How to remove (uninstall) Notification Browser

Our article explains about eliminating harmful advertising tool, also known as Notification Browser. We will also clarify to you how to uninstall Notification Browser from any version of Windows, and from Mozilla, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari.

Notification Browser

What is Notification Browser

To fight this adware and other tools of this kind, you'd better know their goal and the principles of their work. Their only goal is to show pop-ups, and by displaying them to you and forcing you to click through them, adware creates activity on the sites it tries to promote. Many of the banners an unwanted tool displays do not have anything behind them and were created to force a customer to visit the page, but some of them offer goods. It’s an overstatement to say goods, actually, as they are rather “bads” if you know what we mean. The thing about Notification Browser’s banners is that they’re a scam. If a site is advertised via an advertising utility, this means that it is unable to take advantage of any legal way. It also means that the website is either of poor quality or improper nature. Care to guess how would fraudsters make users purchase a thing like that? Right, via an aggressive advertising activity, i.e., making tons of ads emerge all over users’ screens until they follow at least a single one.

Notification Browser, literally, is an unwanted utility, created to diddle you out of your money. Naturally, it’s not plainly about the present funds you have in your wallet, but more about making you work for Internet-swindlers, visiting the links they display, and visiting weird webpages. We’ll explore this topic in our entry, and define it at length. If you have already had your experience with Notification Browser and aware of how it works - simply examine the elimination hints at the final part of the page and remove Notification Browser from the PC.

 

How Notification Browser infects the system

The ways of infection the thing you need to understand, to shield your computer against adware. Almost always there's one perilous program on the computer, and it assists the newly arrived ones to get inside. Our task now is to tell you how the unwanted tools infect the brand new, healthy device. Usually, it does so with the victim’s assistance. Here we've gathered some of the very effective methods to lure a user into downloading a perilous tool:

  • Fake email. This method is applied less widely than the sponsored installation, still you can’t be too cautious with swindlers. The thing is that from time to time you get random emails from unidentified mailboxes. It might be a mistake, but if this letter has any attachments – do not open it. Following a link or opening a file can lead to the immediate setup of god-knows-what into your OS, and it may be something that's way more dangerous than Notification Browser.
  • "Bundling". According to this method, Notification Browser or any other is mixed up with some other utilities. All programs in the package are adware or viral, except the one that's really useful. In most cases, the good tool is on the title, and the customer supposes that he will get it, but all he gets is a bunch of trash. We know the stage, during installation, when it's possible to cancel the suggested installation manner and reject the installation of malicious tools. This isn't the case when you can skip every menu and forget about it. Just read the information in the dialogue windows while you're installing free programs, and avoid anything suspicious.
  • Downright download. Many users install advertisement programs believing that they are good, and the best recipe to avoid this is to remember how undesired utilities look like. In the majority of cases, they try to disguise themselves as useful utilities and pick the ones whose aims are not totally understandable. To this type belong any browser utilities aiming to enhance your browser or help you to find anything from the best sales to interesting deals. Sometimes, hackers go for system optimizers and utilities for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram. If you're downloading such a utility – you’d better look for a lot of positive reviews about it on popular forums before you download it.

We hope that our tips help you remember the techniques of adware penetration, and reduce the chances of infection in the future.

How to remove Notification Browser from your PC

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Notification Browser manually

Step 1. Uninstall the unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

Step 2. Check hosts file

Step 3. Remove Notification Browser from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari/Edge)

 

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

 

Now let's delete Notification Browser for good. We’ve told you every single thing you should understand about it, and if you follow our advice, Notification Browser will never penetrate your laptop. We have a single hint left to give: install a solid AV utility. If you already have one – it’s quite apparent that it's not working, since adware is within the system currently. There’s one more particularity about antiviruses you have to realize: don’t ever switch them off. Occasionally you get those fake notification on some websites, asking you to disable your antivirus as it obstructs from installing. It’s common adware craving to penetrate the device. It's safer to keep your AV program always on and updated.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall the unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

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

2. Check the following folders for the suspicious elements

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

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Notification Browser" 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 the program 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 unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Check hosts file

Modify hosts file, that located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ .

Hosts file.Step 1

Open the file with Notepad and delete suspicious strings.

Hosts file.Step 2

It has to look like this:

Hosts file.Step 3

Step 3. Remove Notification Browser from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable strange extensions:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Notification Browser

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 unfamiliar add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

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 suspicious extensions:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • Home
  • Choose “Blank page” into Homepage and new windows

 

Opera browser

Step 1. Disable strange add-ons:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose add-on and press button "Disable"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Add a new page" 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"

 

Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Delete the suspicious extensions.

  • Menu
  • Extensions
  • Choose unfamiliar extension
  • Press Uninstall

Step 2. Change homepage.

  • Go to the website of the search engine you want
  • Select More actions
  • Settings
  • View advanced settings
  • Change search engine
  • Select search engine you want and Set as default

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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