What is Protect.plus?

Protect.plus is a program that is installed on your PC in the form of an extension to the browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Protect.plus hijacks your browser and displays advertising banners, displays false coupons and promotional links to sites that cooperate with the developers of the program. Protect.plus is a potentially unwanted program, it is not a virus, so antivirus software can not detect it. Protect.plus also distributes its files all over your computer, and then remove Protect.plus will be very difficult. Protect.plus may collect your personal information and pass it on to third parties. This reduces the speed of your browsing and constantly interfere with the user. banners and coupons that appear on the screen, show promotional offers popular sites that promise big discounts on various products. In fact, it is not the present proposals. The main goal of the developers that you spend money on anything and have generated. Protect.plus not do anything useful, so you should remove it right away.

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How Protect.plus gets on your PC?

Similar programs belong to potentially unwanted programs. These programs come on a computer without user 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 Protect.plus.

How to remove Protect.plus from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Protect.plus

Or uninstall Protect.plus manually.

Step 1: Remove Protect.plus from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Protect.plus from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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