Guide to Remove Positive Finds Ads from IE/Chrome/FF

Posted by Britt Duncan - January 28, 2015

Positive Finds ads pop up on your website? Try various ways but still cannot get rid of it? It slips inside silently? This removal guide shows how to delete it quickly.

More info of Positive Finds

Positive Finds is known to be a risky adware for that it inserts a great number of fake ads and advertising links onto a target machine forcibly. It is so sneaky that it makes use of your carelessness to get itself inside. To be more specific, you may encounter this pest after clicking links in the emails send by strangers, visiting compromised websites, or accidentally installed tainted applications. As you can tell, this adware always enter inside in sneaky ways.

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Positive Finds is distributed onto your system to generate revenue for its makers. By displaying links and ads to you, sponsors behind this adware may get more traffic and page views from you. Risky as this kind of infection is, it may even use tracking cookies to follow your browsing online to know what you favorite websites and habit. Thus, you may lose some vital information without knowing it. What’s most irritating is that you can visit a website without going through tons of pop-ups and blinking windows. In some circumstances, other mawlare like CTB Locker, Trovi, Vosteran may also use this pest to penetrate inside. Your browser homepage and search engine may be replaced by Positive Finds without your knowledge. If you look closely, you may sometimes find that some ads are displayed on the top page of your search result list as well. Therefore, it’s necessary to remove ads by Positive Finds together with its own malicious components from the web browser timely.

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Do or Don’t to Keep Positive Finds Virus Out :

1. Do keep all installed programs up-to-date to prevent loophole;
2. Do read terms and agreements before download and install free applications;
3. Do keep the installed security tools on and go for real-time protection;
4. Don’t acquire programs from unofficial websites or the ones with low credit;
5. Don’t open any suspicious links or unknown spam emails from strangers.

Instruction on Removing Positive Finds Malware

According to our research, we found that Positive Finds adware often gets installed together with other programs. And Positive Finds adware has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing Positive Finds virus.

1. Clear browser cookies.

a. Google Chrome: click Tools and then Options. Move to Under the Hood tab, find Privacy session and click Clear browsing data button. At the displaying window, tick Delete cookies and other site data and click Clear browsing data to confirm removal.

b. Internet Explorer: click Tools and then Internet Options. Select General tab and click Delete button at Browsing history section. Find Cookies column and click Delete button next to it.

c. Firefox: Click Tools and choose Clear Recent History from the list. At the popup window, select Everything from drop-down menu of Time range to clear . Next, click Details, then tick Cookies and click Clear Now button.

2. Remove futile extensions.

* Google Chrome: Click Customize and ControlToolsExtensions. Remove Positive Finds related add-ons by clicking Bin button.

* Internet Explorer: Click SettingsManage Add-onsProgramsManage Add-ons. Disable all the suspicious add-ons.

* Firefox: Click Firefox menu → Add-onsExtensions. Select Positive Finds related browser add-ons and click Disable.

3. Show Hidden Files and Delete Malicious ones.

For Windows 7:
(1) Click Start and choose Control Panel. Search for Folder Options and click on it.
(2) Go to General tab, tick show hidden files, folders and drives at Advanced Settings session and click OK.

(3) Search for listed harmful files created by Positive Finds adware and clear them all.


For Windows 8:

(1). Press Win+R to open run box, type in Control Panel and hit enter.

(2). Click Appearance and Personalization and then Folder Options. Move to View tab, tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives. Click Apply and then OK to confirm the change.

(3). Search for listed harmful files created by Positive Finds adware and clear them all.



4. Stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.

(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager.

(2). Find out Positive Finds malware processes and terminate them.

5. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.

(1). Tap Win+R to open Registry Editor.

(2). Search for and remove all harmful registry entries of Positive Finds.

Positive Finds Adware Removal Video:

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