Remove Browser Warden Ads (Permanent Removal)

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Can’t remove Ads by Browser Warden? This page includes free manual Browser Warden Removal instructions!

Browser Warden removal should be easy, however it may keep coming back. Browser Warden App is not a real virus. It has been categorized as an adware and PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program). Generally, you were tricked to install this program via fake advertisement claiming that it will protect you against bad websites. Another way of you to get infected is to install a program that was bundled with it. Once you get infected it will hook your browsers including Chrome, Firefox or IE. You will start experiencing popups like the one below.


If you do not remove Browser Warden it will attempt to trick you into buying promoted products, but in fact the only purpose is to generate traffic and gain revenue from it. Also browser warden is capable of collecting personal information like your browsing habits and passwords. Some Internet advertising companies will gladly buy this information so that they can overwhelm you with hundreds of unwanted commercials. This definitely will reduce your internet experience tremendously.

How Can I Remove Browser Warden Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Browser Warden infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

STEP 1: Uninstall Browser Warden from your Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Disable Browser Warden from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove Browser Warden from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall Browser Warden from Your Computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

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Type “Appwiz.cpl

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Locate the Browser Warden program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

STEP 2 : Remove Browser Warden from Chrome, Firefox or IE

  • Open Google Chrome
  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove the Browser Warden Extension by clicking on the little recycle bin

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If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\

and delete the folder “hjjjegfhiceggepdokloeepnhlfnedkk”

C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local and delete Browser Warden folder

  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

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  • Open Mozilla Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable the Browser Warden add on

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  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information (2)
  • Click on Reset Firefox

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  • Open Internet Explorer
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon (1)
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable the Browser Warden extension.

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  • If for some reason the disable button is grayed out you need to modify the registry and delete the following key for 32 or 64 bit operating system respectively:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{2C09954F-CDA8-4BD1-8794-1D543E050378}
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{2C09954F-CDA8-4BD1-8794-1D543E050378}
  • On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon. 
  • Click on Internet options


  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.


  • Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset


  • Close IE

Navigate to your program files folder and delete the Browser Warden folder.

Permanently Remove Browser Warden Leftovers

Nevertheless, manual removal is successful, I recommend to scan with any professional antimalware removal tool to identify and remove any malware leftovers.

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