Do you know what Mediafinder is?
Mediafinder is the download manager which claims to be able to help you access the biggest collection of files on the web and download them straightaway onto your computer. Even though this application seems extremely useful, there are still some drawbacks related to it, which is why you should be very cautious. This program works on Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 only, which means that it will definitely show its presence after the installation if you are using any of the aforementioned versions of Windows. This program will launch automatically with Windows; thus, it might be rather annoying. Luckily, you can remove Mediafinder straightaway, if you are not satisfied with it.
If you install Mediafinder onto your computer, you will definitely notice that it adds extensions to all the major browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. You will also notice General Crawler application which will definitely be installed together with Mediafinder. Unfortunately, this application will not disappear with Mediafinder after you uninstall it; however, we will help you to do that. What is more, you will definitely see different pop-ups and advertisements within the Mediafinder window, which means that you will not be able to use the program freely. Besides, you might accidentally click on them and be redirected to some other websites which are not monitored by anyone and thus might be corrupted. The only way to prevent these ads from appearing is to remove Mediafinder entirely from your system. Of course, the choice is yours, but we believe that there are plenty of other more reliable programs out there and you should definitely not risk infecting your system.
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Even though this download manager offers plenty of useful features like hi-speed downloads, especially useful search by file format, and easy management of the downloaded files, we believe that you should remove this program, especially if you have downloaded it from unreliable sources or if it came on your system bundled with other unrelated applications. Make sure that you always download software from reliable sources and install them carefully.
If you are not satisfied with Mediafinder for some reasons, you might uninstall it whenever you want. Manual removal instructions that we have provided for you below will guide you. Automatic tools will also detect Mediafinder as adware and remove it for you. You just have to acquire this program. We recommend using SpyHunter because we know that it will do all the work for you and you will not have to worry about future threats as well.
How to remove Mediafinder
- Open the Start menu.
- Select Settings from the menu.
- Access Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Click on the unwanted application.
- Select Remove.
Windows 7 and Vista
- Click the Start button.
- Select Control Panel.
- Access Uninstall a program.
- Right-click on Mediafinder and remove it by clicking Uninstall.
- Tap Windows key+R.
- Type in control panel and click OK.
- Go to Uninstall a program.
- Right-click on the useless program and right-click on it.
- Select Uninstall.
- Open the browser and tap Alt+T.
- Select Manage Add-ons.
- Click Toolbars and Extensions.
- Locate the unwanted extension and click Disable.
- Launch your browser and tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
- Select Extensions from the menu on the left.
- Click on the extension that you want to erase.
- Select Remove.
- Launch your browser and tap Alt+F.
- Select Tools and then go to Extensions.
- Select the extension from the list.
- Click the recycle bin button.
- Select Remove.
In non-techie terms:
Mediafinder seems like a very useful download manager that not only helps to download files fast, but also let manage them easily. However, the application has drawbacks as well and one of the most serious ones is various advertisements that might appear to you while using the program. If you click on them, there is a substantial possibility that you will be redirected to the websites with unknown content. It means that they might be rather dangerous. Remove Mediafinder straightaway to reduce the possibility to infect your system.
Aliases: Media finder.