Bonzi Buddy Removal: Remove Bonzi Buddy Forever

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Bonzi Buddy



Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

Bonzi Buddy regularly links itself from each emplacement in the registry that allows carrying out making it harder to remove Bonzi Buddy even with a comely Bonzi Buddy removal tool. More than one types of Bonzi Buddy mask themselves as guard software or even Bonzi Buddy removal tool. Some buyers contact support to perform Bonzi Buddy removal or install Bonzi Buddy removal tools or even gain new machines. Badly dirty computers require a reinstallation of all applications with a view to return to their lock down and recover after Bonzi Buddy presence or incorrect Bonzi Buddy removal. In 2006 Microsoft Company released its Bonzi Buddy removal tool which is Windows Defender program which is in default package of Windows Vista system and Windows 7. On December 16, 2004 Microsoft Company got its merchandise mark operating system AntiSpyware as free download Bonzi Buddy removal tool allowing Windows XP and Windows 2003 consumers to remove Bonzi Buddy and perfect Bonzi Buddy removals.

Bonzi Buddy intrusion method

Bonzi Buddy copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is taskmgs.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name Bonzi Buddy and value taskmgs.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name taskmgs.exe or Bonzi Buddy.

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How to remove Bonzi Buddy manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Bonzi Buddy, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Bonzi Buddy.

To get rid of Bonzi Buddy, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

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Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Bonzi Buddy Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

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Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Bonzi Buddy Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

4. Manually fix browser problems

Bonzi Buddy can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in Bonzi Buddy Removal Tool to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to Bonzi Buddy before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Bonzi Buddy Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Bonzi Buddy Removal Tool.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and crreate folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Bonzi Buddy Removal Tool.

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