What is Browserhunt.com?

Browserhunt.com is a browser extension that hijacks popular browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer) without user consent. According to the developers, this is convenient search engine that enhances the search experience and sorts the most relevant results. In fact, it can be very annoying. Browserhunt.com comes bundled with free applications via Web clients. Many users don’t notice the penetration of Browserhunt.com. During your browsing, it redirects you to ad sites and displays a ton of ads, banners and coupons that may relate to popular sites such as Amazon or eBay. Hijacker replaces your homepage and search engine on browserhunt.com. In addition, it collects your personal information and transmits it to third parties for analysis. If you find Browserhunt.com on your computer, you should remove it.

Browserhunt.com hijacker

How Browserhunt.com gets on your PC?

Malicious software, such as Browserhunt.com, comes to your computer bundled with a free program like archivers, players, converters and other freeware. Some ad sites and sites that distribute free programs can insert adware and malware in their download managers. Potentially unwanted programs come without consent of the user, so users often don’t know that their computer is infected. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select “Advanced” installation type to avoid such problems. Take your time, do not press the “Next” button until then, until you aren’t convinced that the program is safe. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Browserhunt.com completely.

How to remove Browserhunt.com from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Browserhunt.com

Or uninstall Browserhunt.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Browserhunt.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Browserhunt.com.
  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 Browserhunt.com 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 Browserhunt.com, 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 Browserhunt.com 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 Browserhunt.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Browserhunt.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Browserhunt.com.
  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 Browserhunt.com.
  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 Browserhunt.com.
  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: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Browserhunt.com:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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