How to uninstall (remove) Box Rock Ads

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What is Box Rock Ads?

Box Rock is a potentially unwanted program that comes into your computer without yours consent. Box Rock hijacks your browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome). It can modify the browser settings and change the homepage. Box Rock also can modify the search results and redirect user to ad sites. This program deals with the dissemination of advertisements. Box Rock displays coupons and banners with a ton of ads with signature “Ads by Box Rock”. Many of the proposals of this program doesn’t real, because of it, users risk spending money for nothing. Box Rock created to make money, it’s a useless program. In addition, this program can collect your personal data and transmit it to third parties. Also, it analyzes the browsing history to select ads that will interest you most of all. Box Rock can become a conduit for other malicious programs. This is not a virus, but this program can deliver a lot of trouble, so we recommended you to remove it right now.

Box Rock Ads

How Box Rock gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs come on a computer without consent of the user. User may not notice the penetration of these programs. It comes bundled with other free downloads from popular sites. Typically, users do not attach importance to the conditions and suggestions. This is a mistake. Always read the user agreement to know what you are offering. Take your time. Try to follow closely the installation process and pay attention to the elements that are obscured or are written in small type. Select advanced installation type. Do not install programs that seem suspicious. Be careful! If your PC is already infected, then use the instructions that mentioned below to remove the problem completely.

How to remove Box Rock from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Box Rock – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Box Rock.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Box Rock

Or uninstall Box Rock manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Box Rock.
  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 Box Rock 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 Box Rock, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove Box Rock from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Box Rock.
  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 Box Rock.
  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 Box Rock.
  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:


no information

Then remove following files:


BoxRock.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Box Rock

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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