Clean Browser is a potentially unwanted program developed for browser security and protecting against malicious websites. However, it displays advertising in Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, and this program is often deceptively installed. This happens if you install a free program bundled with Clean Browser adware that is set for automated installation. Clean Browser is not malicious, and your antivirus do not block this adware. If you want to remove Clean Browser, then follow this guide, or use a Clean Browser reliable removal tool for deleting malicious programs and other potential threats to your security and privacy.
Clean Browser installation is often deceptive. If you wonder how Clean Browser was installed on your computer, then you just failed to disable optional Clean Browser installation offered by the download client that comes with a free program from the Internet. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. Clean Browser 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 Clean Browser before installing a free program.
Clean Browser is installed as a Windows application and as multiple web browser components installed as Clean Browser BHO (browser helper objects), extension or add-on in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. If you want to remove Clean Browser and get rid of advertising in your web browser, then you need to uninstall Clean Browser application and remove extensions related to Clean Browser from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following Clean Browser removal guide placed below.
If you want to remove Clean Browser and other malware as well, then use SpyHunter. This program offers a real-time protection that can protect you against future trouble. It has a truly reliable malware detection and timely updated virus database. It also provides a free online support for removing viruses that the software cannot access for some reason. So, ads in your web browser caused by any adware program will be gone.
What is Clean Browser?
Clean Browser is an ad-supported program for browser security used as adware for making money out of users’ clicks. While it is not malicious, it traces your web browsing history and might cause some problems related to your privacy and security of your computer system. Adware wastes your web traffic for running its activities. Clean Browser 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. Clean Browser is installed as a Windows program that manages adware and web browser extensions installed into Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This makes removing Clean Browser 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 Clean Browser 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.
Clean Browser Adware Removal ToolClean Browser Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove Clean Browser and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to Clean Browser malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete Clean Browser 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 Clean Browser and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove Clean Browser Ads Manually
First, you need to uninstall Clean Browser application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser extensions that belong to Clean Browser adware installed in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer.
Use the following guide for manual removal, or scan your computer with anti-malware for removing other malicious programs from your infected computer.
Uninstall Clean Browser 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 "Clean Browser" 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 Clean Browser 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 Clean Browser program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Clean Browser on Windows XP
Uninstalling Clean Browser 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 Clean Browser program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Clean Browser from Chrome
Remove Clean Browser 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 Clean Browser extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Clean Browser from Firefox
Remove Clean Browser 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 Clean Browser add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Clean Browser from Internet Explorer
Remove Clean Browser 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 Clean Browser, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: It is possible that your computer is infected with other adware programs. You can make a check for presence of suspicious programs with the list of adware removal tools names and see if it match. If they match, than the program belongs to adware and our removal tools can handle it for sure. Actually, they can remove hundreds thousands of viruses, but there is always a gray area where any anti-virus fails. This checking procedure is very helpful while real scanning for viruses is definitely better.
Remove Clean Browser Adware Infection Completely
Clean Browser 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 Clean Browser 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 comes with a free professional support and a free scanners that you can use for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated removal process that is more safe and reliable.