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Flexible Family Removal

10 Feb 2016

What is Flexible Family?

Flexible Family is a new type of adware infecting computers primarily in the US. It is classified as potentially unwanted software, meaning a majority of users do not find it useful in any way and uninstall it. Flexible family will display pop-up and banner ads and also take over your homepage and search engine with their own. Do not worry, it is easy to remove InfoLinks from your computer. Follow the instructions below: you can either manually remove it from your PC or you can use anti-adware software.

How to Uninstall Flexible Family Manually

Windows 10 or Windows 8 Uninstalling

To start, we will locate and uninstall any unwanted software or malware that may be installed on your PC.

1. To begin uninstalling a program on Windows 10 or Windows 8 right-click on Windows Start button and select the “Control Panel” option.

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2. After your reach “Control Panel” click “Uninstall a program”, found under “Programs”.

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3. Now you will see a screen called “Programs and Features”. Find the program “Flexible Family” from the list of currently installed software and uninstall it. To make it easier to find recently installed software, click the “Installed On” column to place them in order of installation.

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Windows 7 or Windows Vista Uninstalling

1. If you have Windows XP, Vista or 7, begin by clicking the Windows “Start” button and choose “Control Panel”.

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2. After your reach “Control Panel” click “Uninstall a program”, found under “Programs”.

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3. Now you will see a screen called “Programs and Features”. Find the program “Flexible Family” from the list of currently installed software and uninstall it. To make it easier to find recently installed software, click the “Installed On” column to place them in order of installation.

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After removing the software from Windows it is important to check all browsers extensions and see if the malware added any unwanted extensions. Here are instructions for each of the popular web browsers:

Internet Explorer

1. Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
2. Select Manage Add-ons and open Toolbars and Extensions.
3. Select the extension and then get rid of it.

Google Chrome

1. Open your browser.
2. Tap Alt+F.
3. Select Tools and click Extensions.
4. Select the extension and click the trash button.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open your browser.
2. Tap Ctrl+Shift+A and then open Extensions.
3. Select the unwanted software.
4. Click Remove.

Removing Flexible Family With AdwCleaner

AdwCleaner is an open-source adware cleaner that will find all unwanted installations, registries and extensions that Flexible Family has placed on your computer. This is the simplest way to remove Flexible Family that we have found.

1. To start, click on the following link to download AdwCleaner from its original site: AdwCleaner Download(this link will open a new, safe website to download AdwCleaner)

2. After it is downloaded and you have found the AdwCleaner Icon, you will have to close all open programs and internet browsers in order for it to work. Double click the AdwCleaner icon and if Windows asks for permission to run the file, allow it.

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3. When AdwCleaner is open, click the “Scan” button to search your computer for Flexible Family.

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4. When AdwCleaner is done scanning, click the “Clean” button to remove anything Flexible Family (and potentially other malware) has added.

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5. AdwCleaner will now tell you to save any edited files or documents because it needs to reboot the computer. Do so and allow the computer to reboot.

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When your computer is rebooted it will be clean of all traces of Flexible Family. AdwCleaner will automatically open a log text file to let you know what it cleaned.

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