How to uninstall (remove) PowerfulBrowse

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What is PowerfulBrowse?

PowerfulBrowse is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer) without user consent. PowerfulBrowse is a potentially unwanted program, and it can cause a number of inconveniences. After penetration, PowerfulBrowse begins to spread advertising content during your browsing. It displays banner ads and coupons that may be relevant to popular sites such as eBay, Amazon and others. At first glance, PowerfulBrowse looks like a very useful program that helps the user to find the best offers online stores. In fact, most of offered products do not exist in reality. The main task of the developers – this is to force the user to spend money on anything, so if you found PowerfulBrowse on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

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How PowerfulBrowse gets on your PC?

PowerfulBrowse isn’t a virus, but this program can be classified as potentially unwanted software. Such malware comes on your computer with other free programs. Most often, it comes without the user’s knowledge. Therefore, many users aren’t even aware that their computer has been compromised by malware. Remember, no need to rush during installation of programs. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select only the “Advanced” installation type. Don’t settle for installation of the suspicious software. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button. Also, you can always read reviews about a particular program. Be careful and attentive. If it has already come into PC, then you urgently need to get rid of PowerfulBrowse program. To do this, use our detailed instructions, which are listed below.

How to remove PowerfulBrowse from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

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

 

Download Norton
 

You can try both of these products to remove PowerfulBrowse

Or uninstall PowerfulBrowse manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove PowerfulBrowse from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


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Then remove following files:


PowerfulBrowse.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%PowerfulBrowse

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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