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Deal Boat



Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

Deal Boat is another advertising browser add-on from 215 Apps. Installs in all 3 major browsers (Chrome, IE 8-9-10, Firefox). Shows discount pop-ups on various shopping site disturbing users. Usually goes bundled with some freeware programs during installation of this freeware software.

Deal Boat intrusion method

Deal Boat

Deal Boat installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Deal Boat). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Deal Boat copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is DealBoat.exe. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Deal Boat and value DealBoat.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name DealBoat.exe or Deal Boat. Also, it can create folder with name Deal Boat under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Deal Boat starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Deal Boat immediately.

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How to remove Deal Boat manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Deal Boat, 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 Deal Boat.

To get rid of Deal Boat, you should:

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

• Updater12747.exe
• ButtonUtil.dll
• Deal Boat-bg.exe
• Deal Boat.dll
• Deal Boat.exe
• Uninstall.exe

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 Deal Boat Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\gb5e8gtn.default\extensions\\
• %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Updater12747\

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

  • Key: HKCU\Software\InstalledBrowserExtensions\215 Apps
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Deal Boat
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Cr_Installer
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Crossrider
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Deal Boat
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110111271147}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0012747.Sandbox
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0012747.BHO
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{44444444-4444-4444-4444-440144274447}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{66666666-6666-6666-6666-660166276647}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{55555555-5555-5555-5555-550155275547}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{22222222-2222-2222-2222-220122272247}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110111271147}
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    Value: Updater12747
    Data: C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Local Settings\Application Data\Updater12747\Updater12747.exe

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 Deal Boat Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall Deal Boat related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Deal Boat entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Deal Boat won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use Deal Boat Removal Tool.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Deal Boat or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Deal Boat

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Deal Boat related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Remove Deal Boat extension from your browsers

Deal Boat in some cases can create browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option "Toolbar Remover" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Deal Boat. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with SpyHunter or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner

  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons

  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.

  • Choose Deal Boat or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Deal Boat removal use Deal Boat Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.

  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/

  • In the list of add-ons find Deal Boat and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm Deal Boat removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extension locate Deal Boat.

  • Click Remove button near it.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Deal Boat are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Deal Boat.

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Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Deal Boat and DealBoat.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: DealBoat infection

somehow DealBoat has infected my p.c. the result is slow loading,and getting re-directed to ads.Help!

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Google Chrome extension locked

Hello :)

There is an extension called "Deal Boat" installed in my Google Chrome Browser. Since the checkbox is gray there is also no button to delete it (normally a bin)

Need to know how to delete it, didnt found a solution for that, thanks :)

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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