Uninstall Browser Protect from Windows XP

Tips For Deleting Browser Protect from Internet Explorer

Browser Protect errors which should also be noticed
0x80248FFF WU_E_DS_UNEXPECTED A data store error not covered by another WU_E_DS_* code. , 0x80240007 WU_E_INVALIDINDEX The index to a collection was invalid., 0x0000010A, 0x00000108, 0x8024CFFF WU_E_DRV_UNEXPECTED A driver error not covered by another WU_E_DRV_* code. , 0x80244031 WU_E_PT_ECP_INVALID_FILE_FORMAT The format of a metadata file was invalid., 0x80248011 WU_E_DS_UNABLETOSTART Could not create a data store object in another process., 0x80248009 WU_E_DS_MISSINGREF The data store is missing required information or has a reference to missing license terms, file, localized property or linked row., 0x80244033 WU_E_PT_ECP_FAILURE_TO_EXTRACT_DIGEST The file digest could not be extracted from an external cab file., 0x80244023 WU_E_PT_HTTP_STATUS_GATEWAY_TIMEOUT Same as HTTP status 503 – the request was timed out waiting for a gateway., 0x000000B8

Get Rid Of Browser Protect from Windows 10: Quick Removal Guide

How Dangerous is Browser Protect?

Unluckily, Browser Protect is a virulent threat, first spotted in the beginning of 2017, appears to be designed for taking control over compromised Windows 10 and perform vindictive activities that would be beneficial for threat actors. In fact, it developed by highly skilled threat actors. Though, it has no bug. During threat analysis, we saw the threat has no unique features. Just like other malware, Browser Protect might hijack your web browsers and replace your browser's homepage/search engine with malicious domain and cause countless redirects. Even, it may install several spyware extensions or plugins on your Chrome. Moreover, it may slow down your PC performance and cut down your Internet speed as well as use your internet data for loading unnecessary pages or malicious files or updates from remote servers. Such malware could encipher your important files using military grade cipher and demand ransom payment. Worse, while your Windows 10 is compromised with the malware, Throw Out hackers may have control over your PC.

Browser Protect : Distribution Source

  • Misleading websites: Torrent sites and less reputed online software stores deliver Browser Protect to your PC using deceptive methods. They might suggest you to use customized downloader before downloading any file or software. Please note that customized downloader always performs optional programs installation along with your regular download.
  • Bundled Programs: nowadays, most of all free programs come bundled up with optional programs when you install any of such programs, your PC gets penetrated with Browser Protect.
  • Spam Emails Attachments: in various campaigns, threat actors use email services to deliver Browser Protect to your PC as an important attachment file along with phishing text.
  • Infected USBs: when you plug-in infected USB drives to your PC, the virus enters to your Windows 10 without any consent.

Few Common Characteristics of Browser Protect virus

  • Infected Windows 10 may be acting weird including unwanted browser redirects, slow Internet speed, presence of unwanted files or programs on the PC etc.
  • Your private files may have been modified/deleted without your authorization.
  • Important files may have become useless or encrypted and may be featuring weird extensions.
  • You may be seeing suggest to buy products or install fake security software while your online session.

Therefore, we recommend you to keep reliable security software installed and updated on your each PC to get real time protection against such threats. Now, you must initiate Browser Protect Removal procedures given below:

Refrences

Uninstall Browser Protect from Firefox : Do Away With Browser Protect

Uninstall Browser Protect from Firefox : Erase Browser Protect

Browser Protect Uninstallation: Help To Uninstall Browser Protect Completely

Click to Download Browser Protect Scanner

Manual Removal Guide to Get Rid Of Browser Protect From PC

Method 1: Turn on your PC into ‘Safe Mode with Networking’ to Throw Out Browser Protect Safely

Method 2: Get Rid Of Unwanted Processes of Browser Protect from Task Manager on your Windows Machine

Method 3: Effectively Get Rid Of Browser Protect from Control Panel in Windows

Method 4: Get Rid Of Malicious Registry Entries created by Browser Protect from Windows system

Method 5: Get Rid Of Browser Protect from Major Internet Browsers/Reset Browsers

Method 1: Turn on your PC into ‘Safe Mode with Networking’ to Throw Out Browser Protect Safely

For Windows 8.1/10 Users

Step 1. First, click on Start menu then hold Shift button and from the Power option select Restart.

Step 2. Now you see a blue screen entitled as ‘Choose an option’. Choose ‘Troubleshoot’ from there.

Step 3. Next, you need to click Advanced option.

Step 4. Then you must choose Startup Settings.

Step 5. Finally, you see ‘Enable Safe Mode’ option, click it and click on Restart button.

Step 6. Next, press ‘F5’ button to enable Safe Mode with Networking option to proceed deletion of Browser Protect from your computer.

For Windows XP/Vista/7 Users

Step 1. Press Windows Button and from Shut down select Restart.

Step 2. Now during the Restart process, keep pressing ‘F8 button’ continuously.

Step 3. Next, you see Advanced boot menu on your computer screen. Choose Safe Mode with Networking to proceed removal of Browser Protect from your PC.

Method 2: Get Rid Of Browser Protect from Task Manager on your Windows Machine

For Windows 10/8.1/7/Vista/XP Users

Step 1. Press and hold ‘ALT+Ctrl+Del’ buttons continuously on your keyboard.

Step 2. Click Task Manager from the displayed options.

Step 3. Now, you must find malicious/suspicious processes and kill them by selecting End Task option.

Step 4. This way you can terminate malicious processes associated with Browser Protect on your affected system.

Method 3: Effectively Throw Out Browser Protect from Control Panel in Windows

Throw Out Browser Protect From Windows 10

Step 1. Press Start button and select Settings from the menu.

Step 2. Choose System option from there.

Step 3. Next, You have to click Apps and Features option to find and Throw Out Browser Protect

Step 4. Finally, there you see list of all installed programs including malicious programs, select Browser Protect and click Uninstall.

Throw Out Browser Protect From Windows 8.1

Step 1. Press Win+R button to open Run Box on your PC.

Step 2. Type ‘control panel’ (without quotation mark) and hit the Enter button to open ‘Control panel’ on your system running Windows 8.

Step 3. Select ‘Uninstall a program’ from Programs menu.

Step 4. Now you need to find Browser Protect or other suspicious programs, select it and Throw Out one by one by clicking on ‘Uninstall’ option.

Get Rid Of Browser Protect From Windows 7

Step 1. Press Windows Logo key on your keyboard.

Step 2. And then click ‘Control Panel’ from the the Start Menu.

Step 3. Select Uninstall a program option from the Programs menu.

4 Finally, you are at the place where you can find and Throw Out Browser Protect and other malicious software from your PC with ease.

Get Rid Of Browser Protect From Windows XP

Step 1. First, go to the Start Menu and select ‘Control Panel’.

Step 2. Now, click on Add or Throw Out programs option.

Step 3. Find Browser Protect and other suspicious programs and Throw Out them immediately

Method 4: Effectively Eliminate Malicious Registry Entries created by Browser Protect from Windows system

Step 1. Access Run Box by Pressing Win+R keys on your PC.

Step 2. In Run Box, type ‘regedit’ and hit Enter.

Step 3. Next Windows Registry will be opened on your PC screen. Find and Throw Out all registry entries associated with Browser Protect carefully.

-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”

-HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random

-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0

-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\run\random

-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesWpm

-HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain “Default_Page_URL”

-HKEY_LOCAL_Machine\Software\Classes\ Browser Protect

Method 5: Get Rid Of Browser Protect from Major Internet Browsers – Chrome

Get Rid Of Browser Protect From IE 7:7.00.6000.16441

Step 1. Launch IE and go to Manage Add-ons from Tools menu.

Step 2. A new window opens, from there click on Toolbar and extensions.

Step 3. Then simply find Browser Protect from there and click Throw Out.

Step 4. Also find and Throw Out any other entry associated with this virus.

Help To IE 7:7.00.6000.16441 Browser

Step 1. Close all IE 7:7.00.6000.16441 Windows.

Step 2. Select the Advanced tab, and then select Reset.

Step 3. In the Reset IE 7:7.00.6000.16441 Settings dialog box, select Reset.

Step 4. When IE 7:7.00.6000.16441 finishes applying default settings, select Close, and then select OK.

Get Rid Of Browser Protect From Mozilla Firefox:40

Step 1. You can always Throw Out unwanted add-ons by clicking the “Firefox” menu option at the top of the Firefox window and selecting “Add-ons.”

Step 2. Select “Extensions or Appearance or Plug-ins.”

Step 3. Pick out the add-on – Browser Protect you want to deactivate and click the “Disable” button then Restart Mozilla Firefox:40.

Help To Mozilla Firefox:40 Browser

Step 1. Open Firefox, Click the icon that looks like three stacked lines at the top right of the browser window.

Step 2. Select the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu.

Step 3. Select ‘Troubleshooting information’ in the slide-out menu.

Step 4. Select the ‘Reset Firefox’ button at the top right of the new Web page.

Get Rid Of Browser Protect From Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Launch Microsoft Edge.

Step 2. Select More (…) to open the menu.

Step 3. Select Extensions from the menu.

Step 4. Right-click the extension – Browser Protect and select Throw Out, or select the extension and click the Throw Out button.

Help To Reset Microsoft Edge Browser

Step 1. Access the “Settings” menu by clicking the three horizontal dots in the upper right corner of the Edge window and choose “Settings.”

Step 2. Under Clear browsing data, tap “Choose what to clear” and then click “Show more.” There are a lot of data types here. Select them all and click “Clear.” Restart your PC and re-open Edge for a clean slate.

Get Rid Of Browser Protect From Chrome 57.0.2987

Step 1. Start Mozilla Firefox:40 and go to Tools, there select Add-ons Manager.

Step 2. Next, from left panel click on Extensions option, find Browser Protect extension or any other unnecessary extension viruses and then Throw Out them immediately by clicking on Throw Out.

From Chrome 57.0.2987

Step 1. On your Windows system, launch Chrome.

Step 2. At the top right, click More Settings.

Step 3. At the bottom, mouse click Show advanced settings.

Step 4. Under the section “Reset settings,” click Reset settings.

Step 5. In the box that appears, click Reset.