The BrowserProtect Malware is a malicious application which is actually a browser hijacker, but presents itself as a browser helper object that helps users with their online shopping. The BrowserProtect Malware enters in the windows based computers secretly, and as soon as it enters, it will change all the settings of your computer. These settings may include browser settings such as home page, and default search engine, and security settings to disable your antivirus program. This malicious application can infect all types of browsers, and if you have more than one browser, it can infect all. Once installed, all your searches will redirect towards the unknown websites where you are encouraged to buy the products according to your shopping preferences which are recorded by this virus. This dangerous browser hijacker has the ability to make your browsing speed extremely slow by using most of the resources installed on your PC.

 

The Instructions for Manual Removal of  BrowserProtect Malware

As soon as you are confirmed that your system is compromised to the BrowserProtect Malware, It becomes your ultimate priority to remove this dangerous threat from your system quickly, and effectively. You have the option of removing this tricky virus by using any powerful automatic removal tool, or manually. The manual removal method of this dangerous browser hijacker is complicated, yet possible, and consists of the following steps:-

 

Select the Safe Mode

You have to start the machine in the safe mode so that you are able to remove the associated data of this dangerous application. In this regard, you have to restart the computer, and access the boot options list by using the F8 key to select the safe mode option.

Remove the Associated Processes

Once the system starts working in the safe mode, you become able to remove the associated processes that are running in the background. You have to open the windows task manager by holding the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys together. Once the task manager window is started, you have to make a click on the processes tab. Here you can see the list of processes from which you have to find and delete the following associated processes:-

  • %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

Remove the Files and Folders

You have to find as well as delete the following files, along with their folders to remove this malicious application completely:-

  • %Desktopdir%\BrowserProtect virus.lnk
  • %Programs%\BrowserProtect virus\BrowserProtect virus.lnk

Remove the Corrupt Registry Entries

In the end, you have to find as well as delete the corrupt entries created by this dangerous browser hijacker in the windows registry. You have to open the windows registry editor with the help of Run option available in the Start menu, and type RegEdit in the box. Once the registry editor is visible on the screen, you have to navigate, and delete the following malicious entries, and close the registry editor:-

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\BrowserProtect virus\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\BrowserProtect virus
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\BrowserProtect virus\UninstallString “%AppData%[RANDOM CHARACTERS][RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\BrowserProtect virus\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\BrowserProtect virus\DisplayName BrowserProtect virus

 

 

 

How to Remove BrowserProtect Malware?

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