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Is NiceNFree Really “Nice” and “Free?” (Removal Guide)

NiceNFree is adware designed to display pop-ups which, when clicked, generate traffic revenue for the third party advertising agencies behind these ads.

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How Does NiceNFree Work?

NiceNFree is compatible with the most widely used browsers – Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Although NiceNFree is advertised as a browser extension that helps you save money by displaying coupons for sites you are visiting, it actually does more harm to your system than good. It enters your system uninvited and starts showing you advertisements of coupons, banners, underlined keywords and pop-ups on the web pages you visit.


These ads could be quite annoying and worst of all – you have no way of disabling them regardless of how hard you try to close them. In fact, clicking any of them may redirect you to corrupted websites that could infect your system with serious malware.
You know you have been infected by NiceNFree when:

  • The pop-up ads say ‘brought to you by NiceNFree,’ ‘Powered by NiceNfree,’ ‘Ads by NiceNFree,’ ‘You’ve received a premium offer from NiceNFree.’
  • Random web page text is turned into hyperlinks.
  • Pop-ups recommending fake updates and software appear.
  • Additional unwanted programs get installed on your PC.

How Does NiceNFree Enter Your System?

NiceNFree enters your system just like most PUPs (potentially unwanted program) do – via bundling. You download a free program from the Web to which NiceNFree is bundled. The only way to know that, however, is to watch the installation process closely. You are given the option to opt out from it, but most users miss doing so.
In order to protect your system from unwanted programs, you must disable the options and settings you know nothing about, and aim for custom installation rather than accepting the default or recommended one.

How Do You Remove NiceNFree?

NiceNFree is not malicious, but it does put your system at risk. We, therefore, recommend that you remove it immediately – to save yourself a whole lot of hassle.
Make sure you use a legitimate anti-malware tool that would fully clean your system.


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1. Remove/Uninstall NiceNFree

1. Remove/Uninstall NiceNFree 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).
  • uninstall-virus-fig1

  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
  • uninstall-virus-fig2

  • 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).
  • uninstall-virus-fig3

    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall NiceNFree.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove NiceNFree 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


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select NiceNFree and click “Remove


    After NiceNFree 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


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate NiceNFree and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After NiceNFree 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’
  • uninstall-fig10

  • 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’
  • uninstall-fig11

    Select NiceNFree 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’.


    After NiceNFree 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.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on NiceNFree
    Click ‘Uninstall’


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

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    Boyana Peeva

    Boyana Peeva

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