How to uninstall (remove) Bandoo

What is Bandoo?

Bandoo is a free add-on from www.bandoo.com that enriches chat conversations and email messages with funny images and winks. It supports MSN messenger, Gmail, Facebook and other popular messaging applications or web services. This program has no visible window and basically able to monitor user activities. The security rating it has is 26%, but the program itself is not a virus or spyware. Though, some malware might hide under this name. Components bundled with the Bandoo installer might be irritating and you need to uninstall them or uninstall Bandoo completely from your PC.

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How Bandoo gets on your PC?

Bandoo uses the same method of distribution – installer monetizing networks. That means that thousands and thousands of various programs may offer Bandoo during installation. Make sure you uncheck checkboxes offering extra software download or decline those offers clickin “Decline” button.

How to remove Bandoo from your computer?

To uninstall Bandoo remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Bandoo in their database. You can try to use them for removing Bandoo.

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Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Bandoo.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Bandoo

Or uninstall Bandoo manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Bandoo.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Bandoo and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Bandoo, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove Bandoo from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Bandoo.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Bandoo.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Bandoo.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTAppIDBandooCore.EXE
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTBandooCoordinator.BandooCoordinator
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTBandooCoordinator.PlugInNotifier
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTBandooCore.BandooCore
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTBandooCore.ResourcesMngr
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTBandooIEPlugin.BandooIEPlugin
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMozillaFirefoxExtensions
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREBandoo
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesAppIDBandooCoordinator.EXE
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesAppIDBandooCore.EXE
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesBandooCoordinator.BandooCoordinator
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesBandooCoordinator.PlugInNotifier
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesBandooCore.BandooCore
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesBandooCore.SettingsMngr
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesBandooIEPlugin.BandooIEPlugin
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallBandoo
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMControlSet001ServicesBandoo Coordinator

Then remove following files:


Bandoo.exe
BandooGo.exe
BandooRes.dll
BandooUI.exe
BndCore.exe
BndHook.dll
ChromePackage.crx
CrashRpt.dll
ExtensionsManager.exe
ffext.exe
FlashAnimator.dll
GIFAnimator.dll
InstallerNsisHelper.dll
libungif4.dll
uninstaller.exe

And these folders


C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart MenuProgramsBandoo
C:Program FilesBandoo

Written by Aleksei Abalmasov

About Tim Kas 653 Articles
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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