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Fun4u is a browser plug-in that is supposed to enhance your browsing experience by enabling price comparison, deals, coupons and discounts. Several AV solutions detect Fun4u as a PUP and adware and recommend its removal. The plug-in is believed to be employed by third party advertisers in order to generate profit and boost the web traffic of predetermined web pages. The intrusive marketing materials displayed by Fun4u can link the user to unverified web pages and expose the system to risk. Running a full system scan and eliminating all threats detected is advisory.

Download a System Scanner, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Fun4u.

Fun4u Distribution and Symptoms

Fun4u, as well as adware applications in general, are distributed to the user’s system via bundled downloads of freeware. Stealth installations can be easily avoided by choosing the Advanced options and un-checking the additional applications.
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Once in the system, Fun4u generates a variety of intrusive online ads that will appear on the web pages you visit and mess your browsing routine. Clicking on any of the advertised marketing materials may lead to the installation of adware or rogue security tools. The ads may also direct the user to corrupted web pages and expose the system to security risks.

Adware and PUPs are known to collect data about the user’s browsing activities, IP address and location, search entries and duration of the browsing sessions. The gathered information may be shared with third parties.

Fun4u Removal Manual

Fun4u may not belong to the group of high-level PC threats, but experts recommend its removal because risks associated with it outweigh its benefits.
The manual below will help you delete Fun4u from your PC permanently.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Fun4u

1. Remove/Uninstall Fun4u 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 Fun4u.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Fun4u 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 Fun4u and click “Remove

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    After Fun4u 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 Fun4u and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Fun4u 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 Fun4u 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 Fun4u 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 Fun4u
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Fun4u. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Fun4u will be removed.

    3. Remove Fun4u automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    3. Remove Fun4u automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    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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