About this infection

FF Protect AntiVir is a suspicious browser plug-in that users unknowingly set up. You can get infected during freeware installation, and once it’s inside your operating system, it will adjoin itself to your browser and alter its’ settings. Expect to get rerouted to strange pages and do not be surprised if you notice more adverts than usual. This allows it to make income so it’s only using you but not providing anything in return. While it is not a direct system threat, it is not harmless. You could be led to infected pages, and and this could lead to a malicious software contamination malware infection if you were rerouted to a infected portal. You really ought to eliminate FF Protect AntiVir so that you don’t put your PC in danger.

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Dubious extension distribution methods

These types of plug-ins are distributed via free applications. Setup is also not impossible via browser stores or official pages so you may have willingly installed it. But most often, they come as optional items that install automatically alongside, unless you do not authorize them. And you selecting to use Default settings when installing freeware basically provides them the required authorization for setup. Those settings fail to inform you if something is attached to freeware, so you should use Advanced (Custom) settings instead. If something undesirable is attached to freeware, just unmark the added items and that will block them from setting up. If you are careless, you might end up exposing your system to possible infections, so take that into account. We advise you to abolish FF Protect AntiVir, as you possibly didn’t even mean to install it.

Why you ought to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir

authorizing the add-on to stay isn’t encouraged as it could cause unpleasant consequences. The main reason behind their existence is to make portal owners income by redirecting you. You will find that as soon as the add-on is allowed to set up, it will change your browser’s settings and set some weird portal to load instead of your normal home website. After that every time your browser is opened no matter if it is (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, you would be taken to that website. And changes will be undoable unless you firstly delete FF Protect AntiVir. Also, do not be surprised if you run into some unknown toolbars and more ads than usual. You will normally see these questionable plug-ins in Google Chrome but that is not always the case. We don’t encourage using the plug-in since it could expose you to content that’s not quite secure. While these kinds of plug-ins are not malicious themselves, some might be capable of bringing about more severe threats. We encourage you to erase FF Protect AntiVir so as to evade more trouble.

FF Protect AntiVir elimination

There are two likely methods to abolish FF Protect AntiVir, by hand and automatic, and you need to pick the one that fits your computer abilities. It would be easiest to get some anti-spyware software and have it take care of FF Protect AntiVir removal. If you want to erase FF Protect AntiVir yourself, guidelines can be located below.

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Learn how to remove FF Protect AntiVir from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall FF Protect AntiVir

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove FF Protect AntiVir from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete FF Protect AntiVir from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove FF Protect AntiVir from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir

Step 5. Remove FF Protect AntiVir from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir

Step 6. Remove FF Protect AntiVir from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for FF Protect AntiVir removal.

  1. Click the button below to download WiperSoft Antimalware:
  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove FF Protect AntiVir and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results How to uninstall FF Protect AntiVir