DiscoverAncestry Toolbar Removal Instructions
DiscoverAncestry Toolbar is a member of MindSpark family which makes it very similar to KnowTheBible Toolbar, Astrology.com Toolbar or PuzzleGamesDaily Toolbar. Unless you are very attentive during the installation, the moment this browser extensions enters your computer your home page and default search engine in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox will be changed to Ask.com.
The direct download is possible from official page discoverancestry.com, however it is also distributed bundled with free of charge software. Either way, this extension is not trustworthy and we recommend to delete DiscoverAncestry Toolbar.
What does DiscoverAncestry Toolbar do?
This toolbar claims to be able to help you research you family and for this purpose it suggests various functions like Family Tree Builder, Genealogy Search, Name Meanings, Census Information, and so on. Even though its usefulness is doubtful a great number of users willingly install it inside their systems. However, it also appears in the computers whose users did not download this extension. If that happened to you, then it is more than obvious that the toolbar entered your PC together with freeware and that it is not the only unwanted program that currently resides in your system. Do not let the application that entered your computer in such a clandestine manner stay inside your PC and remove DiscoverAncestry Toolbar at once.
Another thing you should know about this toolbar is that from the moment it infiltrates the PC, it tracks your information. It records your preferred pages, latest search queries, checks your browsing history, etc. Even though this data might not be personally identifiable, it still is collected without your permission and you should not tolerate it. In our opinion it is one more indication that it is a suspicious toolbar and that you should perform DiscoverAncestry Toolbar removal as soon as possible.
When the browser extension gathers enough data, it starts showing customized commercial advertisements. These advertisements are quite annoying, intrusive, and can be dangerous, because nobody checks their reliability. The same can be said about the search results presented by Ask.com which is a search engine promoted by this toolbar. No one can verify that the results are genuine or that you will not be routed to a page managed by the malicious third parties which is why we suggest you to be cautious and to eliminate DiscoverAncestry Toolbar from your PC.
How to remove DiscoverAncestry Toolbar?
Luckily for you, DiscoverAncestry Toolbar removal is not too difficult. You only need to follow the instructions on how to delete DiscoverAncestry Toolbar which are given below this article. If you are having problems, we advise you to install an anti-spyware and to use it to erase DiscoverAncestry Toolbar.
Terminate DiscoverAncestry Toolbar
- Move the cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen and choose Settings.
- Click Control Panel and select Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall DiscoverAncestry Toolbar.
- Click Start and choose Control Panel.
- Select Add or Remove programs and remove DiscoverAncestry Toolbar.
Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Choose Uninstall a program and uninstall DiscoverAncestry Toolbar.
Reset your browsers
- Click gear icon (top right corner).
- Select Internet Options.
- Choose Advanced tab.
- Click Reset.
- Select Delete personal settings.
- Click Reset once more.
- Press Alt+H.
- Go to Troubleshooting information.
- Click Reset Firefox.
- Choose Reset again.
- Click menu icon (top right corner).
- Tap Settings.
- Choose Show advanced settings.
- Select Reset settings
- Chose Reset one more time.