What is FindoPolis?
FindoPolis is an adware program that displays various commercial ads in your browsers. The program was developed by SuperWeb LLC and is associated with such applications as Activeris AntiMalware, MyPCBackup, PC Optimizer Pro and others. If you use Tuguu SL installer to download freeware then you will see that FindoPolis is usually bundled with the aforementioned programs. Aside from flooding your browsers with various ads and links, FindoPolis also tracks your browsing activities. Moreover, the program could easily be used by cyber criminals in order to trick you into downloading malware onto your PC.
Because of these security risks we recommend you delete FindoPolis from your computer as soon as you can.
How does FindoPolis work?
FindoPolis can not be downloaded at its official website findopolis.net and can only enter your system if you download certain freeware programs. This kind of a distribution method is what makes it so easy for unwanted programs to enter your PC. If you install software without carefully checking all provided information you will end up with potentially unwanted applications. In order to avoid that you should choose Advanced installation whenever you can and deselect unfamiliar and unnecessary software from the list. That way you will be able to avoid adware programs.
The application is compatible with Internet explorer and Mozilla Firefox which means that if you use one of these browsers you are sure to see the increased amount of advertisements once FindoPolis enters your computer system. The ads will range from pop-ups to banners and sponsored links. You will see them even if they have nothing to do with your interests. After a while, however, you will start noticing that the ads are very similar to your search queries. That is because FindoPolis tracks you browsing activities and generates ads that look like something you may be interested in. Do not be fooled by these commercial messages as they will not do you any good. In the best case they will provide you with useless information, in the worst you may be tricked into visiting corrupted pages that may infect your PC with malware.
How to remove FindoPolis?
It is clear that keeping a program like FindoPolis on your computer system would not be the best idea. Fortunately, the program is not to difficult to get rid of. You can uninstall FindoPolis via Control Panel. Instructions on how to do that are provided below. Afterwards it is advisable to scan your PC with a malware scanner to check for other threats. If you want to be sure that your PC is completely safe you can download and install a malware removal tool (e.g. Spyhunter) that will eliminate the adware for you. That way you will also be able to protect your system from other online infections.
Manual FindoPolis removal
Terminate FindoPolis from Windows XP
1. Open Start menu and click on Control Panel
2. Select Add or remove programs
3. Locate and select FindoPolis
4. Click Remove
Eliminate FindoPolis from Windows 7 and Vista
1. Click Start and go to Control Panel
2. Click Uninstall a program
3. Select FindoPolis and delete it
Get rid of FindoPolis from Windows 8
1. Move the cursor to the bottom right
2. Click on Settings and go to Control Panel
3. Select Uninstall a program
4. Delete FindoPolis.