What is Buzzdock

Buzzdock by Alactro LLC is adware program for Windows platform. Originally developed to enhance user search experience, Buzzdock instead starts display extra advertising inserting its ads into Google search result page in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It creates extensions for those browsers. Block of this ads can be visually spotted by their orange background and signature “Buzzdock ads”. Many users experience certain problems when trying to uninstall it completely, and I got requests to make tutorial on how to remove Buzzdock.

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How Buzzdock infected your PC

Buzzdock uses various advertising methods to get installed on users PC, as of course, users will not install such adware voluntarily. Mostly it distributes via “bundling” with freeware, which means that you can be offered to install Buzzdock during installation of other, legal, software. It uses “vague wording” in the offer, and users often miss or skip it. Antivirus software often cannot detect Buzzdock and as a result it starts malicious activity displaying ads in browsers.

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

Remove Buzzdock manually for free

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

Remove Buzzdock from Control Panel

To start removing Buzzdock 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 Buzzdock from Windows XP:

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

Remove Buzzdock from Windows 7:

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

Remove Buzzdock 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 Buzzdock, click Uninstall.

Remove Buzzdock from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall Buzzdock from Windows 10

Way one
  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Settings.
  3. Click on the System tile.
  4. Click Apps & features and locate Buzzdock in the list.
  5. Click on it and then click Uninstall button near it.
Way two (classic)
  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Programs and Features.
  3. Locate Buzzdock in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Cannot uninstall Buzzdock

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

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

Remove Buzzdock add-on from your browsers

Removing Buzzdock 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 Buzzdock extension from your browsers manually.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find Buzzdock 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 Buzzdock 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 Buzzdock from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Buzzdock, 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 Buzzdock.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Buzzdock 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 Buzzdock extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.

Remove following files and folders

Buzzdock files:


Buzzdock folders:

C:\Program Files\Buzzdock\

Alternative way to remove adware browser extension Buzzdock

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