Our researchers at 411-spyware.com have categorized BocaEdit as an adware helper. Its primary function is to update and reinstall various adware applications that promote numerous third-party advertisements. Therefore, we are of the opinion that users should remove BocaEdit either by using an antimalware scanner such as SpyHunter or manual removal. Both removal methods are effective; however, using an automatic malware scanner ensures that your system will also be cleaned of other malicious applications. At any rate, you should remove BocaEdit, because the adware that it supports, without exception, contains commercial third-party advertisements. These ads could open up the floodgates for more infections to appear on your computer, and rest assured it will be more hazardous than adware.
BocaEdit has been linked with adware applications that are based on the MultiPlug engine. Our researchers have determined several cases of these adware applications. BocaEdit has been known to support YoutubeAdBlocker, Unideals, and UniSales. Nevertheless, there might also be other adware apps that haven’t been found yet. All adware applications that support BocaEdit are also known to be installed using the InstallRex installer. The installer is known to be used by bundled software.
Software bundling is mostly used by developers to cover at least some of the development costs in order to provide their product to the general public free of charge. Of course, providing a program for free is a noble thing to do. However, more often than not, reliable and legitimate applications get bundled with adware and adware helpers similar to BocaEdit. It goes without saying that adware is unreliable and we encourage users to delete it, nevertheless, we have witnessed a growing trend where adware is bundled together with adware helpers to prevent users from deleting it.
In a nutshell, adware is an advertising platform that is most often used by various third parties. Typically adware such as the aforementioned applications collects information about the user and send it back to the developers for analysis. The developers analyze and make adjustments to their promotional strategies to increase web traffic to their websites. Alas, some of the ads might be fake and there is a very real danger of infecting your computer with ransomware, fake antivirus applications, etc.
We encourage users to remove BocaEdit as soon as possible because the adware supported by it might severely compromise your system’s security. Note that you must remove BocaEdit first and then move on to remove all other adware applications associated with it. Once again, you may choose to delete it manually. However, automatic malware scanners have a huge advantage over manual removal, because it will detect all malicious applications and their hidden files that are difficult to remove manually. Nevertheless, if you wish to remove BocaEdit by yourself please follow our removal guide bellow.
Windows 8 & Windows 8.1
Windows 7 & Windows Vista