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Removal Manual of MusicBox Toolbar

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MusicBox Toolbar is believed to be a browser hijacker, and it is often installed on PCs in combination with another freeware, downed from the web. The suspicious toolbar has also been reported by security researchers to change the browser homepage to and the search tool to Also, it is possible that the toolbar may display pop-up interruptive advertisements and sponsored search results that could link to suspicious third-party websites.

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How Does MusicBox Toolbar Work?


MusicBox Toolbar may be situated on your system in combination with other freeware, such as video recorders, download-helpers, PDF readers, media players and others. There is a possibility that this toolbar may display intrusive pop-up advertisements with headings saying ‘Brought to You by MusicBox’ or others alike. It is also believed to modify the search engine results, showing ad supported results that usually redirect to third party websites. Those results usually may be ‘behavioral advertisements’ i.e. targeted ads based on your tracked browsing history.

Such advertisements from third-parties have their unique privacy policies, and the good practice suggests that they should not be trusted. Some of those third-party sites may:

  • Install tracking cookies to gather specific or general information on the user PC.
  • Prompt the user to download their software that may or may not be malware.
  • Display tech support numbers that charge high call rates.
  • Trick the user into inputting different information as part of reward claiming, quizzes or merely a registration in the questionable website.

Information gathering is something usual for sites with the purpose of improving the services, based on reliable statistics. However, some third-party sites have shady privacy policies that state in an ingenious manner that they may share information for various reasons. So it is highly advisable to be very cautious when it comes to your credentials.

Delete MusicBox Toolbar

In case you have detected MusicBox on your computer and have decided to remove it, it is highly recommended to follow the steps below. However, some programs can execute scripts that make them difficult to uninstall (‘ You do not have administrator permissions to uninstall’, etc.). This is why it is recommended to install special security software that will provide you with the necessary 24/7 protection against threats.

Music Box Toolbar may display disturbing pop-up ads and sponsored links in search results of any genuine search engine and may grab search phrases from a target computer user’s search queries. Music Box Toolbar may be used to boost traffic of the specific advertisement website and make a profit from the pay-per-click technique. Music Box Toolbar may also be packed within the custom installer on many doubtful download websites, so if the Internet user has downloaded a specific software product from an unprotected download website, Music Box Toolbar might have been also installed throughout the setup process of the particular application.

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1. Remove/Uninstall MusicBox Toolbar

1. Remove/Uninstall MusicBox Toolbar 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 MusicBox Toolbar.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove MusicBox Toolbar 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 MusicBox Toolbar and click “Remove


    After MusicBox Toolbar 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 MusicBox Toolbar and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After MusicBox Toolbar 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 MusicBox Toolbar 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 MusicBox Toolbar 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 MusicBox Toolbar
    Click ‘Uninstall’


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

    3. Remove MusicBox Toolbar automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    3. Remove MusicBox Toolbar automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    Milena Dimitrova

    An inspired writer and content manager who has been with SensorsTechForum for 4 years. Enjoys ‘Mr. Robot’ and fears ‘1984’. Focused on user privacy and malware development, she strongly believes in a world where cybersecurity plays a central role. If common sense makes no sense, she will be there to take notes. Those notes may later turn into articles! Follow Milena @Milenyim

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