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Positive Finds is classified as an adware. This potentially unwanted program tricks you into approving its installation and then makes you regret it. Shortly after infection, it commences a full-on bombardment of pop-up advertisements. They appear every single time you try to browse the web and do not stop interfering with your browsing experience until you get rid of the Positive Finds application altogether. Due to the incessant flood of pop-ups, your computer’s performance slows down to a crawl, and your system starts to experience frequent crashes. If these issues don’t convince you to delete the program, maybe the fact that, it places your private security in harm’s way, will. That’s right. This program is designed to act as a spy and ends up jeopardizing your personal and financial information. Don’t believe its selling point! Even though, it’s marketed as a helpful tool with which to save money, as you can see it does much more than that. So much more that its publishers are actually selling it short. It’s plain to see that the application harms you much more than help you. Delete it as soon as possible, and find another way to save money. This one’s not worth the risk. And you should delete it as soon as possible.

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How did I get infected with?

When it comes to deceiving you, Positive Finds is quite masterful. The program has an entire array of tricks up its sleeve and is willing to resort to every last one so as to fool you into letting it in your system. It’s so skilled that not only does it dupe you into giving your permission for its install, but it also leaves you completely in the dark about it. That’s right. You have no idea that the application is lurking somewhere in your system until it decides to show itself. More often than not, Positive Finds sneaks in undetected by hiding behind freeware. That’s probably the easiest way in since most users are not nearly as attentive as they should be during its installation process. Instead of reading the terms and conditions, they agree to everything in haste. Why they think that’s a good idea is a mystery. If anything, you should be extra careful when dealing with freeware as it’s often bundled with malware.

Why are these ads dangerous?

Positive Finds is an ad-supported application, which is why it floods you with so many pop-ups. Every ad, it tricks you into clicking on, is profit for the third parties behind the tool. In order to increase its chances of success, the application spends some time getting to know you. After infection, it doesn’t immediately start throwing ads your way. Instead, it lays low for a while and monitors your browsing habits. By observing you, it understands your likes and dislikes, and knows which ads have a better shot at sparking your interest and result in a click. Then it bombards you with them. Unfortunately, Positive Finds doesn’t only keep an eye on you. It’s programmed to keep track of every move you make and catalog it. As soon as it feels it has gathered enough information, it sends the collected data to the aforementioned individuals. Once these unknown wicked people have it, they can do with it whatever they want. Are you willing to take such a colossal risk? Delete Positive Finds the first chance you get.

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How Can I Remove Positive Finds Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Positive Finds infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

STEP 1: Uninstall Positive Finds from your Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Delete Positive Finds from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove Positive Finds from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Delete Positive Finds from Your Computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command


Type “regedit


Navigate to

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{30c85a3d-1d96-4589-b63f-91fb7ef45a41}


HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{30c85a3d-1d96-4589-b63f-91fb7ef45a41}

depending if you are you are using 32 bit or 64 bit Operating System

delete the registry key

delete positive finds from registry

Open you windows services and stop the following services:

Service Mgr PositiveFinds

stop positive finds service

Delete the file pointing to c:\programdata\d2d4a9d3-f3f1-4c52-8d3f-dddc91fe0602\plugincontainer.exe

Stop the Service Mgr PositiveFinds as well

positive finds update service

And delete the file pointing to c:\programdata\d2d4a9d3-f3f1-4c52-8d3f-dddc91fe0602\plugincontainer.exe

STEP 2 : Remove Positive Finds from Chrome, Firefox or IE

Remove from Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
  • If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

  • If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
  • go to settings – Add person

  • choose a preferred name.


  • then go back and remove person 1
  • Chrome should be malware free now

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable and remove any unknown add on
  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

Remove from Internet Explorer

  • Open IE
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable any suspicious extension.
  • If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
  • On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
  • Click on Internet options


  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.


  • Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset


  • Close IE

Permanently Remove Positive Finds Leftovers

To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.

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