How to remove (uninstall) Boostertools.org

Are you facing difficulties with aggravating banners? Did you have enough of the system BSOD-ing or restarting all the time? Is Boostertools.org advertising virus the cause of all these hard times? If you're going to answer “yes” to all these questions – we will help you to resolve your difficulties. On our website, we've described proven tips on adware’s elimination from your system as well as from Opera, Google Chrome, Safari, IE and Mozilla Firefox.

Boostertools.org

Ads on the Web have gone intrusive recent time, and customers have almost got used to it. Pop-ups are all around – beginning with reliable websites and ending with lifeless pages. Once upon a time, you could see two-three promotional banners each day, but now you see that much every minute. Advertisers have finally understood that the Web is the rich source to engage some fresh users, and scammers thought about that also. They've developed unwanted programs to crawl into your machine so that it will display to you unwanted, fake ads. One of these utilities easily got the control over your computer, and it is known as Boostertools.org. Ads by Boostertools.org aren’t about selling anything – they’re just for you to click on them. If you click on one of those ads, you will end up on a hackers' website, where you cannot get anything real. Commonly, these pages have nothing to offer, besides an offer to download some free tool, which will screw up your device and display a bunch of banners to you. If you're willing to put an end to that – in our article you can see anything you need to get rid of it.

Boostertools.org is an adware, created to do one thing: to display ads to you. It’s not even a full-fledged tool, as it is an elementary piece of code, capable of switching the browser options and letting customers use it in scammers favor. Here's a thorough depiction of the usual infection method:

  • Boostertools.org gets uploaded to a torrent-tracker, along with other suspicious tools. Then it should wait for a victim to find it – a person who isn't caring to overlook the info during the installation and wants to finish the installation ASAP. Of course, the installation file isn’t called Boostertools.org undesired utility – there's another program in a bundle. It's the popular one, but installing it, they receive a lot of trash on top.
  • The main Boostertools.org’s goal is fulfilled when it switches the browser settings, so it simply has to take some safety measures. It inserts new strings into the system registry and sets scheduled tasks to not let you switch browser settings.
  • The most important operation that advertising program performs after it sneaks onto the PC is getting your browser under complete control. It changes your starting page and search system and replaces them with the scammers' unreliable website. Then you simply cannot get real results for your queries – Boostertools.org will display to you only the results that hackers want you to see and to click.
  • During the installing process of adware, a dialogue box appears, offering two installation manners. The #1 is pre-selected, and sometimes you can’t even pick the second one, because it’s unreachable. By choosing the first method you accept to get each harmful piece of software from that package, and the "not recommended" method allows you choose the needed tool and erase the others.
  • If you have picked the second way and rejected Boostertools.org – you would not be on this page. Based on this, we assume that you haven't looked at that option. According to this advertising program got installed and started functioning.

This is how Boostertools.org penetration looks like. After the last turn, the adware is fully useless, as all other job, including the showing of advertisement, is carried out by fake search engine. In most cases the webpage looks like Yahoo, Bing or Google, but the results you're getting from it are very suspicious. Web criminals use a unpaid feature, called Google Custom Search Engine to put their websites to work, and its principal function is to bound the search area to a couple webpages. Scammers use Google CSE to show the fraud results and make users think that they’re true.

 

How to protect the system

The significant thing you need to know about computer’s protection from Boostertools.org and other suchlike programs – it comes with effort. Without a doubt, the antiviral program will help a lot, but you also need to do, or rather stop doing many things. We’ll catalogue these things under this paragraph.

  • You shouldn’t use free programs, and if you want to install it anyway – download it from an official website.
  • Don’t cut shut the AV tool off under no circumstances. In particular if an unknown site proposes you to disable it.
  • Don’t click on suspicious pop-ups, and don’t visit strange webpages. we mean pages that provide counterfeit tools and audio content, adult materials, etc.
  • Renew your utilities when the updates get released, in particular, the operating system and your antiviral utility. Suchlike measures will decrease the chances of adware infection.

These tips might assist you to ward off Boostertools.org and the majority of the other viruses. Still, some viruses can sneak into the OS with the help of other manners, and you need to get a first-class antiviral tool to delete them.

Methods to remove Boostertools.org

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Boostertools.org manually

Step 1. Uninstall the unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

Step 2. Check hosts file

Step 3. Remove Boostertools.org from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari/Edge)

 

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

 

As with the deletion of any other adware, there is a choice between two equally efficient options. It can be the removal in manual mode, where you will need to perform all actions by yourself, or an automatic technique that might save you time and efforts. Either of them is completely secure and effective, but you have to learn more about them before you choose. In the first place, if you want to eliminate Boostertools.org manually – you won’t need to install any utilities. The problem is that if there are some other dangerous programs to get rid of except this one – it might be not so easy. The automatic way includes the purchase of a good removal tool, which is called Spyhunter. We're offering this tool because it’s not just effective, lightweight, reliable and fast but has lots of other advantages. The team of skilled virus hunters updates its database each day so that even the newest adware couldn't infect the computer unnoticed. And it comes at a decent price! You don’t need to choose here and now, and if you have any concerns about Spyhunter’s capabilities – just use a toll-free test version.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall the unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

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

2. Check the following folders for the suspicious elements

  • C:\Program Files\
  • C:\ProgramData\
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Local\

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Boostertools.org" and delete these elements

 

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Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select the program and press Uninstall

 

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 unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Check hosts file

Modify hosts file, that located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ .

Hosts file.Step 1

Open the file with Notepad and delete suspicious strings.

Hosts file.Step 2

It has to look like this:

Hosts file.Step 3

Step 3. Remove Boostertools.org from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable strange extensions:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Boostertools.org

Step 2.Change homepage:

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

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove unfamiliar add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages

 

Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete suspicious extensions:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • Home
  • Choose “Blank page” into Homepage and new windows

 

Opera browser

Step 1. Disable strange add-ons:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose add-on and press button "Disable"

Step 2. Change homepage:

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

 

Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Delete the suspicious extensions.

  • Menu
  • Extensions
  • Choose unfamiliar extension
  • Press Uninstall

Step 2. Change homepage.

  • Go to the website of the search engine you want
  • Select More actions
  • Settings
  • View advanced settings
  • Change search engine
  • Select search engine you want and Set as default

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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