Do you know what Browse Beyond is?
Browse Beyond is a browser extension that has been created to improve your overall web browsing experience. This add-on is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers. According to the official website at browsebeyond.net, this plug-in should make your searches more efficient. Nevertheless, more often than not Browse Beyond is classified as a potentially unwanted application due to all the additional software it is related to do, and the fact that it may expose your computer to potentially dangerous threats. Hence, remove Browse Beyond right now and protect your PC from harm.
As it has been mentioned above, Browse Beyond should be available for download at its official website; however, just like with Browsefox, LinkSwift, Xaven and similar applications from the same group, the download button does not seem to be working as you get redirected to a blank page. Thus, the official website is just an empty shell, created to make you think that Browse Beyond is a legitimate application.
Then how does it enter my computer? Simple – Browse Beyond makes use of various freeware applications such as video codecs, video players, browser toolbars, video converters and a whole lot of other browser plugins that can be downloaded at third party websites. Thus, whenever you install a free of charge software application, there is a high chance that you could install additional program as well. A program you neither need nor want.
Two main security concerns related to Browse Beyond are tracking cookies and coupon advertisements. For one, Browse Beyond employs tracking cookies to monitor your search keywords, and later on it processes the data collected in order to distribute commercial pop-up ads that would be related to your overall browsing history. That way there is a higher chance that you might click the aforementioned pop-ups.
The pop-ups can be dangerous, because Browse Beyond does not preview them, and it basically makes use of third party advertising networks to generation those ads. Hence, even malevolent parties could embed their own ads with corrupted content into Browse Beyond, eventually causing you to get infected with malware.
Such consequences can be easily avoided if you remove Browse Beyond from your computer via Control Panel, and then scan the system for other potential threats. Make use of SpyHunter to determine whether you need to remove any other potentially dangerous applications from your PC and then get yourself a reliable computer security program that would safeguard your system for good.
Manual Browse Beyond Removal
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
- Click Settings and select Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program and remove Browse Beyond.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program and remove Browse Beyond.
- Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
- Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Browse Beyond.
In non-techie terms:
Browse Beyond is an unwanted computer program that is responsible for showing you a lot of pop-up ads when you browse the Internet. It may cause some serious computer security-related problems, so it is for the best to remove Browse Beyond right now.