Should I remove Protectium?
What percent of users and experts removed it?
75% remove it25% keep it
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.70 days
256.72 days >
Average installed length: 134.89 days
from Pinwid Ltd
What is Protectium?
Protectium (Resoft) is a Chromium based web browser that is designed to deliver advertisements and search modifications via SimilarSites.
About (from Pinwid Ltd)
Protectium provides Users, inter alia, secure web browser. With Protectium you can browse and feel secure more than ever. Without tracking and all those heavy ads you will browse with Protectium much faster. Protectium prevent others from tracking your browsing and search.
- Malware detected in the program
- Displays unwanted advertisements
- The experts agree, you should remove it!
, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Protectium.
|Protectium.exe (af60d9099288b19cd1f668eac484eab0) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:|
||11/20/2014 rev. 5
Displayed publisher: PinWid
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\protectium\navigator
Estimated size: 1.41 MB
Files installed by Protectium
|Program executable:||Protectium.exe (Malware detected)|
How do I remove Protectium?
Quickly and completely remove Protectium from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Protectium from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
- On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
When you find the program Protectium, click it, and then do one of the following:
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
- Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Protectium.
If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
- Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
How do I reset my web browser?
If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Protectium you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Open Internet Explorer and click the Tools button, and then click Internet options.
- Click the Advanced tab, and then click Reset. Select the Delete personal settings check box if you would also like to remove search providers, Accelerators and home pages. When Internet Explorer finishes applying default settings, click Close, and then click OK.
- The changes will take effect the next time you open IE.
- At the top of the Firefox window, click the Firefox button, go over to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.
- To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens. It will close and be reset.
- When it's done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will open.
- Open Chrome and click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
- Select Settings. In the "Search" section, click Manage search engine. Check if (Default) is displayed next to your preferred search engine. If not, mouse over it and click Make default. Mouse over any other suspicious search engine entries that are not familiar and click X to remove them.
- When the "Show Home button" checkbox is selected, a web address appears below it. If you want the Homepage button to open up a different webpage, click Change to enter a link.
- Restart Google Chrome.
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MOST USED OS
Windows 7 (SP1)
AVERAGE INSTALL LIFESPAN
76.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
| United States
| United Kingdom
What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
|SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO.,L...