Thursday, September 5, 2013

Remove/ Uninstall BrowserProtect Adware Virus

What is BrowserProtect Virus?

BrowserProtect is an unwanted program which can be classified as a vicious adware. This unwanted adware will show up a lot of ads and bring much chaos to the affected computer. Same as many other adware infections, BrowserProtect adware gets into your operating system along with certain free programs that you download from the network. After intrusion, it can be installed onto the web browser without asking for any permission and approval. BrowserProtect malware then will embed various plug-ins to the browser settings. Besides, this nasty adware logs your online history and traces web browsing activities. It gathers your browsing habits so as to generate related ads to induce you into clicking them. By doing so, BrowserProtect virus helps its creators gain profit. In addition, your confidential information especially bank account data will be collected and sent to the distant cyber criminals. Under such circumstance, your privacy will be no longer safe. On the other side, BrowserProtect adware adds malicious files to the system registry to activate itself on Windows boot-up. That’s why it pops up on the machine every time you launch the machine. Furthermore, it could download files to do instant update. Therefore, it is clear that BrowserProtect virus is not a good thing for both your machine and the privacy. You should immediately remove it without any hesitation.

BrowserProtect virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

1. BrowserProtect virus is a dangerous adware virus.
2. BrowserProtect virus modifies your system settings.
3. BrowserProtect virus displays a lot of annoying ads.
4. BrowserProtect virus collects your vital information.
5. BrowserProtect virus may introduce other computer viruses.
6. BrowserProtect virus slows down your PC performance.

How to Remove BrowserProtect Virus from your PC?


Option two- you can finish the removal job of BrowserProtect virus manually.

1. Restart your computer and keep pressing F8 Key before Windows launches. Use the arrow keys to select the "Safe Mode with Networking" option, and then hit ENTER Key to continue.

2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the same time to open Windows Task Manager and end BrowserProtect process.

3. Go to Computer Control Panel from Start menu and open Folder Options. Click View and then tick “Show hidden files and folders” and uncheck “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)”. Press OK.

4. Press Windows+R together to start your registry. Delete the following registry files.

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\{ rnd } (Randomly named)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

5. Delete the following and related system files.

%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\ random

6. Restart your machine

Note: BrowserProtect virus is rather stubborn and malicious. It requests certain computer skills when you dealing with it in manual way. Any incident action could lead your machine to a more terrible situation.

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