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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Completely Remove "TheBrowser" From Web Brwosers - Effective Removal Guide

Victim: ""TheBrowser". How to get rid of it. It won't let me unistall. I removed every trace I could find in the registry last week and it is back again."

Did you ever encountered such issues? If so, your PC might be infected with an adware or potentially unwanted program without any notification. Keep reading and then you will learn how to get rid of all those nasty issues caused by "TheBrowser".

Know More About "TheBrowser"

"TheBrowser" is an ad-support program that get installed on your browsers as a browser extension without your knowledge. It usually comes bundled with free downloads from third parities or other unreliable websites. It hides itself inside the main software to bypass your attention. Besides, it may also invade as a result of  you clicking on certain malicious link from unsafe source, opening spam email attachments, visiting corrupted/hacked websites, etc.

If your computer is infected with "TheBrowser" carelessly, it may alter your browser settings and drop other unwanted extensions or add-ons so as to generate numerous unwanted pop-up ads show on the webpage you are visiting. So you can see pop-up ads label with "TheBrowser Ads" during your browsing. Apart from annoying you, those pop-up ads may redirect you to its sponsored websites or other unwanted websites which promote unwanted products. Also due to those endless ads, your PC performance can be degraded. Furthermore, it may track your browsing online and then generate more and more unwanted ads on your PC. Moreover, it may even collect some of your personal information for commercial purposes. Thus, you should remove "TheBrowser" as soon as possible once infected.

Get rid of "TheBrowser" with effective guide

"TheBrowser" can be removed if you delete all the components. If you cannot get rid of it by your way, you are highly recommended to follow the effective removal guide below.

Guide 1: Remove "TheBrowser" manually.

Guide 2: Remove "TheBrowser" automatically with Spyhunter Antispyware.

Guide 1: Remove "TheBrowser" manually.

Step 1: Uninstall suspicious programs related to "TheBrowser" from Control Panel.

→ click Start→ click Control Panel

→ choose Programs→ choose Uninstall a Program

→ choose "TheBrowser" and the suspicious programs to uninstall

Step 2: Stop "TheBrowser" running processes in Windows Task Manager first.

( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)

Step 3: Delete "TheBrowser" from browsers.

 Internet Explorer
  1. Internet Explorer > Gear icon (in top right corner) > Internet Options > tab Advanced > Delete personal settings > Reset > Restart
  2. Internet Explorer > top menu—Tools > Manage add-ons > Toolbars and Extensions and Search Providers > select and Remove > OK
 Mozilla Firefox
  1. Mozilla > tap Alt+H > Troubleshooting information > Reset Firefox > Reset Firefox > Finish
  2. Mozilla > top menu—Tools / press Ctrl+Shift+A > Add-ons > Extensions > select and Remove > X of Add-ons Manager tab > close
 Google Chrome
  1. Google Chrome > Menu > Settings > Advanced Settings > Reset
  2. Google Chrome > Wrench or Three-bars icon (on top-left portion of the browser)> Settings > Extensions > remove the unwanted entry by clicking on the trashcan > restart
Step 4: Remove all the infection registry entries.

Hit Win+R keys, type "regedit" in Run box, and then click "OK" to open Registry Editor

Find out all harmful registry entries of the virus and delete all of them.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"

Guide 2: Remove "TheBrowser" automatically with Spyhunter Antispyware.

Why so many people choose SpyHunter?
  1. Protect your computer because of it’s sensitive detective capability and strong ability to kill virus.
  2. Be updated every day on a regular basis.
  3. Protect your personal information from releasing to every suspicious program.
  4. Display warnings when you enter unknown or suspicious websites.
Step 1: Press the following button to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Save it into your computer and click on the Run choice to install it step by step.

Step 3: Click Finish then you can use it to scan your computer to find out potential threats by pressing Scan computer now!

Step 4: Tick Select all and then Remove to delete all threats.

Optional Solution: Download RegCure Pro to optimize PC 

If you are still worried about whether the infection is removed completely and want to clea n all the unwanted registry entries,  it is recommended to use RegCure Pro.

Step 1. Install and launch RegCure Pro on your PC.

Step 2.  Select "Yes" to download and install RegCure Pro.

Step 3. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 4. RegCure Pro will open automatically on your screen.

 Step 5. RegCure Pro is scanning your PC for error.

Step 6. After scanning, choose the issues you want to fix. 

Summary: Manual removal of "TheBrowser" is complex and risky task, as it refers to key parts of computer system, and is recommended only for advanced users. If you haven’t sufficient expertise on doing that, it's recommended to download SpyHunter to help you.

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