How to uninstall (remove) Screen Boost

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What is Screen Boost?

Screen Boost is a browser hijacker that comes to your computer bundled with free software without the user’s knowledge. Screen Boost changing your browsers settings and also changes the homepage to v9.com and search engine to search.v9.com. This program displays a ton of advertising in the form of banner ads, coupons, and more. This advertisement is mainly refers to the popular online stores, such as eBay, Amazon and so on. Screen Boost is not a virus, but it refers to the number of potentially unwanted programs. It can analyze the history of your browsing, access to your personal information and send it to third parties. Remember that the main task of Screen Boost is to earn money. Most promotional offers aren’t true. Screen Boost can cause great harm to your PC. Remove it now.

Screen Boost ads

How Screen Boost gets on your PC?

Screen Boost comes on the computer without the user’s consent. As a rule, potentially unwanted software come bundled with free software, such as players, archivers, converters and more. Most users do not notice the penetration of malicious software. Also, many antiviruses do not have such programs in their bases. You need to follow the rules, which can help you to avoid malicious software. Always read the Terms of Service. Follow the installation process and select only the “Advanced” installation type. Remove the check mark from components of the program, which is questionable. Use special software that can protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Screen Boost now.

How to remove Screen Boost from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Screen Boost

Or uninstall Screen Boost manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Screen Boost from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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