How to uninstall (remove) BrowserWatchdog

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What is BrowserWatchdog?

BrowserWatchdog 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. BrowserWatchdog hijacks your browser and displays advertising banners, displays false coupons and promotional links to sites that cooperate with the developers of the program. BrowserWatchdog is a potentially unwanted program, it is not a virus, so antivirus software can not detect it. BrowserWatchdog also distributes its files all over your computer, and then remove BrowserWatchdog will be very difficult. BrowserWatchdog 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. BrowserWatchdog not do anything useful, so you should remove it right away.

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How BrowserWatchdog gets on your PC?

BrowserWatchdog infects a computer without the user’s consent. Usually, it 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 BrowserWatchdog has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove BrowserWatchdog from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove BrowserWatchdog

Or uninstall BrowserWatchdog manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove BrowserWatchdog from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


no information

Then remove following files:


BrowserWatchdog.dll

And following folders


C:Program FilesBrowserWatchdog

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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