What is OutBrowse?

OutBrowse is a browser extension that hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. OutBrowse gets into PC bundled with free software that you can download from popular sites such as download.com and similar. OutBrowse displays a huge amount of advertising information, banners and coupons, which relate to sites like eBay, Amazon, Expedia and others. OutBrowse main task is to make money. This program offers the user supposedly great deals with incredible discounts, just like the user spent money on anything. OutBrowse can also install a toolbar, which will also interfere with your browsing. OutBrowse can redirect the user to ad sites and change browser settings. For example, OutBrowse can change your homepage or search engine. Also, OutBrowse collects your personal information such as browsing history, passwords and credit card codes. This information may be disclosed to third parties. OutBrowse is not a virus, but it is a potentially unwanted program. We recommend you to uninstall OutBrowse now.

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How OutBrowse gets on your PC?

Similar programs belong to potentially unwanted programs. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent, so you may have overlooked the penetration of this program. PUP is installed on PC bundled with freeware program such as archivers, download managers, players and so on. The user must be considerate during the installation process to prevent the penetration of unwanted programs. To do this, you need to read the user agreement. Do not agree to install unknown or suspicious programs. Not need to trust programs from unknown publishers. Always follow the installation process and do not rush to click “Next”. If your computer is already infected, you can use our instructions listed below to get rid of OutBrowse.

How to remove OutBrowse from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove OutBrowse

Or uninstall OutBrowse manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove OutBrowse from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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