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Browsers Protector Removal Manual

PC securityBrowsers Protector is a freeware product developed by PerformerSoft/Bit89 Inc. The browser plug-in is promoted as a useful tool that will protect the browser from hijackers, and unwanted home page and search provider alterations. However, users should be aware that Browsers Protector is a potentially unwanted application in nature, and as such, it may expose the user to certain issues. Browsers Protector may be available for download on legitimate pages, or may have been included in the packages of other free software products.

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Browsers Protector General Description

  • Browsers Protector may be promoted as a valuable application, but users should keep in mind that its disadvantages may outweigh any promised services.
  • For starters, Browsers Protector is developed by PerformerSoft/Bit89 Inc that can be described as a third party software development company. PerformerSoft/Bit89 Inc has created many monetization platforms and applications with the sole purpose to generate revenue.
  • Browsers Protector may be bundled with browser hijackers and rogue providers. Users should be extra careful when downloading free software and always select the custom installer. To deselect added pieces, just choose the advanced option.

Browsers Protector Risk Evaluation

  • Once installed on a computer, Browsers Protector may contribute to some problems with the system.
    Such plug-ins may alter the browser’s settings without the user’s knowledge or consent. This might lead to browser’s occasional crashes and freezes.
  • Besides browser misbehavior, the user may witness problems with his PC’s system. Some researchers suspect that Browsers Protector and similar apps mess with the registry keys, adding new or deleting current entries. Such changes may affect the computer’s performance.
  • Lastly, the prolonged running of third party software on a computer may be troublesome. The longer Browsers Protector is functioning in the background of the system, the more vulnerable it becomes.

Browsers Protector Removal Options

The most secure way to rid the system of the suspicious plug-in is running a full scan with the help of a trustworthy AV tool. Such a tool will continue to shield the system against malware for a determined period. After the time expires, frequently updating the tool is desired so that the PC stays protected.
Have a look at the step-by-step below the article to solve the problem.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Browsers Protector

1. Remove/Uninstall Browsers Protector in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Browsers Protector.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Browsers Protector from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select Browsers Protector and click “Remove


    After Browsers Protector is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Browsers Protector and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Browsers Protector is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Browsers Protector to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.


    After Browsers Protector has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Browsers Protector
    Click ‘Uninstall’


    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Browsers Protector. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Browsers Protector will be removed.

    3. Remove Browsers Protector automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    3. Remove Browsers Protector automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

    To clean your computer with the award-winning software Spy Hunter – donload_now_140
    It is highly recommended to run a scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by SpyHunter.

    Milena Dimitrova

    Milena Dimitrova

    An inspired writer and content manager who has been with SensorsTechForum since the beginning. Focused on user privacy and malware development, she strongly believes in a world where cybersecurity plays a central role. If common sense makes no sense, she will be there to take notes. Those notes may later turn into articles! Follow Milena @Milenyim

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