What is TheBrowser?

TheBrowser is a potentially unwanted application that conceals as a web browser. Outwardly it is a common browser that has usual features that all popular browsers have. But with the use of TheBrowser users get only troubles. It reveals that TheBrowser is ad-supportive and will generate ads on the pages viewed in it. And though the ads are not malicious themselves, they are used as a bait to make users visit sponsored sites after clicking a banner or a pop-up window. Since there are many other safer browsers it’s better to use them and to remove TheBrowser.


How TheBrowser gets on your PC?

For spreading TheBrowser its producers use a popular method called bundling. Bundling means stacking several products in one setup. So, when you install freeware don’t be lazy to check the attachments. For this change Default or Basic methods of installation to Advanced or Custom and attentively look through the installation steps. On some of these steps you may find boxes with additional software, deselect them.

How to remove TheBrowser from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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


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You can try both of these products to remove TheBrowser

Or uninstall TheBrowser manually.

Step 1: Remove TheBrowser from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove TheBrowser from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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