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How to Remove PowerfulBrowse Ads and Deals? (Adware Removal Guide)

Have the pop-up ads from PowerfulBrowse been constantly nagging you as you surf the web? We work out an effective removal method for getting rid of PowerfulBrowse ads and deals. Please follow us and do it.


What is PowerfulBrowse


PowerfulBrowse is adware that injects ads, deals and coupons into your web, especially shopping websites via its browser extension—PowerfulBrowse. That is, PowerfulBrowse adware is also a browser add-on/extension.

PowerfulBrowse claims it is making web browsing more enjoyable by enriching the users’ web browsing experience with additional supplemental content, offers and deals related to their internet web browsing activity. However, it does more than that.



First, how do Ads by PowerfulBrowse come to your web? People start to regard PowerfulBrowse as virus since it appears that they don’t know where it is from. Actually, this adware is mainly bundled with the free downloads from the internet to install onto your PC without knowledge and permission. But it is possible that you downloaded it from its official website.

Then, you have to suffer from its pop-up ads, deals and coupons constantly whenever browsing the web as soon as it hijacks your browser including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. These ads are filled with various links or offer you better price of similar products, and you will be redirect to another unknown websites after clicking them.

What you don’t know is that PowerfulBrowse will gather your browsing data for generating more ads that are based on your preferences. Thus, it can boost traffic and gain more revenue.

PowerfulBrowse is technically not a virus but belongs to potentially unwanted program that annoys users quite a lot. We hope you can take tips of “To be safe online” to avoid being infected with PowerfulBrowse ads again in the future.



How to Remove PowerfulBrowse Ads and Deals?


Five steps for removal of PowerfulBrowse ads and deals



Uninstall PowerfulBrowse and other PUP from computer


Because PowerfulBrowse may install on PC along with other PUP, so please locate PowerfulBrowse and other PUP such as Jump Flip, Snap do, Connect Toolbar, Mobogenie, etc and any other unknown and suspicious program from control panel to ensure your PC is free from any negative program.


For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for PowerfulBrowse, and any dubious program, select them and click Uninstall/Change.


For Windows 8: Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for PowerfulBrowse, and any dubious program, select them and click Uninstall/Change.




Alternative uninstall method

(use free tool Anvi Uninstaller offered by system optimizer Cloud System Booster)

Install and start Could System Booster(link:→Click on “ToolBox” right under the homepage→download and run Anvi Uninstaller→select PowerfulBrowse and remove any suspicious programs(skip the first step “Creat System Restore Point“).

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You can directly clean up leftovers caused by PowerfulBrowse and these dubious PUP after uninstall them if you use the Pro Version.


Remove PUP.XXX(PUP.PowerfulBrowse) and other virus infections hidden in your PC


PUP.XXX including PUP.PowerfulBrowse refers to malicious files of potentially unwanted programs like PowerfulBrowse remaining in your PC which can’t be removed from control panel. As PowerfulBrowse advertisements and deals are suspicious of misleading you to malicious websites contain virus infections, you need use antivirus software to scan and remove all of virus infections.

Please install Anvi Smart Defender(download:,Purchase: firstly. And then run it for a quick or full scan

main menu of Anvi Smart Defender

Anvi Smart Defender quick scan



Eliminate PowerfulBrowse browser extension from all of browsers


Because PowerfulBrowse extension will not be get rid of along with the removal of this unwanted program and other viruses, you must remove them to get rid of coupons from PowerfulBrowse and keep the security of your personal information.

Note: It is normal that PowerfulBrowse has been removed before you try to get rid of them from your browser.

Slim Toolbar (a pro tool contained in PC optimizing software Cloud System Booster that we recommend for you to clean up junk files and optimize computer in step 4) specializes in detecting and removing malicious and negative toolbar, add-on, extension, plugin and browser help object in major browsers.

Removal process demonstration:

1. Purchase the Cloud System Booster: and install it according its navigation.

Run it→click the arrow at the lower right corner→click Slim Toolbar




Remove PowerfulBrowse add-on from your browser like what the similar picture shows below.

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It is also available for you to use another independent and free version of Slim ToolBar to remove PowerfulBrowse plug-ins automatically.

The trial version is free for 15 days:

For long-time usage, please click here purchase the browser extension management software:

Start it and click Manager. Then select PowerfulBrowse add-on on all browsers and remove.

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remove unwanted browser extension with Anvi Slim Toolbar


–Or you can choose to manually remove PowerfulBrowse plug-in from your browser



Click on Tools(IE 8)/gear icon B4JW7WO`5C[EBT{1(CYUCLR( IE 9 and 10 ) at the upper-right corner of the Window, and the click on Manage add-ons.



Then come to Toolbars and Extensions tab. Right click on PowerfulBrowse and then click on Disable.




Go to Firefox KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU, click on Add-ons.



Switch to the Extensions Tab. Click Remove to get rid of PowerfulBrowse.


Go to wrench or 3 bar icon 0$5ZM`7WU4VNDP6(@_WU)I5(next to the address bar), click on Tools and then click on Extensions.



Locate PowerfulBrowse and then remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.


Clean up leftovers of PowerfulBrowse and optimize your PC


The residual junk files, error and invalid registry entries of PowerfulBrowse and other viruses, which are not malicious but slow down your PC speed must be clean up. Because the excess leftovers will crash down your running program easily and do harmful to your PC. Here the system maintenance and optimization tool Cloud System Booster is recommended.

Download link of Cloud System Booster:


2. After you install the program, please open it, click on Quick Clear button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.



3. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clear button there to remove these junk files, invalid registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.



Note: Because some users had their computers been infected with PowerfulBrowse via malicious websites. In order to reduce the chance that the adware gets onto PC again when you visit malicious sites in your browsing history by accident, please follow us to clean up you browser cookies.

Back to Could System Booster Homepage→click Disk Cleaner→scroll over and opt for Internet Explorer Cookies, Firefox Cookies and Google Chrome Cookies→Click Start Clean to remove them.


Except this system cleaning, please clean up junk files and other system junk regularly to keep your PC in a healthy state.


Web guard for pop-ups and malicious websites blocking

To avoid the harassment of various pop-ups, ads, malicious and/or hijacked websites as well as phishing websites, you have to install a legitimate software for 24-hours protection. Here we recommended you a free blocker Anvi AD Blocker to keep you surf safe online.

Download link
Because this free version is only vaild for 15 days, if you want to get a long-time online protection, you have to purchase its pro version in this link

After install the software according to instructrons, please start it and click “ON” button to keep it running. Then close it to allow it works in the background to give you a real-time protection.



Besides, if you decide to block a website forever and allow Anvi AD Blocker to block it automatically for you without a notification, please do this according what the picture shows to achieve it.


That’s it


Deep cleanup for you disk


After a longtime of use, your disk must carry a heavy load. it is necessary to install a repair and clean tool like Anvi Ultimate Defrag to help you fix bug and errors of files in your disk, clean up junk files, rearrange fragmented data in the disk as well as optimize the performance of your disk drives.

Free download:


After install it, please select the disk drive you want to repair and clean and operation you would like to run ( Repair, Clean, Defrag and Optimize ), then click on Start.

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Tips for Being Safe Online


To ensure be safe online in the further, we need to adopt necessary measures to get free from virus infections. Here we offer you some effective prevention tips and these tips are applied to all of browser hijacker, redirect virus, adware, toolbar and PUPs that share the common with distribution.

1. Be attentive to visit websites, especially those unknown and with strange looking.

To avoid the harassment of various pop-ups, ads, malicious and/or hijacked websites as well as phishing websites, you have to install a legitimate software for 24-hours protection. Here we recommended you a free blocker Anvi AD Blocker to keep you surf safe online.

2. Always keep an eye on what you click and download, including music, movies, files, browser plug-ins or add-ons. When you do install software, make sure you’re getting the software from a trusted source.

3. Even if you have to install a necessary software, please always select Custom Installation instead of Recommended Installation and refuse any plugin by opting for Decline or Skip or other means during the process of installing such free software.

4. Keep your antivirus software and other security protect applications up to data.

5. Delete internet browsing history including the history of the websites you have visited and the history of the downloads you’ve performed to prevent you from getting malicious infections again.