What is Express Find
Express Find by Yontoo Technology Inc is browser adware for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer, that displays ads in browsers windows. Ads, pop-ups, banners say “Express Find Ads” and are embedded into Google search engine results or other websites. Contents of this ads may vary, but basically pure advertising – coupons, deals and other promotional stuff. Here I will show you how to remove Express Find ads from computer once and forever.
How Express Find infected your PC
Express Find is spread by bundling with legal and free programs. It pays software developers from clicks generated from its advertising. Developers of free tools include it into installation package to install it hidden way. However, usually use receives offer with “Decline” or “Accept” options or sees several checkboxes with names of programs that will be installed along with original ones. It is recommended to avoid such installers and search for ad-free alternative. Antiviruses will not save you from such type of threats as Express Find. It is classified as “low reputation” or “unwanted” program. To detect and remove it you can use SpyHunter 5 designed to remove adware, hijackers, toolbars etc.
Download Express Find Removal Tool
To remove Express Find completely we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 from EnigmaSoft Limited. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Express Find and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.
Remove Express Find manually for free
Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full Express Find removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Express Find installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.
Remove Express Find from Control Panel
To start removing Express Find you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use CleanMyPC to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Remove Express Find from Windows XP:
- Click on Start button.
- Choose Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Find Express Find.
- Click Uninstall.
Remove Express Find from Windows 7:
- Click Start button.
- Then go to Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a Program.
- Find Express Find and click Uninstall.
Remove Express Find from Windows 8:
- Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
- Click Search.
- After that click Apps.
- Then Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
- Find Express Find, click Uninstall.
Cannot uninstall Express Find
In some cases Express Find won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Express Find. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Express Find folder and files. This happens, because file expressfind.dll or service does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes AntiMalware or uninstall Express Find in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:
- Reboot your computer.
- While it starts booting type F8 button.
- This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
- Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
- Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove Express Find
Remove Express Find add-on from your browsers
Removing Express Find from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It is browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove Express Find extension from your browsers manually.
- Start Google Chrome browser
- In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
- Find Express Find extension.
- Click the trash can icon to remove it.
- Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
- In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
- Choose Express Find extension.
- Click Disable or Remove button.
Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):
Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove Express Find from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Express Find, please, do the following:
- Open Internet Explorer.
- Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
- In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions.
- Click Disable Express Find.
Generally, Express Find does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:
- Start Opera browser.
- Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
- Find Express Find extension.
- Click Uninstall button.
Remove following files and folders
Express Find files:
Express Find folders:
C:\Program Files\Express Find
Alternative way to remove adware browser extension Express Find
For safe and effective browser extension removal use avast! Browser Cleanup utility. Run it with administrator privileges and remove all extensions with bad rating including Express Find. You can also reset your browser settings for each of your browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.