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BoostWeb App Removal Manual

adware_removalBoostWeb App is a promoted as a free tool that aims to enhance the PC users’ Internet speed and their browsing experience. Many users see such functionality as useful and install the application on purpose. However, BoostWeb App may end up on the PC without the user’s consent. This stealth distribution technique used by the application’s developers is one of the reasons BoostWeb App is categorized as a PUP (potentially unwanted program), and its removal is recommended by experts.

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How Does BoostWeb App Affect Your PC?

Unfortunately, the above-mentioned functionalities of the BoostWeb App are not the only ones provided by the program. BoostWeb App is known for its affiliation with third-party marketers and its ability to display advertising content in the user’s browser. Such materials pose various security-related risks to the affected machine. Users may end up visiting corrupt web pages and suffer malware infiltration as a result.

BoostWeb App also tracks the user’s browsing habit and collects certain personally non-identifiable information. The gathered data serves mainly the purposes of targeted advertisement.

As an ad-supported application, BoostWeb App may link you to questionable pages that promote different products and services.

BoostWeb App is not a virus, but the third-party ads associated with it are seen as a potential security risk. Malware experts note that the displayed advertisements may link you to unsafe web locations.

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How Does BoostWeb App End Up on Your PC?

BoostWeb App is available for download online. Many users find the application already installed on their computers without their knowledge, which can be quite confusing. It is rather simple actually – BoostWeb App enters the PC bundled with other free software the user has installed. Often, additional programs are not properly disclosed in the installation process. The way to prevent their installation is to select the Advanced options and un-tick any pre-checked boxes.

How to Remove BoostWeb App from Your Computer?

You can delete BoostWeb App manually or with a legitimate anti-spyware program. The step-by-step manual below will help you remove BoostWeb App and other adware from your PC completely.

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1. Remove/Uninstall BoostWeb App

1. Remove/Uninstall BoostWeb App in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall BoostWeb App.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove BoostWeb App from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select BoostWeb App and click “Remove


    After BoostWeb App is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate BoostWeb App and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After BoostWeb App is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select BoostWeb App to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.


    After BoostWeb App has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on BoostWeb App
    Click ‘Uninstall’


    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall BoostWeb App. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the BoostWeb App will be removed.

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    3. Remove BoostWeb App automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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