*THIS ARTICLE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND IS NOT YET COMPLETED*


If your computer is running slowly or you are getting popups and advertisements it is possible that you have downloaded Malware, Spyware, or Trojans.

this tutorial will help you in removing some of these programs.


1. Hold down the windows button (the button on the bottom left of the keyboard with a square flag on it), while holding the windows button tap the 'R' button.


2. This will open up a small box that you can type in.  in that box type "appwiz.cpl"  without the quotes, and hit the enter key on the keyboard.


3. Wait for the list to populate, this new window shows all of the programs that are on the computer.  It may look like a lot, but you need most of them.


4. If any of the programs in the following list are shown on your computer, right click on them and select unistall.  Go through the uninstaller, some require you to restart the computer.

  • WARNING - take care in what you are uninstalling, if you uninstall a legitimate program it could cause problems with the software on your computer.


Alphabetical List of Common Malware

This List will be changing regularly based on new Malware and Adware, but will never be comprehensive.  If you think a program that is not listed here may be malicious please contact a Box Support Technician for assistance.


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A.

  • Ask websearch
  • Ask Toolbar
  • Arcade Safari

B.
  • Babylon Search
  • Blekko Search

C.
  • Conduit Search
  • Coupon Alert Toolbar
  • Coupon Printer
  • Coupon Bar
  • Crawler Search

D.
  • Deal Vault
  • DealPly
  • DivX Toolbar
  • Dogpile
  • DomaIQ
  • Download Terms

F.
  • FilmFanatic Toolbar
  • FLV Toolbar
  • Free Youtube Downloader
  • FunMoods Search
  • FunMoods Toolbar

G.
  • Genio Search
  • GetSavin

H.
  • HeadlineAlley Toolbar