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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:

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

Boggles.co DLL's to remove:

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

Boggles.co processes to kill:

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