Gadgetbox is a desktop application, which also installs a browser plug-in. The installation of Gadgetbox may end up with the changes of the browsers, which is highly possible if you do not read the information provided by the installation wizard. Remove the unwanted browser plug-in, especially if the home page and search provider of your browsers are changed.
The Gadgetbox browser plug-in supports Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. It is not added onto Google Chrome, but the search engine of the browser is changed. If you do not uncheck the options provided in the installation wizard, your startup page is replaced with search.gboxapp.com, and the search provider is changed to GadgetBox.
Once the changes are made, you have no choice but to use the search engine which generates sponsored links. We advise you against clicking those paid ads for they are likely to unrelated to your search queries. The ads are presented to drive more traffic to the websites, and sometimes insecure websites may be promoted.
If you have installed GadgetBox and find the settings changed, you should remove the browser add-on as soon as you can. The following removal guide should help those computer users who are eager to terminate the unwanted application manually.
Nevertheless, we highly recommend that you use a reputable spyware removal tool due to simple reasons. The unwanted application will be fully removed and no unwanted components will be left. This saves your time as all that you have to do is install the application. Moreover, it saves your dollars. A small investment in the full version of our recommend spyware removal tool SpyHunter will pay off in the near future as you will not have to consult a computer technician, which usually costs a lot of money.
Windows Vista and Windows 7
Scan the PC afterwards if you want to be sure that the computer is not affected by some malicious files or programs.