What is Wifi Protector BI?
Wifi Protector BI is an adware application that functions a a browser add-on. It is known to track user’s online activity and display a lot of annoying pop-up advertisements. Wifi Protector BI is related to potentially unwanted computer optimization tools, and it is often considered a potential computer security threat. You should remove Wifi Protector BI from your computer, if you want to avoid various security-related issues. Scanning your system for other potentially unwanted and dangerous programs would also be a good idea, because such adware applications seldom travel alone.
Where does Wifi Protector BI come from?
There is no official website for Wifi Protector BI. The adware program is published by Speedchecker Limited. The same program publishes PC Speed Up computer optimization tool. This tool comes with an official homepage at pcspeedup.com. It would not be surprising if Wifi Protector BI was part of PC Speed Up’s setup. Nevertheless, there are bound to be more than just one method of distribution.
Wifi Protector BI is created using Crossrider engine, so it is possible that this add-on travels around just like any other Crossrider application, that is – bundled with freeware. There are a lot of third-party websites that distribute freeware apps, and users download them willingly. It is also common for adware apps to hide behind fake pop-ups that offer to install Adobe of Java updates. Whatever you do, you have to make sure that every program you download is safe. Otherwise, you could end up with Wifi Protector BI on your computer.
What does Wifi Protector BI do?
Upon the installation, Wifi Protector BI adds extensions to Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. During our tests, Google Chrome was not affected. Also, during setup the application makes specific changes within Windows Registry and, as a result, it registers itself as a Windows Schedule Task. This makes Wifi Protector BI auto-start each time you turn on your computer.
The main reason this adware add-on is on your computer is money. Wifi Protector BI displays pop-up ads and other types of commercial advertisements in order to generate money for its creators. It tries to redirect you to affiliate websites so that you would increase their traffic count. With increased traffic count, affiliate parties make money via pay-per-click system. Although that is not something extremely illegal, it still poses certain security risks you cannot ignore.
How to remove Wifi Protector BI?
This program comes with an entry on the list of installed programs on Control Panel. It means that you can uninstall Wifi Protector BI manually. However, since this program often comes with other unwanted apps, you need to scan your PC with SpyHunter free scanner to determine your current system status.
Should there be any other unwanted programs on board, invest in a licensed antispyware tool and delete all the potential threats automatically. You have to do all you can to ensure your system is safe.
Manual Wifi Protector BI
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of your screen.
- Click Settings on Charm bar and select Control panel.
- Open Uninstall a program and remove Wifi Protector BI.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and click Control panel.
- Select Uninstall a program and remove Wifi Protector BI.
- Click Start menu button and go to Control Panel.
- Open Add or remove programs and uninstall Wifi Protector BI.
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