MyTransitGuide Removal Tips
MyTransitGuide is a free browser toolbar developed by Minspark Interactive Network and promoted at mytransitguide.com. The official site of the application states that it can provide you with free transit maps and schedules. It also comes with a web search feature. MyTransitGuide is usually categorized as a potentially unwanted program.
Although it can be downloaded from its main site, the toolbar also travels bundled with other free third party software. The application can also replace your your home page and default search provider with Ask.com. This offer appears when you install the toolbar and usually you can decline it. If you do not need this tool any longer or if you never wanted it at all, you should terminate MyTransitGuide.
How does MyTransitGuide work?
MyTransitGuide works as an ad-supported browser extension. It is compatible with all major web browsers and is distributed via different monetization platforms. Once it gains access to your system, it may start displaying various adverts on your screen. The softaware can also modify you browser settings switching your home page to home.tb.ask.com and your search engine to search.tb.ask.com. The toolbar itself will appear right below the address bar. It will contain a search box and various quick access buttons to its associated sites.
MyTransitGuide is similar to other Mindspark toolbars such as OnlineMapFinder, DailyLocalGuide, CitySearch and similar. All of these applications can come bundled with freeware. That is the main cause for concern. The toolbar may not be the only application attached to the free software with which it entered your system. If you have other unwanted programs on your computer, you have to delete them as well. They may cause all sorts of disturbances like ads, redirects, system slow downs and so on. They may also expose you to unsafe online data. If you want to make sure that you computer is safe and clean, you need to eliminate MyTransitGuide along with other unwanted software from your system.
How to remove MyTransitGuide?
You can uninstall MyTransitGuide manually, since it is not a malicious application. First, you will have to delete MyTransitGuide from your system and also reset your browser settings, if they have been modified. Instructions below will explain how to complete these tasks in more detail. As an alternative, you can download a malware prevention and removal tool and use it to get rid of MyTransitGuide automatically. The anti-malware will remove MyTransitGuide along with other unwanted programs that may reside in your system and keep it safeguarded from other online threats.
Delete MyTransitGuide from your system
Windows XP/Windows 7 and Vista
- Click on Start and go to Control Panel
- Select Add or Remove Programs/Uninstall a program
- Choose MyTransitGuide and click Remove/Uninstall
- Press Win+Q and type in Control Panel
- Click on the item in the results to access this feature
- Select Uninstall a program under Programs
- Choose MyTransitGuide and click Uninstall
Reset your browsers (if necessary)
- Google Chrome menu → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Reset settings → Reset
- Alt+T → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset → Delete personal settings → Reset
- Alt+H → Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox → Refresh Firefox