Speed Browser is a browser hijacker, which is distributed by means of free downloads. If installed it tries to compromise all browsers available on the targeted computer. It change the browser homepage and default search engine. It shows the heaps of ads and sponsored links in your search results, and collects your search queries for malicious goals. Speed Browser is not a virus in fact, nevertheless it has numerous malicious traits, such as rootkit capabilities to penetrate into the very heart of OS. It may also have some traits of a spyware.
Speed Browser provides the compromised PCs with additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link advertisements and other commercials which badly annoy users.
Speed Browser squeezes into your computer together with the installation of freeware applications (video recording/streaming, download-managers or PDF creators) that contain malicious code of this browser hijacker. The penetration of this unwanted tool is carried out invisibly. Usually it is a big surprise for users to detect Speed Browser.
So be careful installing any software. Currently it is a common practice to distribute the potentially unwanted programs along with various freeware. So we recommend you downloading any software from the reliable sources in order not to become a victim of cyber criminals. If you install anything, do not skip reading the installation wizards. Give preferences to Advanced or Custom installations which will allow you to select and install only those programs that you really need. Always uncheck the unfamiliar applications. Scan your PC with the time-proven antivirus from time to time to be sure that your system is clean. Follow these easy tips and enjoy your free Web surfing.
Speed Browser removal:
Speed Browser removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer 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.
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