Fnd.paradiskus.com Ads – How to remove?

Written by Valdis Koks

Fnd.paradiskus.com search hijacker is a sort of malware that infuses into your system, and afterwards changes the search engine configurations in your browser to one which it desires. It additionally makes different unwanted changes that can provoke personal data leakages, as well as to other malware delivery. In this post, you will see the guideline of Fnd.paradiskus.com hijacker clearing in various methods, and also the technique of making your web browser as good as new.

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Fnd.paradiskus.com Info

Name Fnd.paradiskus.com extension
Type Browser hijacker1
Short Description The unwanted software that amends important browser settings without the user’s permission.
Symptoms The Fnd.paradiskus.com hijacker replaces the browser parameters set by the users and replaces these settings with its own values.
Distribution Method Bundling with Freeware or Shareware, misleading pop-up ads produced by adware.
Detection Tool Inspect If Your System Has Been Affected by the Fnd.paradiskus.com hijacker.

The ways of injection of Fnd.paradiskus.com search hijackers are various. Many of them come from the malware dispersing with the malvertising or malicious links of various internet sites. Sometimes, your computer might be infected with this malware via the trojan-downloader, which is used to distribute different other malware. There is a solitary form of this unwanted program – browser plugin that can build right into any type of internet browser which supports the add-on setup2.

You will not likely mount this plugin on your own, since their names are very dubious, and the functionality is very debatable. The “developers” of Fnd.paradiskus.com hijacker normally specify that it can save the .doc/.docx documents from the web pages already to .pdf format, or to download the entire web site on your disk. It is pretty difficult to picture if someone can be needed in such operations in 2022, when the Internet access is not time-limited and every system has the ability to start the needed .docx documents at Google Docs.

Nonetheless, besides their impracticality, they may simply be spotted in the Chrome Web Store. Of course, virus experts sound the alarm regarding such spam right into the official source of browser extensions, asking for the Google reaction – removing these extensions from their site. However, they are still not hurrying to take care of that safety problem.

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Is the Fnd.paradiskus.com virus?

At the first sight, you may think that these redirects are just irritating, but not harmful. Due to this factor a great deal of people are simply playing for time instead of removing this malware, obtaining more and more possibilities of being infected with different other infections, which are much more severe than Fnd.paradiskus.com is.

Besides the modified search engine or search results, you may also see various promotions even on those websites that do not have any advertisements on it by default. And you may just misclick while closing the promotion, and start the downloading of an unrecognized file, which may be a virus, or a potentially undesirable program, and even ransomware – whatever the maintainers of this hijacker desire.

If your browser is corrupted as a result of the Azorult trojan activity, the system may start malfunctioning quickly – this symptome is among the most typical in case of trojan penetration.

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How to remove Fnd.paradiskus.com?

First, let me say several words about prevention the Fnd.paradiskus.com malware infiltration. It is extremely simple to discuss the techniques of protecting your computer from such frustrating items as browser hijackers, but it is quite easy to be caught on this bait perhaps even being a qualified user. As it was discussed above, this virus can hide after the eye-catching (at the first sight) ad, or in packs with various other adware you may get in dozens of ways. However, no matter the common complexity of the infiltration techniques, it is very easy to avoid the Fnd.paradiskus.com hijacker presence in your system:

  • Do not follow the dubious links;
  • Restrict the usage of pseudo-free software (one which is offered as free, but has an additional unwanted programs in its pack);
  • Leave the habit of clicking advertisements on the web. If you need to buy something, it is better to google it;
  • Avoid downloading the files from dubious sources, like forums or file sharing websites.

Preparation before removing Fnd.paradiskus.com.

Before starting the actual uninstall procedure, we recommend that you do the following introductory milestones.

  • Make certain you have this hands-on tutorial always all set to utilize.
  • Carry out a back-up of every one of your information, including the kept logins, passwords and also other credentials. You ought to support your details with a cloud backup service and make sure your data are protected from any kind of loss, even from the most severe infections.
  • Wait until the resilient backup process is over.

Step 1: Uninstall Fnd.paradiskus.com and related software from Windows

Here is a method in couple of easy steps that ought to be able to uninstall most applications. Either you use Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, these milestones will work well. Moving the app or its folder to the Trash can be a very wrong idea. In case you do that, remnants of the app may remain, and that can cause the unstable performance of your system, malfunctions with the file type associations and other unpleasant behavior. The effective solution to get an app off your device is to remove it manually. To do that:

1. Keep holding the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will soon arrive.

Windows keyboard R

2. In the field that appeared, type in “appwiz.cpl” -1  and choose OK – 2.

Run appwiz.cpl


3. This will open a window with all the apps available on the device. Choose the app that you want to get rid of, then choose “Uninstall

Follow the steps above and you will successfully get rid of most unwanted apps.

Step 2: Get rid of Fnd.paradiskus.com from all your available browsers.

Mozilla FirefoxGoogle ChromeInternet ExplorerMicrosoft Edge

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox. Go to its menu window

2. Choose the “Add-ons” icon in the menu.

3. Find the unwanted extension and select “Remove

Mozilla Firefox Add-ons Remove

4. Upon deleting the extension, reload Mozilla Firefox, closing it with the help of a red “X” button in the upper right corner and start it again.

1. Launch Google Chrome and go to its drop menu

Google Chrome drop menu click

2. Click on “Tools” and then in the extended menu select “Extensions

Google Chrome Tools select Extensions

3. In the “Extensions” menu find the unwanted extension and apply the “Remove” button related to it.

Google Chrome Extensions Remove

4. As soon as the extension is deleted, reload Google Chrome by closing it by means of the red “X” button at the top right corner and launch it again.

1. Launch Internet Explorer

2. Click on the gear icon marked ‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and choose ‘Manage Add-ons’


3. In the “Manage Add-ons” window, locate the extension you want to delete and then click “Remove”. A pop-up window will come up to inform you that you are about to delete the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and choose “Remove”.

Internet Explorer extension removal

4. Once the unwanted extension is deleted, reload Internet Explorer by shutting it down from the red “X” button located at the top right corner and launch it again.

1. Launch Edge

2. Access the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.

3. From the drop menu choose “Extensions”.

Microsoft Edge menu Extensions

4. Locate the suspected dangerous extension you want to delete and then click on the Remove button.

Microsoft Edge Extensions Remove

Step 3: Clean any registries that could be added by Fnd.paradiskus.com on your device.

The usually attacked registries of Windows machines are the following:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

You can access them by going to the Windows registry editor and getting rid of any values added by Fnd.paradiskus.com. Follow the steps below:

  1. Start the Run Window command once again, type “regedit” and click OK.Window command regedit
  2. As soon as you open it, you can freely go to the Run and RunOnce keys, whose locations are displayed above.Window command Run and RunOnce keys
  3. You can delete the value of the virus by right-clicking on it and deleting it.Window command regedit delete the value virus

Tip: To locate a virus-created value, you can right-click on it and select “Modify” to find which file it is set to run. If this is the malware file location, delete the value.

Step 4: Scan for Fnd.paradiskus.com with Loaris Trojan Remover

1. Click on the “Download” button to proceed to Loaris Trojan Remover download.

It is recommended to run a scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by Trojan Remover. Click on the corresponding links to check License AgreementPrivacy Policy.

2. Click “Install” to start.

Loaris Trojan Remover Install

There were 4 scan types suggested:

  • Standard Scan.
  • Full Scan.
  • Custom Scan.
  • Removable Scan.


3. After the installed has finished, click on the ‘Scan’ tab. Click on ‘Full Scan’.

Loaris Trojan Remover Full Scan

4. Once the scanning is started, Loaris will initiate the thorough analysis of your device and may soon identify specific threats currently slowing down the performance of your system. Make sure to wait until the scanning is completed to let the software fully evaluate the safety of your workstation.

Loaris Trojan Remover - scan in process

5. After Loaris Trojan Remover has finished scanning your PC for any files of the associated threat and found them, you can try to get them removed automatically and permanently by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button. There were options to move the files to quarantine, ignore or delete them.

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If any threats have been removed, it is highly recommended to restart your PC.


  1. About browser hijackers on Wikipedia
  2. Possible danger of free browser extensions

About the author

Valdis Koks

Security engineer, reverse engineering and memory forensics

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