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Bousthane.com virus: how annoying can it be?

Bousthane.com is identified as an adware server because it is related to commercial adverts which may appear on your Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox web browsers. is bothering you with various advertisements on your web browsers? If you received a message with this term, it means that your computer was infected by potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware. However, you should know that the main purpose of this adware is not to give any discounts for the users, but to advertise a bunch of websites. We do not recommend clicking on Bousthane.com ads because it can lead you to some unwanted consequences, such as virus infection.


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Bousthane.com PUP spreads alongside other free programs and can be installed without user’s knowledge. It can be downloaded from its official website at Bousthane.com.net but usually it is not the case, as this application travels bundled with other free software that can be downloaded from the Internet for free. However, we highly doubt that some “guru” (even though the voice in the video suggest that he is not) is going to help you earn more money. Fortunately, you can prevent all these issues quite easily. Users should also unmark all questionable accessories they do not want to add to their system, such as Bousthane.com.

How did Bousthane.com hijack your computer system?

The appearance of Bousthane.com ads is the clearest sign showing that your computer was affected by adware. It includes the URL addresses of your visited domains, browsing frequency, search entries. Actually, the same might happen if you use the search bar located at the top to find different movies and shows online. Programs from this family are usually distributed via InstallRex installer, although they may also come with Amonetize and Vittalia installers (based on your location). By now it should be clear why we strongly advise you to remove Bousthane.com.

Once this rogue application attaches itself to the Internet browsers, it starts to track victim’s activity on the web – so it means it may reveal your browsing history, downloads, bookmarks, IP address and even search queries to its third-party partners. Uninstall any programs that are related to it from your Control Panel and run a full system scan with  If you recall installing a new audio converter, then the PUP might have been installed along. To be more specific, potentially unwanted programs are integrated in other programs as additional attachments. What is a faster way to make a user click a commercial ad if not embedding it with targeted content?

Bousthane.com ads removal:

If you found an extension that can’t be removed from the browser, it has either to be removed from Control Panel or with antimalware programs (like Anti-Malware Tool, Anti-Malware Tool) or program uninstallers (like RevoUninstaller). Our analysis has shown that this program’s ads are currently safe, but this may change at any moment, so due to this program’s potential to promote malware and other dangerous content we recommend that you Bousthane.com it and its accompanying software from your computer using our instructions. If it is already hiding in your computer, we recommend you to check it either manually or automatically. We have even prepared a manual removal guide for you – it can be found below this article.

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Learn how to remove Bousthane.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Bousthane.com

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start icon → Control Panel win7-start How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. Select Programs and Features. win7-control-panel How to remove Bousthane.com?
  3. Uninstall unwanted programs win7-uninstall-program How to remove Bousthane.com?

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on Start, and pick Control Panel. win8-start How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. Click Programs and Features, and uninstall unwanted programs. win8-remove-program How to remove Bousthane.com?

c) Windows 10

  1. Start menu → Search (the magnifying glass).
  2. Type in Control Panel and press it.win10-start How to remove Bousthane.com?
  3. Select Programs and Features, and uninstall unwanted programs. win10-remove-program How to remove Bousthane.com?

d) Mac OS X

  1. Finder → Applications.
  2. Find the programs you want to remove, click on them, and drag them to the trash icon.mac-os-app-remove How to remove Bousthane.com?
  3. Alternatively, you can right-click on the program and select Move to Trash.
  4. Empty Trash by right-clicking on the icon and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete [postname[ from Internet Explorer

  1. Gear icon → Manage add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-gear How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. Disable all unwanted extensions. IE-add-ons How to remove Bousthane.com?

a) Change Internet Explorer homepage

  1. Gear icon → Internet Options. ie-settings How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. Enter the URL of your new homepage instead of the malicious one. IE-settings2 How to remove Bousthane.com?

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Gear icon → Internet Options.
  2. Select the Advanced tab and press Reset. ie-settings-advanced How to remove Bousthane.com?
  3. Check the box next to Delete personal settings. IE-reset How to remove Bousthane.com?
  4. Press Reset.

Step 3. Remove Bousthane.com from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge → More (the three dots top right) → Settings. edge-settings How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. Press Choose what to clear, check the boxes and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to remove Bousthane.com?
  3. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  4. Task Manager → Processes tab.
  5. Find Microsoft Edge process, right-click on it, choose Go to details. task-manager How to remove Bousthane.com?
  6. If Go to details is not available, choose More details.
  7. Locate all Microsoft Edge processes, right-click on them and choose End task.

b) (Method 2)

We recommend backing up your data before you proceed.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe and delete all folders. edge-folder How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. Start → Search → Type in Windows PowerShell. edge-powershell How to remove Bousthane.com?
  3. Right-click on the result, choose Run as administrator.
  4. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste this: Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} below PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and press Enter. edge-powershell-script How to remove Bousthane.com?

Step 4. Delete [postname[ from Google Chrome

  1. Menu → More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. Delete all unwanted extensions by pressing the trash icon. chrome-extensions-delete How to remove Bousthane.com?

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Menu → Settings → On startup. chrome-menu How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. Manage start up pages → Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to remove Bousthane.com?
  3. Select Add a new page, and type in the URL of the homepage you want.
  4. Press Add.
  5. Settings → Search engine → Manage search engines. chrome-search-engines How to remove Bousthane.com?
  6. You will see three dots next to the set search engine. Press that and then Edit.
  7. Type in the URL of your preferred search engine, and click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings. chrome-menu How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. Scroll down to and press Advanced. chrome-settings How to remove Bousthane.com?
  3. Scroll down further to the Reset option.
  4. Press Reset, and Reset again in the confirmation window. chrome-reset How to remove Bousthane.com?

Step 5. Delete [postname[ from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Menu → Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-menu How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. Delete all unwanted extensions. mozilla-extensions How to remove Bousthane.com?

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Menu → Options. mozilla-menu How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. In the homepage field, put in your preferred homepage. mozilla-options How to remove Bousthane.com?

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Menu → Help menu (the question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. Press Troubleshooting Information.
  3. Press on Refresh Firefox, and confirm your choice. mozilla-reset How to remove Bousthane.com?

Step 6. Delete [postname[ from Safari (Mac)

  1. Open Safari → Safari (top of the screen) → Preferences. safari-menu How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. Choose Extensions, locate and delete all unwanted extensions. safari-extensions How to remove Bousthane.com?

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Open Safari → Safari (top of the screen) → Preferences. safari-menu How to remove Bousthane.com?
  2. In the General tab, put in the URL of the site you want as your homepage.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Open Safari → Safari (top of the screen) → Clear History.
  2. Select from which time period you want to delete the history, and press Clear History.safari-clear-history How to remove Bousthane.com?
  3. Safari → Preferences → Advanced tab.
  4. Check the box next to Show Develop menu. safari-advanced How to remove Bousthane.com?
  5. Press Develop (it will appear at the top) and then Empty Caches.
If the problem still persists, you will have to obtain anti-spyware software and delete Bousthane.com with it.

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