How to remove Deal Boat (ads, banners, deals)
Name of the threat:Deal Boat
Command or file name:DealBoat.exe
Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)
Affected browsers: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 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. Then 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. If you have further questions about Deal Boat, please ask below. You can use programs to remove Deal Boat from your browsers below.
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This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Deal Boat, removing it from startup 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:
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:
3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:
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.
Remove Deal Boat related extensions from your browsers
Deal Boat in some cases can be accompanied with 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 Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:
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Protect computer and browsers from infection
Adware threats like Deal Boat are very widespread and, unfortunately, many anti-virus programs fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use Removal Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any anti-virus programs and creates additional shield against threats like Deal Boat.
Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Deal Boat and DealBoat.exe we received earlier:
somehow DealBoat has infected my p.c. the result is slow loading,and getting re-directed to ads.Help!
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