How to remove Browseextended adware from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

Browseextended is an advertising-oriented software or by other words adware. This kind of infection is usually mistaken with viruses, however it operates differently, it doesn’t break your computer and files directly. However, it shouldn’t be underestimated. As soon as it gets on your computer it starts its malicious activities. Also, these kind of programs cannot be detected by anti-virus software. At early stages Browseextended adware will not be active, at first it will ensure that user will not be able to remove it by changing system registry and other system settings. After that it will establish a connection to the remote server for regular updates and to be able to receive remote commands.


The first sign of the Browseextended adware infection are dramatically increased number of pop-up advertisings. If you have seen some ads on some websites before the infection, now you will see them literally on every web site that you visit. Also, Browseextended can easily change your default home page and search engine. In additional, Browseextended adware will negatively impact the general state of the system and increase a system response time. It will cause performance loss and increase the chances of infections caused by redirections to malicious websites.

The main objective of the Browseextended malware is to guide traffic to the websites, which paid for such service. In fact, the developers of these kind of programs are getting profits by forcing people to visit certain websites. User’s preferences in this regard are not considered. Usually, once settles, the adware will be aggressive and intrusive and the advertising pop-ups, banners and pop-unders will appear everywhere.

Usually Browseextended is distributed through freeware downloads, but the developers also use other gray schemes such as spam emails or malicious scripts that can automatically install the adware on user’s computer once he visits the website. Therefore, the best way to protect yourself from the infection with such threat is to avoid visiting dubious websites or opening spam emails. Also, it is not recommended to download freeware software from unofficial websites and especially via torrents. If you have decided to install some freeware, be patient and read the EULA carefully to find some pitfalls. Freeware developers are usually seeking ways to monetize their programs and often they agree to cooperate with malware developers. Selecting custom or advanced installation option will help you to detect the presence of additional software included in the bundle and remove it from the installation list.

To completely remove Browseextended adware from your computer please follow the comprehensive, step-by-step removal guide written below. Execute all of the steps in the correct order for complete removal of the malware. Also it is recommended to use the automatic removal tool to scan your PC for presence of additional malicious programs. The tool will help you to easily find and eliminate threats.

Browseextended Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for Browseextended

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Manual Removal Instruction for Browseextended

Step 1
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs).
    Browseextended remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program.
    Browseextended remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall Browseextended and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the Browseextended or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    Browseextended remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove Browseextended from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the Browseextended and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove Browseextended from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove Browseextended from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled Browseextended completely.
  • Remove Browseextended from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove Browseextended from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select Browseextended and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove Browseextended from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove Browseextended from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove Browseextended completely.
  • Remove Browseextended from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove Browseextended from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the Browseextended and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove Browseextended from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove Browseextended from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove Browseextended from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove Browseextended from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove Browseextended completely.
  • Remove Browseextended from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the BROWSEEXTENDED and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.

Information added: 03/11/2016 05:37 AM;