CrossBrowser Removal Tips
While at first glance CrossBrowser looks very professional and useful, there are plenty of reasons to categorize it as a potentially unwanted application (PUA). Developed by CLARALABSOFTWARE, this browser should never have entered your PC in the first place. If you read the following article, you will find out why our research team recommends to delete CrossBrowser as soon as you notice it inside your computer and will learn how it infiltrated your system without your knowledge.
How does CrossBrowser work?
First of all, let us find out how this application entered your computer. It turns out that the PUA came bundled with Desktop Dok, WordProse, PicColor or VuuPC in Amonetize bundles. Since this browser does not have an official website, the possibility that it used this clandestine manner of entrance is quite big. Besides, it might indicate that at least one of the applications mentioned before also resides in your PC, so you should seriously consider the chance that you will have to deal with them after you remove CrossBrowser.
Once it enters your computer, the browser deletes Google Chrome shortcut and replaces it with its own. Since the software is based on the Chromium platform, its interface looks almost exactly the same as Google Chrome. This detail very often helps the intruder fool the users and remain unrecognized for at least a short period of time. The intruder also creates Amazon, Wikipedia, Google, YouTube, and other shortcuts to popular websites.
One more extremely irritating characteristic of this browser is its tendency to present the user with countless commercial advertisements. The goal is to generate traffic to the websites that belong to the third parties sponsored by CrossBrowser. We warn you that this application holds no responsibility over the contents of the ads and it does not monitor them. It was noticed that some of those websites are managed by cyber criminals and some can be a phishing sites. Do not risk the safety of you system and get rid of CrossBrowser.
All these features show that this browser is not safe and you should not trust it. It is obvious that if you care about your system’s safety, you need to eliminate CrossBrowser as soon as possible.
How to remove CrossBrowser?
There two ways to terminate CrossBrowser. You can either purchase a legitimate anti-spyware and use it to erase CrossBrowser or you can clean your PC by yourself. If you choose the later option, you should follow the instructions provided below which will explain how to perform manual CrossBrowser removal. However, we urge you to consider the fact that a trustworthy security tool would also protect your PC from future threats.
- Go to the bottom right corner of the screen and select Settings.
- Open Control Panel and select Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall CrossBrowser.
- Click Start and go to Control Panel.
- Tap Add or Remove programs and remove CrossBrowser.
Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Open Start menu and choose Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program and uninstall CrossBrowser.