Chromatic version 39.0.2171.99 is a browser based on the Chromium open source project. Today it is spread actively in the Internet by means of integration of its installers with some other free applications. This browser is not a virus, however, there are reasons why it should be considered as a potentially unwanted program which definitely deserves immediate removal.
Chromatic browser will perform the role of spyware in your computer, since it will permanently track your browsing experience and will collect this data. Later on this information will be transferred to third parties for various illegal purposes. Most often this would have to do with subsequent distribution of different adware and other potentially unwanted utilities. Another purpose of Chromatic is to work as adware or the program designed to facilitate operation of other adware already running in your computer. At present time some of the world’s decent browsers are able to block certain adware programs or their respective extensions. Chromatic is designed to allow such unwanted applications to work in the infected PC without any restrictions. In addition, Chromatic will itself display certain advertisements and cause multiple pop-up windows to come up in it while you surf the web.
Chromatic browser may be traced through the Task Manager application. You will notice a special process called Chromatic (32 bit), also known as chromatic.exe. When you right-click on it you will see the option to open containing folder, which will bring you to the folder where it is stored.
You will also find that Chromatic is mentioned in the list of legally installed applications of your computer. When you go to the Control Panel you will notice it specified there. However, when trying to get rid of it in a regular way you might not be able to do it successfully. This pseudo browser may be protected by some other malicious applications currently running in your system.
It is definitely much better idea to uninstall Chromatic automatically, since this option will allow you to get rid of other infections too. The rest of the guide explains how to make it possible.
Anti-malware tool necessary to eliminate Chromatic automatically.
Detailed automatic removal instructions:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware via the download button (above).
- Install the application and scan your computer with it.
- At the end of scan click “Apply” to remove all infections related to Chromatic and other infections:
- Important! It is also very important that you reset your browsers using GridinSoft Anti-Malware after you get rid of Chromatic. Shut down all your available browsers right now.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Select which particular browsers you would like to be reset and choose the reset options:
- Finally, Click on “Reset” button.
- You will receive the confirmation windows about browser settings reset successfully.
- Reboot your system now.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
Instructions to prevent your system from being contaminated with Chromatic again:
GridinSoft Anti-Malware renders an excellent tool to prevent malicious applications from being started in your computer ahead of time. By default, this feature is disabled after you install GridinSoft Anti-Malware. To enable the Real-Time Protection mode click on the “Protect” button and hit “Start” as demonstrated below:
As soon as this feature is enabled, your PC will be protected against all possible malware targeting your computer and attempting to launch and install itself. You may click on the “Confirm” button to continue blocking this infected file from being started, or you may ignore this warning and launch this file.