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Danger level 3
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application


When a program is called FreeGamesZone, you would think that it is there to help you access various online games for free. However, we are forced to label this application as a potentially unwanted program because of the way it is distributed. Not to mention, there are specific security-related implications associated with this program, and you most definitely should not overlook them. To put it simply, you will save yourself the trouble of experiencing a very annoying headache if you remove FreeGamesZone from your system right now. We will provide you with basic guidelines about how to delete this application from your browser, but you should not forget to invest in a legitimate antispyware tool as well.

It is very likely that FreeGamesZone was installed on your computer together with some adware or freeware application. Such potentially unwanted programs often travel bundled in software packages and users do not understand that they install a list of unnecessary applications. It is often possible to avoid setting up unwanted programs because the installation wizard gives you that kind of option, but users tend to skip through the setup because they want to install some program as fast as possible.

Apart from the software bundling, FreeGamesZone may also come to your system directly from its official website via The official website for this application functions just fine, and the download link is working. Thus, it is hard to consider this program a malicious infection. After all, even if it comes bundled with freeware, you are always informed about the oncoming changes.

There is yet ANOTHER way for this application to enter your computer. If this is how FreeGamesZone managed to get installed on your system, then it means that you have had several adware programs running before this potentially unwanted app got on-board. Our tests have shown that particular adware applications promote FreeGamesZone in its ads. Hence, you could be presented with a random pop-up that offers you to install this application on your PC. To those users who are not familiar with potential security threats, the likes of FreeGamesZone may seem like a useful application, and, as a result, they end up clicking the pop-up ad that leads to automatic installation.

Once FreeGamesZone enters your computer, it affects Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Some users even think this application is a browser hijacker because it modifies browser settings by changing the default search engine. However, these modifications have been solicited by the users themselves when they agreed to install the app.

At the same time, it also means that you can remove FreeGamesZone from your computer without much difficulty. You just have to delete this extension from your browser and change your default search engine settings. However, let’s not forget that this program is directly associated with other adware, so when you are dealing with one app, you most certainly have to terminate them all.

Invest in a licensed antispyware tool to scan your computer and detect all the potential threats. It will be a lot easier to remove unwanted programs automatically because this way you will also protect your system against similar intruders in the future. Do not hesitate to leave us a comment if you need any further assistance, or if you have any questions about how to protect your PC from harm.

How to Remove FreeGamesZone

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click More tools.
  2. Open Extensions and remove FreeGamesZone from the list.
  3. Click Settings on the left.
  4. Scroll down to Search and click Manage search engines.
  5. Set a new default search engine, delete and click Done.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+T and go to Options.
  2. Select Search on the left.
  3. Change your homepage address and remove
  4. Press Ctrl+Shift+A and the Add-ons manager tab will open.
  5. Disable and remove FreeGamesZone from Extensions.
  6. Restart your browser for the changes to take effect.
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