Remove Uroburos from Internet Explorer

Displayed publisher: Uroburos
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Uroburos
Program executable: Uroburos.exe
Path: C:\Program Files\Uroburos\Uroburos.exe
Addition Files (Malware Detected)
(Malware detected) Uroburos.dll
Adware.Win32.Uroburos.AA by Cyren
Variant of Win64/AdWare.Uroburos.B by securolytics
Adware:Win32/WhenU by URLQuery
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Uroburos appears as a helpful program for the users that supposedly provide some useful feature without any cost. But it doesn’t matter how legitimate it appear, it has been reported by many user’s for causing issue and marked as adware by cyber security researchers. Before you know detailed information about Uroburos, take a close look at its appearances :

Is Uroburos Helpful For PC?

Uroburos seems as a useful and helpful for the users PC. Judged on its helpful promises and appearances, most of the System users easily used it, if you are one of them then you must know that believing on such an extension is one of the worst decision of your life forever. Actually, this type of extension is a type of potentially unwanted program designed and created by the cyber hackers with wrong intention.

Behavior Of Uroburos

Being a nasty and dubious potentially unwanted program, Uroburos is very harmful for Windows machine. It is mainly programmed to take control of users new tab and display ads or pop-up whenever they go online to generate profit. Rather than delivering any helpful features, it is known for do lots of malicious actions including :

  • Read and alters your all data on pages that you visit.
  • Read and modify your bookmarks and browsing history.
  • Manages your extensions, themes and applications.
  • Take full control of your browser and System.
  • Slows down System working speed.
  • Makes PC vulnerable by exploiting vulnerabilities etc.

Ways Through Which Uroburos Compromise Windows PC

Uroburos is actually a browser based application that can be easily found on its official site. It can be installed from its official domain but most of the cases it proliferates inside the Windows machine silently via so-called deceptive bundling method. This method includes various additional packages that automatically get installed inside the PC without asking for users approval. Therefore System users are highly advised to be cautious while downloading any cost-free packages. Users must read software license, EULA, terms & conditions and must opt Advanced/Custom option instead of Typical/Default one. Through these way you can easily protect your PC against Uroburos.

Step:1 Remove Uroburos or any Suspicious Program from Control Panel resulting in Pop-ups

  • Click on Start and in Menu, Select Control Panel.


  • In Control Panel, Search for Uroburos or any suspicious program


  • Once found, Click to Uninstall Uroburos or related program from list of Programs

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  • However, if you are not sure do not Uninstall it as this will remove it permanently from the system.

Step:2 How to Reset Google Chrome to Remove Uroburos

  • Open Google Chrome browser on your PC
  • On the top right corner of the browser you will see 3 stripes option, click on it.
  • After that click on Settings from the list of menus available on chrome’s panel.

  • At the end of the page, a button is available with option to “Reset settings”.

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  • Click on the button and get rid of Uroburos from your Google Chrome.

Reset Chrome 2

How to Reset Mozilla Firefox to Uninstall Uroburos

  • Open Mozilla Firefox web browser and click on the options icon with 3 stripes sign and also click on help option with (?) mark.
  • Now click on “Troubleshooting Information” from the given list.


  • Within the upper right corner of the next window you can find “Refresh Firefox” button, click on it.


  • To reset your Mozilla Firefox browser simply click on “Refresh Firefox” button again, after which all unwanted changes made by Uroburos will be removed automatically.

Steps to Reset Internet Explorer to Get Rid of Uroburos

  • You need to close all Internet Explorer windows which are currently working or open.
  • Now open Internet Explorer again and click on Tools button, with wrench icon.
  • Go to the menu and click on Internet Options.


  • A dialogue box will appear, then click on Advanced tab on it.
  • Saying Reset Internet Explorer Settings, click on Reset again.

  • When IE applied the default settings then, click on Close. And then click OK.

Restart the PC is a must for taking effect on all the changes you have made.

Step:3 How to Protect your PC from Uroburos in Near Future

Steps to Turn On Safe Browsing Features

Internet Explorer: Activate SmartScreen Filter against Uroburos

  • This can be done on IE Versions 8 and 9. It mailnly helps in detecting Uroburos while browsing
  • Launch IE
  • Choose Tools in IE 9. If you are using IE 8, Find Safety option in Menu
  • Now Select SmartScreen Filter and opt for Turn on SmartScreen Filter
  • Once done, Restart IE



How to Enable Phishing and Uroburos Protection on Google Chrome

  • Click on Google Chrome browser
  • Select Customize and Control Google Chrome (3-Bar Icon)
  • Now Choose Settings from the option
  • In the Settings Option, Click on Show advanced Settings which can be found at the bottom of the Setup
  • Select Privacy Section and click on Enable Phishing and Malware Protection
  • Now Restart Chrome, this will keep your browser safe from Uroburos


How to Block Uroburos Attack and Web Forgeries

  • Click to Load Mozilla Firefox
  • Press on Tools on Top Menu and Select options
  • Choose Security and enable check mark on following
  • warn me when some site installs add-ons
  • Block reported Web forgeries
  • Block reported attack Sites


If still Uroburos exists on your system, Scan your PC to detect and Get Rid of it

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