Browse for the Cause Removal Guide

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Browse for the Cause is an application that happens to claim it donates your purchase proceedings to charities, but it comes bundled with a toolbar and changes your browser’s home page to search.snap.do if you install the Express version of Browse for the Cause app. It mimics the name of Browse for a Cause add-on that is a legitimate product for Firefox. This application has adware and browser helper object features due to the way it behaves when it gets installed on your PC.

Browse for the Cause app is available at browseforthecause.com, although keeping in mind that it comes with a list of search engines and toolbars, it is very likely that you can download it bundled with freeware from third party websites as well. Either way, Browse for the Cause informs you about the oncoming installation – you can choose between Express Install and Custom Install. Express Install is “recommended” and naturally, a lot of users do end up install the full version of this app, because it is faster that way, and one can go through the process automatically. However, after the Express Install, your search engine and home page is changed to search.snap.do, and you also install Internet Turbo Toolbar that is related to snap.do onto your browser.

What is more, you need to enter your email for Browse for the Cause to work fully. The app affects Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer, but there seems to be no effect on Google Chrome. Users should not mix up between Browse for A Cause and Browse for The Cause, because the latter one is a shady application that tampers with your browser. It is not a computer infection, but search.snap.do does display various commercial advertisements, you would better be off without.

Thus, it is in your best interest to remove Browse for the Cause from your PC. This way you would avoid getting infected with malware or prevent a leak of personal information. Follow the instructions below how to restore your default browser settings.

Remove Browse for the Cause from your PC

Delete from Windows 8

  1. Right-click metro Start screen.
  2. Click Control Panel and go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Remove Browse for the Cause and Internet Turbo from the list.

Delete from Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start Menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a Program.
  3. Remove Browse for the Cause and Internet Turbo.

Delete from Windows XP

  1. Open Start Menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Uninstall Browse for the Cause and Internet Turbo.

Restore default browser settings

For Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and click Manage add-ons.
  2. Click Search Providers on the left.
  3. Disable and remove Web Search. Set a new default search engine.
  4. Press Alt+X again and click Internet Options.
  5. Under General tab remove search.snap.do from Home page section.
  6. Enter a new home page address and click OK to save changes.

For Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the search engine icon on the left of the search bar (top right window corner).
  2. Click Manage search engines.
  3. Remove Web Search from the list.
  4. Set a new default search engine and click OK.
  5. Click Firefox button and go to Options.
  6. Under General tab, remove search.snap.do from home page section.
  7. Enter a new default home page address and click OK.

When you are done with manual removal, perform a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner to make sure that your system is not infected with malware. Do all it takes to protect the PC from malicious threats.

Download Remover for Browse for the Cause *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

Browse for the Cause Screenshots:

Browse for the Cause

Browse for the Cause technical info for manual removal:

Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
1BrowseForTheCause.exe10395560 bytesMD5: dbe03ca5d7b34e8f3d46a8d9741f4ced

Memory Processes Created:

# Process Name Process Filename Main module size
1BrowseForTheCause.exeBrowseForTheCause.exe10395560 bytes

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