How to remove (uninstall) Browse Free Recipes

Do you notice aggressive banners in the browser, marked as “pop-ups by Browse Free Recipes”? Do you see the presence of Browse Free Recipes anywhere else in the system? If something alike happened lately – your system is infected with an advertising program, and this article can help you in eliminating it.

Browse Free Recipes

What is Browse Free Recipes

Right after the penetration, Browse Free Recipes alters the settings of your browsers. That's its most important function, because the head function in this system is left for the scammers' search engine to which you get redirected. So, the virus clears the default homepage and your favorite search and puts the unreliable search in their place. After that you cannot use the reputable Google, Bing, Yahoo or another search you prefer – you’ll surf the Web through the crippled fake tool that gives away pop-ups irrelevant websites advertising banners of all types and colors. The virus also corrupts the properties of browser icons in a way that even if you recover the default settings, you'll automatically open the fraud search system as a first tab.

If you have already tried to get rid of Browse Free Recipes, you could mention that it comes back, no matter how many times you uninstalled it. It happens thanks to the adware’s defensive algorithms, and we'll define their essence:

  • The easiest way of defense is to develop a scheduled task for the reinstallation of Browse Free Recipes after its removal. Such tasks are not often used by common PC users, so Browse Free Recipes just sets a task to see if it’s running, and if it isn't – to download and install it one more time. The task is being launched after each restart, and that’s why Browse Free Recipes keeps reinstalling.
  • Another technique is very much like the previous one, but it employs the system registry and not the Scheduled Tasks service. You should clear the registry to defeat this method, but it’s a rather hard thing for a novice user. The other registry values are needed for the computer to work, and by clearing any of them, you may cause significant damage to the OS.

The utility that distributes ads is called Browse Free Recipes, and it is an advertising tool. It’s a kind of program that can do nothing good, as it’s created to do one thing: to drive you crazy. Well, the mere irritation isn’t its real task, but you'll be irritated in any case until Browse Free Recipes does its job – distributes ads. It gets into the computer, it changes the browser settings and shows you lots of pop-ups, making sure that they've attracted your attention. Adware owners receive a little money for each click you’ve made, and now you understand why the ads keep popping up: it’s a honeypot. In the coming sections, we will explain in which way adware got onto the device and how you might defend it against similar viruses. In case you know all you need on that topic and simply want to uninstall adware one way or another – skip the coming sections and look at the uninstalling advice.

 

How Browse Free Recipes got on your computer

To clarify the things a bit, we’ll describe the process in total. 99% of the advertisement-oriented utilities are each other's copies, duplicated millions of times and sold to different fraudsters with minor changes made. Some evil lads got Browse Free Recipes on an illegal auction, set it up and uploaded it to file-sharing services around the Net. And after that, there was you, searching for it. Wait, you're saying that you didn’t look for adware that will annoy you? Possibly, you searched for a perfect screwing-it-all-up tool for the system, and received a direct link to Browse Free Recipes download? Missed again? Okay, in that case, you wanted to download some program that is really good. Some toll-free software from an unknown developer, or a hacked version of some well-known utility you aren't going to buy.

This manner is known as “sponsored installation”, and it means that scammers combine the installation files of several viruses and one good utility into one package. The bottom feature of this bundle is that it’s called by the name of a helpful tool, and you can't discover its content until the installation begins. On some of the stages, you see a suggestion to get additional viruses, with the required fields checked and the easiest decision is to download them and proceed. And you clicked on it. There's another manner, with the “installation manners”. In most cases, the installation for experienced customers is simply a choice of where you need a utility to be installed, and how many additional utilities do you want. In Browse Free Recipes's case, if you pick the recommended installation, you allow all the adware from the viral installer into the device.

Methods to remove Browse Free Recipes

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Browse Free Recipes manually

Step 1. Uninstall Browse Free Recipes from the operation system

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

 

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

At this moment you understand how Browse Free Recipes works, and you see how it infected your PC. We’ve told you almost everything, besides the very important thing: how to delete Browse Free Recipes. Let’s fix that. Browse Free Recipes might be eliminated by following two basic methods. The first one is what you’ve just attempted to perform – removal in manual mode. There's a proper manner to do that, and below this paragraph, you’ll find the advice on manual removal. The significant drawback is that you cannot remove lots of viruses with its help because it'll take too much time. We suggest to you the easier method: you may totally remove Browse Free Recipes in a few minutes with the help of Spyhunter anti-viral software. This tool has lots of pluses, and among them are moderate price, high working speed, round-the-clock customer support and the ability to operate along with other antiviral programs. It's time to stop attempting to guard the PC with unpaid software – switch to the proper anti-viral tool. Click the button under this paragraph to download an unpaid version with limited possibilities.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall Browse Free Recipes from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Browse Free Recipes and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Browse Free Recipes
  • C:\ProgramData\Browse Free Recipes
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Browse Free Recipes

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Browse Free Recipes" and delete these elements

 

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Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Browse Free Recipes and press Uninstall

 

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 Browse Free Recipes from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Browse Free Recipes and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Remove Browse Free Recipes from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Browse Free Recipes

Step 2.Change homepage:

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

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Browse Free Recipes

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages

 

Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove Browse Free Recipes

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into Home page field

 

Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Browse Free Recipes 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.

 

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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