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WebDiscover Browser Description and Removal

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WebDiscover browser is a browser program that runs on the desktop and is based on Google Chrome’s source code. Some antimalware scanners may classify the program as a PUP (Possibly Unwanted Application). This could be because the software might collect entered user information, such as name, address, financial information, and others.

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WebDiscover Browser – How Does It Work?

The browser can be downloaded from their official website, but there is also a possibility that it might be installed in combination with third-party software setup programs, downloaded from unknown to the user sites. It is crucial to raise awareness for the users in regards to what they are installing.

When we examined the privacy policy on the browser website, we have discovered numerous interesting claims, regarding information sharing.

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It is written in the privacy statement of WebDiscover that they might engage services to third parties that may receive user-entered personal information for various purposes. However, it says that these third parties have not agreed to share this information. Despite that they have a strict policy regarding information sharing, there might be some third parties that do not work with the company and those third parties may share and distribute user information for profit generating purpose. This is why it is essential to enter information on such websites only to some extent.

Also, we managed to find out that in the very same Policy, they have mentioned Trovi Inc. as their partner that supports their searching services. There was also a redirect to Trovi’s privacy policy which also had some information aggregation and sharing claims.

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Trovi mentions in their privacy policy that they may share information with other third parties when a merger or asset transfer is being done, pointing out the user information as one of the assets.

We have performed the usual antimalware scan with a special software only to discover that there were around 480 PUP programs, all of them connected with WebDiscover browser. PUP`s are not dangerous to the computer. However, some of the programs classified as such may lead to third parties that may be dangerous to user PC.

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How To Uninstall WebDiscover Browser

If you feel like this is not the browser for you, you should follow the instructions for its uninstall below. In case you feel like you will not be able to cope manually, it is highly recommended to seek professional software that will clean your system automatically from unwanted software.

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1. Restore the settings in your browser

1. Remove WebDiscover Browser 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

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Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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Select WebDiscover Browser and click “Remove

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After WebDiscover Browser 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

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate WebDiscover Browser and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After WebDiscover Browser 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 WebDiscover Browser 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’.

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    After WebDiscover Browser 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.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on WebDiscover Browser
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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