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Friday, December 5, 2014

How to Remove Redirection - Remove Boggles Hijacker

My computer browser is redirected to I constantly get this pop-up of a Boggles. How can I disable this and get my default homepage back? Any help is appreciated.

Screenshot of Boggles

Know more about Boggles

Boggles is a potentially unwanted domain or search engine powered by Search Suggest. This domain contains the below traits:

1. Boggles is promoted with the corrupted technique which is called bundling. It usually comes into the computer stealthily without uses permission along with the third-party programs, such as freeware apps, spam email or malicious links.

2. Boggles will change the computer setting by changing the registry entries and start up items. It will run automatically at the background as you boots up the computer.

3. Boggles will change the browser setting such as default homepage, search engine and new tab. When you open the browser, it will display itself as the homepage and search engine automatically without your permission.

4. Boggles is compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer web browsers. Since it  No matter what the browser you are using, it will redirect you to its own application.

5. Boggles will display constant all types of advertisements on your screen which could be embedded with corrupted links. Such a link could redirect you to a malicious website.

6. It will keep record of your personal information, such as online history, email address, even other private data like user accounts and password.

You can follow the guide below to remove this And it is recommended to keep Spyhunter anti-malware to protect your computer.

Solutions to remove Boggles  

In this post, there will be two solutions to remove Boggles :

1. Remove Boggles manually.
2. Remove Boggles by using SpyHunter anti-malware.

Instructions to Get Rid of Boggles

Method 1: Boggles  Manual Deletion

Step 1Open Windows Task Manager and close all running processes.
( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)

Step 2: Reset your browser setting

In the drop-down list of Firefox, go to Help and click on Troubleshooting Information.
Click on the Reset Firefox button to reset it.

Google Chrome: 
Click on the Chrome menu on the right of toolbar and then select Settings.
Scroll down to the bottom to click Show advanced settings.
Go down to the bottom and click Reset browser settings to reset Google Chrome to its default setting.

Click Tools on the up right corner and select Internet Options.
Click on Advanced tab, press Reset button to reset IE to its default settings.

Step 3: Go to the Registry Editor and remove all the infection registry entries listed here:

(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search)

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Start Page" = "http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search "CustomizeSearch" = "http://www.<random>.com/web/?type=ds&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>&q={searchTerms}"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search "SearchAssistant" = "http://www.<random>.com/web/?type=ds&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>&q={searchTerms}"

Step 4: All the infection associated files listed below need to be removed:

C:\Program Files\<random>

Method  2: Automatic Removal with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a world-famous real-time malware protection and removal tool, which is designed to detect , remove and protect your PC from the latest malware attacks, such as Trojans, worms, rootkits, rogue viruses, browser hijacker, ransomware, adware, key-loggers, and so forth. To keep SpyHunter Anti-malware on your computer is an important way to protect your computer in a good condition. Please find the instruction as follow. 

Step 1: Press the following button to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Save it into your computer and click on the Run choice to install it step by step.

Step 3: Click Finish then you can use it to scan your computer to find out potential threats by pressing Scan computer now!

Step 4: Tick Select all and then Remove to delete all threats.

Guide to download RegCure Pro to optimize PC 

If you are still worried about the left over of Boggles and want to clean all the unwanted registry entries,  it is recommended to use RegCure Pro.

Step 1. Install and launch RegCure Pro on your PC.

Step 2.  Select "Yes" to download and install RegCure Pro.


Step 3. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 4. RegCure Pro will open automatically on your screen.

RegCure Pro

 Step 5. RegCure Pro is scanning your PC for error.

 RegCure Pro2

Step 6. After scanning, choose the issues you want to fix. 


Note: Manual removal Boggles refers to key parts of computer system. Any error step may lead to system crash. If you don’t have sufficient expertise in dealing with the manual removal. Install Spyhunter can be your better choice, because it is capable of auto-detecting and removing viruses. You can also Download RegCure Pro to help you remove unneeded registry files and optimize the computer.

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