What is Content Protector?

Content Protector – is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser. Content Protector can hijack the popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The main objective in Content Protector – is to promote the products and services of partner sites and companies. Once it infects a computer, it displays the countless banners, coupons, pop-ups and stuff. Content Protector may seem a useful program, but it is not. Content Protector can offer you those products that do not exist. Content Protector also collects information about your browsing and other private data. Because of this, this potentially unwanted software can continuously display advertising during your browsing. Content Protector significantly reduces the performance of your PC. It can change your browser settings, home page, and more. Content Protector – this is a very malicious program, so you should remove it immediately.

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How Content Protector gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as Content Protector, sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Content Protector.

How to remove Content Protector from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Content Protector

Or uninstall Content Protector manually.

Step 1: Remove Content Protector from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Content Protector from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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