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Danger level 6
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Strange toolbar installed without Your permission
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Installs itself without permissions

History Boss Toolbar

If you have installed History Boss Toolbar on your system rather carelessly, you should not be surprised that your homepage and search engine are different now. However, as you have been informed about all those changes, History Boss Toolbar cannot be treated as a browser hijacker. However, you will only be able to set your preferred homepage back, if you remove History Boss Toolbar from the system. The removal is obligatory if you have downloaded this software from unreliable sources as well. It is because it might cause security-related problems. Thus, we believe that it is not worth risking.

Once History Boss Toolbar gets on the system, it always adds extensions to all the major browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox; thus, you will have to get rid of them first if you want to erase this browser plugin. It is known that Internet Explorer extension can be removed via Control Panel as well. Do not worry if it seems as a difficult process, we will definitely help you to remove History Boss Toolbar by providing the instructions.

If you still wonder why we advise you to get rid of this software, you should know that it might show you ads together with search results. You might be forced to visit unreliable websites if you click on them. What is more, it is known that History Boss Toolbar might collect some of the information related to your browsing habits, for instance, your search queries, the time you spend on particular websites as well as some other technical information like your IP address, your internet service provider, and even the version of your OS. Thus, even though this application might seem extremely useful for those that are interested in history, we recommend that you carefully consider whether you really need it.

Have you decided to erase History Boss Toolbar entirely from your system? If it is so, you can remove it manually or automatically. Of course, an automatic removal would save your time; however, if you choose to erase History Boss Toolbar manually, you can use the instructions that we have provided for you below. Do not forget to scan your system with a reliable scanner in order to find out whether there are no other existing threats on your system. We recommend downloading SpyHunter scanner. Just click on the button below and the automatic scan will start.

History Boss Toolbar removal

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Click on the application.
  5. Select Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Click the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on the undesirable program.
  5. Select Uninstall.

Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the background of the Metro UI.
  2. Select All apps and then locate Control Panel on the list of programs.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select History Boss Toolbar and then delete it by clicking Uninstall.

Internet Explorer

  1. Open the browser and then tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Manage Add-ons.
  3. Click Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Select the extension and then click Disable.
  5. Select Search Providers and then click on a new search engine. Select Set as default.
  6. Click on the search provider that needs to be erased and click Remove.
  7. Tap Alt+T again and then go to Internet Options.
  8. Click on the General tab, type in homepage URL and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch your browser and tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Select Extensions.
  3. Locate the unwanted extension and then select Remove/Disable.
  4. Press Alt+T and then select General tab.
  5. Type in homepage URL in the field near Home Page. Click OK.
  6. Go to the start page of your browser.
  7. Click on the field near the search provider icon.
  8. Tap F4 and select a new search engine.
  9. Tap F4 again and then go to Manage Search Engines…
  10. Select the unwanted search provider and click Remove.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+F.
  3. Select Tools, then go to Extensions.
  4. Click on the unwanted extension and then select the recycle bin button.
  5. Click Remove.
  6. Select Settings from the Chrome menu.
  7. Select Open a specific page or set of pages. Click Set pages.
  8. Add a new page and click OK.
  9. Mark Show Home button under Appearance. Click Change and repeat the 8th step.
  10. Select Manage search engines… from the Search section.
  11. Select a new search engine and click Make default.
  12. Click on the unwanted search provider and then click X.
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How to manually remove History Boss Toolbar

Files associated with History Boss Toolbar infection:

HistoryBoss.exe

History Boss Toolbar processes to kill:

HistoryBoss.exe
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