Get rid of Content Protector adware extension from your browser

The Content Protector is considered as a typical adware extension and a potentially unwanted program. Firstly, it uses not very decent ways sneak in your system and secondly, it messes with your browser by injecting ads and pop-ups in it. If you”re worried about your privacy and Internet browsing safety, you should get rid of Content Protector adware as soon as possible.


Content Protector
Content Protector

There are a lot of different methods of breaking for malicious programs. For Content Protector, the bundling method is very common. This method is so popular among software spreaders because they get a profit from bundled developers and users are not paying attention to the installation process of freeware, which make this method so effective.

After successful installation, Content Protector will start to generate ads and pop-ups in your browser window. Some of these ads are not checking and they may be viral. Clicking on them will lead to the redirection on malicious links and websites. Visiting viral website will make more damage to your computer. You could catch a lot of different malware programs that will mess with your PC settings and slow it even more and causing software and hardware damage. And that is why we advise you to remove Content Protector adware as soon as you will be aware of its presence in your system. Follow the removal instruction inside and you will get rid of this adware very soon.


Content Protector automatic removal tool:

Content Protector removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to reset browser settings

  • Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Content Protector in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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