Gadgetbox Removal Guide

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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.

Gadgetbox removal guide

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Remove GadgetbBox.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Mark GadgetBox and click Remove.

Windows 8

  1. Hover the mouse over the lower left corner of the screen.
  2. Right-click and select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program and remove the unwanted application.

How to remove Gadgetbox from the browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Click Internet Options.
  3. On the General tab, change the home page and click Apply.
  4. In the same window, click Settings under the heading Search.
  5. Change the search provider.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the button next to the search box of the browser.
  2. Click Manage Search Engines and change the search provider.
  3. Press Alt+T.
  4. Click Internet Options.
  5. On the General tab, change the home page and press OK.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. In the Appearance sections, change the home page settings.
  4. Below in the Search section, click Manage search engines and select a new search provider.

Scan the PC afterwards if you want to be sure that the computer is not affected by some malicious files or programs.

Download Remover for Gadgetbox *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

Gadgetbox Screenshots:

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