What is PasswordBox?

As you know PasswordBox is malicious software, which is the manager of your passwords. PasswordBox among the most dangerous adwares. After installation on your PC PasswordBox sets its expansion in your browser. That’s when it all begins and the worst. PasswordBox installs its toolbar, whose appearance is similar to many other similar products. Also this has its own search box, which supposedly helps you find anything that interests you. Actually PasswordBox will display many promotional products and other things. The main objective of this PasswordBox developers make money. You know perfectly well that PasswordBox begins to transmit all of your personal data to third parties, and most importantly it is the passwords on your accounts, mail and credit cards. Remove PasswordBox very difficult, because the antivirus databases do not. Get rid of PasswordBox not to expose your computer at risk!

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How PasswordBox gets on your PC?

PasswordBox gets on your computer bundled with other free software. Most often, you just need to carefully read the conditions of installation and not to agree to the installation of an unknown and potentially dangerous software . Follow the download and installation process ! Read reviews about the program you want to download, better find a safe analog programs than to infect your computer . Very often, simply remove the “tick” or click ” disagree” when prompted to install programs like PasswordBox. If it came through on your computer , follow the instructions for disposal, which are listed below.

How to remove PasswordBox from your computer?

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove PasswordBox

Or uninstall PasswordBox manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove PasswordBox from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


HKCUSoftwarePasswordBox Search
HKCUSoftwareAppDataLowSoftwarePasswordBox
HKLMSOFTWAREPasswordBox
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{5DB69B97-934B-451D-94DB-32EF802A01CD}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassespbbtn.PasswordBoxMain.1
HKLMSOFTWAREClassespbbtn.PasswordBoxMain

Then remove following files of PasswordBox:


BgPageServer.exe
pbbtn.dll
libwebsocketswin32.dll
pbbtnService.exe
Uninstall.exe
chromeSearchProv.exe
ff-replace.js
ff_set_opt.js
searchProv.ico
Uninstall.exe

And these folders of PasswordBox:


C:Program FilesPasswordBox
C:UsersUserNameAppDataLocalPasswordBox Search

Written by Aleksei Abalmasov

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