Developed by CLARALABSOFTWARE, Bobrowser is classified as a browser hijacker, because it infiltrates all you favorite browsers (Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome) and changes their settings. No matter how inferior iSearch.bobrowser.com website is, it becomes your default search engine and home page. The user soon notices the altered search results and poor quality of the provided links. Application usually travels in a clandestine manner and enters your computer together with MyPC Backup , MySafeProxy, SpeedChecker, and other similar programs. Even though, at first glance it looks trustworthy, you should remove Bobrowser as soon as possible.
What does Bobrowser do?
Sometimes Bobrowser is downloaded from the official website bobrowser.com, however more often it enters your computer bundled with freeware. To prevent such entrances you should monitor every freeware download. Always choose Advanced or Custom installation and decline entrance to additional programs. Control the programs in your computer and do not let any uninvited applications to sneak in. If the hijacker is already inside your PC, delete Bobrowser immediately.
When this hijacker settles in your system, it starts showing you tons of advertisements marked as ‘By bobrowser ads’, ‘Ad by BoBrowser ads’, or ‘Brought by BoBrowser ads’. The ads appear in every new tab you open and so0n become very annoying. All your search results will be displayed with a background of never ending advertisements. We should also mention the promoted links which will be scattered in between the search results. The bobrowser virus alters search results in order to increase traffic to sponsored websites. To do that it performs redirection which means that you can accidentally enter corrupted page and get infected with serious malware. The threat of exposure to malicious third parties is constant while this hijacker is inside your PC. We strongly recommend to get rid of Bobrowser immediately.
Unfortunately, the list of Bobrowser’s disadvantages is not finished yet. The mere presence of this intruder slows down your computer considerably. The hijacker also tracks your browsing habits, including latest search queries, browsing history, preferred pages, the time you spend in them and so on. This tracking is what allows the application to display the advertisements that are relevant to you. The software also modifies specific configurations making sure that it starts every time you launch windows.
How to remove Bobrowser?
This hijacker is obviously a highly dangerous application. The best course of action is to employ a reputable anti-spyware and to scan your PC with it. The Bobrowser removal is not easy and we advise you to choose automatic option. If you are resolved to eliminate Bobrowser manually, you will find detailed instructions under this article. Follow the guidelines and delete Bobrowser from your computer.
Delete Bobrowser from computer
Delete from Windows XP
- Click Start and select Control Panel.
- Choose Add or Remove programs and remove Bobrowser.
Delete from Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program and uninstall Bobrowser.
Delete from Windows 8
- Press Windows key+R and type in Control Panel.
- Click OK and choose Uninstall a program.
- Find the unwanted application and uninstall Bobrowser.
Delete Bobrowser.com from your browsers
Remove Bobrowser from Internet Explorer
- Click gear icon and select Internet Options.
- Go to Advanced tab and click Reset.
- Choose Delete personal settings and tap Reset one more.
- Click Close.
Uninstall Bobrowser from Google Chrome
- Click menu icon and choose Settings.
- Select Show advanced settings and choose Reset browser settings.
- Click Reset to finish the process.
Delete Bobrowser from Mozilla Firefox
- Open menu and select Question mark (help).
- Choose Troubleshooting Information and click Reset Firefox.
- Choose Reset Firefox again and click Finish.