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  • BlazeFind Removal Guide

    Posted on May 5th, 2009 admin No comments

    BlazeFind Description

    BlazeFind is a web browser toolbar that may redirect your browser search requests through Blazefind.com, and may also launch pop-up advertisements. BlazeFind is related to CDT, Inc.

    How can I Detect BlazeFind?

    The most common spyware removal tactic is to uninstall BlazeFind by using the “Add/Remove Programs” utility. However, as there may still be hidden BlazeFind files, it’s possible that BlazeFind will reappear after reboot. Follow the BlazeFind detection and removal methods below.

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    BlazeFind Manual Removal Instructions

    Below is a list of BlazeFind manual removal instructions and BlazeFind components listed to help you remove BlazeFind from your PC. Backup Reminder: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

    Note: This manual removal process may be difficult and you run the risk of destroying your computer. We recommend that you use SpyHunter’s malware detection tool to check for BlazeFind.

    Step 1 : Use Windows File Search Tool to Find BlazeFind Path

    1. Go to Start > Search > All Files or Folders.
    2. In the “All or part of the the file name” section, type in “BlazeFind” file name(s).
    3. To get better results, select “Look in: Local Hard Drives” or “Look in: My Computer” and then click “Search” button.
    4. When Windows finishes your search, hover over the “In Folder” of “BlazeFind”, highlight the file and copy/paste the path into the address bar. Save the file’s path on your clipboard because you’ll need the file path to delete BlazeFind in the following manual removal steps.

     

    Step 2 : Use Registry Editor to Remove BlazeFind Registry Values

    1. To open the Registry Editor, go to Start > Run > type regedit and then press the “OK” button.
    2. Locate and delete the entry or entries whose data value (in the rightmost column) is the spyware file(s) detected earlier.
    3. To delete “BlazeFind” value, right-click on it and select the “Delete” option.
    4. Locate and delete “BlazeFind” registry entries:

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    83DE62E0-5805-11D8-9B25-00E04C60FAF2
    C5941EE5-6DFA-11D8-86B0-0002441A9695

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    Step 3 : Use Windows Command Prompt to Unregister BlazeFind DLL Files

    1. To open the Windows Command Prompt, go to Start > Run > type cmd and then click the “OK” button.
    2. Type “cd” in order to change the current directory, press the “space” button, enter the full path to where you believe the BlazeFind DLL file is located and press the “Enter” button on your keyboard. If you don’t know where BlazeFind DLL file is located, use the “dir” command to display the directory’s contents.
    3. To unregister “BlazeFind” DLL file, type in the exact directory path + “regsvr32 /u” + [DLL_NAME] (for example, :C\Spyware-folder\> regsvr32 /u BlazeFind.dll) and press the “Enter” button. A message will pop up that says you successfully unregistered the file.
    4. Search and unregister “BlazeFind” DLL files:
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    3_0_1browserhelper3.dll
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    Step 4 : Detect and Delete Other BlazeFind Files

    1. To open the Windows Command Prompt, go to Start > Run > type cmd and then press the “OK” button.
    2. Type in “dir /A name_of_the_folder” (for example, C:\Spyware-folder), which will display the folder’s content even the hidden files.
    3. To change directory, type in “cd name_of_the_folder”.
    4. Once you have the file you’re looking for type in “del name_of_the_file”.
    5. To delete a file in folder, type in “del name_of_the_file”.
    6. To delete the entire folder, type in “rmdir /S name_of_the_folder”.
    7. Select the “BlazeFind” process and click on the “End Process” button to kill it.
    8. Remove the “BlazeFind” processes files:

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    3_0_1browserhelper3.dll

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