How to uninstall (remove) BrowsingGuard

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What is BrowsingGuard?

BrowsingGuard – is a program that comes on the computer as a browser extension and hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. BrowsingGuard created to protect your browser from viruses, advertising and various attacks. But actually it is not so. The main objective of this program is the dissemination of advertisements. After penetrating the computer, BrowsingGuard begins to display a huge amount of advertising, banners and coupons, pop-ups and so on. These promotional products may refer to popular online stores, such as Amazon, eBay, AliExpress and others. Also, BrowsingGuard can redirect the user to other sites and replace the search results. BrowsingGuard significantly reduces the performance of your PC and increase traffic. BrowsingGuard is a potentially unwanted program, so if you find it on your PC, then you should delete it immediately.

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How BrowsingGuard gets on your PC?

Malicious software penetrates to computer bundled with free programs. Malicious software comes on a computer without consent of the user and can cause irreparable damage to your computer. Most often, the user can prevent the penetration of such programs on their own. For this, it is necessary to follow closely the installation process and not to rush. Read the user agreement, do not agree to install suspicious software. Choose advanced or full installation type. Read reviews about the programs. You can also use special programs that will help you protect your PC. If you have found BrowsingGuard, use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove BrowsingGuard from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove BrowsingGuard

Or uninstall BrowsingGuard manually.

Step 1: Remove BrowsingGuard from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove BrowsingGuard from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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