Fast Way to Remove BrowseFox Ad Popups Completely

Posted by Britt Duncan - September 15, 2013

Is BrowseFox added to your web browsers without your permission? Do various ads pop up on the screen when you surf the Internet? Does your PC perform much slowly? This post will do you a favor to completely solve the problem.

Is BrowseFox a dangerous virus?

BrowseFox is a malicious program that is classified as a browser infection. This nasty browser hijacker is mainly created to promote certain vicious browser hijackers like virus or virus and gather net traffic to gain profit. It can be installed onto all Internet browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.

Usually, BrowseFox malware attempts to perform as many harmful activates as possible. For example, it injects malicious entries to the system registry so as to assure its automatic activation on Windows boot-up. After then, BrowseFox redirect modifies the default browser settings without seeking for any approval and permission. As a result, you will have to use unknown sites instead of your original homepage and search engine to browse the web and do the search. BrowseFox hijacker will offer you a lot of commercial links in the search results. In addition, you will receive numerous pop-ups on the screen during the web browsing activities. In such case, your life will be messed up gradually.

Furthermore, BrowseFox malware could create more system vulnerabilities and introduce additional viruses to cause more destruction. Even, it records your keystrokes and gathers important information for its designers. Those evil hackers then would use your private data for illegal purposes. BrowseFox is a threat to your PC and privacy. It is highly suggested that you remove it as soon as you find it.

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BrowseFox virus Screeshot :

Disadvantages and risks of BrowseFox Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It would modify the default browser settings and attacks Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It replaces the home page and search engine but provides lots of sponsored links in the search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites and displays lots of unwanted ads
5. It records online activities and collects Personal user information especially the credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It makes the browser run slowly and even makes the browser freeze up sometimes

Manually Get Rid of BrowseFox Virus

According to our research, we found that BrowseFox redirect is caused by toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And toolbar has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing BrowseFox virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting BrowseFox malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove BrowseFox toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable BrowseFox toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling BrowseFox toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go throught the following steps if you want to completely get rid of BrowseFox virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of BrowseFox virus




2. Search and remove the following malicious files of BrowseFox malware



You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that BrowseFox virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not gurantee a thorough removal of BrowseFox virus.

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TESTED:  23 Feb