How to remove (uninstall) SafeBrowse

In this article we'll tell you all needed information about an adware, called SafeBrowse. If SafeBrowse isn't installed on your computer – you have to be aware of it, and if you’ve already installed it – you must get rid of it ASAP. This undesired tool has no useful functions, because it was made only to bring profit to Internet-fraudsters, and to annoy the average users. Don't you worry about the high amount of advertisement on each website, or the shifted homepage? Have you experienced the overall slowdown of PC’s and browsing speed, or strange results of search and frequent redirections to the malicious webpages? The red flags which are listed above tell us that the computer is affected with some kind of advertising tool, and this program should be deleted.

What is SafeBrowse


The advertising tools aren't made for fun, and each adware has precise aims. Unfortunately, the real task of this program doesn't coincide with the stated ones. Commonly, the description of adware states that it will be very useful. 95% of adware state to support you to search for anything on the Internet. Performing some functions in social networks, help in the search for recent movies, music or games and search for sales, discounts and deals in the Web - that's the most prevalent functions of adware. The primary thing you have to do when you want to install any program - to think, is it really helpful? In fact, the goal of hackers is to state that their product performs a function that can't be checked. The "safer", "faster" or "better" search online is a brilliant example of suchlike features, as these options are very blurry and almost impossible to supervise. So, advertising software do not do anything, and just take up space on your hard drive? Not at all! Adware performs a highly important task, - to allow hackers to receive from $1000 to $5000 per day on trustful users.


It's hard to realize where it came from but now many users think that hackers create the viruses with no logical reason. It's pretty reasonable, didn't it? Malware developer knows that out there somewhere is you, trying to remove his virus right now, and it feels very good! Actually, any malicious program performs their function, and it is, generally, applies to profit. For instance, the incessant showing of dozens of ads on every page isn't an accident. All this advertising is shown to obtain money from clicks. Simply stated, advertising services are paid based on the number of clicks made on the banner, or the amount of clicks from banner to the site. All adware's efforts are targeted at persuading you pass the link. Actually if you don't take interest in adware's suggestions - you can click on advertising, in order to close an unwanted intrusive ad. Every referral is worth the money, depending on the nature of advertisement it can count up to 5 cents and for some sorts of advertising even more. In this case we see how numbers overcome quality, as hackers develop lots of substandard advertising programs that flood us with annoying ads. Trustful customer can take the ads shown by adware seriously, and look for something worthwhile among these proposals, making hundreds of clicks daily. Big AV-software creators and tech-support communities receive thousands of reports on SafeBrowse, so scammers make really good money on it.

Methods to remove SafeBrowse

By the way, SafeBrowse has one more function which in the long perspective might call significant damage to your machine. This consequence is SafeBrowse's ability to change browser controls on purpose to advertise more efficiently which makes it very assailable against all threats. Advertising tools aim to modify three things: start page, default search engine and the blocking of intrusive ads. Suchlike changes clash with the key rules of computer security, and make your browser highly vulnerable to all sorts of dangerous software. According to man's activity on the Internet, the system can be heavily clogged in a half of a month, and eventually become so slow that it is almost impossible to work. To avoid this you should uninstall SafeBrowse from your computer as quick as possible.

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove SafeBrowse manually

Step 1. Uninstall SafeBrowse from the operation system

Step 2. Remove SafeBrowse from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)


If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC


We know two main ways of adware distribution: the deployment on the infected web-sites and bundled installation with good programs. The first technique can be easily avoided: you should only visit sites that are fully reliable, and appear on the first positions in the search results. Besides that, your browser and anti-virus software will display you notification, if the web-site is unreliable. To shield your system from the infection through the bundled installation technique, you must closely monitor the installation of all programs. This method works because of people's credulity and the bad habit to click OK before you know what you are agreeing with. The installation tool is set to suggest you to install more tools except the needed one. All fields are already checked, and if user clicks "OK" he gets at 3-4 tools instead of one. Most likely, all tools except the desired one will be pointless or even hazardous. According to this, when you see the choice among “safe install” and “partial installation” – choose the second variant. Do this every time you install new software - and your system will be noticeably cleaner.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall SafeBrowse from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select SafeBrowse and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\SafeBrowse
  • C:\ProgramData\SafeBrowse
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\SafeBrowse

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "SafeBrowse" and delete these elements


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How to remove SafeBrowse from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select SafeBrowse and press Uninstall


How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete SafeBrowse from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select SafeBrowse and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.


How to uninstall SafeBrowse from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash


Step 2. Remove SafeBrowse from the browser

How to remove SafeBrowse from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove SafeBrowse

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs


How to delete SafeBrowse from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove SafeBrowse

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Delete all specific pages


How to uninstall SafeBrowse from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove SafeBrowse

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).


How to delete SafeBrowse from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose SafeBrowse and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.


How to delete SafeBrowse from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"


Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions


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