How to remove (uninstall) OnlineMapFinder

OnlineMapFinder is an adware. They are not exactly the viruses, but their activity can call some discommode, and cause you big problems OnlineMapFinder might appear as a useful add-on that tells you about the most profitable discounts on the Net, embeds brilliant options to all browsers, and does different functions. Over time, the numbers of banners and ads increase and when you are trying to uninstall a virus - you can’t do it, because the malware restores itself after removal. How OnlineMapFinder got into your machine? What is OnlineMapFinder? How to deal with OnlineMapFinder? In this entry we will reply on these questions, and show you the complete info about this program.


The undesired programs that show you banners and prevent to surf the Net can be separated on two kinds: adware and hijackers. The first type affects the entire computer, putting pop-ups and advertisements on each new tab in browser and on the desktop. The second kind acts exclusively in the browser by substituting the search results, providing unreliable output and redirecting you to suspicious web-pages. Both groups of viruses have tricky specifications of their advantages and profits to deceive the user. The condition of your machine is getting more lamentable in direct proportion to the time that OnlineMapFinder had lived on it. If you'll leave adware without supervision before long, you will notice that your machine is full filled with various unwanted, useless or even harmful software. Spontaneous shutdowns, restarts, low response speed, the poor performance of your computer and fatal errors will become very frequent. When the computer comes into such condition, people begin to look for a solution, and realize that it was desirable to delete the advertising program in the first minutes after its installation, or not to use it at all.


There are some things which OnlineMapFinder must commit before it can function. This is a kit of changes aimed at security against uninstalling. In the next place, it is the time to attack the browser. Home-page and search system are replaced by viral ones. Browser shortcut properties are varied and the services that refer to the quantity of advertisement are turned off. All well-known browsers nowadays have a service which allows to hide the pop-ups, banners, undesired advertisement and other kinds of hype. The dangerous software turns these functions off, and you understand that the amount of ads in the browser is extremely increased. Moreover that virus makes you to see all the advertisement on the Web, regardless of whether they are good or not, it exhibits you markedly harmful hype. If the hijacker dwells on the workstation for a week, user just can't surf the Net because of advertisements, redirections and banners in browser and sometimes even to launch the workstation. Why adware does this? The point of such actions is to force the user to click on the links suggested by adware. These links often lead to suspicious websites that sell substandard products, or services. These web-pages just aren't visited by anybody aside from their owners, and they have only one way out: to bait users to the site with use of deception. Any endeavor to get something from such website will call great issues. We hope, you understand that OnlineMapFinder isn't the worthy software to store in your system, and it needs to be uninstalled.

Methods to remove OnlineMapFinder

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove OnlineMapFinder manually

Step 1. Uninstall OnlineMapFinder from the operation system

Step 2. Remove OnlineMapFinder from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)


If you read the part above, the necessity of OnlineMapFinder elimination is evident to you. Don't proceed to the deletion immediately: you should know all removal manners before you begin. You have two manners whereby any harmful software might be deleted: manual and automatic way. Both of these ways are reliable and provide complete deletion of OnlineMapFinder. Yet, there are two distinctions between them. The hand removal is composed of few actions, and some of them are the manipulations with very important files. Don't attempt to do the hand disposal if you aren't certain that you can do it. Below this paragraph you will see the detailed guide, with video on the deletion of dangerous software. But don't forget that removal tool is an optimal option for beginners. Disposal by dint of anti-virus is really safer than by-hand disposal and excludes the risk of mistake. Antivirus offers the great level of defense, and the by-hand uninstall offers no defense, because you simply delete the virus, and leave the doors open for all threats. Now, the most acceptable AV-software according to the customer rating is Spyhunter, and we recommend you to try it. This antivirus is really popular in all parts of the world, and gives serious security. Spyhunter has the viral signature database, which gets updates daily, it doesn't overload the CPU and does not conflict with other antiviruses.

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OnlineMapFinder removal instructions

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall OnlineMapFinder from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select OnlineMapFinder and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\OnlineMapFinder
  • C:\ProgramData\OnlineMapFinder
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\OnlineMapFinder

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "OnlineMapFinder" and delete these elements


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How to remove OnlineMapFinder from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select OnlineMapFinder and press Uninstall


How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete OnlineMapFinder from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select OnlineMapFinder and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.


How to uninstall OnlineMapFinder from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash


Step 2. Remove OnlineMapFinder from the browser

How to remove OnlineMapFinder from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove OnlineMapFinder

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs


How to delete OnlineMapFinder from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove OnlineMapFinder

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”


How to uninstall OnlineMapFinder from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove OnlineMapFinder

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).


How to delete OnlineMapFinder from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose OnlineMapFinder and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.


How to delete OnlineMapFinder from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"


Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions


Advantages of different removal methods


How to protect the computer?

To prevent similar problems, you must understand closely how OnlineMapFinder got into the PC. This happens via three basic manners:

  • Infection through a malicious web-page. When you're on a web-site, you see a confirmation to install some software, which would seriously help you in something. The promises of these programs are common, they are: the acceleration of Net browsing, providing the latest free media-content such as music, movies and games, the performance of specific tasks in Facebook, search for most profitable discounts on the Web, automated installation of all updates and drivers for your devices. If on some website you see an offer to install the software with similar features - it is very harmful, and the web-site itself is unreliable.
  • Download in bundles with reliable programs. If you often use the toll-free programs, you understand what that means. You install the program, and during the installation there is a window with the confirmation on the installation of the brilliant media player, browser, the additional toolbar for it, anti-viral tool, and God knows what else. There's no need to decide anything because the all fields are already filled, and in most cases, it will be very difficult to cancel the installation of useless software.
  • The straight installation by user. Clever composed specification of the product and its magnificent (and nonexistent) advantages misinforms the user, and he sets up the hijacker.

The e-mails are also often used, to spread viruses but it is rarely used by advertising programs. If you came to these words, we believe, that adware is already gone. If you prefer the manual disposal, you must know how to determine that there is malware on your PC.

  • Operating System boots extremely slowly. The majority of adware, during the installation, tune themselves to launch at startup, and it doesn't matter if this software is used once in 6 months - it will start every day and take your time and CPU resources. Look at the taskbar, and search for harmful software.
  • Hype is everywhere. If the quantity of ads has grown up notably - it is, most likely, virus.
  • Critical errors while using software, reboot or shutdown of a workstation without your resolution.
  • The appearance of the unknown software in your system. If the tool emerges in the system without your resolution - it is, most likely, unwanted.

Every of these red flags informs about the virus threat, and if you react in time - you will prevent the damage. Be watchful on the Net, look for the symptoms of virus on your PC, and it will be ready for anything.



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