How to uninstall PasswordBox

Greetings. In this guide we will speak about browser PasswordBox add-on. The main page of this adware is  Usually, users install this softwore with other installations (CNet, Softonic, etc). It shows pop-ups in browser and ask user to make registration in it service. If you don't want install it, try to find a tick with text like “Also install”, “Make... A default page in your browser” etc.

PasswordBox infects the follow browsers: Safari browser, Internet explorer, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. 

How to remove PasswordBox from browser

Generally, to remove ads, it's enough to remove an appropriate browser extensions. Follow this instructions to uninstall Password Box from browsers:

Uninstalling from IE

Tools - Manage add-ons - remove add-on

Tools - Internet Options - General - Home page

Uninstalling from Google Chrome

Customize and Control Google Chrome - Tools - Extensions - remove extension

Customize and Control Google Chrome - Tools - Settings

Uninstalling from Firefox

Tools - Add-ons - remove add-on

Tools - Options - General

Antimalware scanners

But sometimes it's more difficult to delete add-on manually. For example, it can be necessary to clean up register, delete program's folders and files manually and even do all this using Windows safe-mode.
To remove PasswordBox in automatic mode use YAC.

Removal Tool

Step by step removal instruction


To delete PasswordBox manually from Windows, you need do the following:

1. Uninstall it from Control Panel

2.  Remove folders


  • C:\Program Files\PasswordBox
  • C:\Users\YOUR USER\AppData\Local\PasswordBox Search

3. Clean up the following register branches:


  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{5DB69B97-934B-451D-94DB-32EF802A01CD}
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\PasswordBox
  • HKU\...\Software\AppDataLow\Software\PasswordBox
  • HKU\...\Software\PasswordBox Search

Video guide

If the information above didn't help you to remove PasswordBox, you can follow video instructions below:



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