How to remove Fake Warning Messages by BrowsersAreCool.info

How to remove Fake Warning Messages by BrowsersAreCool.info

How to remove Fake Warning Messages by BrowsersAreCool.info

 

What is BrowsersAreCool.info:

Threat Classification: Adware

BrowsersAreCool.info is a fake, deceptive and very dangerous phishing website, that will start causing various random browser Redirects and Fake Warnings and/or Pop-up Ads, which are trying to convince you, that your computer is infected by some dangerous malware and you have to contact a support agent on a toll-free number 1-877-740-4788 to clean this issue.  If you have already experienced such or similar messages, our malware researchers & security experts strongly recommend you to perform a full system malware scan using our latest, award winning anti-malware product SpyHunter 4 in order to clean your computer. If you saw the Fake Messages by BrowsersAreCool.info, you should consider your computer compromised and you should clean your computer ASAP, before further damage is done or even data is loss. Please keep in mind, that this infection allows the attackers to collect lots of private browsing data from your browser and this information in the hands of dangerous cyber criminals can cause lots of troubles and great financial loss. These Fake Pop-ups by BrowsersAreCool.info are generated by a malicious browser extension, that was recently installed on your system via some questionable, shady and suspicious software bundle, that supposedly should deliver some free, popular software. Our security researchers are sure that this malicious browser extension was designed with a single purpose in mind – to earn more revenue for its owners/developers. Furthermore, our malware researchers concluded that this browser extension is capable of infiltrating computers without owner’s permission or other consent and when activated the malware infection will start collecting various private browsing data including usernames, email addresses, browsing history, browsing locations, SSNs, Real Names, Postal Addresses, Birthdays, passwords, Credit Card Information and/or other financial data or online bank account information, which later will be sold to some 3rd party company, which then will use the collected data for their own marketing purposes. The adware uses silent or stealth installation methods and was most likely downloaded with some questionable software bundle, dangerous P2P network or torrent download. The latest test results did show that when first activated, the malware infection will try to modify your browser settings and windows registry database, which will make the recovery harder! BrowsersAreCool.info is a deceitful, malicious website, used only by cyber criminals, black hat hackers and cyber crooks. The BrowsersAreCool.info virus is compatible with all the well-known web browsers, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Google Chrome.

Generally, users that have this particular adware and/or PUP installed on their systems might see various pop-up & pop-under browser windows, informing the victim that a Video Player is Ready for Download, Install Media Downloader, Infection was Detected, Please Install The New Java Update or Important Software Update, New Driver Updates are Released etc.. The BrowsersAreCool.info is set to display FAKE POP-UP ALERTS on the victim’s computer. Please note, that all these web alerts are FAKE! Actually, the main purpose of the BrowsersAreCool.info is to drive as much traffic as possible to certain domains, which then is converted to cash via one of the many online marketing platforms.

BrowsersAreCool.info is usually bundled with other free software products and is being installed by default when the user accepts the EULA while performing an express/recommended installation. That’s why, you should be very careful what you agree to install and always opt-out for a custom installation and skip or deselect the software you don’t want to install or you are not familiar with. The possible distribution of BrowsersAreCool.info bundle varies but is not limited to – installing third-party toolbars, free PDF software, free Video editors or other free software products or downloading e-mail attachments etc..

The purpose of BrowsersAreCool.info is to attract more users to certain domains, so that the creators of such or similar adware could generate income from the online traffic, using one of the many online marketing platforms. BrowsersAreCool.info may use tracking cookies and other relevant techniques to steal your personal data such as account information, usernames & passwords, bank account data etc. That’s why this malware infection should not be left unattended and needs to be terminated immediately, as it seems to be a serious threat to your online security.

!!! Please note that these infections could potentially bring up other malware to your computer and even cause a loss of data. Please do not underestimate such threats.

Removal Process:

There are two ways to remove this infection. It is totally up to you to decide which way you want to go:

1. Automatic Removal Method (recommended for all users) using the SpyHunter Malware Security Suite.

2. Manual Removal Method (recommended ONLY for PC Experts or Enthusiasts).

Automatic BrowsersAreCool.info Removal:

We recommend using SpyHunter Malware Security Suite.

You can download and install SpyHunter to detect BrowsersAreCool.info and remove it, by clicking the button below. Once installed, SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect all threats present on your system, but to use it as a removal tool, you need to buy a subscription.

SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect all threats present on your system.

Learn more about SpyHunter (EULA). You can find SpyHunter Installation Instructions here: (LINK) SpyHunter`s free diagnosis offers unlimited free scans and detection. You can remove the detected files, processes and registry entries manually, by yourself, or purchase a subscription, which will allow you to use the automatic removal feature and to receive unlimited one-on-one professional help for any malware related issue by an expert technician.
Manual BrowsersAreCool.info Removal:

!!! Please note: You can remove BrowsersAreCool.info manually, however, you should proceed at your own risk, as any of the interventions might render your system inoperable. Therefore this Manual removal method is highly recommended for PC Experts or Enthusiasts. For regular users, MalwareKillers.com recommends using SpyHunter.

1. Remove BrowsersAreCool.info Uninstall Entry:

First, you can try to go to Control panel and click on Programs and Features (Windows Vista/7/8/10) or Add/Remove Programs (Windows XP) and check the Uninstall Programs` List for any entry related to BrowsersAreCool.info, 2345.com, 2080.hit.buy-targeted-traffic.com, Ads by Advertise, Ads by AlbireoBazzSearch.com, BuyNSaveChum SearchDiet RunnerFixIt, Freemake Video ConverterFeed.BazzSearch.comFlirchi.com, FunDay24.ruGhostifyGangnamgame.netHohosearch.comJyhjyy.topLiveadexchanger.comMySites123.comMPC CleanerN121adserv.comPs4ux.comPC Backup 360Quick SwipeSafeSurfs.comSafeBrowsing.bizSearchguide.level3.com, Smartsputnik.ruS.admathhd.com, Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.netTTwifi, Trafliesb-ph.ruVaudixVofiles.com, Vertech AdsYeaBests.ccWinFlix 10Woruanjian.com, YoutubeAdBlocker or any other third-party add-ons, extensions and toolbars. You should also look for all kinds of suspicious programs, installed on the same date as the infection. If you find such, double-click on it and try to remove it. Although, please mind, that this is an actual infection and you might not be able to remove it directly from the list.

*(Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features or Add/Remove Programs) or “Win + R” keys to open “Run” and type in “control”, then hit Enter.

2. Remove BrowsersAreCool.info from your browser:

Internet Explorer:

Go to Tools -> Internet options -> Advanced Tab and click the Reset button (make sure to select the Delete Personal Settings checkbox).

*please note that in order to save your favorites, you need to export them before resetting the browser as you will lose all personal settings.

After IE completes the operation, click the close button and then start again the IE in order for the changes to take effect.

Google Chrome:

Go to the following path (you can copy-paste it) and delete the entire folder “Chrome” with all the folders and files that are in it.

For Windows XP: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\

For Windows Vista/7/8/10: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\

Alternatively, you can navigate to these folders by following these steps:

For Windows XP:

1. Click on “Start” in the bottom-left part of the screen.

2. Choose “Run“.

3. Type %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\ and hit Enter.

For Windows Vista/7/8/10:

1. Click on the Windows logo in the bottom-left part of the screen.

2. Type %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\ and hit Enter.

Mozilla Firefox:

1. At the top of the Firefox window (top-right corner), click the Firefox Menu button (3 horizontal lines), go over to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.

2. Click the Reset / Refresh Firefox button in the top-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.

3. To continue, click Reset / Refresh Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.

4. Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will soon reopen.

3. Check for arguments added by BrowsersAreCool.info in any Browser shortcuts or links to web pages:

BrowsersAreCool.info might also hijack your web browser shortcuts to force-load its home page. This causes the BrowsersAreCool.info`s web page to open up when you launch a hijacked shortcut.

The argument that BrowsersAreCool.info uses to hijack shortcuts should look like (or is similar) to the one below:

http://BrowsersAreCool.info/?utm_source=b&utm_medium=mlv&from=mlv&uid=&ts=

You can remove it manually by editing the shortcut’s target line.

4. Delete any folders or files related to BrowsersAreCool.info by checking the following locations:

%ProgramFiles%

%AppData%

%ProgramData%

%LocalAppData%

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