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Remove Inbox3 from Your Browser

Inbox3, also known as Inbox3 Browser and Inbox3 virus, is classified as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It is developed by Inbox.com and is ad-supported. Once installed, Inbox3 may change the default browser. Furthermore, Inbox3 may add a registry entry to the Windows Registry so that it runs automatically every time the PC is rebooted. Its removal is advisory.

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Inbox3 Distribution Technique

Inbox3 may have entered the system alongside a free software product available on legitimate freeware/ shareware pages. The technique is dubbed bundling and is mostly used for financial reasons such as covering money losses and monetizing various platforms. The download of unwanted programs may be bypassed by opting for the advanced installer and deselecting additional applications.
Programs like Inbox3 may also be promoted on the very same freeware/ shareware pages. No matter how useful such applications may appear to the user, he should be very careful when choosing his software.

Inbox3 Description

Applications that are supported by advertisements are known to generate the display of ad-related content. It may be in the form of pop-up/ pop-under windows, banners, and in-text ads. Clicking any of them may redirect the user to potentially malicious pages where malware is often distributed. Attack’s pages may also be used for phishing.
Furthermore, ad-supported apps may add session cookies to the browser and thus compromise the user’s online privacy. Session cookies are also known as tracking cookies, and as its name suggest, the user’s Internet movements may be followed and his private details collected.

Inbox3 Removal

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Considering the information given above, the removal of Inbox3 is recommended. Uninstallation information may be uploaded on its official website. However, the alterations of the Windows registry associated with Inbox3 may get in the way of complete removal.
The installation of a trustworthy anti-malware program to scan, detect and delete all threats is a good choice.
Another option appropriate for above-average users is following the manual guide provided below.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Inbox3

1. Remove/Uninstall Inbox3 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 Inbox3.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Inbox3 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

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Inbox3 and click “Remove

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    After Inbox3 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

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Inbox3 and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Inbox3 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 Inbox3 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’.

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    After Inbox3 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.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Inbox3
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Inbox3. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Inbox3 will be removed.

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