Delete Browser Watchdog adware (helpful tips)
Browser Watchdog is an adware program. It is advertised as a very helpful utility that will must attract users and facilitate the installation. Unfortunately, actually once installed, this application display a lot of annoying ads. Generally, these adverts popping up everywhere.
The program offers features that must attract internet surfers and ostensibly facilitate the installation. But keep in mind, adware may harm your security and privacy. Browser Watchdog may track your internet browsing and gather information about your operating system, also it may monitor webpages that you visit, etc. This information will sent third parties. Thus, unknown people can use it with malicious goal. It may cause various troubles, for instance, your confidential data might be stolen and used for illegal activities.
How does Browser Watchdog get into my system?
Browser Watchdog is often installed in a dodgy but legitimate method. Generally, it comes bundled with cost-free apps that you download from web sites. It is installed automatically unless you disable this option. Your antimalware tool is not designed to stop adware software that is non-malicious. These applications cannot hurt your PC like viruses, but they can hurt your safety and privacy.
How to remove Browser Watchdog?
If you detect Browser Watchdog and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.
Removal tool for Browser Watchdog:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Browser Watchdog in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):