Mustang Browser is categorized as PUP. It is a really unwanted application. In fact, this program is not terrible virus, but it is tied with adware. Thus, actually Mustang Browser is useless program for users. If you keep it on your PC probably you get infection. You must uninstall this unwanted program. We wrote detailed a guide to help you. Please, follow the instructions below.
At first sight, Mustang Browser may seem helpful application. But if you want to find some information, you get fake search results. Actually, this program is similar to Google Chrome. The software is developed on the Chromium engine. Once install on a target system, just like Crossbrowser, Mustang Browser sets itself as your default internet browser. What’s more, the browser also adds the Mustang extension to itself. This extension tracks your online activity and then promotes customized commercial ads.
How does Mustang Browser get into my system?
There are a couple ways for Mustang Browser to sneak your PC. First of all, the program can be downloaded from the official website. Secondly, this potentially unwanted programs may spread bundled downloads. Generally, it uses regular freeware. If you decide to download any files from torrent sites, adult sites, gaming sites, file-sharing pages, you should be very careful and pay close attention during the install process. You should uncheck all supplementary application in time. Thus, never skip a Custom button. This option will help you to detect extras and prevent troubles in time.
How to remove Mustang Browser?
If you detect Mustang Browser 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 Mustang Browser:
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 Mustang Browser 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):