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Steps to Remove Browser Secure

Browser Secure is classified as a potentially unwanted program, most likely promoted as a tool that protects the browser from hijacking. Potentially unwanted apps are often installed together with other freeware available for download on legitimate websites. Browser Secure is not defined as a malicious threat, but it may trigger certain issues on the operational system. On one hand, if Browser Secure is ad-supported, the user may start witnessing numerous advertisements such as pop-ups, banners, and in-text ads. They may be related to his search queries, or may be random. Either way, clicking them may lead to unsafe browser redirects.

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Browser Secure Distribution Method

Potentially unwanted applications such as Fresh Outlook usually enter the system via packaged downloads also known as software bundling. Bundled downloads are often used by both application developers and third party online marketers for solely financial reasons. For instance, online platforms may be monetized through bundling. That is why it is crucial to remember that clicking the ‘next’ button without reading ‘the fine print’ while installing free software is not considered safe. Instead, the user should always opt for the advanced installer option so that he can uncheck any program added to the original one.

Browser Secure Risk Evaluation

STF researchers provide a short list of possible outcomes associated with adware and PUPs. They are reported to:

  • Add tracking/ third-party cookies to the browser. The addition of such cookies is usually described in the application’s EULA, Download agreement or Privacy Policy.
  • Harvest personally identifiable (names, emails, passwords, etc) and non-personally identifiable information (browsing habits, search queries, etc).
  • Share collected sensitive information with interested sites, likely for online marketing reasons. Often, developers claim that they use collected data to improve their services.
  • Get in the way of the user’s browsing routine by displaying unwanted ad content.

Browser Secure Removal Steps

Such applications can be deleted from the PC both manually and automatically. Nonetheless, manual removal is regarded as convenient mostly for expert PC users since it acquires certain knowledge. Furthermore, automatic removal executed by antivirus software is easy and time saving. The affected user only needs to install the chosen program and then scan the system. Several helpful tips are displayed below the article.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Browser Secure

1. Remove/Uninstall Browser Secure 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 Browser Secure.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Browser Secure 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 Browser Secure and click “Remove


    After Browser Secure 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 Browser Secure and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Browser Secure 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 Browser Secure 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 Browser Secure 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 Browser Secure
    Click ‘Uninstall’


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

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    3. Remove Browser Secure automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    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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