Click on screenshot to zoom
Danger level 6
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Annoying Pop-up's


MicroChallenger is another adware program that holds no valuable features whatsoever; thus, its removal is naturally advised. Our reports show that quite a few users have their operating system infected with this adware program. In most cases, users get their PC infected with this ad-supported program because it might be advertised as a great tool that should improve your online experience in one way or another. Make sure to stay away from this ad-supported program since, in reality, it does not hold any valuable features. All that this adware application is capable is causing major disruptions while you are browsing the web. If you wish to regain the standard functionality of your web browser, make sure to conduct a complete removal of MicroChallenger as soon as possible. To achieve this task make sure to use the detailed removal guide that we provide below.

MicroChallenger does not differ all that much from other adware programs of today. As soon as this adware application enters your PC it will implement a malicious browser extension to major browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer. Such broad compatibility of this hijacker means that no user can feel entirely safe. The malicious browser extension will be used to provide you with all that unwanted third-party web content by contacting numerous adware servers. All the annoying web content is usually presented to you as third-party commercial ads and annoying pop-ups. Such invasive activity will make your online experience an annoying and frustrating one to say the least. At times, your web browser could be flooded with ads and pop-ups so much that you could be forced to fight through them just to be able to navigate through the web. What is even more annoying is that ads and pop-ups are presented to you in an entirely random way. It is important to note that removing the malicious browser extension will not stop the invasive activity. To terminate all the ads and pop-ups, you need to remove MicroChallenger as a whole.

If you are and security conscious user, make sure to take a few preventative steps to improve your virtual security. First of all avoid all third-party download websites since they are infamous for providing software bundles. Installers that are filled with numerous programs are often used to spread suspicious software. We highly advise you to download your programs from official vendor’s websites only. Additionally we recommend learning about the program that you wish to run on your PC before even downloading it since misleading advertising is often used to trick unsuspecting Internet users. Lastly, but most importantly make sure to implement a professional antimalware tool that will provide overall system security at all times.

The removal of MicroChallenger is a two-step procedure, meaning that first you will need to remove the malicious browser extension and then you will need to remove the adware program via Control Panel. It is important not to skip any steps as just a single mistake could mean that MicroChallenger has not been removed entirely. To be sure that every single bit of this adware has been deleted, scan you PC with a reliable antimalware tool.

How to remove MicroChallenger from your web browser

Google Chrome

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Tools and then click Extensions.
  3. Click the recycle bin icon placed next to the undesirable add-on and select Remove.

Internet Explorer

  1. Open your web browser.
  2. Simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  3. Select Manage Add-ons and move to Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Remove the undesirable plugin and click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch the browser and then simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. From the menu on the left select Extensions.
  3. Remove the undesirable plugin.

How to remove MicroChallenger from your operating system

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click the Windows button and select Control Panel.
  2. Click the Uninstall a program option.
  3. Select MicroChallenger and click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start and then select Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Uninstall the unwanted application.

Windows 8

  1. Move the mouse pointer to the lower-left corner of the screen.
  2. Right-click.
  3. Select Control Panel.
  4. Click Uninstall a program.
  5. Right-click MicroChallenger.
  6. Select the Uninstall option.
Download Spyware Removal Tool to Remove* MicroChallenger
  • Quick & tested solution for MicroChallenger removal.
  • 100% Free Scan for Windows

Post comment — WE NEED YOUR OPINION!

Please enter security code:
This is a captcha-picture. It is used to prevent mass-access by robots.