Often we find our browsers ridden with some irritating adware or various pop-up ads which make our browsing a hellish task. This is true for all browsers, be it Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Edge. These adware and spyware programs often find a way to enter our systems and hack into our browsers. These adware and spyware programs hijack our browsers, set their own default search engines and keep popping us with the ever-irritating ads. Most of the times these browser malware programs come accompanied with the installation of various dubious and unverified programs that you install onto your PC.
Even powerful antivirus software are often unable to protect you from these very harmful malware and adware programs. Here’s a complete guide on how you can completely remove these extremely difficult to remove malware programs from your browser and enjoy a safe and happy browsing on Google Chrome.
How To Remove Adware and Malware from Google Chrome Browser
If you’re using Google Chrome, follow these easy steps and it should clean your Chrome browser of all adware and malware.
Step #1: Open the ‘Settings‘ Menu in your Google Chrome
Step #2: Open the ‘Set Pages‘ option.
Step #3: Delete all the unwanted startup pages and make ‘google.com‘ your default startup page.
Step #4: Open the ‘Manage Search Engines..‘ tab
Step #5: Delete all the unwanted search engines and make ‘google.com’ or any other reputed search engine of your choice as your default search engine.
Step #6: Open the ‘Extensions‘ tab by clicking on the option above ‘Settings’ on the upper-left pane and then delete any unknown extensions.
This should do the trick and your Google Chrome should be totally clean now after following these steps and you can now enjoy a happy browsing. Also,beware before installing unknown programs and carefully check the permissions before granting and see to it that a program doesn’t install other bundled programs with it.
If you’re still facing problems with malware on Google Chrome, then try software like Hitman Pro or AdwCleaner. There’ll soon be a separate tutorial on how to do that too.