Step by Step Remove/Delete Music Box Toolbar Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - September 7, 2013


One day you open your browser and realize that your browser has a new toolbar named Music Box Toolbar. Have you ever paid attentions to this new released toolbar? Does your computer run normally after this toolbar has installed? Is it a common and safe toolbar that will not hurt my computer? Are you looking for a safe way to get rid of it completely from your computer? You may not be able to remove it by a removal tools. If you don’t quite familiar with computer and not a computer savvy to fix it, read the post below and learn more about how to remove it quickly.

Music Box Toolbar Virus Description:

Music Box Toolbar is a useless browser plugin which pretend to be an application that provides various music for you. However, in fact, Music Box Toolbar is a kind of browser hijacker virus and it often conceals in spam e-mails and freeware installation packages. In light of its stealthy distributing ways, at the very beginning, you may not notice its invasion.
Once Music Box Toolbar finishes the installation, it will be appended to the browser and then carry out a lot of malicious things. To begin with, Music Box Toolbar modifies related settings, as well as adds its codes to the Windows registry. As a result, your homepage is changed and there are numerous annoying advertisements keep popping up on your screen. Every time you open the web browser or click a link, Music Box Toolbar will reroute you to unwanted websites which contain many ads. There is no doubt that Music Box Toolbar can’t help you download any songs, but mess up your system in a short period. Because of it, the infected machine will run slowly and perform poorly. On the other hand, having Music Box Toolbar virus means your privacy is not safe any more. The creepy virus not only monitors all browsing activities, but also steals confidential information. Owing to this, what you suffer will be more than PC malfunctions.
To sum up, in order to protect your PC and your own benefit, you must take immediate action to get rid of Music Box Toolbar virus.

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Music Box Toolbar Virus Screenshot

Infection Symptoms of Music Box Toolbar Virus

1. It may change & corrupt default settings of browsers like Firefox, Chrome or Internet explorer.
2. It changes home page and displays unwanted pop-ups advertisements.
3. It causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites, hijacks search engine settings and leads to unexpected webpages.
4. It keeps record of browsing activities and interests.
5. It collects Personal user information which may include sensitive financial data such as logins, usernames, accounts.
6. It makes the browser run slow, uses a big part of system resources.

Manually Get Rid of Music Box Toolbar Virus

According to our research, we found that Music Box Toolbar redirect is caused by its toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And its toolbar 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 Music Box Toolbar virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Music Box Toolbar malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Music Box Toolbar toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

5. Run your Internet Explorer

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

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

After uninstalling Music Box Toolbar toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go throught the following steps if you want to completely get rid of Music Box Toolbar virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Music Box Toolbar virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\randomHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\random

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Music Box Toolbar malware

C:\WINDOWS\assembly\GAC_64\Desktop.iniC:\Windows\assembly\GAC_32\Desktop.iniC:\WINDOWS\system32\ping.exe

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

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