BrowserKeeper adware is promoted as a program that can make your web browsing more secure. However, it is responsible for ads, deals, popups, coupons displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Moreover, adware is not safe and can compromise your security and privacy. BrowserKeeper ads appear after BrowserKeeper adware infects your computer. However, it is legitimate and non-malicious, and your antivirus didn’t block it. Now, you want to remove BrowserKeeper and it is a good idea because this kind of software compromises your security.
BrowserKeeper installation is often deceptive. If you wonder how BrowserKeeper got installed on your computer, the answer is simple. You just failed to disable BrowserKeeper optional installation when you install some of free programs from the Internet. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. A free program that you need comes with a download client that controls the installation and offers you to install adware programs like BrowserKeeper promoted as useful. Adware is set to be automatically installed unless you notice and disable it before installing a free program.
BrowserKeeper is installed as a Windows application and multiple BHO (browser helper objects), web browser extensions or add-ons that are running adware activities. Therefore, if you want to remove BrowserKeeper, then you need to uninstall BrowserKeeper application and remove extensions related to BrowserKeeper from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following BrowserKeeper removal guide placed below.
This guide helps to remove BrowserKeeper manually or using special security software designed for BrowserKeeper removal. SpyHunter not only removes malicious programs. It offers a real-time protection against malware and PUP (potentially unwanted programs) that are not removed by anti-virus software.
What is BrowserKeeper?
BrowserKeeper is a program that promises to make your web browsing more secure, but you will see ads displayed by this program in your web browsers. Such adware is often distributed and deceptively installed with free programs that you download. If you fail to notice and disable BrowserKeeper before installing a free program, than BrowserKeeper components are automatically installed, and you will see ads and various deals in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer when you visit various websites related to online shopping. While it is not malicious, BrowserKeeper as any other adware just wastes your web traffic and compromises your privacy by tracking your browsing history. If your profile is shared among promoters, then you will get more ads and junk mail. So, it’s your choice, and if you want to remove BrowserKeeper, then this guide is for you. It is easy to remove BrowserKeeper components, and you can get rid of all ads displayed in your web browser unless you have other malicious programs installed.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware like BrowserKeeper, 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 as a BrowserKeeper 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.
BrowserKeeper Adware Removal ToolBrowserKeeper Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove BrowserKeeper and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to BrowserKeeper malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete BrowserKeeper 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 BrowserKeeper and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove BrowserKeeper Ads Manually
For manual removal, you need to remove all BrowserKeeper 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 BrowserKeeper 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.
Uninstall BrowserKeeper 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 "BrowserKeeper" 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 BrowserKeeper 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 BrowserKeeper program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall BrowserKeeper on Windows XP
Uninstalling BrowserKeeper 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 BrowserKeeper program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove BrowserKeeper from Chrome
Remove BrowserKeeper 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 BrowserKeeper extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove BrowserKeeper from Firefox
Remove BrowserKeeper 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 BrowserKeeper add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove BrowserKeeper from Internet Explorer
Remove BrowserKeeper 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 BrowserKeeper, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Now BrowserKeeper adware should be removed. Other adware and malware can still be present and cause similar problems or compromise your system security. You can detect such threats with a free scanner offered with SpyHunter. Then you can use comprehensive scan results for manual BrowserKeeper removal or opt for an automated removal process, protection, and professional support.
Remove BrowserKeeper Adware Infection Completely
BrowserKeeper adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs. As a result, your system might be also infected with malicious programs used by cyber criminals for stealing money and illegal activities. After you remove BrowserKeeper adware you have to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Then it is a good idea to scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter 4. This software offers a free scanner that helps with manual removal, and you can opt for automated removal, professional support, and anti-malware protection that blocks programs like BrowserKeeper.