Remove Boxed Books Ads (Complete Removal)

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Dealing with adware is never a pleasant thing. It appears on your computer as if out of the blue and starts slowing your machine down and interrupting your daily online activity with the countless ads it displays. You can expect the same behavior from Boxed Books because it is ad-supported. The program’s only purpose is to generate profit for its developers by displaying third-party advertisements. There is nothing beneficial Boxed Books will do for you, moreover, it is not safe to keep it running on your system, which is why you are strongly advised to delete it.

How did I get infected with?

The fact that Boxed Books has a homepage at should not trick you into thinking that it is a legitimate application. Not to mention that this is exactly what the creator of the program would like to convince you about so that you do not delete Boxed Books. However, the download button given on the web page is not active, which makes it obvious that the application entered your system without permission. Most often this happens when installing free apps downloaded from unauthorized websites. In this case it is essential to read carefully all the information given by the setup wizard. You should also stay away from spam email attachments and random ads on unknown websites if you want to prevent the appearance of adware or other infections.

Why are these ads dangerous?

You already learned that ads by Boxed Books belong to third parties. Unfortunately, it is not mentioned anywhere who these parties are and what content they promote. What is more, in the End User License of Boxed Books it says that interacting with that content is done at your own risk, which means that you should not expect from the application to ensure that it is safe. Anyone willing to pay for the services of Boxed Books can use it as an advertising platform, and this also includes cyber criminals. Therefore, if you want to keep your PC unharmed, you should ignore all ads by Boxed Books. Additionally, you should erase the application so that it stops generating the annoying advertisements once and for all.

How Can I Remove Boxed Books Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Boxed Books infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

STEP 1: Uninstall Boxed Books from your Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Disable Boxed Books from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove Boxed Books from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall Boxed Books from Your Computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the Boxed Books program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

STEP 2 : Remove Boxed Books from Chrome, Firefox or IE

Remove from Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
  • If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

  • If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
  • go to settings – Add person

  • choose a preferred name.


  • then go back and remove person 1
  • Chrome should be malware free now

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable and remove the unwanted add on
  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

Remove from Internet Explorer

  • Open IE
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable any suspicious extension.
  • If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
  • On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
  • Click on Internet options


  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.


  • Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset


  • Close IE

Permanently Remove Boxed Books Leftovers

To make sure manual removal is successful, I recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.

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