Do you know what Browser Hero is?
Browser Hero is an advertisement-supported program that is published by Illustrious Apps. Our research team has found that this adware is identical to ProShopper App, Price-Horse, and Price-Hipo. All three of these advertisement-supported programs are identified as security threats that require removal, and you can read more about them in reports that were created after analyzing them separately. This report is meant to help you remove Browser Hero and, possibly, the infections that might have been installed along with it. We have tested this adware in our internal lab to provide you with the most recent information that will help you delete this unreliable program.Browser Hero screenshot
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The information provided on browser-hero.com implies that this ad-supported program can protect you when you surf the web. Our malware researchers indicate that it cannot, which is the first reason to delete it. In fact, Browser Hero was not created to protect your browsers. Instead, it was created to serve as a tool in a pay-per-click system. Advertisers use adware servers to host different online ads, but it is up to advertisement-supported software to inject these ads into the websites that you visit. This is where Browser Hero comes into play. Do you understand why it is necessary to delete Browser Hero from your operating system? Browser Hero pretends to be a security tool, but it actually is an ad injector, which makes it an unreliable program. Unreliable programs, as you might know, work with unreliable parties, which means that the ads delivered to you can be unreliable as well!
You might think that Browser Hero is one of the most vicious programs, but the truth is that this adware could be installed with much more devious threats. According to our research, you might need to delete Browser Hero-related browser hijackers, potentially unwanted programs, additional adware, and similar threats. You should not underestimate any of these infections, because they can put your virtual security at risk. What you should do is run a malware scanner to determine which of these threats you need to delete first. Luckily, you do not need to remove Browser Hero and the associated threats one by one.
Have you thought about installing automatic malware removal software? This software not only can delete existing threats, but can also make sure that your operating system is protected from the threats that might attempt to attack you in the future. It is smart to install this software even if you decide to delete Browser Hero manually.
Remove Browser Hero
Remove from Windows XP:
- Navigate to the left of the Taskbar and click the Start button.
- Open the Control Panel menu and double-click Add or Remove Programs.
- Select Change or Remove Programs and Remove the undesirable program.
Remove from Windows Vista or Windows 7:
- Click the Windows icon on the Taskbar and open the Control Panel menu.
- Go to Uninstall a program and right-click the program you wish to delete.
- Click Uninstall.
Remove from Windows 8 or Windows 8.1:
- Launch RUN (tap Win+R), type in Control Panel, and click OK.
- In the Control Panel menu select Uninstall a program.
- Find the application you wish to delete, right-click it, and select Uninstall.
In non-techie terms:
The advertisement supported program Browser Hero is not the program that you might believe it to be at first. Browser Hero is not a security tool it claims to be, and it is more likely that it will put your virtual security at risk rather than protect it. If you are ready to delete Browser Hero from your PC, you can follow the manual removal instructions above, but our research team suggests installing automatic malware removal software that will also help you out in the future.