SoftwareEnhancer is an adware that infects you Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer after you install a free program or update from the Internet. It hacks visited web pages and converts words to links that promote business partners and cause more popup ads, coupons, and banners displayed in your web browsers. Ad-supported SoftwareEnhancer stuff is designed for making money out of users’ clicks on displayed ads. For this SoftwareEnhancer tracks user’s browsing and pulls ads that match it. It might compromise your privacy if this information will be used for lists of prospects sold to other promoters. It is possible that some ads displayed by SoftwareEnhancer can have malicious links and infect your computer before they will be removed from the stock. SoftwareEnhancer consists of various components installed as a program and web browser extensions.
If you want to get rid of SoftwareEnhancer ads, then you need to uninstall SoftwareEnhancer application and remove web browser extensions and BHO related to SoftwareEnhancer adware. See the guide below for details on manual SoftwareEnhancer removal, and use SoftwareEnhancer removal tool if you suspect that your computer is also infected with other malicious programs.
This removal guide will help you to remove SoftwareEnhancer manually or with a help of special software that removes SoftwareEnhancer and other malicious programs. SpyHunter offers quality detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against malicious programs.
What is SoftwareEnhancer?
SoftwareEnhancer is a program that promises to make your web browsing more productive but all it really means is watching more ads in your web browser. Such adware is often distributed and deceptively installed with free programs that you download. If you fail to notice and disable SoftwareEnhancer before installing a free program, than SoftwareEnhancer 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, SoftwareEnhancer 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 SoftwareEnhancer, then this guide is for you. It is easy to remove SoftwareEnhancer 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:
Protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace installation process, warn you on threats, and remove malware on your demand. 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.
SoftwareEnhancer Adware Removal ToolSoftwareEnhancer Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove SoftwareEnhancer and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to SoftwareEnhancer malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete SoftwareEnhancer 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 SoftwareEnhancer and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove SoftwareEnhancer from Windows
For manual removal, you need to remove all SoftwareEnhancer 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 SoftwareEnhancer 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 SoftwareEnhancer 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 "SoftwareEnhancer" 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 SoftwareEnhancer 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 SoftwareEnhancer program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall SoftwareEnhancer on Windows XP
Uninstalling SoftwareEnhancer 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 SoftwareEnhancer program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove SoftwareEnhancer from Chrome
Remove SoftwareEnhancer 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 SoftwareEnhancer extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove SoftwareEnhancer from Firefox
Remove SoftwareEnhancer 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 SoftwareEnhancer add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove SoftwareEnhancer from Internet Explorer
Remove SoftwareEnhancer 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 SoftwareEnhancer, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure is quite time consuming. If your value your time, then you can save it by using SoftwareEnhancer Removal Tool instead of the manual removal and scan your system with bundled free anti-spyware program to get rid of other computer infections.
Remove SoftwareEnhancer Adware Infection Completely
SoftwareEnhancer 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 SoftwareEnhancer 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.