Remove Browser Protect Virus First!

Browser Protect is a program designed to prevent changes made to web browser settings by third party programs. Currently, it is used as an adware protector that make it hard to change this settings by users who want to remove protected adware. Since removing Browser Protect requires using special procedures unfamiliar to most of computer users, it is difficult for them to remove Browser Protect correctly. This tricky adware is installed along with different search redirects and makes removing these adware programs more complicated. As an example, if a user somehow installed delta-search hijacker, he or she will have a hard time while trying to remove it without removing Browser Protect first. Even awareness about this need would not help much since computer users often do not know how to correctly remove Browser Protect.

This removal guide will help you to remove Browser Protect either manually or with a help of Browser Protect Removal Tool that comes with additional anti-spyware software and professional online support that help to remove malicious and adware programs during one-year trial for free.

 

What is Browser Protect?

Browser Protect is a special program designed for browser protection, but in practice this program get adopted by those advertisers that use adware for promotion. Now, Browser Protect helps to protect unwanted adware programs against easy removal although adware removal is not easy by itself.

If your computer is infected with some search redirect protected by Browser Protect, then you need to remove it first besides removing program related to some particular redirect and resetting your web browsers. There is no wonder that people think of adware programs as of redirect viruses deceptively installed onto computers along with free programs. Many of users fail to notice the moment of Browser Protect installation just because they did not pay attention to the setup process while installed free programs downloaded from the Internet.

 

Protection:

Since removing Browser Protect and bundled adware is quite difficult and very time consuming, it is better to prevent installing this program onto your computer. Always pay attention to marked check boxes while installing free programs since Browser Protect and other adware is set for an automatic installation. Use “custom” installation option, that lists components being installed, instead of “typical” that hides them along with adware programs attached to the bundle.

 

 

Browser Protect Removal Tool

Since removing Browser Protect is complicated, and you might have a hard time while trying to remove it manually, it might be wise to use special removal tool. The main problem with manual removal is an absence of needed experience and a possibility of making errors that are devastating to computer system.

Browser Protect Removal Tool makes the removal process easy and safe for any user as compared to manual removal. This tool comes with FREE ONE YEAR TRIAL SECURITY PACK that includes online support and other means of cleaning your system from malicious programs. It helps to improve security and protect your privacy.

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Remove Browser Protect Manually

For removing Browser Protect, first you need to stop the process that it started. Otherwise, Windows wouldn’t let you to remove this program. You might need to unregister some DLLs that belong to Browser Protect if your system comes up with error message when you try to remove Browser Protect, by removing its program folder.

Use the following guide and the list of things that you need to remove placed below. Then scan your computer with antivirus and anti-spyware program for removing threats that reside on your computer.

Try to uninstal Browser Protect adware program

Close your web browsers and try to uninstall Browser Protect program using Control Panel. If its uninstaller doesn’t work, then skip instructions for removing Browser Protect from web browser and remove Browser Protect components as described.

  • 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 “Browser Protect” item, and click Remove.

 

 

Remove Browser Protect from Internet Explorer

Remove Browser Protect add-ons 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 “Browser Protect” add-on.
  • Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.

Remove [some-redirect].com redirect from IE 8

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • In Option window open General tab, find Search section, and click Settings button.
  • Mark you preferred search provider in the providers’ list and click Set as Default button.
  • You will see a list of search providers. Select your preferred search provider and click the button Set as default.
  • Find the line with [some-redirect].com redirect, and then click Remove button.

Remove [some-redirect].com redirect from IE 9

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • Open General tab, find Change search defaults, and click the Settings button.
  • Select your preferred provider and click Set as default button
  • Remove [some-redirect].com redirect and like from the list.

 

 

Remove Browser Protect from Firefox

Remove Browser Protect 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 “Browser Protect” . Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

Remove [some-redirect].com redirect from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and enter “about.config” in URL bar.
  • Type “ Keyword.url ” in the search box and right click it.
  • Set it something different than [some-redirect].com and reset this parameter.
  • Type “browser.search.defaultengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than [some-redirect].com
  • Type “browser.search.selectengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than search redirect to [some-redirect].com. Then search for “browser.newtab.url”, right click it and reset to prevent automatic launching search redirected website on each new tab.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

 

 

Remove Browser Protect from Chrome

Remove Browser Protect add-ons from 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 “Browser Protect” add-on.
  • Restart your browser.

Remove [some-redirect].com redirect from Google Chrome

  • Launch the program Google Chrome and click on Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Find “Search” and click on Manage search engines.
  • Select your preferred search engine and click Make default.
  • Find and remove [some-redirect].com related items.

Additional Information:

Kill BrowserProtect malicious processes

BrowserProtect.exe

How to Stop Malicious Process with your Task Manager

 

Remove BrowserProtect entries from system registry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\BrowserProtect_is1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_VIEWLINKEDWEBOC_IS_UNSAFE
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_SCRIPTURL_MITIGATION
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_Cross_Domain_Redirect_Mitigation
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\1ec76a37-1762-46ff-9b14-765b3e6793be
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ActiveX Compatibility\32C73088-76AE-40F7-AC40-81F62CB2C1DA
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\SLTray
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\BP.Gate
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AgControl.AgControl
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\EE38D0F1-5AE3-408C-A6BF-8410E645F376
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\AF843370-EFC2-49C9-9491-FC0C403B0E71
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\A39F8F3D-F91E-4E49-B032-BD21AB39D15A
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\A39F8F3D-F91E-4E49-B032-BD21AB39D15A
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\BpSvc.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BpSvc
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BPSVC
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\BpSvc
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BPSVC
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-329068152-1390067357-682003330-500\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\

How to Edit Windows Registry

 

Unregister BrowserProtect Dll files:

Unregister DLLs that error message will point to if it comes up when you try to remove BrowserProtect program folder. (see below)

How to Unregister DLL file

 

Delete BrowserProtect files and folders:

Remove folder: C:\Program Files\BrowserProtect

How to Show Hidden Files

 

Note: This manual removal procedure is time consuming, confusing, and even dangerous. If your cannot remove this virus, or do not want to risk with manual removal, then use Browser Protect Removal Tool instead, and then scan your system with bundled free anti-spyware program to get rid of hidden computer infections and threats similar to Browser Protect.

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New customers can take FREE ONE-YEAR TRIAL of our “SpyHunter” antispyware and our “Online Support” for removing malware.

  • Easily remove programs like one that infected your computer
  • Remove programs that can steal your money and private data
  • Remove adware that annoys you and compromises your privacy
  • Find and remove legitimate programs that help to spy on you

Use your FREE ANTISPYWARE for detecting and removing dangerous programs that are not addressed by conventional antivirus products.

 

 

Remove Browser Protect Adware Completely

Removing Browser Protect is tricky but it is accompanied by other adware programs that you also need to remove. It is hard to say in advance what programs might be installed along with this adware. So, you need to check names of suspicious programs with internet sources and find out what these programs are and if they should be removed. Then, you can find information about their removal here or on a different security website. After removing these programs, scan your system with antivirus and anti-spyware programs. It will help to make sure that all malicious components and most of threats are removed. By the way, do not forget to scroll this page up and see how to remove Browser Protect from your web browsers. Good luck.

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