Open Freely is a common file manager that can be installed on the PC with the help of all sorts of freeware. Of course the exploiter of this software can be installed from different malicious websites or from the official Open Freely website, but the last variant had not been frequent. The unwanted program will add its files and folders in the system. Open Freely is famous as a computer threat, but if we will rationally think, then will find out that viral nature is only in its advertisements and in the programs that are bundled with it. The software that show pop-ups windows are considered to be adware. Adware are the undesired add-on in the system, so if you dream to remove Open Freely, so you can choose the manual instructions from this article or the special Open Freely removal program.
Easy automatic solution:
Being installed into on your computer, this software will display you a great deal of pop-ups and be the reason of slow running computer. In legitimate applications, the advertising function is an addition to the program so as to let users to make use of the application without payment. The developers thinks that Open Freely is a good approach to get back the money spend on the program, and in some cases, it may allow the browser add-on the user will get free of charge or he will get the discount. The income derived showing popping-up windows to the users may allow or give reasons to the vendor to keep on to develop, maintain and upgrade the application. The demonstration of advertising in software business is becoming more and more in great request.
Open Freely like different kind of adware can be a bundle of shareware that every user may download at no charge. After that, once installed, the user can choose to keep on using the browser extension as it is, watching pop-ups, or they may buy a version without advertisements. Open Freely has been criticized for it usually contains code that tracks a user’s personally identifiable information and sends it to interested people, letting the user know nothing about it. If you are unaware why Open Freely exists on your computer, then you should try to remember what software you downloaded recently.
If you downloaded some free application from unofficial developers, so Open Freely appeared with this program. You just did not uncheck the tick that is charged with Open Freely installation. You should have removed it within Open Freely installation. But if you did not notice it and do not want to use this browser add-on over its obtrusiveness, so you are welcome to read the post completely in order to learn more about the possible instructions. There are some cases when a user gets Open Freely downloading any sharing files or visiting some viral sites. If you like to delete Open Freely, then you can install the automatic ways enumerated below.
Delete Open Freely from your computer
If you do not know which described below removal method to use, then you should weigh it. If you have computer repair experience, then it is better to use the manual method, that you can find below. You should know that any manual method is dangerous and should be executed completely correct not to harm your computer. If you are aware about the danger, but you are confident that you are able to do everything correctly, you should eliminate all folders and registry keys of the unwanted add-on. If you do not see the distinction between registry keys and program files, then it is better to use any of the automatic ways of removal from this post.
The removal programs, described below, are well-tried and you can be confident that they are also the most effective and secure methods to remove the adware that your computer is infected with. To use programs is the easiest way for user that have no experience in computer computer maintenance and are afraid to execute some manual removal methods. Open Freely Removal Tool and Spyhunter are able to do everything for you, so just scan your computer making use of any of these tools.
Open Freely Removal Tool:
Open Freely Removal Tool by Security Stronghold is a special program that will perform all removal actions for you. This program was designed especially to get rid of Open Freely from your computer together with virus writers that it installed. If you want to clean your browser from all malicious browser add-ons and set any browser setting that you like or remove just one adware, then you are welcome to install Open Freely Removal Tool from this article. The program is easy-to-use, and is provided with free online support that will avail you in some difficult cases. The software is not expensive, but you will be amazed with its power.
Remove Open Freely with SpyHunter
If you want to use any universal antivirus program that will delete all the threats from your computer, then it is better to use Spyhunter, downloading it from this article. Spyhunter will uninstall Open Freely, its search provider, advertisements and other component parts of it and also will scan your system for other viral programs. Also Spyhunter has several useful tools that will be useful to optimize your computer. Spyhunter provides a real-time protection (that means it removes the computer threats when they are just trying to penetrate into your PC) as well as it can eliminate the hidden computer infections. The program is a bit more expensive than Open Freely Removal Tool, but you can notice the functionality of Spyhunter on the picture below.
Manual solution from Open Freely:
You should know that manual instructions is a very hard to perform and dangerous operation that should be performed by experienced users only.
- Delete the following folders:
- %PROGRAMFILES%\Open Freely\
- %PROGRAMS%\Open Freely\
- Delete the following files:
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Archive\7z.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Aspose.Slides.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\AxInterop.ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\AxInterop.WMPLib.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.Data.v11.1.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.OfficeSkins.v11.1.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.Printing.v11.1.Core.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.RichEdit.v11.1.Core.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.SpellChecker.v11.1.Core.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.Utils.v11.1.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.XtraBars.v11.1.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.XtraEditors.v11.1.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.XtraGrid.v11.1.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.XtraPrinting.v11.1.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v11.1.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v11.1.Extensions.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v11.1.Printing.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.XtraSpellChecker.v11.1.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\DevExpress.XtraTreeList.v11.1.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Dictionaries\en_US.aff
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Dictionaries\en_US.dic
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\EZFreeware.Views.Pages.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\File_Info.txt
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\FlexCel.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\FlexCelWinforms.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\FreeOpener.resources
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\HexEditor\frhed.exe
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\HexEditor\heksedit.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\HexEditor\RAWIO32.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Interop.ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Interop.WIA.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Interop.WMPLib.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\LumiSoft.Net.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Microsoft.Ink.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\NGEN\x64\ngen.exe
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\NGEN\x86\ngen.exe
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\NGEN\x86\ngen.log
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\NGEN\x86\ngen.old.log
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\O2S.Components.PDFRender4NET.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\O2S.Components.PDFView4NET.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\ObjectManager.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\of-red.ico
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\OpenFreely.exe
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\OpenFreely.exe.config
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\OpenFreelySkin.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Raw\dcraw.exe
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Redist\DotNetFx35ClientSetup.exe
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Redist\install_flash_player_ax.exe
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Redist\K-Lite_Codec_Pack_700_Standard.exe
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Redist\klcp_standard_unattended.bat
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Redist\klcp_standard_unattended.ini
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\SetPreferredFilter.exe
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\SevenZipSharp.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\TorrentParser.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\unins000.dat
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\unins000.exe
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wpd\bzip2.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wpd\iconv.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wpd\intl.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wpd\libglib-2.0-0.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wpd\libgobject-2.0-0.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wpd\libgsf-1-114.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wpd\libwpd-0.8.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wpd\libwpd-stream-0.8.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wpd\libxml2.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wpd\test.cmd
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wpd\wpd2html.exe
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wpd\wpd2text.exe
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wpd\zlib1.dll
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\Wps\wps2html.exe
- C:\Program Files\Open Freely\XNResourceEditor\XNResourceEditor.exe
- C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Open Freely\Open Freely.lnk
- C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Open Freely\Uninstall Open Freely.lnk
- C:\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Open Freely\Open Freely.lnk
- C:\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Open Freely\Uninstall Open Freely.lnk
- Find and remove itemized Registry Entries in Registry Editor:
How to remove Open Freely from Internet Explorer:
- Open your browser, then select Tools=> Safety=> Delete browsing history
- After that put the tick in cookies and click Delete.
- Select Tools=> Manage add-ons=> Toolbars and Extensions
- Remove the undesired extension.
How to uninstall Open Freely from Mozilla Firefox:
- Open Mozilla, then select Tools=> Options=> Privacy=>Remove All Cookies
- Select Tools=> Add-ons
- Uninstall Open Freely here
How to delete Open Freely from Google Chrome:
- Open Chrome Browser, next click Tools=> Options=> Under the Bonnet=> Privacy=> Clear browsing data.
- Click Delete cookies and other site data.
- Put the following in the address bar of Google Browser: chrome://extensions/.
- Find and uninstall Open Freely here.
It is better to scan your computer for infections with the help of any of the available and updated antivirus tools after the manual removal, because Open Freely usually comes together with trojans that installed on the PC, with rootkits or other unwanted browser extensions. If you do not know what software to install, then I can advise you to use Spyhunter or Open Freely Removal Tool, because these tools are powerful and they are able to help you to remove any suspecious or malicious programs from your computer.
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