BrowserSafer Search Extension

What is BrowserSafer Search Extension?

BrowserSafer Search Extension is a two year-old browser extension that may still be in circulation but definitely not in official ways. Our malware experts at say that this potentially unwanted program (PUP) can also display questionable third-party ads and search results. It is very similar to another threat called GorillaPrice. This PUP may also be considered as an adware program by other malware researchers. The main problem is that this PUP can gather information about you and possibly share it with third parties only to target you with customized advertising content. However, engaging with any content this tool may display on your screen could put your system security at risk. This is why we advise you to remove BrowserSafer Search Extension as soon as possible. Please read our full report to know how you can avoid similar threats and how you can eliminate them if it is already too late for prevention.

Where does BrowserSafer Search Extension come from?

This browser extension still has an official page at, which looks all legitimate and professional, to be fair. However, it already gets suspicious when you click one of the download buttons and nothing really happens. This should make you wonder how it is possible that the official site does not make its own software available. Another official page is in the Chrome web store, But there is little chance that you have ever visited this page, either. So, if you find this PUP on your computer, you may start thinking how on earth it got there because as you can see, it is not possible to download it from its own official page. There has to be other alternatives then for the authors to spread their child. If this is not enough for you to want to delete BrowserSafer Search Extension, let us give you more.

It is quite possible that this PUP is distributed in questionable software bundles, for example. You may be searching for a free application on the web but being inexperienced you may click on a link that leads you to a malicious torrent or freeware site. Downloading programs and files from such sites is always risky. You can easily drop a bundle of threats instead. These sites are also packed with malicious scripts (Javascript) and fake content, such as third-party buttons (download and navigational) as well as fake system notifications. One click and you can infect your computer with a whole bunch of threats, including PUPs, adware programs, browser hijackers, Trojans, and fake alerts. This is why it is important that after you delete BrowserSafer Search Extension, you also scan your system with a reliable malware scanner to find all possible threat sources before you go surfing the web again.

How does BrowserSafer Search Extension work?

This questionable browser extension can set its risky search engine as your homepage and default search engine, too. This PUP may collect information regarding your browsing activities, your IP address, what type of ads you click on, and so on. Based on this information, you could be profiled and this profile is worth a lot when it comes to advertising third parties. If you notice more and more relevant-looking ads while you are browsing the web, you could be infected with this PUP or an adware program as well. This search page may show you modified search results, which could be packed with questionable third-party ads and sponsored links. If you click on such content, you could infect your computer or land on a new tab with a malicious page and get scammed out of your money. If you want to feel safe in your virtual world, we suggest that you remove BrowserSafer Search Extension as soon as possible.

How can I delete BrowserSafer Search Extension?

This PUP is supposed to have a working uninstaller that you should find in your list of installed programs in Control Panel. Please use our instructions below this article if you need help with this. As a matter of fact, we would also advise you to reset all your major browsers, including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox, too. Nevertheless, even these steps may not make your system fully safe. If you do not know how to detect malicious threats or protect your PC from them, we suggest that you install a reliable malware removal program, such as SpyHunter, as soon as you can.

Remove BrowserSafer Search Extension from your Windows

Windows XP

  1. Click Start and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the unwanted program and click Remove.

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Click on the undesirable application and press Uninstall.

Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10

  1. Press Win+R and type control panel. Click OK.
  2. Select Uninstall a program.
  3. Click on the unwanted program and press Uninstall. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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