Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Ask Toolbar


07 Apr 2011   #1

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 
Ask Toolbar

I always keep an eye out for unwanted add ons when installing anything, but somehow this toolbar got past me. I found nothing in Programs And Features, but there was a folder labeled Search Toolbar in the Program Files(x86) folder, which had an uninstaller, which I used, yet the toolbar remains on FF.

I'm a bit surprised that none of my malware detectors have squawked about it, but regardless of how it got there, how do I get rid of it...Not just hidden, but gone?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

07 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

None of my security softwares detected that Ask Toolbar is malware/virus untilll now. It's not listed in Programs And Feautures? If is it,I'll suggest you to delete it with Revo Uninistaller.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Apr 2011   #3

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

No, it is not, nor has it been listed in Programs And Features, I uninstalled it with the uninstaller in the program folder...assuming that folder was for the Ask toolbar, since nothing on or in it identified it as such. I simply assumed that the folder and toolbar belonged to each other, because I never intentionally install such things.

Since it is already uninstalled, would Revo be of any further use?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


07 Apr 2011   #4

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Hmm, maybe I missed it in Programs And Feature, because Revo did show it. It's gone now...thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Apr 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Revo can't helps you if it's not listed in the list( I think )
Searching for this one ,and got this:
Remove and Delete Ask Toolbar and Its Components From Internet Explorer and Your Computer

---------------------
Edit: Just saw that you solved the problem.
You're welcome!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Apr 2011   #6

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

And I thought that Ask was the only foreign toolbar that I had. I then found another...Bing Bar, which I also uninstalled with Revo. I don't know, but I would guess that came with IE9. Now it makes me wonder what I uninstalled from the Search Bar folder, since it didn't get rid of either of those two.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Apr 2011   #7

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Uninstall it from your add-ons in Firefox as well. Just removing the installers etc does not remove it.

Regards....Mike Connor
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Ask Toolbar




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Ask Toolbar
Thread Forum
How to get rid of this toolbar ? Customization
Explorer Toolbar Editor and or remove buttons on Explorer toolbar Free Developer Programs and Projects
help with toolbar Browsers & Mail
Add this toolbar? Browsers & Mail
Toolbar?? Customization
toolbar Gadgets
WMP Toolbar In W7 Music, Pictures & Video

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:22 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33