Kangobox by Pinball Corp (also referred to as Kangobox virus) is a adware that injects the webpages you view online with advertisements. Kangobox is usually distributed by other free programs and software bundlers. The program is often automatically installed without user consent or knowledge.


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Uninstall Kangobox

  1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel (or select Programs and Features).
  2. Click Uninstall a program (in earlier versions of Windows this is called Add and remove programs) in the Programs section in Windows Control Panel.
  3. Search for Kangobox version 1 and other unwanted programs in the list of programs installed on your computer. If you cannot find programs installed on your computer it is recommended to remove Kangobox with Malwarebytes and then perform a second opinion-scan with HitmanPro to remove remaining trace files.
  4. Double click the program you want to remove to begin the uninstall process.

ALSO SEE: How to uninstall a program from Mac

Remove unwanted browser add-ons and extensions


  1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.
  2. Click the trashcan icon next to the unwanted extension to remove it.


  1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.
  2. Click Remove next to the unwanted add-on you to remove it.


  1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.
  2. Click the Uninstall button next to the unwanted extension you to remove it.

Scan your computer with Malwarebytes

  1. Open your browser window and download Malwarebytes 3.0 Premium or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free. <<CLICK HERE TO BUY MALWAREBYTES 3.0>>
  2. Open the executable file (mb3-setup.exe) to begin installing Malwarebytes.
  3. Select your language, click Next, then select “I accept the agreement,” click the Next button several times, and then click the Install button to install Malwarebytes. Click Finish once the install process is complete.
  4. Open Malwarebytes and click the Scan Now button on the Dashboard to begin scanning your computer.
  5. Click the Quarantine Selected button once the scan is finished.
  6. If Malwarebytes says “All selected items have been removed successfully. A log file has been saved to the logs folder. Your computer needs to be restarted to complete the removal process. Would you like to restart now?” click the Yes button to restart your computer.

Scan your computer with HitmanPro

  1. Open your browser window and download HitmanPro<<CLICK HERE TO BUY HITMANPRO>>
  2. Open the executable file (hitmanpro_x64.exe or hitmanpro_x32.exe) to begin installing HitmanPro.
  3. Click the Next button, check “I accept the terms of the license agreement,” and click the Next button again.
  4. On the Setup page select “Yes, create a copy of HitmanPro so I can regularly scan this computer (recommended)” and add your email address to the registration fields to begin the free trial.
  5. Click Next to begin scanning your computer.
  6. Once the Scan results are displayed click the Next button and click the Next button again on the Removal results page.

Reader Interactions


  1. Kangobox installed itself on my computer generating popups which is using my broadband usage with out my wishes I don’t know yet wh
    at other damage it has caused yet

  2. Managed to get rid Kangobox eventually by running Malwarebytes and Super anti spyware simulaniously Hope this helps

  3. when i go to find it in the list it is not there. but when i look down at the gray bar at the bottom of my screen were the start menu is, its symbol is on right of the gray bar….i dont understand!!!!nothing is helping!!!!

    • So its not on the add/remove programs (uninstall) list?
      Have you searched Computer>C:>Program Files and browsed for Kangobox?
      Or possibly Computer>C:>Windows
      And again Computer>C:>Windows>Win32
      The main folder should be titled “Kangobox” or “Click Potato

      The easiest way to go is to simply use search.

      There are a ton of other ways to go about deleting Kangobox or rendering it useless:
      Recover/Restore your computer to a previous time before Kangobox issues.
      Windows Firewall Inbound and Outbound rules: Found under the “Advanced Settings” in “Windows Firewall”

      If you need any help feel free to send us an email or you can personally email me at Sean@Botcrawl.com

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