Remove "Trovi Seach Protect" Browser Adware

The ByteFence Anti-Malware research team has determined that Trovi Seach Protect is a browser hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This one also displays advertisements.
The hijacker automatically saves the webpages visited and makes them available from any computer or browses and reports you search results to its ad network for tracking. It is also important to note that the Trovi Seach Protect monitors your social activities because most likely you have unknowingly connected to Trovi Seach Protect using Facebook. As a result, the search engine delivers personalized content based on your habits and preferences not only on other websites but Facebook, too. The content provided by this search engine gradually becomes more relevant over a certain period of time as it learns about your preferences from your browsing behavior. The use of the browser add-on may also lead to some unexpected changes on your browsers. The add-on is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, and the home page of these browsers can be changes to Trovi Seach Protect.

This browser hijacker typically comes into your computer by being bundled with free software or software distributed through a download portal. It can be bundled with anything such as media players, PDF creators or any similar programs. Usually, you can see what programs are bundled during the installation process as they quickly show you the program and make you opt-out of uninstalling it. But don't feel bad, most people never see this. Nevertheless, we strongly suggests you to download programs only from reliable websites and publishers. Delete Trovi Seach Protect and try to be careful from now on. Downloading free games and applications online may expose you to the risk of installing unwanted software at the same time. When searching for an application you want to install, we advise to visit the application vendor’s official website where you can be sure you are downloading the latest version of a product without having to negotiate a seemingly endless stream of unsolicited offers for products.

How to Remove Trovi Seach Protect

ByteFence Anti-Malware is a free removal program designed to remove Trovi Seach Protect as well as other malware and adware on your computer. ByteFence scan and removal is 100% free. Please follow the steps below to allow ByteFence to automatically find and remove any traces of malware.

Step 1. Download ByteFence Anti-Malware from the link below. Save the file named bytefence-installer.exe to your Desktop so that we can easily access the file.

Download ByteFence AntiMalware

Step 2. After downloading, navigate to the file bytefence-installer.exe and double-click it. This will start the installation procedure. User Account Control will prompt if you want to run the program, click Yes to continue.

ByteFence Anti-Malaware install icon

Step 3. On initial launch of the ByteFence program, it will display a welcome screen as shown in the image below. Click Next to start the installation procedure.

ByteFence Anti-Malaware installer setup welcome screen

Step 4. Next, you need to accept the license agreement before ByteFence Anti-Malware can be installed onto the computer. Choose ‘I accept the terms in the license agreement’. Then, click Next button.

ByteFence Anti-Malaware installer license screen

Step 5. On the next prompts, please click appropriate button to proceed. At the end of the installation process, it will display ByteFence Anti-Malware Setup Completed. Just leave the Launch ByteFence checked and, click Finish.

ByteFence Anti-Malaware install er setup complete

Step 6. Once launched, ByteFence will begin scanning your computer for Trovi Seach Protect along with other malware, worms, Trojans, spyware, adware and potentially unwanted software. The initial scan will take about 5 to 10 minutes depending on the size of your computer. During this scan process you can close or minimize the window. Once the scan has completed it will notify you.

ByteFence Anti-Malaware scanning for Trovi Seach Protect

Step 7. After the scan completes you will be presented with a a number of detected malware if your computer turns out to be infected with Trovi Seach Protect along with other risks. You can scroll through the list of all risks detected and check all risks that you would like ByteFence to automatically remove from your computer. (Please not the screen below will be dependent of what risks are found on your computer.)

ByteFence Anti-Malaware detection of Trovi Seach Protect

Step 8. In the bottom right hand corner of the window click the Removed Checked button to begin the removal process. This should take only a few moments.

ByteFence Anti-Malaware removing Trovi Seach Protect

Step 9. Once complete your computer will be risk free and Trovi Seach Protect should be completely removed. if you have run a quick scan you might want to run a full scan afterwards to make sure any left-over items are removed as well (although items are no longer active you might want to remove them too).

Step 10. Just keep ByteFence installed and its real-time protection and schedule scans will keep your computer safe from now on.

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