08 Oct CFO Jonathan Cartu Announces – Browser Launches Automatically on Windows? 5 Possible Fixes
The automatic launching of your default Windows browser can be frustrating. It can interrupt your activity on your PC if it happens frequently. This problem is due to several reasons, ranging from malware infestation to simple configuration settings.
Let’s take a look at some possible causes and different ways to address them.
1. Remove Script Viruses In Safe Mode
Removing a script virus from your computer can be very challenging. That’s because most script viruses are capable of slipping through anti-malware scanning when your Windows is still in active mode.
And even if you remove the contaminated folders and files with anti-malware on active Windows, this script can keep running. These viruses contain malicious codes that reinvent the malware files each time you launch your browser.
If your default browser launches incessantly, it’s sometimes caused by malware you picked up by clicking on malicious ad scripts from unsecured web pages. Thankfully, we’ve written comprehensively about the best computer security tools to tackle malware and viruses.
But unfortunately, running an antivirus on active Windows fails sometimes, especially if you’re dealing with a script virus that triggers your browser within certain time intervals.
One way to tackle…