WikiBrowser uninstall guide
WikiBrowser is a potentially unwanted program, also shortened as PUP (according to the opinion of many security blogs). Technically, it isn’t a virus, but it isn’t a good application either. Today it may attack many computers in the world wide web where Internet is available. This guide is dedicated to help you in removal of WikiBrowser from your computer.
WikiBrowser is bundled with many other free applications you might decide to install into your system. At this point you have to be very careful whenever you deal with them. Always select the option of a custom installation, instead of the standard one. So, when you see any bundled software suggested for you to be installed by default, please switch to the advanced or custom installation mode. This is the place where you may uncheck all additional third-party components from becoming the part of your system by default.
WikiBrowser is actually installed into PCs when users fail to be duly attentive. Then you may notice that this program will replace all other browsers with itself. When you attempt to open Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera or Mozilla Firefox you will see WikiBrowser instead.
Furthermore, you may notice a lot of annoying Ads by WikiBrowser to pop up in different parts of your screen. They will distract your attention greatly and will not allow you to use your PC freely. We obviously recommend you to scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer, the reliable antispyware program. You will need to remove all the infections it finds (with its full registered version) and to reset your browsers with its help. In case you need more help on our part, please feel free to contact us at any time of your preference.
Removal tool for WikiBrowser:
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 WikiBrowser 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):