How to Remove Baby Setup Virus (Chrome/Edge/Firefox) | Updated

I wrote this article to help you remove Baby Setup. This Baby Setup removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

The Baby Setup ‘virus’ is categorized by IT specialists as adware. It is a malicious software that infects your browser and makes your online experience a living hell. This parasite is known to monitor your online activity and steal your web data such as but not limited to surfing history and habits, as well as search queries. After processing this information, the adware moves on to generate a specific kind of advertisement that the user is most likely to click on. Such ads can be in-text, pop-ups, blinking messages or banners.

Often, such content will promote some sort of exclusive deals and offers, special sales and coupons, discounts, fake update requests, etc. The main goal of adware is to create revenue via the pay-per-click method.

The most common means of adware distribution is by spam email messages, email attachments and executable files, free software bundles, corrupt torrent files, shady links and ads, etc. In order to prevent such a malicious infection, we recommend our readers to avoid opening emails from unknown senders, especially if they contain attachments. More often than not, spam emails turn out to be infected by some type of a virus that seeks access to the computer of the oblivious victim.

Also, users should be cautious when they download software from the internet. It is best to opt for a Custom/Advanced installation process. Only this way you will be able to have full control over what actually gets installed on your computer. If you see any suspicious looking program or application, you can simply deselect it.

In addition to being very intrusive, the Baby Setup adware is also more than capable of compromising your online privacy and security. That’s why it is often called a ‘virus’. In reality, it is not a real virus, because it doesn’t infect your computer system. However, don’t think that this malicious parasite is harmless. It might not be as dangerous as a Trojan Horse, but that doesn’t mean that you should underestimate its abilities.

Behind the ads and pop-ups generated by this malicious pest, can lurk hidden dangers. You may be one click away from a potential virus infection like a Trojan, worm or even ransomware! Adware is not something you should keep on your computer. In order to return to a secure and ad-free browsing experience, you need to remove this malicious parasite from your PC as soon as you notice its presence!

Baby Setup Uninstall

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:

For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
Safe Mode with Networking
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.‌
Windows 8 Safe Mode with Network
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
win10 safemode 1
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
win10 safemode 2

STEP-2Here are the steps you must follow to permanently remove from the browser:

Remove From Mozilla Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
firefox extensions
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.

Remove From Chrome:

Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
chrome extensions

Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
ie gear
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.


Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.

ff shortcut


Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.


Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.


Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.


Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.


Go to the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still cannot remove Baby Setup from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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