Brass Search is an adware that displays ads and popup deals in most used web browsers Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox. This adware is often delivered and installed with popular free programs that come from the web. Brass Search helps its distributors make money out of user’s clicks, and the way of distribution and installation is often deceptive. Brass Search comes with download clients used as wrappers for free programs that come from websites similar to CNET. It also might be attached to a free program installation wizard. No special warning about bundled Brass Search is offered. The information is present somewhere, and Brass Search is preset for automatic installation unless computer user disables it before installing a free program. So, you need to be careful. If Brass Search already infected your computer, then you need to remove Brass Search components such as Brass Search application and web browser extensions. See the guide below for details on removing Brass Search components and getting rid of Brass Search ads.
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What is Brass Search?
Brass Search is a program and web browser extension that are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying ads and deals when you visits various websites and online shopping web stores. Recently, adware products similar to Brass Search are wide-spread and distributed with free programs over the Internet. Brass Search consists of many components that makes it more difficult to remove than other Windows applications. Brass Search extensions, BHO (browser helper objects), and add-ons are installed in web browsers Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Firefox, and some computer users do not have experience with such design. This guide will help you to remove all Brass Search components responsible for ads displayed in your web browser.
Protection against adware deceptive installation:
If you want to avoid installing adware like Brass Search, then remember that this kind of programs is set for automatic installation and the information about adware bundled to your download is definitely not the first thing they want you to see. Pay attention to marked check boxes in setup wizards for free programs and set on “custom” installation option instead of “typical” because the last might hide bundled adware. Be careful while installing free programs, and it will save your time. Use SpyHunter Anti-malware as a Brass Search removal tool instead. This anti-malware product is very reliable and offers a premium real-time anti-malware protection against dangerous or malicious software that otherwise might infect your computer.
Brass Search Adware Removal Tool
SpyHunter helps to remove Brass Search components installed as a program and web browser extensions. Moreover, it can block adware program installation and other attempts to infect your computer. Real-time anti-malware protection offered with this security software SpyHunter is truly reliable. If you use it as Brass Search Removal Tool, you will also get a free online support that helps to solve problems and remove even the most complicated computer infections. Active protection helps to guard your computer against malicious programs and PUPs like Brass Search.
Remove Brass Search Ads Manually
For manual removal you need to uninstall all Brass Search components. First, you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs” utility (“Programs and Features” on Windows 7 and Vista) . You can start this Windows utility program by clicking a link in the Control Panel menu. Then you need to find and remove Brass Search extensions from your web browsers and reset browser settings to defaults or to your proffered ones.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with antispyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstal Brass Search adware program
- Click Start button, and then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
- Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu window.
- Scroll through the program list, highlight “Brass Search” application, and click Remove. Look for other adware programs and uninstall them.
Remove Brass Search Ads from Internet Explorer
Remove Brass Search extensions from Internet Explorer Browsers
- Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
- Pick Manage add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for “Brass Search” extension.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove Brass Search Ads from Firefox
Remove Brass Search add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
- Click it and select Add-ons.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar.
- Find “Brass Search” add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Brass Search Ads from Chrome
Remove Brass Search extensions for Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
- Choose Settings from the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
- Find and Disable/Delete all “Brass Search” extension.
- Restart your browser.
Note: Manual removal of Brass Search is an easy task even for a user with limited experience. However, you might get a bunch of other bundled adware programs present on your computer. You need to remove these threats to your security and privacy. Use free scanners that come with SpyHunter that helps to detect malicious files and residual damages of previous computer infections present in your system.
Remove Brass Search Adware Infection Completely
Brass Search adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs, and some of these programs might be spread by cyber criminals as spyware and bots for illegal internet scams. After you remove Brass Search you need to run full antivirus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter for removing threats that are not accessed by anti-virus products.
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