What is General Crawler?
General Crawler is a browser extension which travels bundled with Mediafinder. The plugin is installed illegally and is extremely difficult to delete afterwards, which is why you certainly do not want to find it on your Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers. As Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers have discovered, the extension is presented at general-crawler.com as well. Here you can find a link to the Mozilla Add-ons page promoting the extension. It is disclosed that the application is supported by General World and that it is a part of the General Downloader software package acting like a supplement to the General-Files.org project. This project is based on data collection needed to assist the tracking of links on file-sharing sites. Please continue reading to learn more about the application and General Crawler removal.
How does General Crawler work?
How to remove General Crawler?
If you have installed General Crawler onto the Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browser from general-crawler.com, you can find firstname.lastname@example.org file in the extension’s folder under %AppData%. All you need to do in order to delete this General Crawler component is remove the application itself. Use the manual removal guide below to learn how to perform this task manually. Unfortunately, if the extension is running alongside Mediafinder, the removal is much more complicated. Use automatic malware detection and removal software to delete this undesirable, intrusive application from your personal computer.
Delete General Crawler from the browsers
Delete from Mozilla Firefox:
- Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
- As the Add-ons Manager shows up – click Extensions.
- Locate the undesirable plugin, click Remove and restart the browser.
Delete from Google Chrome:
- Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
- Select Tools and click Extensions to find the list of all installed plugins.
- Click the trash icon and select Remove.
Use the comment section below to post any remaining questions about the removal of the suspicious browser extension which may spy on your virtual activity.
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