Browser Bodyguard is a program promoted as a browser security application. However, it is packed with adware. It is classified as PUP (potentially unwanted program) responsible for ads, deals, coupons, and pop-ups displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This happens if Browser Bodyguard adware infected your computer when you installed it yourself, or got it installed with a free program that you download. Browser Bodyguard is not malicious, and your antivirus didn’t warn you on this potential threat. Now, you want to remove Browser Bodyguard and it is a good idea because any adware program is a potential threat to your security and privacy.
Browser Bodyguard installation is often deceptive. If you wonder how Browser Bodyguard was installed on your computer, then you just failed to disable optional Browser Bodyguard installation offered by the download client that comes with a free program from the Internet. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. Browser Bodyguard is one of adware programs that is used for this purpose, and it is set to be automatically installed unless you notice it and disable Browser Bodyguard before installing a free program.
Browser Bodyguard is installed as a Windows application and as multiple web browser components installed as Browser Bodyguard BHO (browser helper objects), extension or add-on in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. If you want to remove Browser Bodyguard and get rid of advertising in your web browser, then you need to uninstall Browser Bodyguard application and remove extensions related to Browser Bodyguard from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following Browser Bodyguard removal guide placed below.
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What is Browser Bodyguard?
Browser Bodyguard is an adware developed for displaying ads in your web browsers and promoted as a program for better browser safety. While it is not malicious, Browser Bodyguard is often deceptively installed with other free programs, and this might be not only annoying. Adware often compromises your privacy by tracking your browsing history and wastes your web traffic and system resources if you do not really need Browser Bodyguard. Since this adware consists of multiple components installed as a program and web browser extensions, it is more difficult to remove Browser Bodyguard than other Windows programs. The guide below explains how to remove each of Browser Bodyguard components related to browsers Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. If you want to remove Browser Bodyguard, just follow this guide, and you will get rid of Browser Bodyguard ads pretty soon. Certainly, there might be more adware programs responsible for displaying ads in your web browser, and you might need a special program that finds and helps to remove Browser Bodyguard and like adware programs.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
SpyHunter can protect your computer against various malware infections that are wide-spread today. 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.
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Remove Browser Bodyguard Ads Manually
You need to uninstall Browser Bodyguard application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then, you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to Browser Bodyguard adware.
Use the following guide for manual removal, or scan your computer with anti-malware for removing other malicious programs from your infected computer.
Uninstall Browser Bodyguard 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 "Browser Bodyguard" 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 Browser Bodyguard 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 Browser Bodyguard program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Browser Bodyguard on Windows XP
Uninstalling Browser Bodyguard 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 Browser Bodyguard program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Browser Bodyguard from Chrome
Remove Browser Bodyguard 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 Browser Bodyguard extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Browser Bodyguard from Firefox
Remove Browser Bodyguard 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 Browser Bodyguard add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Browser Bodyguard from Internet Explorer
Remove Browser Bodyguard 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 Browser Bodyguard, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Now Browser Bodyguard ads should be gone, but other adware and malware infections can still compromise your security. You can detect such threats with a free scanner offered with SpyHunter. Then you can use comprehensive scan results for manual Browser Bodyguard removal or opt for an automated removal process, protection, and professional support.
Remove Browser Bodyguard Adware Infection Completely
Browser Bodyguard adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs and it might be also used by cyber criminals for spying on you and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal internet scams. After you remove Browser Bodyguard 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.