Information about BetterBrain
BetterBrain is a piece of undesirable adware infection that has the ability to get into user’s computer unnoticeably. It usually spreads itself through spam email bundles, compromised webpages, pirated movie torrents and drive- by downloads. So your computer can be easily infected with this adware. Since installed, it will perform a list of undesired tasks on the system which may severely damage the computer and forcibly interrupt your online activities.
Firstly, BetterBrain has the ability to install malicious codes onto the browser on purpose to make insecure modification on the browser settings and options, including default home page, default browser search engine and registry entries. And then, it lists loads of pops-up ads on the PC screen, whose aim is to redirect your browser searches to pre-determined webpages. Hence, you may be trapped by the ads pops-up.
You should have to be aware that do not click on any links that looks wired for they are usually controlled by cyber violators to serve as phishing websites. To prevent further damage on the computer, you should remove BetterBrain as soon as you find it on the computer.
How Does the Adware Harm the Computer?
1. Pretend to be a legitimate toolbar for luring user into installing it through scare techniques.
2. Track your browser activities for obtaining your privacy related information.
3. Bombard the PC screen with annoying popup advertisements.
4. Unnoticeably allow keylogger or spyware software to get inside the system.
5. Degrade the whole performance of the system.
6. Obtain your sensitive or commercial information and disable authentic security protection tools.
How to Manually Remove BetterBrain from Your PC?
Step 1: Stop process of BetterBrain.
Launch the Task Manager by pressing keys CTRL + Shift + ESC.
Click the Processes tab, and look for any process related to the adware.
Right click on it and click “End Process” to kill the process.
Step 2: Remove all related programs.
For Windows XP:
Click Start menu and select Control Panel.
Locate and click on Add or Remove Programs.
Find any adware related programs, click Remove.
For Windows 7:
Click Start menu and choose Control Panel.
Locate and click on Uninstall a program.
Find any suspicious programs and click Uninstall.
For Windows 8:
Open the Menu and click Search.
Click Apps and then click Control Panel.
Locate and click Uninstall a program.
Find any programs related to BetterBrain, select them and click Uninstall.
Step 3: Delete all associated files.
%Document and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random]
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\random.exe
Step 4: Delete all related registry keys and values.
Open the registry editor by follow the steps: press Windows key + R key; type “regedit”; click OK.
Look for the related registry keys and values and delete them.
Step 4: Remove BetterBrain from the browser.
Click the menu icon and navigate to Tools >Extensions
Search for related extensions and remove them by clicking on the trashcan icon.
Click Tools and select Add-ons (or press Ctrl+ Shift+ A).
Under “Plugins” and “Extensions”, search for the related add-ons, and disable and remove them.
Click Tools and choose Manage add-ons.
Under “Toolbars and Extensions”, search for the related add-ons and disable them.