What is BrowserAir?

BrowserAir is unwanted browser based on Chromium platform. BrowserAir was made by famous adware developers Goobzo Ltd. (The BrowserAir Authors). It installs without users consent and becomes default browser for viewing webpages. Among other malicious actions: creates quick access shortcuts for social and shopping sites on your desktop, can install advertising extensions in browsers and show “Ads by BrowserAir”, “brought by BrowserAir”, “powered by BrowserAir” ads and pop-ups. Users complain that BrowserAir will not remove from computer the usual way. Thats why, we prepared complete step-by-step guide to remove BrowserAir from Windows.

browserair adware

How BrowserAir gets on your PC?

BrowserAir installs along with freeware (downloaders, converters, flash players). Usually it installs along with www-searching.com browser hijacker (see the picture below). Unless you uncheck promotional check-boxes or decline advertising offers during installation, BrowserAir will deeply infect your system. As a rule, user skip this steps and just click “Next” buttons.

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Sometimes, authors of such programs use vague wording to mislead the computer user. Good way to protect from this threat is to use antimalware with active protection. Not all programs can remove BrowserAir. Norton can. You can download one of the below programs that are able to remove BrowserAir from Windows.

How to remove BrowserAir from your computer?

To uninstall BrowserAir remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have BrowserAir in their database. You can try to use them for removing BrowserAir.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to BrowserAir – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as BrowserAir.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove BrowserAir

Or uninstall BrowserAir manually.

Step 1: Remove BrowserAir from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find BrowserAir.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find BrowserAir and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find BrowserAir, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate BrowserAir and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove BrowserAir from your browser.

Step 2: Remove BrowserAir from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find BrowserAir.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose BrowserAir.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable BrowserAir.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of BrowserAir:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:


BrowserAir.exe
Updater.exe
Uninstall.exe

Remove following folders

C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\BrowserAir\

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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