- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Hijacks homepage
Findpages.net might be set as your homepage or your search provider without your permission if a browser hijacker or other undesirable software manages to slither into your computer. This search engine does not differ from other reliable ones at first sight. Some computer users even find it extremely useful because it allows them to access Gmail, Yahoo, Facebook, YouTube, Amazon, Twitter, and AOL in just one click. Unfortunately, we do not think that Findpages.net can be fully trusted because it might cause harm to your system. In order to eliminate it, you will have to detect and remove the program that is responsible for the presence of this search engine. If you delete it, you will be able to get rid of Findpages.net as well. Continue reading the article and find out how to do that.
If you enter a keyword into the search box of Findpages.net, you will soon notice that search results are provided together with advertisements. Unfortunately, there is a possibility that these sponsored links will route you to unreliable websites full of malware. It is not very easy to distinguish sponsored links and it is very likely that you will click on them accidentally one day. Thus, it is worth eliminating Findpages.net entirely. If you do so, you will definitely reduce the risk of infecting the system with malware. If you want to feel completely save, you should install an antimalware tool as well.
As it has been mentioned above, it is very likely that Findpages.net is closely associated with malicious software. If you cannot remember downloading and installing suspicious applications, it does not mean that your computer is clean because malware tends to enter the system secretly and without user’s permission. The only effective way to avoid undesirable software is to install a security tool on the system. Of course, you should also never download programs from doubtful sources and it is advisable to find out whether the software is reliable before installing it on the system.
In order to get rid of Findpages.net, you should detect and remove the undesirable software associated with it. Unfortunately, it might be rather difficult to detect and remove malware alone, which is why we recommend scanning your system with a trustworthy malware remover, for instance, SpyHunter. It will definitely remove all the existing infections and not allow other threats slither onto your computer in the future.
How to remove the undesirable program
Windows 7 and Vista