites are considered to be malicious, we advise that you eliminate advertisement supported programs without any hesitation. As you may have discovered, ads are presented via the interface of the program, and there is no way of telling whether you could trust these ads.

If you do not want to get into trouble for downloading pirated files or software and you do not wish some unauthorized plugin to use your virtual activity to enhance potentially illicit services, we advise that you remove Mediafinder from the Windows operating system. Use automatic malware removal software which will delete adware from your personal computer. If you wish, you can also delete Mediafinder and General Crawler using the manual removal instructions which you can find below. We recommend using a reliable spyware scanner to help you identify other potentially existing threats if you choose the manual removal option.

Remove unwanted programs

Remove from Windows XP:

  1. Locate the Task Bar at the bottom of the screen and click Start.
  2. As the menu pops up, select Control Panel and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Click the undesirable program and select the Remove button.

Remove from Windows Vista or Windows 7:

  1. Click the Start menu icon placed on the left of the Task Bar and select Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and right-click the application you wish to delete.
  3. Select Uninstall to get rid of the undesirable program.

Remove from Windows 8:

  1. Access the Metro UI start screen and right-click on the background.
  2. Select All apps, open the Control Panel and then click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the program you wish to remove and select Uninstall.

Delete unwanted extensions

Delete from Google Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and simultaneously tap Alt+F to open a menu on the right.
  2. Navigate to Tools and click Extensions to open a utility in a new tab.
  3. Click the recycle bin placed on the right of the undesirable plugin and select Remove.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox and simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A to open the Add-ons Manager.
  2. Go to Extensions, locate the undesirable plugin and click Disable/Remove.

Delete from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE and simultaneously tap Alt+T to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Manage Add-ons, then select Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Select the undesirable plugin, click Disable and then Close.
Download Remover for Mediafinder *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

Mediafinder Screenshots:

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