What is CrossBrowse?

CrossBrowse is adware browser built on popular Chromium platform. From the first glance it looks just like Google Chrome. This is misleading factor. CrossBrowse overwhelms Chrome and becomes your default browser. CrossBrowse replaces Chrome icon in the taskbar and every time you will try to start Google, CrossBrowse will be launched. In addition, it can install CrossBrowse add-on in Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer with the purpose to display ads in this browsers. CrossBrowse itself cannot be trusted as it uses unverified and untrusted search, injects ads and displays pop-ups on the web-pages you visit. CrossBrowse is made to earn money with aggressive advertising. Learn how to remove CrossBrowse on this page.

CrossBrowse

How CrossBrowse gets on your PC?

CrossBrowse distributes in several ways. First, authors create phishing web-pages (fake browser updates, fake flash player updates, fake java updates) and offer CrossBrowse download. Also, some free famous programs are packed with CrossBrowse. Finally, big online software catalogs like CNET.com, UpdateStar.com, Softpedia.com spread adware via special utilities called “downloaders” that are featured on their pages instead of installers of the programs. Always decline promotional offers and try to use vendors websites when you download new programs. Use Norton to remove CrossBrowse from Windows computers.

How to remove CrossBrowse from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove CrossBrowse

Or uninstall CrossBrowse manually.

Step 1: Remove CrossBrowse from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove CrossBrowse from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:


chrome.exe
short.json
utility.exe

Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\CrossBrowse\

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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