What is Findamo.com?
Findamo.com is a browser hijacker that can enter your system without your permission. If you start using the search engine presented by this website, you will soon realize that it is not trustworthy. You will be presented with sponsored links and ads that may have nothing to do with your search query.
Findamo.com usually comes bundled with freeware and shareware. It is installed silently. After the installation Findamo.com changes your browser settings in all of the web browsers that you have on your PC. The hijacker is in no way beneficial to the computer user, therefore we recommend you delete Findamo.com.
How does Findamo.com work?
Once Findamo.com gets access to your PC, it changes your home page, new tab page and default search provider without your permission. You will not be able to undo these changes until you eliminate Findamo.com from your PC. Using the search engine is not recommended, because, as it has been mentioned above, it does not provide you with legitimate results. The sponsored links and ads provided by the hijacker will appear on any page you visit, not just in the search results. Clicking on those adverts is not advisable as they may lead you to corrupted webpages. You could infect your PC with malware or disclose your personal details to cyber criminals. If you do not want to take these unnecessary risks, you should terminate Findamo.com.
In order to avoid similar unwanted modifications next time you install freeware or shareware, you should pay more attention to its installation process. Do not skip through the wizard, read EULA to see what else you are installing. Moreover, you should choose Advanced Installation whenever it is possible so you can have control over what you install. Deselect all additional applications and only install what you need.
How to remove Findamo.com from your browsers?
In order to get rid of commercial advertisements and constant redirects, you should get rid of Findamo.com. You can use a malware removal tool to do that. The anti-malware utility will scan your computer system, detect potentially unwanted applications and uninstall Findamo.com and the related software. This solution is also advisable, because the anti-malware functions as a prevention tool which means it will protect your PC from various online infections. However, you should know that it is also possible to remove Findamo.com manually. In order to do so, you need to follow the manual Findamo.com removal guide instructions presented below.
Uninstall potentially unwanted programs:
Windows XP/7 and Vista/8
- Click Start or press Win+S
- Type in Control Panel and hit Enter
- Pick Add or remove programs/Uninstall a program
- Choose the unwanted software and click Remove/Uninstall
Reset your browsers:
- Alt+T → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset → Delete personal settings → Reset → Close
- Alt+H → Troubleshooting Information → Reset Firefox → Reset Firefox → Finish
- Alt+F → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Reset browser settings → Reset.