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Remove Box Green Permanently

Box Green (also Box Green Ads or Ads by Box Green) is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware. Box Green is known to display numerous advertisements (deals, coupons, pop-ups, banners, offers, etc.) based on information the application has collected about the user’s browsing habits. Although Box Green is not a virus, malware experts recommend the application’s removal right away. Box Green serves as an advertising engine for ad providers, whose primary goal is to benefit from online ads and raise the traffic on their web pages. The promoted ads will not only disrupt your browsing routine; they may link you to corrupt websites and pose security risks to the compromised machine.

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How Is Box Green Distributed?

Adware applications like Box Green usually arrive bundled with free of charge programs downloaded online. The user might install Box Green Ads on his computer alongside free software and not even realize it until the pop-ups ads flood every page he visits. Malware experts recommend selecting the Advanced installation options; this way the user can have full transparency of the installation process and have the option uncheck additionally suggested programs and apps.

How Do You Know Your PC Is Infected With Box Green?

VidAdblock-removalThe ads displayed by Box Green (pop-up, banner, in-text ads, offers, deals, coupons, and price comparisons) will appear on the web pages the user views. They may cause unwanted redirects to unsafe web locations if clicked on. This way, these third-party advertisements may also expose the user’s PC to serious security issues.

Box Green Ads may track specific information so that the application can display advertising content matching the victim’s interests. For example – browsing history, search queries, IP address, and sometimes even personally identifiable information. It is not excluded that the authors of Box Green may share the collected information with third parties for advertising purposes.
Adware programs and applications like Box Green Ads are also capable of leading to poor browser and overall PC performance.

How to Remove Box Green Ads from Your PC?

Security experts recommend the removal of Box Green from the user’s machine, not because the app is malicious, but because of the possible risk Box Green may expose the affected system to. Here is a step-by-step manual on how to delete Box Green Ads from the compromised PC manually or with a trustworthy anti-malware tool.


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1. Remove/Uninstall Box Green

1. Remove/Uninstall Box Green 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 Box Green.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Box Green 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 Box Green and click “Remove


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


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

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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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