What is Bubble Dock

Bubble Dock by Nosibay is adware program for Windows. It claims to provide easy access to news and media information on the internet. However, it uses aggressive advertising on users PCs. Bubble Dock displays ads and pop-ups like “Offer of the day” or signed as “Powered by Nosibay” on Windows desktop and in browsers. It install add-ons in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer to generate advertising. It is recommended to remove Bubble Dock from your computer and browsers as it is classified as adware or potentially unwanted program. In this tutorial I show step-by-step process needed to remove Bubble Dock.

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How Bubble Dock infected your PC

Developers of this program use dubious software marketing method called “bundling” to infect computers. With this technology Bubble Dock can be installed without users consent. They use misleading offers to install software along with free tools or game mods. Also they fail to clearly inform users about ads and pop-ups Bubble Dock creates. Many antiviruses cannot detect Bubble Dock and it is recommended to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes AntiMalware in order to protect from such threats.

Download Bubble Dock Removal Tool

Download Removal Tool

To remove Bubble Dock completely we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 from EnigmaSoft Limited. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Bubble Dock and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

Remove Bubble Dock manually for free

Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full Bubble Dock removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Bubble Dock installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.

Remove Bubble Dock from Control Panel

To start removing Bubble Dock you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Remove Bubble Dock from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Bubble Dock.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove Bubble Dock from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Bubble Dock and click Uninstall.

Remove Bubble Dock from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Bubble Dock, click Uninstall.

Cannot uninstall Bubble Dock

In some cases Bubble Dock won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Bubble Dock. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Bubble Dock folder and files. This happens, because process Bubble Dock.exe or service Bubble Dock Update.exe does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes or uninstall Bubble Dock in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting press F8 button.
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
  4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
  5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove Bubble Dock

>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

Remove Bubble Dock add-on from your browsers

Removing Bubble Dock from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It is browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove Bubble Dock extension from your browsers manually.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find Bubble Dock extension.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose Bubble Dock extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove Bubble Dock from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Bubble Dock, please, do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Bubble Dock.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Bubble Dock does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:

  1. Start Opera browser.
  2. Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
  3. Find Bubble Dock extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.

Remove following files and folders

Bubble Dock files:

Bubble Dock Update.exe
Bubble Dock.exe
LBubble Dock.exe
Uninstall Bubble Dock.exe

Bubble Dock folders:

C:\users\{your username}\appdata\roaming\nosibay\bubble dock

Alternative way to remove adware browser extension Bubble Dock

avast browser cleanup For safe and effective browser extension removal use avast! Browser Cleanup utility. Run it with administrator privileges and remove all extensions with bad rating including Bubble Dock. You can also reset your browser settings for each of your browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.

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