How to remove (uninstall) BoxBob

BoxBob is the unwanted software and its abilities can be used by swindlers to promote their web-pages. The advertising programs are separated on two groups: browser hijackers and adware. The only distinction between them is that the hijackers use only browsers and adware just floods the user with various ads. Programs of that sort are trying to look reputable, to urge user download and install them. One of the major problems for adware developers is to describe all options in the most unclear manner, to deceive the user. Indication of recent doings of your friends on Facebook, quick search, better finding of bargains and sells and other pointless functions – this is what such utilities offer. Actually, they do not do even what they declared and just generate the annoying advertisement.

Many users are surprised by the fact that BoxBob is not harmful by itself. The harmful can spoil your files, lock the screen or erase some software and folders, but BoxBob is unable to do so. The things that adware does are harmless, but it lets user to harm his workstation as bad as he is able to. Through advertisement, hijacker creates the massive income of users to specific web-pages and gains hundreds of dollars for its developers. The owners of promoted websites pay to cyber criminals for advertisement and boosting services, thereby giving a stimulus to make new versions of adware. This vicious circle is impossible to break and adware will do its job until each and every customer will get a bad experience with adware or hijackers, and stop downloading such programs.

After penetrating the system and installation promotional program, the only thing that troubles adware is advertisement. The massive stream of ads starts to invade desktop and browsers, making web-browsing definitely impossible. Even if you managed to hide the banners, hijacker begins to behave even more irritating, covering the whole web-sites. Any action with the banner can call the harmful program. In the case of the browser hijacker infection user also suffers from permanent redirects to harmful websites. The easiest way to return the system and browsers to their original state is the removal of BoxBob and full scanning of hard drive.


Methods to remove BoxBob

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove BoxBob manually

Step 1. Uninstall BoxBob from the operation system

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


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Removing BoxBob is a very easy task that can be handled even by the inexperienced user. For your convenience we create the detailed step-by-step instructions to uninstall BoxBob from all releases of Windows, and from all popular browsers. If you closely follow this guide, the uninstalling will go quickly and easily. The efficiency of by-hand elimination is lessening every hour that adware spends in your system, so you should not waste time. Every hour of delay summons lots of malicious ads and the viruses are hiding behind them all. If adware operates on your PC for a week - manual manner of deletion, probably, will become useless and you'll have to use the reputable antivirus. We want to offer you such tool: its name is Spyhunter. Just push the button below to download it.

Step 1. Boot into Safe mode

Safe mode

Start -> Msconfig.exe

Safe mode. Step 1

On the tab Boot select Safe boot

Safe mode. Step 2

Step 2. Check Startup folder

Start -> Msconfig.exe ->Disable unknown programs in the Startup tab


Step 3. 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 4. Scan the system with antiviral scanner


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Step 5. Disable Safe mode

Start -> Msconfig.exe ->Disable Safe boot in the Boot tab

Deactivate Safe mode

How to protect the computer?

90% of all viruses on the Internet are pretty simple to uninstall, because they aren't very complex. The main complexity is not the quality of unwanted programs but their amount. So, you should learn not just how to get rid of malicious programs, but in the first place, how to avoid the infection. Here's a list of tips and if you'll abide them, the effects will be good for you.

  • Be careful with the proposals to earn money in the Internet, and the extremely beneficial deals. 80% of them are harmless, created to increase the rating of the web-site, where they are placed, but the last 20% of them lead to real fraud schemes that may cost you real money.
  • Every time you install any tool, you have to closely revise all windows for infection. People's credulity is the cornerstone of hijacker's efficiency. All irritating features of adware are described in the installation menu that users got used to skip. Some hijackers use a trick called "Partner installation" or "quick installation", which means that in addition to the one software you get a few others. Such manner of installation is completely harmful, because you can't be sure about the additional programs.
  • E-mails are very often used to send harmful programs. If you don't know who's the sender of an e-mail - you shouldn't click on it. The e-mail attachments are better to open with use of "sandbox" tools.

These directions aren't difficult to follow, but they all are giving you a chance to prevent the contamination by malware. Even if the use of the rules is causing you inconvenience - you need to understand: it is much easier to prevent contamination than to face its consequences. Let your PC be fast and secure, and if you experienced some problems - please notify us about it in the comments.

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