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How to remove Baroapp (Virus Removal Guide)

Baroapp is a browser extension compatible with the Google Chrome web browser that may perform tasks that may violate your privacy and put your data at risk. The Baroapp extension for Google Chrome has permission to read and change your data on the websites you visit such as Google and Bing and read your browsing history.

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The Baroapp extension is promoted as a utility for Chrome that configures your default search settings and finds web results quickly; however, the extension simply redirects what you search for to my-search.com and then to bing.com. The extension modifies search settings and initially redirects search results to my-search in order to track, read, and change what their targets search for online.

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In addition to unwanted browser redirects and data retention, the extension may also produce or associate with numerous other symptoms listed below:

  • Pop-up advertisements
  • Pop-up notifications
  • Hijacked homepage
  • Hijacked search results
  • Hijacked new tab page
  • Constant browser redirects
  • Suspicious browser extensions installed
  • Suspicious programs installed on your PC
  • Slow browsing experience
  • Slow and sluggish PC

Another issue with the Baroapp extension for Chrome is that it is often advertised on websites that host and/or promote malware, adware, spyware, ransomware, Trojans, computer viruses, and other threats. This can be a concern because if the Baroapp extension is installed without consent it may conclude that the computer is infected with malicious software.

Luckily, this page contains a virus removal guide with instructions to remove the Baroapp extension from Google Chrome and malware from your computer. Follow the steps below to completely remove Baroapp, stop unwanted browser redirects to my-search.com and bing.com, and eradicate all traces of malware from your computer.

How to remove Baroapp (Virus Removal Tutorial)

Step 1: Remove Baroapp with ESET Smart Security

Use ESET Smart Security to remove Baroapp, malware, and potentially unwanted applications (also known as potentially unwanted programs) from your computer and mobile device.

ESET Smart Security is a premium internet security program with antivirus technology, multi-platform protection, privacy protection, and other superior internet security features. With ESET Smart Security you can protect your Windows, Mac, and Android devices with a single license.

1. Download and install ESET Smart Security. *When installing ESET Smart Security, select the option to enable detection of potentially unwanted applications (if applicable).

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2. Once ESET Smart Security is installed, open the program and navigate to the Computer scan tab.

ESET Smart Security may automatically update and perform an initial scan. The ‘initial scan’ takes longer to complete than a normal computer or removable media scan. It is recommended to perform a second scan following the initial scan.

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3. Click Scan your computer to scan all local disks and clean threats.

Step 2: Clean up and repair settings with CCleaner Professional

Use CCleaner Professional to remove junk files and trackers, preserve Windows registry, and disable browser plugins that may affect the way your system and browser operates.

1. Download and install CCleaner Professional.

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2. Once CCleaner Professional is installed, open the program and navigate to the Easy Clean tab.

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3. Click the Analyze button to find trackers and junk files that CCleaner Professional can remove.

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4. When the analysis is complete, click the Clean All button.

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5. Next, go to the Registry tab and click the Scan for Issues button.

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6. When the scan is complete, click the Fix selected Issues… button.

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7. As a precaution, click Yes to back up the registry before making changes to it and save the Reg File (.reg) file to your computer.

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8. Click the Fix All Selected Issues button and then click Close once all problems have been removed.

More removal and repair options

ESET Smart Security is one of the top Antivirus and internet security program on the market and CCleaner Professional is arguably the only respected Windows System Utility program; However, in rare cases, even the best Antivirus program can miss small trace files and potential threats.

Remove malware with HitmanPro.Alert

HitmanPro.Alert is a powerful antimalware program that detects and removes known malicious files, trackers, and registry entries related to viruses, rootkits, trojans, ransomware, adware, worms, spyware, and other malware. What makes HitmanPro.Alert stand out is that it will remove a large sample of malicious or potentially malicious files than most antimalware and antivirus programs.

  1. Download and install HitmanPro.Alert.
  2. Once HitmanPro.Alert is installed, open the program and click the Scan Now button.
  3. When the scan is complete, click the Quarantine Selected button.

Uninstall a program

In some cases, it is possible to uninstall a potentially unwanted program from the Windows Control Panel but this will not remove malware or potentially unwanted programs from your computer.

  1. Right-click the start menu on the taskbar and select Apps and Features.
  2. Locate the program, select it, and click the Uninstall button that appears next to it when selected.

Remove a browser extension or add-on

A browser extension or add-on may be causing an issue with your browsing experience (browser redirects, pop-up advertisements, surveillance). Removing the browser extension will typically repair browser settings and return them to normal but it will not remove malware or potentially unwanted programs from your computer.

Google Chrome

  1. Run Chrome.
  2. Open the menu and go to More tools > Extensions.
  3. Locate the extension and click the Remove button.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Run Firefox.
  2. Open the menu and go to Add-ons.
  3. Locate the extension and click the Remove button.

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