Do you know what Browser Protect is?
If you want to protect your system from malware, you should definitely not install Browser Protect on your PC even if it promises to help you prevent malware from entering your system by informing you about unreliable websites. We do not recommend installing this program because we think that it is not as beneficial as it claims to be. In fact, it has even been found out that Browser Protect is a typical advertising-supported application. This program will undoubtedly show ads after the installation. It is most likely that they will appear on websites opened by Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. If you already see these ads, you can get rid of them by removing Browser Protect. Instructions that will help you delete Browser Protect are placed below this article.Browser Protect screenshot
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Browser Protect is not as useful as it claims to be. In fact, it might even cause you problems associated with your system's safety. Research carried out by our specialists has shown that advertisements generated by Browser Protect might redirect you to websites that contain malware. If you want to protect your system, you should definitely ignore all those ads. If you fear that you might click on them accidentally one day, make sure that you remove Browser Protect from your system. If you erase it, you will also stop other activities that Browser Protect performs behind your back.
It does not matter whether Browser Protect has entered your system with the help of other programs or you have downloaded Browser Protect yourself because it acts the same in both cases. You should also keep in mind that other similar programs, e.g., Browse Guard and Browse Guardian, also exist. They might slither onto your computer as well if your PC is unprotected. If you do not want to encounter any undesirable programs ever again, you have to install a 100% trustworthy tool on your computer and also surf the web attentively. On top of that, you should never download programs from third-party websites because you might download malware instead of useful software.
The easiest way to remove Browser Protect is to scan your system with a trustworthy scanner, such as SpyHunter; however, if you decide to erase this software yourself, you should know that you will have to delete it via Control Panel and then remove the related extensions from your browsers. We understand that you might not even know how to do that, so we have prepared the manual removal instructions and placed them below. You have to follow the instructions step by step in order to erase this adware program fully.
How to get rid of Browser Protect
Windows 7 and Vista
- Navigate to the bottom-left corner and click on the button.
- Select Control Panel from the menu.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Select the suspicious program and click Uninstall.
- Open the Start menu.
- Select Control Panel and click Add or Remove Programs.
- Select the unwanted program and click Remove.
- Tap the Windows key + X.
- Select Control Panel from the menu and click Uninstall a program.
- Select the application that you want to remove.
- Click Uninstall.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Select Manage Add-ons.
- Click Toolbars and Extensions.
- Select the extension and click Remove or Disable.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
- Select Tools and then click Extensions.
- Find the unwanted extension, select it, and click the recycle bin button.
- Click the Remove button.
- Open your browser and tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
- Select Extensions.
- Select the extension that belongs to Browser Protect.
- Remove/Disable it.
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If you have removed Browser Protect manually, you should still know that other untrustworthy programs might be installed on your PC as well and that it is necessary to remove them all. In order to find out whether your system contains suspicious software, you should scan it with a diagnostic scanner. Of course, you can try to check the system yourself, but it is a rather difficult task.