Browser Guardian is software that claims to be able to help you avoid deceptive websites and thus lower the possibility to infect the system with malicious software. Even though this program works as promised, security experts of 411-spyware.com still classify it as a potentially unwanted application, which is why you should be very careful. The program itself is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers; however, it is not very likely that you will be able to download it from its official website browserguardian.com because the application is usually distributed with a help of other software. If you have not downloaded and installed this software yourself, you should better not keep it on the system. Luckily, it is rather easy delete Browser Guardian from the system.
If you have already noticed Browser Guardian on your system, you should definitely check whether advertising-supported applications are not residing on your system. It has been found out that Browser Guardian usually travels bundled with different kinds of adware, for instance, Savings Season, Savings Wave, Coupon Champion, Bee Coupons, and the like and you will not be able to select whether to install this program or not because it will be installed silently together with advertising-supported applications. If you do not want to keep software that enters the system without your permission, you should know that you can get rid of Browser Guardian whenever you want to.
Advertising-supported applications enter the system rather secretly in most cases. Thus, if you have not downloaded and installed any of the suspicious programs recently, it is very likely that the undesirable program has slithered into your system without your consent. In order to avoid similar programs in the future, you should always download software from reliable sources and install these applications with care. It just simply means that you should better select Custom/Advanced installation option and never skip the installation steps. In addition, it is also advisable to find out whether the program can be trusted prior the installation.
Even though Browser Guardian is not very malicious itself, you should better delete it from the system because it is closely associated with adware and might act in an unwanted way. Luckily, it is not a difficult process at all because this program can be removed via Control Panel. As it is classified as a potentially unwanted application, you will be able to get rid of Browser Guardian automatically as well. Just make sure that your security tool is reliable.
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