Affinity Adware Removal Guide

Do you know what Affinity Adware is?

Affinity Adware is a browser extension which promotes the website, and which can make visual changes on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome by changing the home page and default search provider. The toolbar is available at and we recommend that you remove it from the PC as soon as you can.

Affinity Adware is based on Conduit, which also means that it is powered by Conduit search. If you pay no attention to the terms of use that you are provided when installing the toolbar, you may voluntarily give permission to replace your home page with The search engine generates different display advertisements on the startup page in order to help third-party website earn bigger revenues. The advertisements are likely to be unrelated to the search terms and may offer a variety of services and goods. As regards the advertisements on the search engine results page, they are generated according to the user’s search queries. The search engine may be used for advertising purposed by numerous websites, including insecure websites, so if you want to prevent such occurrences, remove Affinity Adware and make sure that the system is protected from unreliable computer infections, adware program, and other undesirable computer threats.
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Do not hesitate to remove Affinity Adware from the browsers because this browser extension adds little functionality, especially when it is installed on Mozilla Firefox. It only invites the user to visit, check the time, and access two other links related to the main website. When installed to Internet Explorer, Affinity Adware can provide the user with a link to Facebook, a radio player, and an e-mail notifier, which are suggested by default.

The toolbar, as well as the search engine, monitors the user’s browsing behavior. The developers of the toolbar want to know how you interact with the product, and may collect information on how often you click on the main button, what search terms you use, what internet browsers you have, and the like. The same or very similar details may be collected by the search engine, which, as you already know, provides you with search-based sponsored links. Note that Conduit is not responsible for the consequences that follow your interaction with the advertisements to which you are exposed, which is another reason why you should remove Affinity Adware from the browsers.

We recommend that you remove the unwanted toolbar from the PC by using a spyware removal tool. Use SpyHunter if you want to have it removed for you automatically. The anti-spyware program will safeguard the operating system against numerous computer threats so that you can browse the Internet freely and safely. The following instructions may also help you to uninstall the toolbar after you finish the removal procedure, do not forget to scan the computer with the scanner available below.

How to uninstall Affinity Adware

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click Start and then select Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Remove the unwanted application.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Program and uninstall the unwanted application.

Windows 8

  1. Press the Windows key to get to the Start screen.
  2. Start typing control panel and then click the Control Panel icon.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove the unwanted toolbar.

How to remove Affinity toolbar

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  2. On the General tab, change the home page and click OK.
  3. Press Alt+T and click Manage Add-ons.
  4. In the Toolbars and Extensions section, remove the unwanted browser add-on.
  5. In the Search Providers section, set a new search provider.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Ctrl+Shift+A and click Extensions.
  2. Remove the unwanted browser extension.
  3. Close the tab.
  4. Press Alt+T and click Options.
  5. On the General tab, change the home page and click OK.
  6. Click the button on the left side of the search box of the browser and select a new search engine.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Tools.
  2. Point to Extensions.
  3. Remove the unwanted browser extension.
  4. Click Settings.
  5. Under On startup, select the last option and then click Set pages.
  6. Change the startup page.
  7. Under Search, click Manage search engines and set a new default search provider.

In non-techie terms:

Affinity Adware is a browser add-on which is based on Conduit. It promotes Conduit Search, which provides you with display advertisements and sponsored links on the search engine results page.

Aliases: Affinity virus.