How to uninstall (remove) Safe Browsing

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What is Safe Browsing?

Safe Browsing – Potentially unwanted program that comes into your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). This program comes without user consent. Safe Browsing is an advertising product, since the main problem with this program – distribute advertising, products of partner sites, and so on. After penetrating the computer, Safe Browsing begins to display banner ads and coupons, promotional links, and more. Thus, the program tries to make the user spend money. In addition, Safe Browsing can change the settings of your browser home page, configure your computer. Safe Browsing can redirect the user to other sites and replace the search results. Safe Browsing – very dangerous program. It can collect and transmit your personal information to third parties. Remove Safe Browsing now.

Safe Browsing

How Safe Browsing gets on your PC?

Programs, that are among the potentially unwanted programs come bundled with free software. Typically, such programs penetrate the PC without the user’s consent. Because of this, many users do not realize that a computer is infected with malware and the PC is at great risk. However, it is worth noting that the main reason for such penetrations – carelessness user. People do not read the terms and conditions during the installation of free software. It was there that may contain consent to install PUP. Also, during the installation, ensure that the installer did not offer you a third-party software. To prevent such problems, you should always follow the installation process, read the terms and conditions, do not agree to install additional software, and select Advanced type of installation. If Safe Browsing has already penetrated into your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove Safe Browsing from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Safe Browsing

Or uninstall Safe Browsing manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

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  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu and click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Safe Browsing and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

After that remove Safe Browsing from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Safe Browsing.
  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 Safe Browsing.
  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 Safe Browsing.
  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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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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