What is Candy-box.biz?
Candy-box.biz is an ad-supported program that may invade your system and display various advertisements on your screen. At this moment the application only affects Google Chrome. Candy-box.biz does have and official website, however, there is no download link on and therefore it is safe to assume that the application travels bundled with freeware and shareware.
Like most adware, it is promoted as a tool that will present you with good deals, coupons and discounts while shopping online. That, unfortunately, is not true. The adware will bombard your browsers with commercial content that will be of no use to you. That is why you should delete Candy-box.biz from your system.
How does Candy-box.biz work?
As it has already been mentioned, at the moment the adware only works on Google Chrome and if you use a different web browser, you will not notice its effects. However, that still does not mean that you should ignore it as ad-supported programs are often updated. This means that it may affect other browsers in the future. After it enters your system, Candy-box.biz inserts system processes called aus.exe and cab.exe. These processes are the reason you see endless banners, pop-ups and other types of ads on your screen. Killing the processes is not enough to get rid of all the ads. What you need to do is eliminate Candy-box.biz completely.
The reason it is important to get rid of the adverts as soon as possible is because they may turn out to be fake. If you click on a fake ad, you will get redirected to a corrupted site with misleading information. You could be presented with a supposedly useful software that is in fact a malicious program. You could also be redirected to a page with a fake lottery that was only designed to acquire your personal details. These are just two examples of the many virtual scams that you may get exposed to because of the adware. Make sure that you do not fall victim to them and delete Candy-box.biz right away.
How to remove Candy-box.biz?
Fortunately, it is not difficult to uninstall Candy-box.biz. You can do it via Control Panel. Full instructions of manual Candy-box.biz removal are presented below. However, in some cases it is possible that the adware may leave behind some of its components. That is why we recommend you scan your system with a malware scanner afterwards. If you detect any issues, you can upgrade the scanner to a malware removal utility and use it to get rid of Candy-box.biz traces and other infections that may be on your PC.
Tips on Candy-box.biz Removal
- Settings → Control Panel → Uninstall a program
- Right-click on Candy-box.biz and select Uninstall
Windows 7 & Vista
- Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a program
- Choose Candy-box.biz and click Uninstall
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs
- Pick Candy-box.biz and click Remove.
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