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Long story short, MyBrowser will turn your browser into a battlefield. This is the nth malicious adware parasite out there which is supposed to enhance your online experience when in reality does the exact opposite. Also classified as a PUP (potentially unwanted program), the nasty MyBrowser virus works as a typical adware program and has all the potential needed to create an utter mess on your device. Even though it’s advertised as a completely harmless application, keep in mind there is nothing about MyBrowser that is safe. As you already know, adware parasites are usually more annoying that they are dangerous but if given enough time on your computer, this parasite will undoubtedly cause you damage. MyBrowser collects as much personal information as it possibly could, serves as a back door to malware (including Trojan horses and other incredibly virulent infections), slows down your entire PC considerably and does all of the above in complete silence. You could probably already tell why exactly your computer doesn’t need MyBrowser and why you should take quick measures to immediately get rid of it.
How did I get infected with?
As with all adware parasites, the key word here is deceit. However easy it is to prevent this virus from landing on the PC, unfortunately, many people fall victims to the hackers’ trickery every year. The most popular infiltration method is called bundled freeware and it allows all kinds of infections to enter your device without any permission. MyBrowser doesn’t deviate from that pattern so you can usually find it attached to free software in bundles. If you appreciate a virus-free computer and and you want to keep your device safe, opt for the custom/advanced option in the Setup Wizard every time you download programs off of the Internet. Remember, it’s also very important to install software from legitimate websites only. Otherwise you’re exposing your computer, personal data and overall safety to a huge danger. The MyBrowser parasite is considered (rightfully) one of the easiest threats to deal with but the Web is full of much more stubborn viruses and they all could infect you applying the same technique.
Why are these ads dangerous?
Originally, MyBrowser was created to gain profit for the hackers standing behind it. Annoying you comes as just a bonus. Because the virus is ad-supported, it generates commercials and does not discriminate between real ads and fake ones as long as they help crooks gain money. Clicking any discount, offer, deal, price comparison brought to you by MyBrowser would be incredibly ill-advised; instead of purchasing the product you wanted, you might end up with infections that you certainly didn’t want. All these commercials get to you thanks to a malicious browser extension that the parasite adds to Goggle Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Of course, the virus doesn’t need your consent to do so. MyBrowser’s manipulations, however, do not end here. Apart from the obvious fact the MyBrowser ads are all over the place hindering your online activities, you will also notice that they become more and more attractive as time passes. That is not just a coincidence but a sign that MyBrowser got to your browsing history and is now using it to adjust the ads according to your preferences. The parasite also steals IP addresses, email addresses, passwords, usernames, search queries, etc. In addition, MyBrowser might also try to present malware as “program updates” which you should avoid at any cost. Remember, as long as this parasite is on your PC, nothing you see is completely safe and you’re one careless click away from infecting your device much further. To put an end to this entire chaos, you can always delete the infection automatically. However, if you decide to manually remove MyBrowser from your browser, your computer and your life, please follow the instructions bellow.
How Can I Remove MyBrowser Ads?
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the MyBrowser 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 MyBrowser from Your Computer
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command
Locate the MyBrowser 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 MyBrowser from Chrome, Firefox or IE
Remove from Google Chrome
- In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
- Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
- 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 review the folders one by one.
- Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind
- If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
- go to settings – Add person
- choose a preferred name.
- then go back and remove person 1
- Chrome should be malware free now
Remove from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Firefox
- Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
- Disable and remove any unknown add on
- Open the Firefox’s Help Menu
- Then Troubleshoot information
- Click on Reset Firefox
Remove from Internet Explorer
- Open IE
- On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
- Go to Toolbars and Extensions
- Disable any suspicious extension.
- If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
- 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
Permanently Remove MyBrowser Leftovers
To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.