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Thread: How to remove a tool bar from internet explorer

  1. #11
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2002
    Go to the IE options dialogue, find "Advanced", and from memory there is an option called "Enable third party add-ons" or something similar. Turn it off, and restart all browser windows.

    All alien toolbars should be gone.


  2. #12
    Join Date
    Sep 2001
    An idea for someone with time: Tutorial on HiJackthis as it comes up a lot and many people are afraid to use it. Just a thought.

  3. #13

    HiJackThis is an executeable, run it and save the log. Easy enough, then go through the log line by line and check it against the attached HTML based help file.

    Anything that stands out, google by name and find out what it is. Check off those lines you want hiJackThis to remove from your startup and your browser. and your off.
    \"If you take a starving dog in off the street and make him prosperous he will not bite you, this is the principle difference between a dog and a man\" - Mark Twain

  4. #14
    For simple removal from IE, download winpatrol comes with IE Helpers. Simply removes browser helper objects with ease [but it won't completely uninstall it from your system].

  5. #15
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Another thouhgt is to use Adaware by lavasoft and Spybot serarch and destroy Apply the updates and run both tools many toolbars are spyware/adware/malware supported

  6. #16
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Spy Sweeper is a good utilities to kill adware... You may try to use it.

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