What is Go.bonefreeze.com

Go.bonefreeze.com or Bonefreeze is annoying browser hijacker, that comes in form of extension and infects Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer on Windows computers. Following successful installation malware modifies default settings of homepage, search engine and new tab in this browsers. If users try to search online, they will be redirected to search.yahoo.com or some unknown third-party search website. As said in their terms of use, by installing Bonefreeze, netizens agree to receive third-party ads and sponsored offers. However, all the consequences are not disclosed clearly or not shown to the end user. That is why, we insist that you remove Go.bonefreeze.com for keeeping your online privacy and overall PC security.


How Go.bonefreeze.com infected your PC

Developers of Go.bonefreeze.com use “bundling” method for add-on distribution. That means, you can get offer to install Bonefreeze or other unwanted application while installing any legal application. Unless you decline the offer or uncheck certain checkboxes (that may be hidden) hijacker will infiltrate your browsers. Antivirus programs will miss such threats in 90% of cases, because it is considered to be potentially unwanted application, rather than virus. For effective removal of Go.bonefreeze.com and Bonefreeze add-on, we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

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

Remove Go.bonefreeze.com manually for free

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

Note: Go.bonefreeze.com can be installed as Google Chrome extension as Administrator (you may see Installed by enterprise policy inscription near it), and this will not allow removal. Therefore, before starting removal process, perform these actions:

  1. Start the Command Prompt by clicking the Start menu button and typing command prompt (or just searching for “command prompt” in Windows 10 search field). Right click on the Command Prompt result and choose Run as Administrator.
  2. start command prompt as administrator

  3. Type in and execute the following commands:

    rd /S /Q "%WinDir%\System32\GroupPolicyUsers"
    rd /S /Q "%WinDir%\System32\GroupPolicy"
    gpupdate /force

  4. update group policy in windows

Remove Go.bonefreeze.com from Control Panel

To start removing Go.bonefreeze.com you should uninstall it using Control Panel. It can be present by different names – “MapsEasy” or “MapsEasy New Tab”. 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 Go.bonefreeze.com from Windows XP:

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

Remove Go.bonefreeze.com from Windows 7:

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

Remove Go.bonefreeze.com 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 Bonefreeze, click Uninstall.

Remove Go.bonefreeze.com from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall Go.bonefreeze.com 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 Bonefreeze 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 Bonefreeze in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Cannot uninstall Go.bonefreeze.com

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

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

Remove malicious add-ons from your browsers

Uninstalling Go.bonefreeze.com from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It sometimes have browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove Go.bonefreeze.com related extension from your browsers manually.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find Bonefreeze.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove them.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose Bonefreeze.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.
  5. Remove all suspicious extensions from the list.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove Go.bonefreeze.com from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Go.bonefreeze.com, 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 Bonefreeze.
  6. Also disable other suspicious extensions from the list.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Go.bonefreeze.com 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 Bonefreeze extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Reset browsers settings (homepage, default search)

Go.bonefreeze.com installs search engine that hijacks your browsers. Here is instruction to reset your browsers homepage, newtab and search engine to default values.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://settings/.
  3. Scroll down and find Show advanced settings link.
  4. Click on it and scroll down to the bottom again.
  5. Click Reset browser settings button and click Reset to confirm.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:support.
  3. Click Reset Firefox… button.
  4. Click Reset Firefox to confirm.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

  1. Start Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu choose Internet options.
  4. Click Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Choose Delete personal settings and click Reset.

Opera Browser:

  1. Close Opera and open command prompt from the start menu.
  2. Type following command del %AppData%\Opera\Opera\operaprefs.ini
  3. Start Opera.

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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 related to Go.bonefreeze.com. You can also reset your browser settings for each of your browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.

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Cleaning browsers shortcuts

shortcut cleaner You can clean your browser shortcuts manually right-clicking on your browser icon, choosing “Properties” and removing hijacker address from “Target” field (leave just the path to your browser). However it is easier to use free Shortcut Cleaner from BleepingComputer. Download it here – its FREE:

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Final tips

Be careful surfing the internet and downloading software, as programs like Go.bonefreeze.com may become a real headache as they are hard to remove and break your privacy. To keep safe from such threats we recommend you always use antivirus and one of anti-malware programs available on the market. One of the best anti-spyware and anti-malware programs is SpyHunter 5. It can protect your PC from threats like Go.bonefreeze.com.

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