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Danger level 6
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Changes default search engine
  • Shows commercial adverts

Boggles.co

If you noticed that your default search engine is now Boggles.co, it means that you had a some dealings with freeware. This sometimes happens when you download free programs that have Boggles.co as an optional install. An argument could be made for this search engine to be called a browser hijacker; however, our research team is split on this matter. Whatever the case may be, we can confirm that Boggles.co could indirectly cause security vulnerabilities. Plus, it’s certainly annoying, so we believe that Boggles.co removal is the best option available.

Boggles.co is made using the Search Suggest engine. This means that people can use this engine to create their own search providers using the template. Boggles.co, like any other product made using Search Suggest, is independent. Its developers don’t answer to the operators of Search Suggest concerning distribution or anything else. As stated above, Boggles.co is mostly distributed via free program bundles. If you fail to pay adequate attention during the installation, you could get many different programs you weren't planning on installing on your computer, including adware or even malware. It could be annoying to try to remove all of them. You should run a spyware detection scan with a trustworthy tool to make sure you don’t have any more suspicious or annoying applications if you found Boggles.co on your machine.

While Boggles.co works as a search engine, it uses a lot of sponsored advertisements to cover the costs of running it. Due to this fact, it's not as trustworthy as the more popular search engines. Generally, privacy policies of engines like Boggles.co make sure to point out that their product is not responsible for the safety of third-party websites. You should always be careful, as these websites are known to sometimes contain dangerous threats. In our opinion, it’s better to rely on trustworthy search engines, like Google, Yahoo, or Bing. If you decided to switch to one of those, as you definitely should, you wouldn’t have any reason to keep Boggles.co on your computer. Fortunately for you, we’re going to discuss how to remove it next.

To get rid of Boggles.co, you have two options. You can do it automatically or manually. While manual Boggles.co removal isn’t as difficult as removal of dangerous threats like Trojans could be, we still don’t recommend it. We believe that your best option is to download a professional malware removal tool to scan your whole system and remove this search engine together with any threats that have found its way on your machine before Boggles.co, or any dangerous programs you might have been infected with after getting it. Nevertheless, the instructions for manual removal are included below for your convenience.

Remove Boggles.co

Windows 8

  1. Right-click the bottom-left corner of your Desktop and go to Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program, select unwanted programs, and click Uninstall.

Windows 7 and Windows Vista

  1. Click the Windows button and go to Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program, select unwanted programs, and click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start and go to Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs, select unwanted programs, and click Remove.

Reset your browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and go to Internet options.
  2. Open Advanced tab and click Reset.
  3. Check Delete personal settings and click Reset.
  4. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and click Troubleshooting information.
  2. Click Reset Firefox on the top-right corner.
  3. Click Reset Firefox.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Click Show advanced settings after scrolling down.
  3. Scroll down and click Reset browser settings.
  4. Confirm your decision by clicking Reset again.
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How to manually remove Boggles.co

Files associated with Boggles.co infection:

Downloader.dll
R003.exe
mngr.exe
AppHelper.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Browser Manager
DocUnzipUpdt.exe
contentagent.exe
AutoUpdater.exe
clteyghuwphSystem.exe
Bind.exe
fiber.js
dlprotect.exe
Client.exe
ScriptHost.dll
usetting.exe
timetasks.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Anti-phishing Domain Advisor
ProtectExtension.exe
Sixth.exe
MAJTuto.exe
yContentFilterService.exe
DeltaFix.dll
openinstall.exe
RGMUpdater.exe
smp2.exe
compatibilitychecksvc.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\BrowserProtect
UpdateService.exe
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
NTS.exe
ieplug.dll
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Browser Manager
dnkt.exe
uninstaller.exe
TorrentStat.exe
wprotectmanager.exe
Seventh.exe
LiveUpdate.exe
BDL.dll
DFService.exe
BitGuard.exe
Assistant_x64.dll
SafeUpdater.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Anti-phishing Domain Advisor
update1.dll
applications.exe
kometaup.exe
VideoEklenti.exe
wirtual.exe
ScreenCapture.exe
OptimizerMonitor.exe
CompTmp.exe
MSLSService.exe
ALiBaBar.dll
TimeTasksSetup.exe
update.exe
webmakerplus.exe
BrowserProtect.exe
WombatUpdater.exe
chrome-links.exe
Autoload.exe
upr.exe
brfilterdrv.sys
winclient32.exe
UpdateTask.exe
regCheck.vbs
20dollars2surf.exe
bi_client.exe
optimizer.exe
playsetup.exe
stprss.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\BrowserProtect
flashEnhancer.dll
lmservice.exe
browsemngr.exe
systerm32.exe
Win_Updater.exe
PCProtect.exe
%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\BrowserProtect
host.exe
sv.exe
IEError.exe
litefile.bin
Toast.exe
AdbFlashIA2.exe
lsdprn.exe
wabEventSupport16.dll
PlusMo.exe
safetynut.exe
SyncPulseManager.exe
uninstall_Winservices.exe
VideoUsage.exe
GoogleUpdate.exe
%AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\????????????????
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\pgafcinpmmpklohkojmllohdhomoefph
toolserv.exe
ProtectWindowsManager.exe
openinst.exe
VirusRemover.exe
PCProtect.dll
ContentHost.dll
inspasio.exe
monitorsvc.exe
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\pgafcinpmmpklohkojmllohdhomoefph
PackerV2.exe
psupport.dll
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
Updater.exe
plura_autorun.exe
windhcpclient.exe
NCdownloader.exe
ReminderFoxUpdater.exe

Boggles.co DLL's to remove:

PCProtect.dll
ScriptHost.dll
flashEnhancer.dll
update1.dll
ContentHost.dll
psupport.dll
DeltaFix.dll
BDL.dll
wabEventSupport16.dll
ieplug.dll
ALiBaBar.dll
Assistant_x64.dll
Downloader.dll

Boggles.co processes to kill:

compatibilitychecksvc.exe
usetting.exe
kometaup.exe
systerm32.exe
stprss.exe
PlusMo.exe
MAJTuto.exe
Autoload.exe
applications.exe
PackerV2.exe
wprotectmanager.exe
VideoUsage.exe
Bind.exe
ScreenCapture.exe
Client.exe
browsemngr.exe
AdbFlashIA2.exe
CompTmp.exe
openinst.exe
NCdownloader.exe
DFService.exe
update.exe
yContentFilterService.exe
openinstall.exe
Win_Updater.exe
timetasks.exe
smp2.exe
PCProtect.exe
upr.exe
Sixth.exe
TorrentStat.exe
TimeTasksSetup.exe
windhcpclient.exe
MSLSService.exe
SafeUpdater.exe
contentagent.exe
GoogleUpdate.exe
OptimizerMonitor.exe
ProtectExtension.exe
wirtual.exe
dlprotect.exe
R003.exe
winclient32.exe
RGMUpdater.exe
UpdateService.exe
BitGuard.exe
Toast.exe
webmakerplus.exe
IEError.exe
host.exe
playsetup.exe
clteyghuwphSystem.exe
plura_autorun.exe
ProtectWindowsManager.exe
monitorsvc.exe
lsdprn.exe
Seventh.exe
Updater.exe
mngr.exe
AutoUpdater.exe
inspasio.exe
lmservice.exe
DocUnzipUpdt.exe
NTS.exe
WombatUpdater.exe
chrome-links.exe
AppHelper.exe
uninstall_Winservices.exe
optimizer.exe
VideoEklenti.exe
toolserv.exe
ReminderFoxUpdater.exe
20dollars2surf.exe
bi_client.exe
BrowserProtect.exe
LiveUpdate.exe
SyncPulseManager.exe
VirusRemover.exe
uninstaller.exe
sv.exe
safetynut.exe
UpdateTask.exe
dnkt.exe
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