What is SafeSoft Protector?

SafeSoft Protector – is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser. SafeSoft Protector can hijack the popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The main objective in SafeSoft Protector – is to promote the products and services of partner sites and companies. Once it infects a computer, it displays the countless banners, coupons, pop-ups and stuff. SafeSoft Protector may seem a useful program, but it is not. SafeSoft Protector can offer you those products that do not exist. SafeSoft Protector also collects information about your browsing and other private data. Because of this, this potentially unwanted software can continuously display advertising during your browsing. SafeSoft Protector significantly reduces the performance of your PC. It can change your browser settings, home page, and more. SafeSoft Protector – this is a very malicious program, so you should remove it immediately.

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How SafeSoft Protector gets on your PC?

Malicious software infects a computer without the user’s consent. Usually, SafeSoft Protector comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If SafeSoft Protector has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove SafeSoft Protector from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove SafeSoft Protector

Or uninstall SafeSoft Protector manually.

Step 1: Remove SafeSoft Protector from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove SafeSoft Protector from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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