Browser Safeguard Removal: Remove Browser Safeguard Forever

Threat indicator: HIGH

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Browser Safeguard



Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

From developers page: BrowserSafeguard protects your internet connection from unwanted and malicious activities.

Browser Safeguard is considered adware as it comes bundled with search hijackers and advertising applications (coupon extensions).

Browser Safeguard

Browser Safeguard intrusion method

Browser Safeguard copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is BrowserSafeguard.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Browser Safeguard and value BrowserSafeguard.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name BrowserSafeguard.exe or Browser Safeguard.

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How to remove Browser Safeguard manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Browser Safeguard, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Browser Safeguard.

To get rid of Browser Safeguard, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• BrowserSafeguard.exe
• ewebstorewrapper.dll
• makecert.exe
• Resources\certutil.exe
• Resources\libnspr4.dll
• Resources\libplc4.dll
• Resources\libplds4.dll
• Resources\nss3.dll
• Resources\smime3.dll
• Resources\softokn3.dll
• TrustedRoot.cer
• uninstall.browsersafeguard.exe
• BrowserSafeguard.lnk

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Browser Safeguard Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %PROGRAMFILES%\Browsersafeguard\
• %COMMON_PROGRAMS%\BrowserSafeguard\
• %PROGRAMS%\BrowserSafeguard\

3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKU\S-1-5-21-4166692921-2538036398-54097040-1000\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
    Value: BrowserSafeguard
    Data: C:\Program Files\Browsersafeguard\Browsersafeguard.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Browsersafeguard
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\UAS
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Browsersafeguard

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Browser Safeguard Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

4. Manually fix browser problems

Browser Safeguard can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in Browser Safeguard Removal Tool to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to Browser Safeguard before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Browser Safeguard Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Browser Safeguard Removal Tool.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and crreate folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Browser Safeguard Removal Tool.

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Browser Safeguard and BrowserSafeguard.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: browserSafeGuard

I downloaded a music copier and also got browser safe guard. I removed it in add and remove programs windows 7 IE 10. After removing I could not get back on the internet (some problem with proxy) Done system restore should have removed browser safe guard as it was installed after restore date, browser safe guard still on pc internet connection ok (slower) I am not computer savvy. I have McAfee. Thank you for any help bill

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: removing Browser Safeguardand Browser Safeguard .exe

First off couldn't find Browser Safeguard in Control Panel uninstall then, after about 16 minutes of restarting my computer, and checking control panel, there it was....I highlighted it and clicked uninstall....this it did.....went back to my browser and when I attempted to use browser...there it was again BROWSER SAFEGUARD!!!! please hep me uninstall this program...I did not install it!!!!

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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