Uninstall PrivacyProtection : Tips For Removing PrivacyProtection

Everything You Need To Know About PrivacyProtection

PrivacyProtection claims to be a great application in order to secure your system. According to the official website of this program, it provides the facility for 'advanced privacy protection, ability to delete junk files, personalized anonymity preferences, clean traces of more than 100 third party tools, and clean Internet browsing history'. However, this software is less beneficial than it seems to be. It can significantly diminish the web browsing experience of the infected system users instead of improving it. It is so because this application is considered as an adware which is also known as a potentially undesired program. Therefore, the security researchers at RMV do not recommend installing PrivacyProtection unreliable tool onto your PC, because it rarely provides any kind of security related services. Please read the following para if you really want to find out what is the main objective of this unwanted software.


What possible dangers can PrivacyProtection cause?

Generally, this toolbar works as an ad-supported application which is used by the cyber crooks in order to get benefited through advertising revenue. The software states that it is a reputable program that can help you protect your system's security. But in reality, PrivacyProtection can make your machine more vulnerable to some potential cyber-threats. It is so because the program can track your information related to online browsing activities. However, it is known that such type of apps can capture data about your browsing sessions which includes the data like which sites do you visit most, what do you look for over the Internet and so on. Such type of informations can also include some relevant details about you, so we do not recommend to share such vital data with this ad-supported tool and other unfamiliar third party sources.

Besides, PrivacyProtection can also deliver plenty of unwanted advertisements that may show up as pop-ups, banners and in-text links. These adverts may display the content that may look really attractive at the first glance. However, you should remember that these ads are generated based on the data collected from your online browsing sessions. In case, if you have noticed such advertisements onto your system screen, then it is important for you to immediately scan your machine with the help of reliable and credible anti-spyware scanner in order to remove PrivacyProtection and other possible threats invaded by this adware onto your computer as soon as possible. For that, we recommend using the tool tested by the security researchers and provided below in this article.

Click to Free Scan for PrivacyProtection on PC



How to Uninstall PrivacyProtection from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from PrivacyProtection

(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)

Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives

Step:3 Uninstall PrivacyProtection from Control Panel

  • Press Start Key + R together and Type appwiz.cpl
  • appwiz

  • Now Press on OK
  • This will Open the Control Panel. Now look for PrivacyProtection or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall PrivacyProtection ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove PrivacyProtection from Startup Items

  • To Go to Startup Area, Click on Start Key + R
  • Type msconfig in the search area and click on Enter. A window will pop-out
  • Misconfig 1



  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious PrivacyProtection entries or that are from Unknown Manufacturers
  • (This is an important step and users are advised to monitor all items carefully over here before proceeding further.)
  • Step:5 How to Remove PrivacyProtection from Localhost Files

  • Click on Start Key + R in Combination. Copy and Paste to Open hosts File
  • notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
  • Soon, you will get a list of suspicious IP’s in the bottom of the screen
  • hosts_opt-1

  • this is quite helpful in knowing if your browser has been hacked
  • Steps 6: How to Remove PrivacyProtection and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove PrivacyProtection from IE

    Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
    IE Extension 1

    In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the PrivacyProtection extensions which is to be deleted

    IE toolbar and extensions

  • Now Click on Remove or Disable Option.
  • Press Tool button and Select Internet Option
  • Internet-options

  • This will lead you to the Tab, now Select Privacy Tab, Turn on Pop-up blocker by clicking on it.
  • IE-block-pop-ups


    How to Uninstall PrivacyProtection from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select PrivacyProtection related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove PrivacyProtection
  • chrome-extensions 2

  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
  • Chrome-not-allow-pop-ups

    How to Block PrivacyProtection on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select PrivacyProtection or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to PrivacyProtection.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete PrivacyProtection permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of PrivacyProtection on Edge on Win 10

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
  • Edge-1
  • Now Select and Click on Settings In Menu under “More Actions”
  • Edge-2

  • Under Settings, screen click on View Advanced Settings button
  • Edge-3

  • In Advanced Settings, turn on Block pop-ups by toggling button to ON
  • Edge4


    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking PrivacyProtection. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


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