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Category: Browser Hijackers is a search box promoted by a browser extension called GadgetBox, also known as Gbox or Gboxapp, which is available at The search engine can replace the search engine and home page of your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox; hence, you should pay close attention to the installation process in order to prevent unwanted changes. We recommend that you remove the browser extension and fix you browsers as soon as you can if you already have on your PC so that you can prevent advertisements and other risks.

This Gadget Box browser extension is distributed by the installer signed by Web Pick Internet Holding Ltd, which is known to distribute some questionable programs, including EZDownloader, Optimizer Pro by Premium, ShopperReports, and many other software programs.

The Gadget Box program is aimed at enhancing your online experience by proving you with a chance to get access to frequently used programs. The program adds a browser toolbar which can be customized by adding a calculator, the Sudoku game, and some other functions featured on the official website. During the analysis, it has been observed that the toolbar is added only to Mozilla Firefox even though it should also be compatible with Google Chrome and Internet Explorer.

As regard the search engine, you should bear in mind that it is an ad-supported search provider. displays web banners on the startup pages and some sponsored links on the search engine result page. The advertisements displayed on the startup page are sent to your computer from different advertising server, and the content of those advertisements is not related to your earlier search terms and browsing sessions. However, the sponsored links on the search results page are based on your search terms. Our advice is to ignore those sponsored links because some of them may take you to unreliable websites. is not associated with the third-parties advertised, and the display of third-party advertisements does not imply that is liable for the content that you are provided with.

When it comes to the removal of the search engine, and the Gboxapp browser extension; we recommend that you implement SpyHunter. This real-time security program can easily eliminate the browser extension from the computer, fix your Internet browsers, and, most important, safeguard the system against spyware and malware attacks. In case you want to try removing from your computer manually, use the following removal guide and implement a reputable scanner afterwards.

How to remove the Gadgetbox add-ons

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove GadgetBox.

Windows 8

  1. Press Win+R and enter control panel.
  2. Click OK.
  3. Select Control Panel.
  4. Click Uninstall a program.
  5. Remove GatgetBox.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Program.
  4. Uninstall the unwanted program.

Remove from the computer

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  2. Open the General tab and change the home page.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Press Alt+T and click Manage Add-ons.
  5. Click Toolbars and Extensions and remove the Gbox extension.
  6. Click Search Providers and set a new default search provider.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+T and click Options.
  2. Change the home page and click OK.
  3. Press Ctrl+Shift+A and click Extensions.
  4. Remove unwanted extension.
  5. Close the tab.
  6. Click the search engine icon next to the search box and select a new search engine.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and point to Tools.
  2. Click Extensions.
  3. Remove the unwanted extension.
  4. Click Settings on the left side of the browser window.
  5. Under On startup, select the last option and click Set pages.
  6. Delete and type in a new URL.
  7. Under Search, click Manage search engines and set a new search provider.
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