How to Remove Browser Bleach Virus (Chrome/Edge/Firefox) | Updated

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

Browser Bleach is a member of the browser hijacker family. As such, it is not good news if you have it on board. Hijackers are horrible. As their name implies, they hijack all of your browsers and take complete control over them. If you are infected with Browser Bleach, take immediate actions against it. The infection causes more and more problems with every single day it stays in your system. Do not let it cause you harm.

Once you notice that your previous homepage has been replaced with Browser Bleach, accept the fact you are dealing with a cyber infection and start looking for a way out. Find where the hijacker is hiding and do not hesitate to delete it. Trust it, it will bring nothing but issues, grievances, and unpleasantries to you and your machine. The longer it stays, the more severe these issues will become. Do yourself a favor and cut the intruder`s stay short. The sooner it is gone, the better for you. And once again, act fast. Delays lead to regrets. With every second on board, the hijacker worsens your predicament. Time is not your friend.

Once in your system, the Browser Bleach hijacker makes a huge mess of your previously normal and enjoyable browsing experience. As we already mentioned, it takes the place of your previous homepage. It makes itself your default browser and nothing you do can undo this change. The hijacker prevents you from reversing the modifications. It acts as it sees fit and your opinion is no longer relevant. With the replaces of your default browser come other problems as well. You get bombarded with countless commercials on daily basis. Your entire screen is covered with ads in all shapes and forms all the time. All pages` content is completely blocked by banners, coupons, offers, etc. Even the sites which use to be ad-free are not heavy on commercials.

Remove Browser Bleach
The Browser Bleach Virus

All of this makes your browsing almost impossible. Whenever you try to look for something, the hijacker is there to annoy you. But the interferences are not limited to online only. Oh, no. You face troubles even when using your PC offline. It becomes very unresponsive and sluggish. It takes forever to load your programs. You also experience frequent crashes, freezes, and reboots. This equals a hellish experience.

You start avoiding using your PC at all because you do not want to deal with all these intrusions. Luckily, you don’t have to. This hijacker is removable. With the help of our detailed instructions below, you will be able to clean your PC in no time. All you have to do is follow the steps in the exact order given. But do it fast. The longer the hijacker remains on board, the worse your predicament gets. Do not hesitate and act now!

How did the hijacker enter your machine without you realizing? If you often download free programs off of the web and then rush their installation processes, here is your answer. Crooks often attach malware to other programs and if you are not careful while installing them, they end up entering your PC alongside the original app. Yet, a little bit of extra attention could prevent such an outcome. All you have to do is be more careful.

First, use only legitimate download sources. Second, never skip the Terms and Conditions. And third, opt for the Advanced options in the Setup Wizard as they give you complete control over the installation and you are able to see all apps which are about to enter your machine. A couple of extra minutes is all you need to keep your PC safe. Remember that!

Browser Bleach Virus Uninstall

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, 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-2Here are the steps you must follow to permanently remove 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.

STEP-3

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

ff shortcut

STEP-4

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

appwiz

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

STEP-5

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.

STEP-6

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

msconfig

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

Still can not remove Browser Bleach Virus from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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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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