TheAnswerFinder is adware program often installed with freeware. It hijacks your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome for spying on you browsing history and displaying ads and deals that can attract your clicks. Such clicks on TheAnswerFinder advertising bring profit to this adware owners and distributors that help to install TheAnswerFinder. That is probably why the installation is often deceptive. TheAnswerFinder is bundled with popular free programs and set for being automatically installed unless you notice and disable this optional adware. While TheAnswerFinder is not malicious by design, any adware presents some threats to your security and privacy.
If you want to get rid of TheAnswerFinder ads and deals displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, then you need to remove TheAnswerFinder extensions, add-ons, and browser helper objects installed in these web browsers. You also need to remove similarly named Windows application just as you would remove any other Windows program. You can remove TheAnswerFinder components manually by following this guide. However, other adware that might be present in a bundle or installed somehow else can bring you a hard time since you need to see what to kill first. SpyHunter offers a free scanner that shows you all you need, and it can automatically remove TheAnswerFinder and other malware form your infected computer.
This removal guide will help you to remove TheAnswerFinder manually or with a help of special security software that removes TheAnswerFinder and other malicious programs. SpyHunter offers quality detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against malicious programs.
What is TheAnswerFinder?
TheAnswerFinder is an adware developed for making money out of users’ clicks. While it is not malicious, it traces your web browsing history and might cause some problems related to your privacy and security of your computer system. Adware wastes your web traffic for running its activities. TheAnswerFinder is often deceptively installed with free programs if you miss signs of adware present in download client or a setup wizard for a program that you download. TheAnswerFinder is installed as a Windows program that manages adware and web browser extensions installed into Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This makes removing TheAnswerFinder more slightly more complicated than removing other windows programs, but if it is bundled with other adware programs, then you can have a hard time. It is better to be careful while installing free programs since inspecting setup wizards for bundled programs takes less of your time than TheAnswerFinder removal.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
Protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace installation process, warn you on threats, and remove malware on your demand. Otherwise, you need to pay attention to EULAs and check boxes placed in setup wizard and download clients related to a free program that you download. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom”, or “advanced”, installation option instead of “typical”, or “normal” or “quick” because these options often hide adware programs from your view.
TheAnswerFinder Adware Removal ToolTheAnswerFinder Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove TheAnswerFinder and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to TheAnswerFinder malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete TheAnswerFinder components manually if you want. This software is timely updated and offers a free professional support for removing mutating viruses. It helps to remove stubborn PUP (potentially unwanted programs) and spyware, protects DNS connection, your web browsers, ActiveX components, and other system elements form malware infection. SpyHunter helps to guard your computer against TheAnswerFinder and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove TheAnswerFinder from Windows
First, you need to uninstall TheAnswerFinder application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser extensions that belong to TheAnswerFinder adware installed in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer.
Use the following guide for manual removal, or scan your computer with anti-malware for removing other malicious programs from your infected computer.
Uninstall TheAnswerFinder on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "TheAnswerFinder" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall TheAnswerFinder on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight TheAnswerFinder program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall TheAnswerFinder on Windows XP
Uninstalling TheAnswerFinder from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on TheAnswerFinder program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove TheAnswerFinder from Chrome
Remove TheAnswerFinder extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find TheAnswerFinder extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove TheAnswerFinder from Firefox
Remove TheAnswerFinder add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find TheAnswerFinder add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove TheAnswerFinder from Internet Explorer
Remove TheAnswerFinder extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on TheAnswerFinder, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Manual removal for TheAnswerFinder is relatively easy task. However, other bundled malware and adware programs might be present on your computer. TheAnswerFinder Removal Tool makes it easy for you to detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove TheAnswerFinder Adware Infection Completely
TheAnswerFinder adware might come bundled with other adware programs. Some of ads might also be used by cyber criminals for installing malware and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal activities. After you remove TheAnswerFinder you need to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and rescan your system with anti-spyware program like SpyHunter. This anti-malware software comes with a free scanner, and you can use scan results as a reference for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated one.