BrowserArmor (also known as BrowserArmor virus, Browser Armor) is an ad-supported potentially unwanted program that bundles with other unwanted programs and malicious computer threats. The unwanted program is usually pack inside third-party freeware and shareware software bundlers and download managers. Reputable Antivirus and Anti-Malware programs have additionally included this program and standalone browser extension in the adware and hijacker categories of computer threats. Once it has gained access to your computer system it will access and collect your user browsing data and modify your existing browser settings. The program will change your homepage, default search engine, and browser shortcut. It will then use your private data to generate deceptive and intrusive advertisements it feels you are most likely to click on based off your current and past browsing experiences.
What is BrowserArmor?
BrowserArmor is promoted as a free web utility application and program that can help users ‘protect’ their privacy while browsing the web. The program may claim to be some sort of security program or helpful tool.
BrowserArmor adware is not technically defined as a computer virus but this adware is still a threat to your privacy and can be the sign of a severe malware infection. The internet security community strongly recommends that you remove BrowserArmor if you find it installed on your machine or attached to your internet browser as a browser add-on or extension and use reputable Antivirus or Anti-Malware software to eradicate any existing malicious files. [fancy_box title=”BrowserArmor overview”]
- BrowserArmor bundles with other potentially unwanted programs and malware.
- BrowserArmor is usually bundled inside installers and downloaders distributed as dubious torrents or as freeware programs distributed by websites similar to download.com and softonic.com.
- BrowserArmor injects visited webpages with pop-up and in-text advertisements.
- BrowserArmor makes unwanted changes to existing Windows settings and schedules new tasks which allow it to run every time Windows starts and check to see if the program has been disabled. If the program is disabled it will enable itself.
How to remove BrowserArmor (Removal)
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- Option 1: Automatically remove BrowserArmor with Malwarebytes
- Option 2: Manually remove BrowserArmor
- Option 3: Call Tech Support 1-888-986-8411
Option 1: Automatically remove BrowserArmor with Malwarebytes
1. We recommend that you write down the toll free number below in case you run into any issues while removing this infection. Our techs will kindly assist you with any problems you may face.
2. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.
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3. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.
4. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.
5. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.
6. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.
[note align=”left”]If you are still having issues removing BrowserArmor we suggest that use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3 to locate and remove any computer infection that may be present. You may also proceed to option 2 below and view our additional tips to remove BrowserArmor.[/note]
Option 2: Manually remove BrowserArmor
How to uninstall BrowserArmor
1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
2. Click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove program) in the Programs section.
3. Search for BrowserArmor in the list of installed programs and select it with your mouse, then click Uninstall. You can also double click BrowserArmor to uninstall it.
[note align=”left”]If you do not find BrowserArmor in your list of installed program you may need to uninstall additional programs that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove BrowserArmor below.[/note]
How to remove BrowserArmor add-ons and extensions
1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.
2. Search for the BrowserArmor extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.
1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.
2. Search for the BrowserArmor add-on and click Remove.
1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.
2. Search for the BrowserArmor extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.
[note align=”left”]If you do not find BrowserArmor in your list of add-ons and extensions you may need to remove additional attachments that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove BrowserArmor below.[/note]
Tips to remove BrowserArmor
- If you do not find BrowserArmor in your list of installed programs you may need to uninstall additional programs. Additional programs may include suspicious titles that may have been contracted around the same time or after the initial infection.
- If you are still having issues removing BrowserArmor you should use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3. HitmanPro 3 is the best second opinion scan and removal tool. It can be used to locate and remove remaining threats.
- If you need help our tech support team is standing by 24 hours a day. You can reach tech support at: 1-888-986-8411