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BrickEnforcer is a browser add-on also categorized as a PUP (potentially unwanted program) and adware, which is why malware experts suggest its removal.

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Is BrickEnforcer Dangerous?

Although the initial purpose of the browser extensions is to be useful and to enhance the users’ experience in accordance with their preferences, some are rather intrusive or even malicious.
BrickEnforcer is not malicious by its nature. It is, however, a bit intrusive as it not only enters your system uninvited, but it starts displaying multiple pop-up ads, which could be quite annoying.
You will not be able to stop the pop-ups from showing up on your screen, and what is worse – clicking them may redirect you to corrupted websites that could further infect your system.
BrickEnforcer is also capable of recording your browsing routine in order to share it with third parties afterward.

How Does BrickEnforcer Enter Your PC?

download nowMost PUPs and ad-supported applications enter your system bundled with various freeware users download from the Web. BrickEnforcer is no exception: while you are installing a free program from the Web, BrickEnforcer sneaks into your system. You are, however, given the option to opt out of the bundling, although most users fail to do so.

In order to protect your system from PUPs and malware then, you need to always watch closely the installation process of any program you download from the Web, and uncheck all features and options you know nothing about.

How to Get Rid of BrickEnforcer

Make sure you do not click on the ads generated by BrickEnforcer. Simply use a trustworthy anti-virus program that will perform a full system scan and will clean the system for you.
You can also remove BrickEnforcer manually – just follow the instructions below.
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1. Remove/Uninstall BrickEnforcer

1. Remove/Uninstall BrickEnforcer 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 BrickEnforcer.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove BrickEnforcer 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 BrickEnforcer and click “Remove

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

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

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