How to uninstall (remove) Special Box

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What is Special Box?

Special Box is potentially unwanted software that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser without the user’s consent. Once it arrives, it begins to throw the user a huge amount of advertising, banners and coupons. According to the developers, Special Box created in order to help the user to find the best offers stores such as eBay, Amazon and others. In fact, the main goal of the developers is to make money and to get you to commit senseless purchase. The lion’s share of the proposals are a fraud and are not real. In addition, Special Box can change the settings of your browser to change the home page, set your toolbar, and more. Special Box is not a virus, but you should remove it immediately.

Special Box

How Special Box gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as Special Box, come on PC bundled with free downloads and applications. Often, such software comes on a computer without the user’s consent. However, in most cases, users can prevent contamination of the system. To do this, you must be careful. Always read the user agreement. Take your time and do not press the “Next” if you are not sure that the program is safe. Also, you need to select Advanced installation type. Read reviews about the program. Do not expose your computer at risk. If your system has been infected by Special Box, then read our detailed instructions to destroy it right now.

How to remove Special Box from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Special Box

Or uninstall Special Box manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Special Box from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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