Monday, May 12, 2014

How To Uninstall Toolbars?

Toolbars appear as a series of buttons on the browser, when you search for something on the Internet. These buttons or add-ons have specific functions and are intended to provide a user-friendly, advanced and convenient browsing experience to the users. But sometimes, these programs may try to replace your browser’s home page with the search engine that they represent. Moreover, some toolbars are also found to install malicious programs on the system. Hence, in such cases removing a toolbar becomes necessary.

Although there are several third-party toolbar remover tools available, you can use the following instructions provided by the Windows tech support to do the same.

  • In order to uninstall the toolbar program from your computer, you need to first click on the Start button followed by Control Panel, and then click on Uninstall a program.
  • But if you are using Windows 8 operating system, you can simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen. Here, you need to select the Search option from the list and then select “Control Panel“. Alternatively, you can also right-click on a bottom left corner and choose the Control Panel option from there and type in Uninstall a program.
  • Now, once you see the Add/Remove Programs or the Uninstall a Program screen, you can scroll through the list of currently installed programs in your system. Here, you need to check which programs you need to uninstall. Make sure you delete the recently installed or unknown programs from your computer.
  • According to Windows tech support, the most commonly found programs installed on users’ computers include: BitGuard, Delta Toolbar, DefaultTab, Search Protect by Conduit, Ask toolbar, Babylon Toolbar, Browser Protect, WebCake, Mixi.DJ toolbar etc.
  • As mentioned earlier, if you are not able to uninstall the specific toolbar or program from the system manually, you can always resort to the various advanced third-party toolbar remover tools. You can also contact the Windows tech support to get more information on the removal of these unwanted programs.
  • It is always recommended to uninstall all programs, which you have not installed yourself and do not know its function. This is essential especially to remove the malware programs, which can harm your computer.
These instructions can help you to successfully remove the toolbar programs in your system. For more assistance regarding the uninstallation of toolbars and unwanted programs, feel free to contact our technical support team.

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