How to remove (uninstall) Boxedsearch.com

In this item we'll explain you all necessary information about an adware, called Boxedsearch.com. If Boxedsearch.com isn't installed on your machine – you need to shun of it, and if it already is in your system – you have to remove it now. We say this since Boxedsearch.com not only calls troubles during web-surfing, but may initiate a serious adware infection of your PC. Do you mention the enormous quantity of ads on the Internet, or the shifted homepage? How do you think, is it normal that the basic search system is shifted to the unknown web-site, and it appears every time when you start your browser? The symptoms that are described above tell us one thing: the PC is infested with some kind of adware, and this software has to be eliminated.

What is Boxedsearch.com

Boxedsearch.com

Scammers don't make adware only to irritate you, and every virus has straight tasks. Unfortunately, the real purpose of this program does not coincide with the stated ones. Commonly, the specification of adware promises that it is highly useful. Most of adware state to help you to look for anything in the Internet. Observing the activity of friends in Twitter, help in the finding of latest games, music or movies and search for deals, discounts and sales in the Web - these are the most common functions of adware. The primary thing you should do if you're about to install any program - to take thought, is it really useful? By the way, the goal of hackers is to declare that their software performs something that can't be checked. The "faster", "safer" or "better" search in the Web is a excellent sample of suchlike function, since these options are very blurry and they're very to observe. So, advertising programs are completely useless, and is just consuming space in the machine's memory? No, they got one main task and it is to cheat the users and to receive thousands of dollars from online advertising.

 

It's hard to realize how it had begun but today there is an opinion that web-scammers create the undesired programs with no particular reason. It's really reasonable, didn't it? Web-scammer knows that out there somewhere is a user which is endeavoring to uninstall his hazardous program right now, and it feels so good! Alright, I'm joking. The viruses can't be useless, and even if you don't realize what it does - you'll understand when it will be achieved. It is weird that adware generates so much pop-ups, but since you get it, it appears really simple. All this advertising is shown to make money on clicks. Simply stated, promotional services are paid according to the number of clicks made on the advertisement, or the number of clicks from banner to the website. All adware's actions are aimed at persuading you click on the link. Actually if user is not interested in any of the proposals - you will click on advertising, at least to close an uncomfortable intrusive banner. Every click is worth the money and depending on the sort of advertisement it can cost from 0.1 to 5 cents and sometimes even more. However this amount isn’t big, do not forget about the quantity of clicks! Confiding man can decide that this advertisement is trustworthy, and search for something interesting among these propositions, doing tens of referrals per day. Large AV-software vendors and tech-support forums get thousands of complaints on Boxedsearch.com, so scammers make pretty nice money on it.

Methods to remove Boxedsearch.com

By the way, Boxedsearch.com has one more effect which in the long term may call huge damage to your system. We talk about that Boxedsearch.com can modify the settings of user's browser on purpose to distribute advertisement more effective that makes it extremely assailable to all viruses. Adware seeks to switch three things: the blocking of intrusive ads, start page and default search engine. Suchlike changes conflict with the fundamental rules of Internet security, and make user's browser extremely assailable to all sorts of viruses. The perilous programs will clog your system, because user helps it to do so. You have only one technique to get rid of advertisement and shield your PC from viral hazard - to delete Boxedsearch.com.

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Boxedsearch.com manually

Step 1. Uninstall Boxedsearch.com from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Boxedsearch.com from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

Adware being distributed in different methods: with help of viral web-sites where the viral download might begin after each click, and using the installation in bundles. The "website" method might be simply avoided: you should only visit web-pages that are completely reliable, and are on the first positions in the search results. Except that, the browser and anti-viral tool will show the notification, if the website is suspicious. Second method is a little bit different: you should be aware of it only if you install some software. Bundled installation means that advertisement software is added to installers of other tools. User installs some software and in one of the windows during the process appears a suggestion to install some more tools. All fields are pre-checked, and if you click “OK” – you will install at least three tools instead of one. Remember: if Boxedsearch.com had entered your computer via bundled installation, you, probably, have other advertising programs or malware. So, if you see the choice among “safe install” and “partial installation” – pick the second variant. Then you will be able to choose what software you wish to install and which you don’t.

Boxedsearch.com removal tool

The uninstall of Boxedsearch.com in manual mode needs approximately 5-10 minutes, and may be performed even by not experienced user. Both manual and automatic techniques have their own strong sides and weaknesses. If you uninstall an undesired software in manual manner, you cannot intercept it (or another similar virus) from entering the machine again. If you are using an AV-tool - it will grant you the defense for years. Spyhunter anti-virus is made to eliminate such software as Boxedsearch.com, and easily gets rid of with other similar threats.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Boxedsearch.com from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Boxedsearch.com and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Boxedsearch.com
  • C:\ProgramData\Boxedsearch.com
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Boxedsearch.com

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Boxedsearch.com" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove Boxedsearch.com from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Boxedsearch.com and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete Boxedsearch.com from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Boxedsearch.com and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall Boxedsearch.com from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove Boxedsearch.com from the browser

How to remove Boxedsearch.com from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Boxedsearch.com

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete Boxedsearch.com from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Boxedsearch.com

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Delete all specific pages

 

How to uninstall Boxedsearch.com from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Boxedsearch.com

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete Boxedsearch.com from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Boxedsearch.com and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

How to delete Boxedsearch.com from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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