Better History Extension (Redirects and Ads “Virus”) – How to Remove It

This article is created to help you by showing you how to remove the Better History browser extension from your web browser and secure your computer against this potentially unwanted application from your computer.

A new program which was reported to be causing web browser redirects and different advertisements on the computers it has been installed on has been detected and reported on user forums and online threat centers. The program’s primary purpose is to pretend to improve your web browsing experience, however in reality it does more harm than good, redirecting you to unsafe websites, via the domain, which we have detected to be associated with a massive wave of browser redirects for the past few days.

Threat Summary

NameBetter History
TypePotentially Unwanted Application
Short DescriptionAn ad-supported browser extension whose primary purpose is to display different advertisements and cause browser redirects to– related domains.
SymptomsBetter History browser extension added on your web browser. Online advertisements, slow computer performance and browser redirections.
Distribution MethodBundled downloads. Web pages which may advertise it.
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How Did I Start Seeing Redirects Caused By Better History

According to user reports, Better History was originally designed to help improve your searching process when you are trying to review your web browser history to see a web page you have visited a while ago. This was until adware authors purchased the legitimate applications, according to latest rumors and started using it’s large database of over 200 thousand users to spread advertisements and redirects that lead to deceptive sites. The app is originally installed from it’s main web page which advertises it and (Read more...)

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