Great Find Ads Distribution Path
Great Find Ads General Description
The browser extension may use DOM (Document Object Model) storage and as a result, record any typed URLs. Furthermore, Great Find may be able to:
- Read the user’s browsing and download history.
- Customize the ad-related content displayed to the user such as promotions, offers, etc.
- Display unwanted advertisements within the browser – Explorer, Firefox, Chrome.
- Cause unsafe browser redirects, possibly to predefined pages.
- Install riskware applications and slow down the system and the browser.
Great Find Ads Removal Steps
Due to all the trouble the extension may cause, its complete removal is recommended. STF researchers have provided a step-by-step removal guide below.
Keep in mind that Great Find may situate its file in the Temp folder of the OS and escape detection. Moreover, it may not show up on the Programs and Features module. Thus, manual removal can be a bit tricky. In this case, installing valid antivirus software is the best removal option.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter
- Guide 1: How to Remove Great Find Ads from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Great Find Ads from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Great Find Ads from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Great Find Ads from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Great Find Ads from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Great Find Ads from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Great Find Ads from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Great Find Ads from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Great Find Ads
Step 2: Uninstall Great Find Ads and related software from Windows
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Great Find Ads on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Great Find Ads there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Great Find Ads from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Great Find Ads and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Great Find Ads via Step 1 above:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Great Find Ads from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Great Find Ads from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Great Find Ads from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Great Find Ads from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Great Find Ads will be removed.
Eliminate Great Find Ads from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.