If you have recently detected that your PC is infected with ProductivityBoss (it is formally considered as an adware), you’re on the right track. In this article we will provide you full instructions how to remove ProductivityBoss.
ProductivityBoss Toolbar is still another harmful adware that comes from the notorious Mindspark family. Other well-known toolbars that belong to this kind are Running Fanatic Toolbar, MySocialShortcut Toolbar, Verified VPN Toolbar. For this reason, we advise to delete ProductivityBoss as soon as it is detected on your computer. Even though ProductivityBoss is advertised as a superior tool to ease your daily task within the internet browser, you must know that these statements are misleading, because in most cases, they are used as a deception to trick unaware users into uploading and installing this useless piece of software. The deletion of ProductivityBoss should be carried out instantly, to ensure full security of your computer system.
ProductivityBoss can be considered as an advertising network of cyber criminals – since they are banned from all rightful advertising networks such as Google or Facebook ads they use adware like this to promote their web pages and drive some traffic to them. Thus, if you keep ProductivityBoss installed on your PC, various cyber criminals may reach your right on your web browser on a daily basis and that’s very hazardous.
Whereas it is possible to download ProductivityBoss from its official website, our experts claim and reports show that this harmful application could be a part of an usual program distributed bundled. Installers filled with doubtful third-party applications are usually to be found on suspicious hosting websites. We recommend you to stay away from such sites. This precaution will significantly reduce the risk factor and avoid infections such as ProductivityBoss Toolbar or any other questionable application. You should be very careful while installing any program. You must always select the advanced installation method, since in this case you will be presented possibility to cancel extra installations.
How to remove ProductivityBoss?
But most importantly, you may install a professional antimalware application, such as GridinSoft Trojan Killer. This is a dependable removal tool that would provide overall system security at all times. If you need more help on our part, please feel free to contact us at any time.
Removal tool for ProductivityBoss:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with ProductivityBoss in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):