What is browserprotect.exe and how to remove it?

Uninstall Browserprotect_thumb Is your CPU going through the roof on Windows 8 with system interrupts and CPU spikes? Browserprotect.exe could be a MAJOR issue for your PC, let’s remove it

We STRONGLY recommend you remove browserprotect.exe – it’s unstable, unsafe and is possibly tracking your behaviour. You should remove it, use the instructions below to get rid off it

Removing BrowserProtect.exe

1. Step You may be victim of a plugin called browserprotect.exe if you are experiencing extremely high CPU usage on Windows 8

When you open the Windows 8 task manager and go to “Details”, you can probably see it among one of the busiest processes along with Firefox going crazy

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2. Step You can now kill that process

3. Step Then hit CTRL + F on your keyboard and enter Control Panel – if you’re on Windows 7, simply go to the Control Panel

Apps Control Panel

4. Step Click on Programs and Features

5. Step WARNING: Close Firefox, then right-click on BrowserProtect and click Uninstall

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6. Step If you’re prompted that it may not be correctly uninstalled, try the compatibility uninstall

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7. Step To make sure it has been completely removed go to your AppData folder and open the Roaming folder – do you see any traces of BrowserProtect? Run the uninstall.exe again or remove the files

8. This should be it

Without the browserprotect.exe you can safely launch Firefox again and enjoy a low CPU usage

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