Bubble Dock - How to remove?

 

Bubble Dock is an adware that can be added to any of Internet browsers. It is available in French, Swiss, Italian and Spanish. The application offers access to news, games, Facebook, email, web TV, Youtube videos, shortcuts, apps, RSS, podcasts and many more by clicking on your desktop. As the toolbar is free of charge, the company that owes it, Nosibay, earns money from advertisements displayed. These might be popup ads, in text promotions, various coupons and deals.

One can install Bubble Dock from company’s official webpage but usually it is added to Internet browsers without a computer user’s intention to use it. One of the most popular methods is bundling it with other software that is also free of charge. After downloading and installing such a program you might add many more unwanted applications, like Bubble Dock adware or even toolbars that cause your home page and default search engine to be hijacked.

If you get annoyed by the advertisements having Bubble Dock name on them, follow the instructions below that will help to remove the threat. If you are not experienced in removing this type of adware, simply download a reliable anti-malware program, such as Spyhunter or StopZilla and run a full system scan.


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How to remove Bubble Dock using Windows Control Panel

Many hijackers and adware like Bubble Dock install some of their components as regular windows programs as well as additional software. This part of malware can be uninstalled from Control Panel. To access it, do the following.

  1. Start->Control Panel (older Windows) or press Windows Key->Search and enter Control Panel (Windows 8);
     
  2. Choose Uninstall Program;
     
  3. Go through a list of programs and select entries related to Bubble Dock and related parasites like Systweak Support Dock , Desktop Dock , MyWebFace , MyStart by Incredimail , Cyber Criminals Attack WordPress Platform , DropinSavings , Websearch.good-results.info Hijacker , VAFMusic Toolbar , Sweetpacks Hijackers , VGrabber .
     
  4. Click uninstall button.
     
  5. In many cases anti-malware programs are better at detecting related parasites, thus I recommend installing Spyhunter, Malwarebytes and Stopzilla to identify other programs that might be a part of this infection.
     

This method will not remove some of browser plugins therefore proceed to the next part of the removal guide.

Removing Bubble Dock from your browsers

  Top Remove malicious extensions from Internet Explorer

  1. Press on the Gear icon->Manage Add-ons.
     
  2. Go through Toolbars and extensions. Remove everything related to Bubble Dock and items you do not know that are made not by Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Oracle or Adobe.
     
  3. Close the Options.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Bubble Dock, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  1. Press on the Gear icon->Internet Options.
     
  2. Choose the Advanced tab and click on the Reset button.
     
  3. Select a Delete personal settingscheckbox and click on the Reset button.
     
  4. Click on the Close button on the confirmation box, then close your browser.
     

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

  Top Removing Bubble Dock from Chrome

  1. Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Google Chrome window. Select “Settings”.
     
  2. Click “Extensions” on the left menu bar.
     
  3. Go through the extensions list and remove programs you do not need, especially similar to Bubble Dock. Click on the trash bin icon next to Bubble Dock or other add-ons you want to remove.
     
  4. Press on the “Remove” button on the Confirmation window.
     
  5. If unsure, you can disable them temporarily.
     
  6. Restart Chrome.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Bubble Dock, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  1. Click on Chrome’s menu button (three horizontal lines) and select Settings.
     
  2. Scroll to the end of the page and click on the Reset settings button.

     

  3. Click on the Reset button on the confirmation box.

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

  Top Removing Bubble Dock from Firefox

  1. Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Mozilla window and select the “Add-ons” icon (or press Ctrl+Shift+A on your keyboard).
     
  2. Go through Extensions and Addons list, remove everything Bubble Dock related and items you do not recognise. If you do not know the extension and it is not made by Mozilla, Google, Microsoft, Oracle or Adobe then you probably do not need it.
     

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Bubble Dock, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  1. Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Mozilla Firefox window. Click on the Help button.
     
  2. Choose TroubleshootingInformation on the Help menu.
     
  3. Click on the Reset Firefox button.
     
  4. Click on the Reset Firefox button on the confirmation box. Mozilla Firefox will close and change the settings to default.
     

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

  Top Removing Bubble Dock from Safari (Mac OS X)

  1. Click on the Safari menu.  
  2. Choose Preferences.
     
  3. Click on the Extensions Tab.
     
  4. Click on the Uninstall button near the Bubble Dock. Remove all other unknown or suspicious entries too. If you are not sure whether you need the extension or not, you can simply uncheck the Enable check-box to disable the extension temporarily.
     
  5. Restart Safari.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Bubble Dock, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

1. Click on the Safari menu on the top left corner of the screen. Select Reset Safari.
 

2. Select which options you want to reset (usually all of them come preselected) and click on the Reset button.

 

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

Manual Bubble Dock removal

 

Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Bubble Dock, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Spyhunter or other tools found on 2-viruses.com.

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It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Bubble Dock infected files and get help in Bubble Dock removal by using Spyhunter scanner. 

 

 

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July 27th, 2015 06:35, July 27th, 2015 06:35
   
 
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