Chroomium Browser is an internet browser based on Google Chrome browser engine. There are a lot of browser like this that are using bundling way of installation and other not very decent ways to spread software. And Chroomium Browser is considered as a potentially unwanted program.
Usually, the bundling method is very effective, in this case. This method means that Chroomium Browser wrapped in the installation of other programs like video players, cracked games, launchers, and even office programs, which lead to the installation of two and more programs without your permission. But besides that, Chroomium Browser also promoting as a legit software.
After successful installation, this program will change your computer settings and set itself as a browser by default, this is called browser hijacking. This browser will have a lot of suspicious search engines inside of it, different bookmarks and don”t have any extensions of yours. because of this behaviour, this program is not safe to keep inside, the developers may use it to collect your data and then use it for their own purposes. These are the reasons why we advised you to uninstall this program and scan your computer for any other potential threats. Follow the steps below.
Chroomium Browser automatic removal tool:
Chroomium Browser 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:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “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:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Chroomium Browser 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:
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):