Safe Browsing

What is Safe Browsing?

Internet browsing will not be so safe with Safe Browsing around, so we recommend that you remove it, because it has been classified as an adware-type program that shows commercial advertisements. They are supplied by unreliable entities that are capable of promoting malicious software that can lay waste to your computer. So, let us be clear about one thing, Safe Browsing will not enhance your browsing performance, make surfing the Internet more secure, or protect you from phishing attacks. This application belongs in the recycling bin, and we will show you how to put it there after we discuss the infection in greater detail.test 100% FREE spyware scan and
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What does Safe Browsing do?

Apart from displaying unreliable commercial advertisements, the program does not do anything at all. Its supposed functions are blatant lies that are used to trick you into installing this program. To our knowledge, the program has been created for Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox. Safe Browsing will show pop-ups on your browsing window primarily on online shopping websites. Most of the ads are related with consumer products. You will be surprised to see how well the application knows what ads to show you, because it collects information about the websites that you visit. So if you are looking to buy a new mobile phone, then it is likely that the application will show you ads that feature mobile phones.

The application also keeps tabs on your searches that you perform on various search engines, such as Google, Bing or Yahoo. The application makes use of browser cookies to collect personal and non-personal information. Non-personal information includes the aforementioned browsing history, search history, geographical location, IP addresses, browser types, operating system, default search providers, browser language, operating system language, and other information. As far as personal information goes, Safe Browsing may retain personal information that you provide to the third parties that are associated with the application’s developers. Your full name, email, mobile phone, and other information may end up in the hands of unreliable people, so you should not use this application, and remove it as quickly as possible.

Where does Safe Browsing come from?

Allegedly, the program has been created by Safe Browsing 1 Ltd. The company has no website of its own, and the lack of information regarding the developer makes their product that much suspicious. However, the infection does have a website, called It features a nice, green download button. You can click the download button a thousand times and the result will be the same – nothing will happen. The website has been set up for promotional purposes only, and it has a Eula and a Privacy policy subpage that you can visit if you want to learn more. Safe Browsing is known to be bundled with other software that is put up for download on software sharing websites. But after reading this article, now you know that this program is malicious, and, as promised, we will show you how you can remove it.

How do I remove Safe Browsing?

Even though this application is a browser extension and can be found in browser extensions list, you do not have to remove it from the browser. You need to go to the Control Panel, find it amongst all other programs and do it from there. You can also try using an anti-malware scanner that will delete Safe Browsing if you do not want to do it manually. So, follow our instructions or get yourself a reliable application that can take care of it for you.

Remove Safe Browsing manually

Windows 8 & 8.1

  1. Open the Charm bar.
  2. Click Search, type Uninstall program and open it.
  3. Find Safe Browsing and right-click on it.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows 7 & Vista

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel and go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Find Safe Browsing and right-click on it.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start, go to the Control Panel.
  2. Open Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Find Safe Browsing and click Remove.
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