Password Boss for Chrome (Virus Removal Guide)

Password Boss for Chrome is the name of a browser extension compatible with the PasswordBoss program. Password Boss for Chrome is primarily a browser extension for Google Chrome as the name suggests. This browser extension is used to communicate with native programs and applications.

Password Boss for Chrome

The Password Boss for Chrome is cause for concern because the compatible program may utilize deceptive marketing tactics and bundle with malware and other threats. The Password Boss for Chrome extension also has intrusive permissions allowing it to perform tasks user typically find undesirable.

Password Boss for Chrome extension

The Password Boss for Chrome extension has permission to read and change your data on the websites you visit, communicate with cooperating websites, manage your apps, extensions, and themes, and communicate with cooperating native applications.

Threat Details

Names Password Boss for Chrome, Password Boss for Chrome virus *This extension is not technically defined as a computer virus
Detection Categories Adware, Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)
Publisher Description Password Boss browser extension for Google Chrome
Symptoms Advertisements and sponsored search results in the web browser
Browser redirects to sponsored webpages
Decreased internet speed and performance
Decreased computer functionality and performance
Bundles with malware and other potentially unwanted programs
Common Path(s) C:\Program Files (x86)
C:\Users\{USER}\Downloads\
C:\Users\{USER}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\
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Password Boss for Chrome Removal Options

Manual Removal Guide

This manual Password Boss for Chrome removal guide contains steps to help you completely remove Password Boss for Chrome and other threats from your computer. In order to eradicate this threat please follow each step in order.

Password Boss for Chrome Removal Steps

1. The first step to remove Password Boss for Chrome is to uninstall the compatible program from Windows Control Panel if there is a usable uninstall entry. To uninstall the program go to Start Menu > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program (or Add and Remove Programs) and search for the compatible program in the list. Once you have found the program you want to uninstall, double click it to begin the uninstall process. Repeat this step for any other suspicious programs you may have found.

Password Boss for Chrome removal

2. The second step to remove Password Boss for Chrome is to remove the extension from Google Chrome. Go to Customize and control Google Chrome > More Tools > Extensions

3. The third step to remove Password Boss for Chrome and other threats from your computer is to scan your computer and eradicate malicious files using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

4. Download and Install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. Open Malwarebytes and click the large blue Scan Now button to begin a scan.

6. Once the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and Finish button afterwards. If Malwarebytes suggests that you restart your computer please do so.

7. The fourth step to remove Password Boss for Chrome and other threats from your computer is to scan your computer and eradicate malicious files using HitmanPro; a reputable second-opinion scan and removal tool.

8. Download and Install HitmanPro by Surfright.

9. Open HitmanPro and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

10. When the HitmanPro scan is complete click the Next button and then click the Reboot button. *To activate the free version of HitmanPro: enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

11. The fifth step to remove Password Boss for Chrome and other threats from your computer is to clean-up and repair settings with CCleaner.

12. Download and Install CCleaner by Piriform.

13. Open CCleaner and go to the main Cleaner screen. Click the Analyze button. When the process is complete, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

14. Go to Tools > Startup and search for suspicious entries in each tab starting from Windows all the way to Content Menu. If you find anything suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

15. Go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.


Sean Doyle

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Sean Doyle is an engineer from Los Angeles, California. Sean's primary focuses include Internet Security, Web Spam, and Online Marketing.