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FlashFree Removal Manual

FlashFreeIf pop-ups labeled Ads by FlashFree or FlashFree Ads promoting free updates and Flash Player installations appear in your browser, you can be positive that your computer has been infiltrated by an adware program. Potentially unwanted programs often travel in a freeware bundle and bear potential security risks for the affected machine. Experts recommend removing FlashFree with a competent anti-spyware solution.

Download a System Scanner, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By FlashFree.

FlashFree Distribution and Symptoms

FlashFree and similar adware applications enter the targeted system via bundled downloads of freeware and shareware. Such stealth installations can be avoided by selecting the Custom options and un-ticking additional software.

Once installed, FlashFree will generate a large number of intrusive online ads that will pop in the web pages you view and disrupt your browsing activities. Clicking on any of the promoted marketing materials may lead to the installation of other adware or rogue security applications. The ads may also link you to corrupted web locations and pose security risks to your system.

Adware programs are known to track data about the user’s browsing habits, IP address and location, performed searches and duration of the browsing sessions. The collected data may be shared with third party marketers.

How to Remove FlashFree from Tour PC?

Although adware does not belong to the group of high-level PC threats, users should eliminate such programs as soon as they detect them on their computers. The risks associated with FlashFree and similar programs outweigh their benefits.

The manual below will help you delete FlashFree from your computer permanently.

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1. Remove/Uninstall FlashFree

1. Remove/Uninstall FlashFree in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall FlashFree.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove FlashFree from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select FlashFree and click “Remove

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    After FlashFree is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate FlashFree and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After FlashFree is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select FlashFree to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After FlashFree has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on FlashFree
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall FlashFree. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the FlashFree will be removed.

    3. Remove FlashFree automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    3. Remove FlashFree automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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