PlayBryte - how to remove this browser hijacker?
PlayBryte.com is a website which offers to play flash games. While on the first look this site may seem legitimate there is a down side of using playbrite.com - to play the listed flash games users are forced into downloading a browser add-on called PlayBryte. This browser add-on is a potentially unwanted program which leads to unwanted pop-up and text ads being displayed in various websites. Furthermore this browser add-on may install itself together with some freeware downloaded from the Internet. Computer users should be very careful when installing freeware - many installers offers to download some free flash games (PlayBrite browser add-on will be silently installed) together with the freeware that users are installing on their computers.
Many computer users report that they have installed this browser plug-in without their consent and they feel annoyed by the unwanted ads. Users shouldn't click on the ads that are "powered by play bryte", this many lead to installation of additional unwanted programs or even malware. While Play Bryte is not a computer virus it's adware and users should remove it from their Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox).
Having Play Bryte browser extension installed on one's computer will lead to unwanted banner and in-line ads. This browser plug-in is similar to other adware, for example Rival Gaming or All Games Home. If you feel that this browser add-on was installed on your Internet browsers without your consent you can use the provided removal guide and eliminate this adware from your computer.
Play Bryte removal:
Windows 7 users:
Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for "PlayBryte" select this entry and click Uninstall.
Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for "PlayBryte" select this entry and click Remove.
After uninstalling Play Bryte scan your computer for any left unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended anti-spyware software.
Remove Play Bryte from browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove Play Bryte from Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for PlayBryte BHO and disable this entry.
If you continue having problems with removal of Play Bryte you can reset you Internet Explorer settings to default.
Windows XP users: Click "Start", click "Run", in the opened window type "inetcpl.cpl". In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type "inetcpl.cpl" and click enter. In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Remove Play Bryte from Google Chrome:
Click on a wrench or bars icon (top right of the screen), select "Tools" and click on "Extensions". Locate: "PlayBryte" select this entry and click on a trash can icon.
Remove Play Bryte from Mozilla FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable this add-on: "PlayBryte".
If you continue having problems with removal of Play Bryte you can reset you Mozilla FireFox settings to default.
Open Mozilla FireFox, at the top left corner of the main window click "FireFox", in the opened drop down menu choose Help and then click on Troubleshooting Information, in the opened window click on "Reset FireFox" button.