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Danger level 6
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Annoying Pop-up's

BringStar

BringStar is an extension which promises to provide you with the best results. What does this mean? The application has been created to record your virtual activity and use it to provide you with the supposedly beneficial money-saving deals and other useful offers. Even though this promotion may be enough to engage computer users, the download link presented at bringstar.net is inactive. As you may have realized already, this does not stop the distribution of the plugin. Have you discovered the add-on running on your Chrome, IE or Firefox browsers, and now you wish to delete it? Continue reading to learn how to remove BringStar.

Legitimate computer applications are usually offered through the official download pages; however, in some cases they could be presented by third party software distributors. Even if the offered applications are authentic, you still need to beware of potentially undesirable programs which may be bundled together. If you suspect that BringStar has been packaged with the recently installed software as well, we strongly recommend that you scan the operating system. What is the purpose of this? If you did not know about the installation of the extension, other, more unreliable programs could be running on the computer without your notice as well.

Our spyware researchers have analyzed plenty of suspicious browser add-ons which cannot be acquired from their official download pages, including AdvanceMark, BlindBar, and SizlSearch. Even the interfaces and the layouts of their download pages are extremely similar, which is why it is believed that these programs have been designed by the same people or have been created using the same platform. All in all, it is clear that the main purpose of these programs is to expose you to online advertising. Note that different pop-ups, offers and sponsored search results are presented by third parties whose intentions are unknown and should not be trusted.

There are two ways to delete BringStar from the affected browsers. You can either follow the manual removal guides or you can install automatic malware detection and removal software. Needless to say, the latter option is much more beneficial. As soon as you install a reliable security application, it will delete the detected PUPs (potentially undesirable programs), adware and even malicious programs, and you will not need to worry about the reappearing advertisements again. Note that if you choose to remove BringStar manually, you should make sure that all adware related files are deleted from the PC as well.

Remove the unreliable extension

Remove from Windows XP:

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Now double-click Add or Remove Programs to find the installed applications.
  3. Locate the undesirable program, click it and select Remove.

Remove from Windows Vista & Windows 7:

  1. Open the Start menu from the Task Bar and select Control Panel.
  2. Now select Uninstall a program and right-click the undesirable application.
  3. Select Uninstall to delete the application from the system.

Remove from Windows 8:

  1. Right-click on the Metro UI start screen and select All apps.
  2. Open the Control Panel and select Uninstall a program.
  3. Find the undesirable application, right-click and click Uninstall to delete it.
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How to manually remove BringStar

Files associated with BringStar infection:

wStLibG64.sys
updateBringStar.exe

BringStar processes to kill:

updateBringStar.exe
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