How to remove RunBooster from the computer and browsers

This is an article about RunBooster virus that infects users’ devices in many countries. We also made effective instructions for RunBooster deletion and some tips for virus victims.


RunBooster adware

What is RunBooster. Removal reasons and methods

This item will explain you everything about the most effective adware of this week that now infected thousands of user's PS's systems. We talk about RunBooster, and from following article you will know how it penetrated your workstation, how to eliminate it, and how to defend your computer from such threats in the future. Now you understand that RunBooster will not steal or delete your files but will irritate you for months until you get rid of it. Most of the times, adware owners aren't its developers - they just buy the completely prepared adware set on illegal auctions and hardly use it. We want you to understand that these utilities are plain, but when they infect the PC of an inexperienced user, they can pose a real issue. We strongly recommend all people who discovered RunBooster on their PC's to rapidly get rid of it with help of this removal guide.



The infection scheme of advertising tools, usually, depends on its sort. For example, ransomware, usually uses phishing, Trojan viruses use vulnerabilities in software's code and advertising program's owners prefer bundling. Bundled installation depends on social engineering. In fact, the bundle contains one good tool and few viruses. The utilities in the bundle can only be installed simultaneously, and if victim doesn't pay attention to the windows that show up in the middle of installation, he, with his own hands lets them to infest the machine. There is a dialogue window in which you should choose between common and advanced ways of installation. The regular method is checked automatically, and if customer doesn't check the other one, he'll get all the contents of. There are some simple tips that might assist you avoid getting hacked in this way:

  • Don't installing cracked releases of paid programs. That's how swindlers spread harmful software, using the common user’s greed. If you are going to download the free program, then load it exclusively from the developer's website, or from another well-known website. This will allow you to lower the level of danger of infection to a minimum.
  • When installing any free software, keep an eye on all info that appears in the pop-up windows. Sometimes, you need to read EULA to realize that the tool is perilous and just cancel its installation.
  • You should learn to discern malicious websites from decent ones one. Swindlers can crack almost any website, but it's much easier to infect a low-quality site, originally made for illegal purposes, or a website, forgotten by its creator. Infected websites could be simply recognized by clickbait headers, an abundance of obtrusive ads, strange tabs that appear when you click the link and garish design.

The tips, given before are mandatory to abide by those who want to improve the output of their PC's workstations and the security of their data. If now you have an advertising program on your PC, you should get rid of it, to make your system safe and ready for work. This can be perfectly accomplished by the anti-virus tool, and we have one to propose.

Millions of PC operators are sure that purchasing an AV-tool means that the machine will be completely protected from any viruses, however it's false. The human factor is the very frequent reason of infection of the PC, and if you want to protect your PC, you should obey the rules of Internet security. If you want the anti-viral program to be effective, read the upper parts of this guide and try to stick to the advices given there.

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RunBooster removal instructions

If you use MAC OS, follow our article: MAC adware removal.



Step 1. Uninstall RunBooster from Control Panel

Instruction for Windows XP and Windows 7

1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.

2. In the Currently installed programs box, click the RunBooster, and then click Change or Change/Remove.

3. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to make the changes that you want.

Press Start - Control Panel Choose Programs - Uninstall a program Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Instruction for Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter Control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by: select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.


Instruction for Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select RunBooster and press Uninstall

Type 'Control Panel' in Search field Programs in Control Panel Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Step 2. Remove RunBooster from the browser

Note: If you use antimalware scanner, it will take you through the following steps automatically.


Instruction for Google Chrome

1. Launch Google Chrome browser, click Menu (Customize and Control Google Chrome)

2. Select More tools > Extensions. Left-click on Extensions

3. On the RunBooster, click Remove from Chrome

4. A notice to remove the extension will appear. Click Remove

How to remove RunBooster from Google Chrome. Step 1 How to delete RunBooster from Google Chrome. Step 2 How to uninstall RunBooster from Google Chrome. Step 3


Instruction for Internet Explorer

1. Launch Internet Explorer

2. Click Tools

3. Select Manage add-ons

4. Select RunBooster and press Disable

How to uninstall RunBooster from Internet Explorer. Step 1 How to remove RunBooster from Internet Explorer. Step 2 How to delete RunBooster from Internet Explorer. Step 3


Instruction for Mozilla Firefox

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox

2. Open Menu

3. Click Add-ons

4. Select Extensions

5. On the RunBooster, press Remove

How to uninstall RunBooster from Mozilla Firefox. Step 1 How to delete RunBooster from Mozilla Firefox. Step 1 How to remove RunBooster from Mozilla Firefox. Step 3


Instruction for Safari

1. Open Safari browser

2. Click Menu (Display a menu of General Safari Settings)

3. Select Reset Safari...

4. Press Reset

How to delete RunBooster from Safari. Step 1 How to uninstall RunBooster from Safari. Step 2 How to remove RunBooster from Safari. Step 3


Instruction for Opera

1. Start Opera browser

2. Click Menu (Customize and Control Opera)

3. Select Extensions

4. Choose RunBooster and press button Remove from Opera

How to remove RunBooster from Opera. Step 1 How to delete RunBooster from Opera. Step 2 How to uninstall RunBooster from Opera. Step 3


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Step 3. Delete elements that would stay after RunBooster deletion

1. Remove files and folders, if they stayed:

  • Type RunBooster in the search box
  • Scroll to the bottom of the list of search results. Under Search again in, Click Computer
  • Wait for the search results
  • Delete items found

2. Delete registry keys

  • Click the Start button
  • Type Regedit.exe and press Enter
  • Press Ctrl+F and type 'RunBooster'
  • Click 'Find Next'
  • Delete the entries that were found

Step 4 (Optional). Scan the computer with antimalware scanner

  • Download antivirus tool, e.g. Adwcleaner
  • Press Scan button


AdwCleaner start window


  • Press Clean button


AdwCleaner scan the system


Instruction for Mac OS

1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications

2. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash

3. Choose Finder > Empty Trash


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