What is BrowserSync?

BrowserSync is a program that comes to your computer in the form of browser extensions. BrowserSync can hijack Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This program is not a virus, but it can significantly degrade the performance of your PC and make browsing difficult. BrowserSync displays different banner ads, coupons and links to ad sites. The program promises the user finds the cheapest deals in online stores and help to save money. It is not true! BrowserSync created in order to force the user to spend money for nothing. Most promotional offers are false. This program can change your browser settings, or change your homepage. It can redirect the user to other sites and replace the search results. BrowserSync comes to PC seamlessly, and send files all over your computer, so it is not removed easily. This program endangers the safety of your personal data, as it analyzes your browsing and collects your personal information. BrowserSync can transfer it to third parties. BrowserSync a potentially unwanted program, so remove it forever.

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How BrowserSync gets on your PC?

BrowserSync comes bundled with free programs from popular websites. You can download any program innocuous and did not even suspect that your PC is infected. Usually you just need to be more careful in the process of installation of programs. Read the user agreement, do not hurry. Follow the installation process and select the advanced view settings to see what you are offered. Do not agree to install the program, if it seems dangerous. Also, you can always find safer analogues in the network.

How to remove BrowserSync from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove BrowserSync

Or uninstall BrowserSync manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find BrowserSync.
  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 BrowserSync 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 BrowserSync, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove BrowserSync from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find BrowserSync.
  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 BrowserSync.
  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 BrowserSync.
  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.

Remove following registry entries:

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
Value: BrowserSync
Data: C:usersuserappdataRoamingBrowserSyncBrowserSyncSetup.exe

Then remove following files:

System.Data.SQLite Core

And following folders


Written by Rami Douafi

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