How can Browsing Protection hijack my computer?
It is not very difficult to get this useless program. You can download Browsing Protection virus yourself from its official website, or this useless application may appear on your computer very unnoticeably. That may happen if you are installing questionable freewares without checking them first. Browsing Protection redirects can be extremely frustrating; therefore, it is better to be more cautious than to experience unwanted consequences. Every time when you are going to install an unfamiliar freeware, try not to rush the installation by clicking the 'next' button all the time. If you do so, you may unintentionally add Browsing Protect virus to your system. Instead, choose 'advanced' or similar installation option, which will give you the opportunity to follow installation one step at a time.
How to remove Browsing Protection from my computer?
In order to stop Browsing Protection ads, you have to remove this trespasser from your system. Sometimes manual removal is not enough. Sometimes you need to remove the hidden files with an anti-spyware program. Follow these simple instructions and you should remove Browsing Protection from your computer.
- Remove Browsing Protection from your computer:
1. Click Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a Program.
2. When in the Add/Remove Programs/Uninstall a Program, look for recently installed/unfamiliar applications, such as Browsing Protection or similar unfamiliar entries.
3. Click 'Uninstall' and then OK to save the changes.
- Reset your browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome):
1. Open Internet Explorer, click the Gear icon or ‘Tools‘ → 'Internet Options'.
2. Here, go to the 'Advanced' tab and click the 'Reset' button.
3. Go to the 'Reset Internet Explorer settings' → 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' option.
4. Finally, click 'Close' and OK to save the changes.
1. Open Mozilla Firefox, go to the 'Help' section → 'Troubleshooting Information'.
2. Here, choose a 'Reset Firefox’ for a couple of times and 'Finish'.
1. Click the Chrome menu button on the Google Chrome browser, select 'Tools' → 'Extensions'.
2. Here, look for unfamiliar entries, such as Browsing Protection.
3. Select each of them and choose Trash can icon to delete them.