Tuesday, September 1, 2015

How to Get Rid of CrossBrowser Virus?

Infected with CrossBrowser? It displays tons of pop-up ads to your websites? Want to remove it from your computer completely? This post will tell you what to do.

What is CrossBrowser?

CrossBrowser is an application that often enters your computer through bundling methods. That is, it is usually set as an additional program to some software. If you install these infected software and fail to check the Terms and Agreements, you will download CrossBrowser to your computer.

Once installed, this application will create a shortcut on your desktop and add extension to your infected browser. And then you will find a lot of advertisements from CrossBrowser hanging on your websites, especially commercial websites. So this application is also noted as adware. It can also change your browser settings. For example, it will add third party toolbar to your browser and then generate another home page and search engine. It has the ability to mess up your entire PC.

Please don’t take CrossBrowser for granted. It is never safe to browse your web with this nasty program that will insert rubbish to your computer. If it stays long, you will also find your computer become slowly. The fact is that you cannot go on normal internet browsing any more. You should remove it as early as you can.

How to Remove CrossBrowser?

If you want to get rid of this adware completely, you should uninstall it from your control panel and remove it from your browser. Here are some details of what to do. Please keep reading.

Method 1: Watch Relevant Removal Video for Help

(If you cannot get rid of CrossBrowser by the removal video, you can download useful anti-malware software to remove it.)

Method 2: Manually Erase CrossBrowser from IE/FF/Chrome

Step 1: End suspicious process in Windows Task Manager.

Right click the blank Windows Taskbar and select Start Task Manager to open. If your IE is infected and stuck in CrossBrowser, you should end the main iexplorer.exe. FF and Chrome are respectively corresponding to firefox.exe and chrome.exe.

Step 2: Remove CrossBrowser from control panel.

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

  1. Slide the mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of your screen.
  2. Click Settings on the Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove unwanted program.
Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove wanted program.
Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall unwanted program.

Step 3: Remove browser hijacker from your browser and restore changes.

Internet Explorer

1. Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right), then select Manage add-ons.

2. From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, select suspicious toolbar and right click on the item and the click Disable.

3. On Search Providers, remove unwanted search provider from the list and enable the one you want.

4. Click the General tab and move to the Home Page. Overwrite/remove the Home Page URL and click OK.

5. Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right), then select Internet Option > advanced > reset

Mozilla Firefox

1. Click on the button at the top right corner to open Menu > Add-ons > Extensions

2. Find suspicious related add-ons and delete them.

3. Simultaneously tap Alt+T keys and select Options. Click the General tab and move to the Home Page. Overwrite/remove the Home Page URL and click OK.

4. Open Firefox, press Alt + H, and select Troubleshooting Information > reset

Google Chrome.

1. Click on the Customize icon(wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions.

2. Find suspicious related add-ons and delete them

3. Move to Search and click Manage search engines…Click X on the URL of the search tool you want to remove. Click Done.

4. Select settings > advanced settings > reset

Step 4: Erase CrossBrowser from local disk.

Show hidden folder: start menu >> type 'folder options' and hit enter >> 'View' >> show hidden folder

Delete suspicious files from the folders below.

C:\Program Files\<random>

Step 5: Delete corrupted registry entries.

Press Win & R on your keyboard. Type 'regedit' and hit enter.

Click Edit > Find...


Method 3: Automatically Get Rid of CrossBrowser with SpyHunter

If you want to quickly and easily get rid of this adware and restore all your changes, you can click the icon below to get SpyHunter – An adaptive spyware detection and removal tool that delivers ongoing protection against the latest malware, trojans, rootkits and malicious software.

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(SpyHunter offers free scanner for malware detection and there will be no other bundles or conflicts with your software. Please feel relieved about usage.)

After finishing all these steps, you may have already get rid of this nasty adware/PUP. Good luck to you.

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