Boxed Books is a program for advertising developed for making money out of users’ clicks on ads. It is installed with other freeware and can come with adware that hijacks your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome for spying on you browsing history and displaying ads and deals that can attract your clicks. Such clicks on Boxed Books advertising bring profit to this adware owners and distributors that help to install Boxed Books. That is probably why the installation is often deceptive. Boxed Books is bundled with popular free programs and set for being automatically installed unless you notice and disable this optional adware. While Boxed Books is not malicious by design, any adware presents some threats to your security and privacy.
If you want to get rid of Boxed Books ads and deals displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, then you need to remove Boxed Books extensions, add-ons, and browser helper objects installed in these web browsers. You also need to remove similarly named Windows application just as you would remove any other Windows program. You can remove Boxed Books components manually by following this guide. However, other adware that might be present in a bundle or installed somehow else can bring you a hard time since you need to see what to kill first. SpyHunter offers a free scanner that shows you all you need, and it can automatically remove Boxed Books and other malware form your infected computer.
This removal guide helps to remove Boxed Books manually or use special security software that removes Boxed Books and other malicious programs. SpyHunter is definitely one of the best. It offers reliable malware detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against future infections.
What is Boxed Books?
Boxed Books is an adware developed by SuperWeb LLC for displaying ads and making money out of users clicks. Adware tracks your web browsing history and causes privacy issues such as spam in your email box. It also wastes your web traffic. Boxed Books consists of the windows program that manages all the adware processes and web browser extensions installed into Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This makes removing Boxed Books more complicated than removing other windows programs. It is better to be careful while installing free programs since inspecting setup wizards for bundled programs takes less of your time than Boxed Books removal.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware products like Boxed Books, then you need to remember that adware programs are delivered with other free programs, set for automatic installation, and installed unless you disable such optional items. Pay attention to marked check boxes placed in setup wizard screens and disable additional software unless you know it. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs. Read EULA that might inform you about adware programs and terms of their use.
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Remove Boxed Books from Windows
First, you need to uninstall Boxed Books application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser extensions that belong to Boxed Books adware 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.
Uninstall Boxed Books on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "Boxed Books" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall Boxed Books on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight Boxed Books program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Boxed Books on Windows XP
Uninstalling Boxed Books from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on Boxed Books program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Boxed Books from Chrome
Remove Boxed Books extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find Boxed Books extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Boxed Books from Firefox
Remove Boxed Books add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find Boxed Books add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Boxed Books from Internet Explorer
Remove Boxed Books extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on Boxed Books, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: It is possible that your computer is infected with other adware programs. You can make a check for presence of suspicious programs with the list of adware removal tools names and see if it match. If they match, than the program belongs to adware and our removal tools can handle it for sure. Actually, they can remove hundreds thousands of viruses, but there is always a gray area where any anti-virus fails. This checking procedure is very helpful while real scanning for viruses is definitely better.
Remove Boxed Books Adware Infection Completely
Boxed Books adware might come bundled with other adware programs. Some of ads might also be used by cyber criminals for installing malware and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal activities. After you remove Boxed Books you need to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and rescan your system with anti-spyware program like SpyHunter. This anti-malware software comes with a free scanner, and you can use scan results as a reference for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated one.