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How to Remove Media Finder Software


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#1 BryanM101

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 09:07 AM

Hi, I have a laptop, Windows XP, I use Internet Explorer, and downloaded a program called Media Finder because I thought it was a program similar to Winrar. I am using the trial version and whenever I try to download something Media Finder shows up and takes the download into its own hands. From here I can't finish downloading it or anything and it is rather annoying. It is a software and not the mediafinder.com, please do not confuse these. I have tried removing Media Finder by going to control panel > add or remove programs but then I couldn't find the software. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 10:53 AM

Hi,
You could try Revo uninstaller free http://www.revouninstaller.com/revo_uninstaller_free_download.html

Was it this one? Where did you download from?
http://download.cnet.com/Media-Finder-for-iTunes/3000-2141_4-10888423.html

From here "does anyone used or know if media finder is safe" http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic445687.html

A google search for 'media finder' gives me results for at a quick glance 8 different products. Can you be more specific?


There are too many media finders without knowing a little more details.

1st try the Revo Uninstaller.

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#3 BryanM101

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 05:26 PM

This is the site where I downloaded it from: http://www.themediafinder.com/
It has some screen shots of the program. I managed to download the uninstaller without interuption from Media Finder, I will now attempt to uninstall it.

Edited by BryanM101, 17 March 2012 - 05:30 PM.


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Posted 17 March 2012 - 05:37 PM

I pressed the ""kill" option when I found Media Finder and a notification showed up saying that Revo stopped Media Finder from auto opening. I also pressed the "delete" button but nothing showed up after that. Media Finder disappeared from Revo's list. Is it uninstalled? Thanks again.

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 09:21 AM

Hi, Hopefully. The Real test will be to see if you can now download with no problems.

For the future, Before installing software do a little research on the Internet, See if any users report problems. Do not go by what you see on the their website as being from real users. Be Skeptical if it isn't a brand name. For Video software I'd look on a video forum for audio I'd look at a audio forum.

Good Luck
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Edited by rotor123, 31 March 2012 - 09:59 AM.

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#6 BryanM101

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Posted 31 March 2012 - 08:04 AM

Thank you very much, I managed to later successfully uninstall Media Finder and I will heed your warning about other potentionally unwanted software, thanks a bunch!

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Posted 31 March 2012 - 10:00 AM

Glad to hear it all worked out

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 06:59 PM

MediaFinder is a program that really messes up your computer. Phony company, too.

Edited by Queen-Evie, 29 August 2012 - 07:52 PM.
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