Browsing Safeguard is a program that promises to improve browser security and protect users against malicious websites. However, this program is adware responsible for ads displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Browsing Safeguard is often deceptively installed with free programs or installed by users who believe in claims that promote this adware program. Browsing Safeguard is not malicious, and your antivirus will not warn you on this potential adware threat. If you want to remove Browsing Safeguard, it is a good idea because any adware program is a potential threat to your security and privacy, and there are free programs that have similar functionality without being loaded with adware.
Browsing Safeguard installation is often deceptive. If you wonder how Browsing Safeguard was installed on your computer, then you just failed to disable optional Browsing Safeguard installation offered by the download client that comes with a free program from the Internet. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. Browsing Safeguard 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 Browsing Safeguard before installing a free program.
Browsing Safeguard is installed as a Windows application and as multiple web browser components installed as Browsing Safeguard BHO (browser helper objects), extension or add-on in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. If you want to remove Browsing Safeguard and get rid of advertising in your web browser, then you need to uninstall Browsing Safeguard application and remove extensions related to Browsing Safeguard from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following Browsing Safeguard removal guide placed below.
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What is Browsing Safeguard?
Browsing Safeguard is a program promoted as an application that improves browser security. However, it is also adware developed for making money out of users’ clicks. While it is not malicious, any adware it tracks your browsing history and might eventually cause problems related to your privacy and system security. Adware wastes your web traffic for running its activities. Browsing Safeguard is often deceptively installed with free programs if you miss signs of adware present in download client or a setup wizard for a program that you download. Browsing Safeguard is installed as a Windows program that manages adware and web browser extensions installed into Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This makes removing Browsing Safeguard more slightly more complicated than removing other windows programs, but if it is bundled with other adware programs, then you can have a hard time. It is better to be careful while installing free programs since inspecting setup wizards for bundled programs takes less of your time than Browsing Safeguard removal.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
Protect your computer against malware with a help of SpyHunter that can block common means used by malware for sneaking into your system and infecting your computer. 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 Browsing Safeguard Ads Manually
You need to uninstall all the Browsing Safeguard 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 Browsing Safeguard.
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 Browsing Safeguard 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 "Browsing Safeguard" 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 Browsing Safeguard 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 Browsing Safeguard program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Browsing Safeguard on Windows XP
Uninstalling Browsing Safeguard 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 Browsing Safeguard program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Browsing Safeguard from Chrome
Remove Browsing Safeguard 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 Browsing Safeguard extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Browsing Safeguard from Firefox
Remove Browsing Safeguard 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 Browsing Safeguard add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Browsing Safeguard from Internet Explorer
Remove Browsing Safeguard 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 Browsing Safeguard, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure is simple but your computer might have other similar infections. If want to make it clean and value your time, then use Browsing Safeguard Removal Tool instead of the manual removal and get rid of other computer infections.
Remove Browsing Safeguard Adware Infection Completely
Browsing Safeguard 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 Browsing Safeguard 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.