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Remove HistoryBoss Toolbar from Chrome, Firefox, IE

Threat's profile Threat indicator: HIGH

Name of the threat:HistoryBoss Toolbar

Command or file name:9kauxstb.dll

Threat type:Toolbars

Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

HistoryBoss Toolbar intrusion method

HistoryBoss Toolbar

Usually HistoryBoss Toolbar comes bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to change default homepage and search engine to HistoryBoss Toolbar. HistoryBoss Toolbar copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is 9kauxstb.dll. Then it creates new startup key with name HistoryBoss Toolbar and value 9kauxstb.dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name 9kauxstb.dll or HistoryBoss Toolbar. Also, it can create folder with name HistoryBoss Toolbar under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about HistoryBoss Toolbar, please ask below. You can use programs to remove HistoryBoss Toolbar from your browsers below.

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How to remove HistoryBoss Toolbar manually

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

To get rid of HistoryBoss Toolbar, you should:

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

  • 9kauxstb.dll
  • 9kauxstb64.dll
  • 9kbar.dll
  • 9kbarsvc.exe
  • 9kbprtct.dll
  • 9kbrmon.exe
  • 9kbrmon64.exe
  • 9kbrstub.dll
  • 9kbrstub64.dll
  • 9kdatact.dll
  • 9kdlghk.dll
  • 9kdlghk64.dll
  • 9kfeedmg.dll
  • 9khighin.exe
  • 9khkstub.dll
  • 9khtmlmu.dll
  • 9khttpct.dll
  • 9kidle.dll
  • 9kieovr.dll
  • 9kmedint.exe
  • 9kmlbtn.dll
  • 9kPlugin.dll
  • 9kradio.dll
  • 9kregfft.dll
  • 9kreghk.dll
  • 9kregiet.dll
  • 9kscript.dll
  • 9kskin.dll
  • 9kskplay.exe
  • 9kSrcAs.dll
  • 9kSrchMn.exe
  • 9ksrchmr.dll
  • 9ktpinst.dll
  • AppIntegrator64.exe
  • AppIntegratorStub64.dll
  • chrome\9kffxtbr.jar
  • CrExtP9k.exe
  • FF-NativeMessagingDispatcher.dll
  • Hpg64.dll
  • installKeys.js
  • NP9kStub.dll
  • 9kEIPlug.dll
  • 9kEZSETP.dll
  • NP9kEISb.dll
  • 0005BCC0.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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

  • C:\Program Files\HistoryBoss_9k
  • C:\Program Files\HistoryBoss_9kEI

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

  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
    Value: HistoryBoss_9k Browser Plugin Loader
    Data: 9kbrmon.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
    Value: HistoryBoss Search Scope Monitor
    Data: C:\PROGRA~1\HISTOR~2\bar\1.bin\9ksrchmn.exe /m=2 /w /h
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
    Value: HistoryBoss Home Page Guard 32 bit
    Data: C:\PROGRA~1\HISTOR~2\bar\1.bin\AppIntegrator.exe
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\HistoryBoss_9kService
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\HistoryBoss_9k
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\
  • Key:
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HistoryBoss_9kbar Uninstall Internet Explorer
  • Key:
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HistoryBoss_9kbar Uninstall Firefox
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ToolbarProtector.1\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ToolbarProtector.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ToolbarProtector\CurVer
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ToolbarProtector\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ToolbarProtector
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ThirdPartyInstaller.1\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ThirdPartyInstaller.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ThirdPartyInstaller\CurVer
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ThirdPartyInstaller\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ThirdPartyInstaller
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.SettingsPlugin.1\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.SettingsPlugin.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.SettingsPlugin\CurVer
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.SettingsPlugin\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.SettingsPlugin
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ScriptButton.1\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ScriptButton.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ScriptButton\CurVer
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ScriptButton\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.ScriptButton
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.RadioSettings.1\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.RadioSettings.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.RadioSettings\CurVer
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.RadioSettings\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.RadioSettings
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.Radio.1\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.Radio.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.Radio\CurVer
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.Radio\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.Radio
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.PseudoTransparentPlugin.1\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.PseudoTransparentPlugin.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.PseudoTransparentPlugin\CurVer
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.PseudoTransparentPlugin\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.PseudoTransparentPlugin
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.MultipleButton.1\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.MultipleButton.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.MultipleButton\CurVer
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.MultipleButton\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.MultipleButton
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.HTMLPanel.1\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.HTMLPanel.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.HTMLPanel\CurVer
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.HTMLPanel\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.HTMLPanel
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.HTMLMenu.1\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.HTMLMenu.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.HTMLMenu\CurVer
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.HTMLMenu\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.HTMLMenu
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.FeedManager.1\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.FeedManager.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.FeedManager\CurVer
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.FeedManager\CLSID
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HistoryBoss_9k.FeedManager

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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall HistoryBoss Toolbar related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for HistoryBoss Toolbar 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 HistoryBoss Toolbar 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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings
  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column
  • Find HistoryBoss Toolbar under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.
  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

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 programs that can be connected with HistoryBoss Toolbar 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 entries related to HistoryBoss Toolbar
  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.
  • Find HistoryBoss Toolbar related entries.
  • Click Remove button.

Remove HistoryBoss Toolbar related extensions from your browsers

HistoryBoss Toolbar in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool to remove unwanted browser extensions related to HistoryBoss Toolbar. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Spyhunter Remediation Tool. 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 add-on possibly related to HistoryBoss Toolbar or other related adware BHO.
  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective HistoryBoss Toolbar removal use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.
  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/
  • In the list of add-ons find related to HistoryBoss Toolbar and click recycle bin icon.
  • Confirm HistoryBoss Toolbar removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • In the address bar type about:addons
  • Click Extensions tab.
  • In the list of extension locate ones related to HistoryBoss Toolbar.
  • Click Remove button near it.

Reset browsers search and homepage settings

HistoryBoss Toolbar can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to HistoryBoss Toolbar before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"
  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"
  • Click the Advanced tab
  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.
  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage
  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.
  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.
  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.
  • Click the Reset Firefox button.
  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool.

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