Boost is adware program promoted as a shopper helper that helps to save. It displays ads, coupons, and deals in Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Nothing specially malicious, but Boost is often deceptively installed along with a free program or update that you download. You probably didn’t even notice how Boost was installed if you automatically click on buttons in a download client that comes with a free program that you need. Boost and other bundled adware programs are set for automatic installation. You need to disable option for installing Boost. Otherwise, you will see ads from Boost or other adware spread and installed in a similar way.
If you want to remove Boost, then you can easily do this, and you are a lucky one if you have no other adware programs that are more difficult to remove without special tools. First, you need to remove Boost application installed as a Windows program. Then you need to remove Boost extension from your Chrome, Boost add-on from your Firefox, and Boost BHO (browser helper object from your Internet Explorer. The last thing is cleaning you browser cashe, removing temporary internet files, and restarting your web browsers. Just follow the guide below for Boost adware removal, or use the offered removal tool that helps to remove Boost and other malicious programs automatically.
If you want to remove Boost and other malicious programs, protect your computer against malware, and use professional help in malware removal, then use SpyHunter. This anti-malware software offers reliable real-time protection and helps to keep your web browser safe. SpyHunter provides free scan results that are useful for manual Boost removal if you prefer to do it yourself. However, automated Boost removal has certain benefits as compared to manual way. It removes other viruses and protects your computer and you against future trouble.
What is Boost?
Boost displays ads and deals in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. It can track your browsing history and gather system information for making your profile and displaying ads related to your browsing. This can affect your privacy in some unwanted ways. Boost wastes your web traffic and might be not as free as it claims if you pay for transferred amount. Boost is often deceptively installed with a help of a download client as an optional addition if a user fails to disable such option. If you want to remove Boost and get rid of ads displayed in your web browser, then you need to remove Boost application installed as a Windows program and web browser Boost extensions installed into Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This makes removing Boost more slightly more complicated than removing other windows programs, but if it is bundled with other adware programs, then you can have a hard time. It is better to be careful while installing free programs since inspecting setup wizards for bundled programs takes less of your time than Boost removal.
Protection against adware deceptive installation:
Protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace installation process, warn you on threats, and remove malware on your demand. Otherwise you need to pay attention to EULAs and check boxes placed in setup wizard and download clients related to a free program that you download. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs.
Boost Adware Removal Tool
Boost Removal Tool offered with SpyHunter makes the removal process easy and safe for you. Automated removal process protects your system against errors common for manual removal performed by unprepared computer users. It offers anti-malware protection that blocks malicious programs before they get a chance to infect your computer and provides free professional support for complicated designs that software cannot remove completely. Your success is guaranteed and professionally supported.
Remove Boost Ads Manually
First, you need to uninstall Boost applications using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser extensions, add-ons, and BHO (browser helper objects) that belong to Boost adware and allied adware platform installed in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer.
Use the following guide for manual removal, or scan your computer with anti-malware for removing other malicious programs from your infected computer.
Uninstal Boost adware program
- Close all of your web browsers infected with Boost.
- Click Start button, and then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
- Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu window.
- Scroll through the program list, highlight “Boost” application, and click Remove. Look for other adware programs and uninstall them.
Remove Boost Ads from Internet Explorer
Remove Boost extensions from Internet Explorer Browsers
- Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
- Pick Manage add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for “Boost” extension.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove Boost Ads from Firefox
Remove Boost add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
- Click it and select Add-ons.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar.
- Find “Boost” add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Boost Ads from Chrome
Remove Boost extensions for Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
- Choose Settings from the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
- Find and Disable/Delete all “Boost” extension.
- Restart your browser.
Boost Infection Components:
Remove Boost adware entries from system registry:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\
Delete Boost adware files and folders:
Note: This manual removal procedure is not difficult but might be very time consuming if you have other malicious programs on your computer. If your value your time, then you can save it by using SpyHunter for malware removal and get anti-malware protection and free professional support. Scan your system for free and see how many malicious programs are present on your computer.
Remove Boost Adware Infection Completely
Boost adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs. As a result, your system might be also infected with malicious programs used by cyber criminals for stealing money and illegal activities. After you remove Boost adware you have to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Then it is a good idea to scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter 4. This software offers a free scanner that helps with manual removal, and you can opt for automated removal, professional support, and anti-malware protection.
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