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Danger level 8
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection


If you have been redirected to, then it is a sign that your web browsing is being tracked by findwebnow adware platform. The websites that you are visiting are making use of it in order to check their traffic. findwebnow also tracks the number of clicks on particular commercial advertisements, thus exposing you to potentially harmful content. Although the adware platform is not particular dangerous itself, users are highly recommended to remove everything related to findwebnow from their computers. Once you have all the unwanted programs removed, do restore your browser settings, otherwise the onslaught of pop-up advertisements will not seize.

The redirection via findwebnow usually occurs because you had the adware platform installed on your computer along with freeware applications you have downloaded from third party websites. Therefore, whenever you download various programs from random sources, install them ONLY if you are sure of their safety. Unreliable programs often come bundled with additional software that in the long run proves to be dangerous to your PC.

At the same time, findwebnow is not exceptionally malevolent; the only thing it does is indicated in its website:

Before traffic is delivered to advertisers, is used as a network referral ID to identify and qualify traffic sent by traffic partners.

This one sentence alone allows one to assume that findwebnow does not get installed on the computer directly. You most probably installed another application on your computer that has as part of its setup. Not to mention that with this adware installed on your system, you are constantly bombarded by series of commercial pop-up advertisements, but findwebnow is quick to emphasize that it does not generate the pop-ups. All these ads are embedded by a third party, and so it is easy to see that the platform can easily be exploited by malicious parties in order to distribute malware via pop-up advertisements.

Hence, even though findwebnow is not originally a malicious application, you should remove it from your PC right now, in order to prevent possible harm. Due to the fact that this adware comes bundled with various programs, you should run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner and determine which applications need to be removed from your PC. Acquire a powerful computer security program to terminate findwebnow along with all the other potentially dangerous application, and safeguard your system against similar future infections. Eventually, restore your browser settings to avoid being redirected to possibly dangerous websites.

How to reset my browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and go to Internet options.
  2. Click Advanced tab and press Reset.
  3. Select Delete personal settings and click Reset once more.
  4. Click Close when the reset is complete.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click Firefox button and go to Help.
  2. Press Troubleshooting information.
  3. Click Reset Firefox at the top right of a new tab.
  4. Press Reset Firefox again and eventually click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Select Open a specific page or set of pages and press Set Pages.
  3. Enter a new home page address and click OK.
  4. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  5. Set a new default search engine; remove unfamiliar search provider and press Done.

In case your web browsing is still redirected via findwebnow, leave us a message below with the problem’s specifics, and we will figure it out as soon as possible.

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