Remove Bzza Setup Virus (Chrome/Edge/Firefox) | Updated


I wrote this article to help you remove Bzza Setup Virus. This Bzza Setup Virus removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

Bzza Setup is a malicious parasite that belongs to the adware category. What it does is that it monitors your browsing activity in order to provide relevant ad content that you are most likely to click on. When it infiltrates your computer, it attacks all of your browsers and installs malicious add-ons, extensions and toolbars to them. The goal is to turn them into ad-displaying tools that generate money for hackers and owners of the infected sites the said ads redirect to.

Adware can turn you into an easy target to other threats like identity and data theft, as well as virus infections that include but are not limited to Trojan Horses, ransomware, worms, browser hijackers, spyware, etc. Adware can easily ruin your browsing experience by bombarding you with all kind of ad content like exclusive offers and deals, special coupons, fake update requests, blinking messages, and other types of ads and pop-ups.

Adware cannot hack its way on your computer. The only way for it to penetrate your system is for you to grant it access yourself. Chances are, you did this unknowingly. Often it happens by installing bundled software from the internet. Malicious software like adware can easily be hidden among other applications and programs in such bundles. How is it possible for such thing to happen, you ask?

Well, most users are too quick to click on the ‘Next’ button when installing software and never bother reading the Terms and Conditions. What’s more, they usually opt for a Quick install and this way have no way of knowing what exactly does the bundle actually contain. If you want to have full control over what software can be installed on your computer, we recommend following through an Advanced or Custom installation and just simply deselect any program that you deem suspicious or never wanted to download in the first place.

Intrusive behavior, such as the one of adware, may lead to a sudden decrease in the speed of your internet connection. Not to mention the possibility of your apps to begin crashing. This will make using your computer impossible. And that’s not all. Adware can also obtain personal information such as passwords, IP addresses, credit card numbers, bank account credentials, Login ID, etc. If you don’t want this to happen to you too, you must immediately remove this annoying adware from your PC as soon as you notice its presence. Our detailed instructions can help you with this task.

Bzza Setup Virus Removal

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you know how to do this, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:

For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
Safe Mode with Networking
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.‌
Windows 8 Safe Mode with Network
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
win10 safemode 1
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
win10 safemode 2

STEP-2Please, follow the steps precisely to remove Bzza Setup Virus from the browser:

Remove From Mozilla Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
firefox extensions
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.

Remove From Chrome:

Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
chrome extensions

Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
ie gear
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.


Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.

ff shortcut


Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.


Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.


Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.


Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.


Go to the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still cannot remove Bzza Setup Virus from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

Daniel Stoyanov
Daniel Stoyanov has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.


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