BrickProvider is an ad-supported program. It is installed with other freeware and can come with adware that hijacks your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome for spying on you browsing history and displaying ads and deals that can attract your clicks. Such clicks on BrickProvider advertising bring profit to this adware owners and distributors that help to install BrickProvider. That is probably why the installation is often deceptive. BrickProvider is bundled with popular free programs and set for being automatically installed unless you notice and disable this optional adware. While BrickProvider is not malicious by design, any adware presents some threats to your security and privacy.
If you want to get rid of BrickProvider ads and deals displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, then you need to remove BrickProvider extensions, add-ons, and browser helper objects installed in these web browsers. You also need to remove similarly named Windows application just as you would remove any other Windows program. You can remove BrickProvider components manually by following this guide. However, other adware that might be present in a bundle or installed somehow else can bring you a hard time since you need to see what to kill first. SpyHunter offers a free scanner that shows you all you need, and it can automatically remove BrickProvider and other malware form your infected computer.
This removal guide will help you to remove BrickProvider manually or use special security software designed for removing BrickProvider and other malicious programs. SpyHunter offers not only removal but real-time protection against malicious programs and PUP (potentially unwanted programs). It offers a free scanner that is helpful for manual removal and let access the severity of the infection.
What is BrickProvider?
BrickProvider is a program and web browser extension that are combined in one product used for tracking your web browsing and displaying ads in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer when you visits various websites. BrickProvider adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins installed in your web browser as extensions, add-ons, or BHO (browser helper object) depend on browser. These BrickProvider have to be removed if you want to eliminate BrickProvider adware and get rid of ads. Your clicks on BrickProvider ads help to make money on a pay-per-click basis, and this way on monetizing is attractive to websites that distribute free software of develop such products. For users such installation of bundled adware is quite deceptive. If you fail to notice adware presence and disable BrickProvider before installing a free program, then your computer will be infected with BrickProvider. You need to be careful because some adware is difficult to uninstall, and more adware might be bundled and installed along with BrickProvider while removing it is not the thing that one would like.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
Protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace installation process, warn you on threats, and remove malware on your demand. Otherwise, you need to pay attention to EULAs and check boxes placed in setup wizard and download clients related to a free program that you download. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs.
BrickProvider Adware Removal ToolBrickProvider Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove BrickProvider and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to BrickProvider malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete BrickProvider components manually if you want. This software is timely updated and offers a free professional support for removing mutating viruses. It helps to remove stubborn PUP (potentially unwanted programs) and spyware, protects DNS connection, your web browsers, ActiveX components, and other system elements form malware infection. SpyHunter helps to guard your computer against BrickProvider and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove BrickProvider from Windows
You need to uninstall all the BrickProvider components manually. First you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs”. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to BrickProvider.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-malware and anti-virus software to make sure that other threats are found and removed.
Uninstall BrickProvider on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "BrickProvider" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall BrickProvider on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight BrickProvider program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall BrickProvider on Windows XP
Uninstalling BrickProvider from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on BrickProvider program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove BrickProvider from Chrome
Remove BrickProvider extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find BrickProvider extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove BrickProvider from Firefox
Remove BrickProvider add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find BrickProvider add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove BrickProvider from Internet Explorer
Remove BrickProvider extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on BrickProvider, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Manual removal for BrickProvider is relatively easy task. However, other bundled malware and adware programs might be present on your computer. BrickProvider Removal Tool makes it easy for you to detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove BrickProvider Adware Infection Completely
BrickProvider adware might come bundled with other adware programs. Some of ads might also be used by cyber criminals for installing malware and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal activities. After you remove BrickProvider you need to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and rescan your system with anti-spyware program like SpyHunter. This anti-malware software comes with a free scanner, and you can use scan results as a reference for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated one.