Learn How to Remove OfferBox Malware from Your Computer

Posted by Britt Duncan - February 28, 2014

Infected with OfferBox adware? Find no way to stop excessive ads? What is the most effective way to clean this malware? Read this post here to know more.

An Overall Description about OfferBox Adware

OfferBox belongs to adware family. It has the ability of messing up the online activities on a random computer. Once users find this threat on their PCs, various infection symptoms can be discovered gradually. PC users get random homepage and search engine set by this threat. Furthermore, tons of blinking advertising windows are displayed on all visiting websites. The ads promote all kinds of deceptive commercial information, varying from online games, fake magic medicines to fraudulent dating websites. An accidental click on the ads will activate several unsolicited web pages instantly. It is, therefore, rather frustrating to use the infected browsers.

Aside from those annoyances, OfferBox malware degrades the affected machine enormously. The PC is decelerated and slow at respond. It takes more time for users to open a program or access online. Furthermore, OfferBox creates countless associates files to meet its own need. It seems to be more of interference than helpful.

Computer users shall be more attentive when browsing online. Cost-free shareware, junk email attachments, compromised websites are all methods employed by cyber criminals to distribute this vicious program. It is also reported that OfferBox infection monitors online browsing activities and stored data secretly. It is essential, therefore, for users to take immediate actions to get rid of this malware.

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Potential Risks of OfferBox Adware:

1. OfferBox penetrates into the system with unethical methods;
2. OfferBox changes default homepage and search engine;
3. OfferBox inserts various ads to promote its sponsored site;
4. OfferBox decelerates PC performance and creates tons of junks files;
5. OfferBox may bring in other unwanted programs.

Instruction on Removing OfferBox Malware

According to our research, we found that OfferBox adware often gets installed together with other programs. And OfferBox adware has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing OfferBox virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting OfferBox malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove OfferBox adware and other unknown software

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable OfferBox or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling OfferBox and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go through the following steps if you want to completely get rid of OfferBox virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of OfferBox virus

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\TabbedBrowsing”NewTabPageShow” = “1″
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\<random>Software
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\supWPM

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of OfferBox malware

%AllUsersProfile%\{random}
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe
%ProgramFiles%\random.exe

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that OfferBox virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal cannot guarantee a thorough removal of OfferBox virus.

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