My Utility Box Removal Process (remove MyUtilityBox)

March 13, 2018

My Utility Box is a potentially unwanted application known for offering random utilities for Windows PC users touting the ability to improve your web surfing experience with add-ons. The basic objective of My Utility Box is murky at best. IN fact, the features that My Utility Box provides may be easily performed using an updated and popular web browser application.

The modification of Internet settings is among the many unwanted actions that My Utility Box takes upon installation. The loading of My Utility Box may take place when installing freeware apps that have been bundled with add-on software or components. Eliminating My Utility Box may become a difficult task for some, which is why it is recommended by computer security experts to remove potentially unwanted programs like My Utility Box by using an antispyware tool.

Are you getting popups from My Utility Box? Have you identified that you have My Utility Box installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove My Utility Box completely from your computer?

Why should you remove My Utility Box?

If My Utility Box resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that My Utility Box may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking My Utility Box removal process.

How can you manually remove My Utility Box

Manual removal of My Utility Box may not be for everyone. Each manual My Utility Box removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic My Utility Box removal process.

My Utility Box can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate My Utility Box in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find My Utility Box, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing My Utility Box. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

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  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with My Utility Box from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with My Utility Box, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

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  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with My Utility Box by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\My Utility Box folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed My Utility Box completely from your computer. If you find that My Utility Box is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic My Utility Box removal process.

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