What is Browse Pulse

Browse Pulse by Yontoo Technology Inc adware browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and add-on for Internet Explorer. After installing it inserts ads on your browser pages. It adds extra ads in search engine results, creates pop-ups on any website you visit. Ads say “Browse Pulse ads” or “Powered by browse pulse”. Advertising of Browse Pulse is very annoying and slows down your internet surfing. Besides, standard uninstall function does not work properly, as plugin continues reappearing. Read the instructions below to remove Browse Pulse completely.

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How Browse Pulse infected your PC

Browse Pulse is installed along with other free software via “download managers”. During installation, you can be offered to install Browse Pulse (see picture below).
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If you click the “Next” button, it will be installed on your PC. Users usually think that this step is a part of the installation of the initial program. However, it is recommended to decline such offers, as they usually contain adware or low-quality programs.

  1. Download Browse Pulse Removal Tool
  2. Stop Browse Pulse notifications in browsers
  3. Remove/Uninstall Browse Pulse from Control Panel and Applications
  4. Remove Browse Pulse extensions from browsers
  5. Reset browser search and homepage settings
  6. Block Browse Pulse search redirects
  7. How to protect from threats like Browse Pulse

Download Removal Tool for Windows

Download Removal Tool

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To remove Browse Pulse completely, we recommend you to use WiperSoft AntiSpyware from WiperSoft. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Browse Pulse and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

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Download Combo Cleaner

To remove Browse Pulse completely, we recommend you to use Combo Cleaner. It can help you remove files, folders and registry keys of Browse Pulse and uninstall hijackers, toolbars and unwanted add-ons from browsers.

Remove Browse Pulse manually for free

Here is the manual step-by-step tutorial for full Browse Pulse removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of the Browse Pulse installer on operating systems with the latest updates and browser versions.

Remove Browse Pulse from Control Panel or Applications

To start removing Browse Pulse you should uninstall it using Control Panel. It can be present by different names – “Browse Pulse”. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use CleanMyPC to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and Mac.

Remove Browse Pulse from Mac:

  1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications.
  2. Browse Pulse might have an Uninstaller.
  3. Otherwise, drag Browse Pulse from the Applications folder to the Trash (located at the end of the Dock).
  4. Then choose Finder > Empty Trash.

Remove Browse Pulse from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Browse Pulse or other recently installed suspicious program.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove Browse Pulse from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Browse Pulse or other recently installed suspicious program and click Uninstall.

Remove Browse Pulse from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Browse Pulse or other recently installed suspicious program, click Uninstall.

Remove Browse Pulse from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall Browse Pulse from Windows 10

Way one
  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Settings.
  3. Click on the System tile.
  4. Click Apps & features and locate Browse Pulse or other recently installed suspicious program in the list.
  5. Click on it and then click Uninstall button near it.
Way two (classic)
  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Programs and Features.
  3. Locate Browse Pulse or other recently installed suspicious program in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Cannot uninstall Browse Pulse

In some cases, Browse Pulse won’t uninstall and gives you a message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Browse Pulse. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing the Browse Pulse folder and files. This happens because the process or service does not allow you to do it. In this case, I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes AntiMalware or uninstall Browse Pulse in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting press F8 button.
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
  4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
  5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove Browse Pulse or other recently installed suspicious program

>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

and for Mac:

If you can’t uninstall Browse Pulse using instructions above, or it keeps coming back, you can use free AppCleaner for Mac to remove all residual data and libraries of Browse Pulse. Follow instructions below:

  1. Download free AppCleaner.
  2. Drag Browse Pulse from Applications folder to AppCleaner window.
  3. Choose files and folders you want to remove along with Browse Pulse.
  4. Click Delete button.

Remove malicious add-ons from your browsers

Uninstalling Browse Pulse from Control Panel often does not bring the desired effect. It sometimes has browser extension and it may still be active in Safari, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove Browse Pulse related extension from your browsers manually.

Safari:

  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Click Extensions tab.
  3. Find Browse Pulse extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions.
  3. Find Browse Pulse extension.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove them.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose Browse Pulse extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.
  5. Remove all suspicious extensions from the list.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove Browse Pulse from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Browse Pulse, please, do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable or Browse Pulse extension.
  6. Also disable other suspicious extensions from the list.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Browse Pulse does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:

  1. Start Opera browser.
  2. Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
  3. Find Browse Pulse extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Reset browsers settings (homepage, default search)

Browse Pulse installs a search engine that hijacks your browsers. Here is an instruction to reset your browser’s homepage, new tab and search engine to default values.

Reset Safari:

  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Go to the Privacy section of Safari’s preferences.
  3. Click Remove All Website Data button.
  4. In opened window click Remove Now button to remove data stored by websites in Safari.
  5. Go to the Advanced section of Safari’s preferences.
  6. Click the Show Develop menu in menu bar option.
  7. In the menu click Develop and select Empty Caches from this menu.
  8. Again, go to Safari menu and choose Clear History….
  9. Choose to clear all history and click Clear History button.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://settings.
  3. Scroll down and find Show advanced settings link.
  4. Click on it and scroll down to the bottom again.
  5. Click Reset browser settings button and click Reset to confirm.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:support.
  3. Click Reset Firefox… button.
  4. Click Reset Firefox to confirm.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

  1. Start Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu choose Internet options.
  4. Click Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Choose Delete personal settings and click Reset.

Opera Browser:

  1. Close Opera and open command prompt from the start menu.
  2. Type following command del %AppData%\Opera\Opera\operaprefs.ini
  3. Start Opera.

How to block ads and pop-ups from Browse Pulse

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Browse Pulse push notifications, in most cases, are caused by a program installed on your PC or add-on installed in browsers. However, sometimes it can appear on a clean computer when visiting a malicious website, using an advertising script. Also, apps that generate “Browse Pulse” ads and banners are themselves installed from pop-ups. To protect your PC and browsers from phishing websites, pop-up ads, banners, malicious scripts it is recommended to use AdGuard. Download free trial here:

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Final tips

Be careful surfing the internet and downloading software, as programs, like Browse Pulse, may become a real headache as they are hard to remove and break your privacy. To keep safe from such threats we recommend you always use antivirus and one of the anti-malware programs available on the market. One of the best anti-spyware and anti-malware programs is SpyHunter 5. It can protect your PC from threats, like Browse Pulse.

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6 COMMENTS

  1. En PaneldeControl/Desinstalar Programa: no encuentro el programa de browse pulse… encontré una carpeta en C:\Program Files (x86) con el nombre de Browse Pulse, la eliminé pero persiste el problema… Que puedo hacer??.

    Muchas Gracias.

  2. Estou com essa merda no meu pc Tbm, e ainda não consegui tirar, vou baixar um desses programas de remoção para ver se funciona

  3. Já tentei todos os procedimentos mas o browse pulse não sai da navegação já exclui do pc e do navegador mas não da certo. me ajuda

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