The Browser Plus virus or Browser Plus 1 and BrowserPlus2 toolbar is an annoying application that destroys infected computer. It appears to be a useful add-on that adds extra features to Firefox, Chrome or Internet explorer but in reality, once you have installed Browser Plus community toolbar application, it will hijack your browser and causes spammy advertisements to pop-up on your screen.
The BrowserPlus toolbar malware is usually spread packed with free software downloads on Internet. it silently gets attached to your system, breaks into your privacy and steals your personal data. Moreover, you can notice slow down Internet and computer performance due to Browser Plus virus infection. Anyhow, we highly recommend you to uninstall Browser Plus toolbar v 1 or v2 from your computer as soon as possible to prevent harms.
Common Symptoms of Browser Plus infection:
→ This kind of malwares usually change your Homepage, Search provider, Desktop Background.
→ They can display bunch of unstoppable pop-ups advertisements.
→ Computer performs slower then usual, browser may crash over and over.
→ Strange websites are automatically opened on the computer after a frequent interval.
→ Disabled Folder options, Task manager, Registry editing tools.
→ Advertisements from stranger companies start to appear out of nowhere.
→ Unexpected browser behaviors such as URL/link redirects.
→ Unwanted and unknown Plugin/extension or add-ons attached with browser.
→ Useless shortcuts on desktop or creepy websites added to favorites/bookmarks without your knowledge.
How to uninstall BrowserPlus2 malware
Remove toolbars, plugins, extensions, add-ons
Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox users:
Go to TOOLS and then click MANAGE ADD-ON, From there, select Extensions, Toolbars and remove the Browser Plus if found. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.
Google Chrome Users:
Click SETTINGS icon and select SETTINGS, then open Extensions, toolbar, search provider options, remove the Browser Plus if listed there. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.
Uninstall from Control Panel
Open CONTROL PANEL, then ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS or “Programs and Features”, now lookup for Browser Plus and uninstall if it is listed.
How to delete BrowserPlus 1 toolbar manually:
If the malware did not go away after uninstall procedure, try these steps. Please note, the manual removal method is a bit complex and it can go wrong if you perform its tasks incorrectly. It is advised to run an automatic virus removal software for safe and easy solutions. However, if you are good with Manual removal, do the steps below.
Possibly corrupt registry keys:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
Open then following folders or search for Browser Plus in My Computer and delete if found files associated with this bug.
Browser Plus toolbar removal tool
It is always good and safe to use an automatic software to detect and eliminate viruses and malwares. The programs below are best for removing malwares.