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Remove Magic Ball Permanently

Magic Ball is an ad-supported browser add-on designed by SuperWeb LLC that can be added to Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome. Magic Ball is one of the many adware-type programs produced by this company that may initiate intrusive advertisements, redirects to suspicious third-party sites, browser and/or system slowdowns, etc. The Magic Ball can travel bundled with freeware programs, like PDF creators and media players. The Magic Ball ads may direct you to suspicious web content or serve as a gateway for third-party software. Malware researchers recommend performing a full system scan and removing Magic Ball and related adware.

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Magic Ball’s Behavior

Upon installation, Magic Ball initiates pop-up advertisements labeled Magic Ball Ads, Magic Ball Deals or Ads by Magic Ball. They may disrupt your browsing and pop even if you are not performing any online shopping activities at the moment. Malware analysts warn that the presented ads may link to websites with suspicious content and cause further issues.

Like many other adware programs, the Magic Ball add-on may track certain personally non-identifiable information, like the user’s browsing habits, the websites he has visited, duration of the browsing sessions, search queries, IP address, etc.

The collected data may be used for marketing purposes or transferred to third parties.

Adware may sometimes initiate unpermitted redirects to suspicious websites or lead to poor browser and system performance. Magic Ball may not be of a malicious nature, yet experts recommend its removal because of the risks it may pose to your computer indirectly.

Magic Ball Distribution Technique

The Magic Ball add-on can be downloaded online, or it can be delivered to your PC during the installation of freeware programs. This stealth infiltration method is known as “bundling” and is a popular practice among software developers. To disallow any additional programs to enter their systems, users are advised to opt for the advanced installation and un-tick the pre-checked boxes.

Magic Ball Removal Manual

The removal of Magic Ball from the affected machine is advisory. Follow the detailed step-by-step guide below. It will help you delete Magic Ball or related adware from your computer permanently.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Magic Ball

1. Remove/Uninstall Magic Ball 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 Magic Ball.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Magic Ball 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 Magic Ball and click “Remove


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


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