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Favorites Box

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What is Favorites Box?

Favorites Box is an advertising supported browser extension also known as adware and is designed to deliver ads to the user's Internet browser as banners, context text-links and transitionals ads. The injected ads are not affiliated with the underlying website on which they appear. This program displays content by inserting into the web pages or displaying over parts of such web page advertisements, banner or coupons that would not otherwise appear. This adware component will also report the browsing habits of the user as well as URLs and domain names the user visits so that it can update check for new offers and the placement of offers. It will also monitor and record the advertisements that appear on web pages as well as the ads the user clicks on.


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is FavoritesManager.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.25 MB (1,307,373 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.favoritesbox.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\favorites box
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Favorites Box\uninstex.exe
Estimated size: 1.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Favorites Box

Program module:FavoritesManager.dll
Name:Favorites Box
Favorites Box is a bookmark manager for Internet Explorer
Path:C:\Program Files\favorites box\FavoritesManager.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstex.exe (by Aerodynamica Software) - Aerodynamica InnoUninst (InnoUninst Uninstaller Program)
  • FavoritesManager.dll (by MindSpec Software) - Favorites Box (Favorites Box is a bookmark manager for Internet Explorer)
  • unins000.exe (by Jordan Russell) - Inno Setup Uninstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • FavoritesManager.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FavoritesManager Band' with the class of {EFA24E61-B078-11d0-89E4-00C04FC9E26E} (FavoritesManager).

How do I remove Favorites Box?

Quickly and completely remove Favorites Box from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Favorites Box from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Favorites Box, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Favorites Box.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Favorites Box you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Vista 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows Vista Home Basic 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  United Kingdom 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 33.33%
Compaq-Presario RR790AA-A... 33.33%
Acer Aspire 5332 33.33%


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