SoftwareBooster is an adware program and web browser extension developed for hijacking your web browsers for displaying ads and deals. Promoted saving coupons displayed by SoftwareBooster barely would hurt your compute. However, your web traffic is wasted and system performance suffer from activities related to displaying advertising and spying on your web browsing history. Your privacy might also suffer. SoftwareBooster is often deceptively installed along with free programs that people download. Such practice is called bundling, and if you fail to disable option for SoftwareBooster installation, then it is installed as a Windows application and web browser extensions and BHO for Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer.
If you want to remove SoftwareBooster, then you need to get rid of all SoftwareBooster components. Read the guide below for details on SoftwareBooster removal.
This removal guide helps to remove SoftwareBooster manually or use special security software that removes SoftwareBooster 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 SoftwareBooster?
SoftwareBooster is a program and web browser extension that are combined in one product used for tracking your web browsing and displaying ads in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer when you visits various websites. SoftwareBooster adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins installed in your web browser as extensions, add-ons, or BHO (browser helper object) depend on browser. These SoftwareBooster have to be removed if you want to eliminate SoftwareBooster adware and get rid of ads. Your clicks on SoftwareBooster ads help to make money on a pay-per-click basis, and this way on monetizing is attractive to websites that distribute free software of develop such products. For users such installation of bundled adware is quite deceptive. If you fail to notice adware presence and disable SoftwareBooster before installing a free program, then your computer will be infected with SoftwareBooster. You need to be careful because some adware is difficult to uninstall, and more adware might be bundled and installed along with SoftwareBooster while removing it is not the thing that one would like.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware like SoftwareBooster, then remember that this kind of programs is set for automatic installation and the information about adware bundled to your download is definitely not the first thing they want you to see. Pay attention to marked check boxes in setup wizards for free programs and set on “custom” installation option instead of “typical” because the last might hide bundled adware. Be careful while installing free programs, and it will save you a lot of time needed for removing unwanted adware applications… or use SpyHunter for real time protection, reliable virus detection, and clean removal. Use it as a SoftwareBooster removal tool instead of wasting your time with manual removal of bunch of adware programs waiting to infect your computer with virtually any free download.
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Remove SoftwareBooster from Windows
First, you need to uninstall SoftwareBooster application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser extensions that belong to SoftwareBooster 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 SoftwareBooster 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 "SoftwareBooster" 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 SoftwareBooster 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 SoftwareBooster program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall SoftwareBooster on Windows XP
Uninstalling SoftwareBooster 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 SoftwareBooster program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove SoftwareBooster from Chrome
Remove SoftwareBooster 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 SoftwareBooster extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove SoftwareBooster from Firefox
Remove SoftwareBooster 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 SoftwareBooster add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove SoftwareBooster from Internet Explorer
Remove SoftwareBooster 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 SoftwareBooster, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure is simple but your computer might have other similar infections. If want to make it clean and value your time, then use SoftwareBooster Removal Tool instead of the manual removal and get rid of other computer infections.
Remove SoftwareBooster Adware Infection Completely
SoftwareBooster 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 SoftwareBooster 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.