Threat Database Adware Positive Finds

Positive Finds

By GoldSparrow in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 8,882
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 1,978
First Seen: January 27, 2015
Last Seen: September 15, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The Positive Finds is promoted as a search assistant that allows you to search more efficiently. You might be offered to install the Positive Finds software when you browse the 'Custom' or 'Advanced' option in freeware bundles, or it will be installed automatically. The Positive Finds browser application might appear as an extension in Google Chrome, an add-on in Mozilla Firefox and as a Browser Helper Object in Internet Explorer and its installation will result in the appearance of many ads. Security researchers point out that the Positive Finds browser application is perceived as adware because it may inject the web pages you browse with banners, contextual ads, and pop-ups. The ads by Positive Finds may be based on your search operations and collected browsing information that is a standard practice among adware products. The Positive Finds adware may prove an obstruction for your comfortable online routine, and you might want to use a renowned anti-spyware application to remove it from your system.

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Registry Details

Positive Finds may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions\{B77C4C35-2362-4FDD-BD9E-4845AC7B26A7}
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\Service Mgr PositiveFinds
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\Update Mgr PositiveFinds
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Service Mgr PositiveFinds
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Update Mgr PositiveFinds


Positive Finds may create the following directory or directories:

%PROGRAMFILES%\Positive Finds
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Positive Finds
%TEMP%\Positive Finds


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