InboxNow Toolbar Removal Instructions
InboxNow Toolbar is another potentially unwanted application which was developed by the same Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. If you noticed this annoying tool in your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers, but do not remember downloading it, the application most likely entered your system bundled with freeware.
Furthermore, unless users carefully follow the installation procedure, they will probably miss the warning about the pending changes in your browsers’ settings. We advise to read the following report to learn more about this software and to find out how to terminate InboxNow Toolbar.
What does InboxNow Toolbar do?
Like all the other applications from the same family, InboxNow Toolbar is distributed directly from its main website and also via freeware bundles. Even though it is possible to acquire this software from official sources, more often than not it enters your system using a clandestine method called bundling. It basically means that the tool infiltrates your PC after you download some kind of free program from unofficial page. Since users rarely follow the installation procedure, the creators of InboxNow Toolbar use this opportunity to install the additional software alongside your intended one. To avoid such infiltrations, you need to pay more attention to the installation procedure. Also read the software license agreement and deselect the boxes that announce undesirable programs.
Once the toolbar enters your system, you will immediately notice the changes. The biggest alteration will be the changed settings in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Instead of your usual home and default search tool, you will see home.tb.ask.com and search.tb.ask.com respectively. Unfortunately, our researchers claim that this website is untrustworthy and that you should not use the provided search engine. According to them, Ask.com will present you with promoted links and ads in your search results which will make the searchers very annoying and also quite dangerous. Instead of tolerating this suspicious search tool, we advise to remove InboxNow Toolbar and to recover your lost settings.
The software is supposed to help you access messages quickly. It also provides quick access buttons to Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo! Mail!, AOL Mail, and Facebook and presents additional Ask.com search box. While all of this sounds pretty useful, the users who did not acquire the application voluntarily claim that it is highly annoying.
How to remove InboxNow Toolbar?
If you are determined to eliminate InboxNow Toolbar, know that you can do that in two ways. If you want to leave InboxNow Toolbar removal to the professionals, you will need to purchase a legitimate computer security software and let it deal with your problem. The same anti-spyware will also stay in your PC to protect it from other threats. Another option is to follow manual instructions on how to delete InboxNow Toolbar provided below this report.
Erase InboxNow Toolbar
- Press Windows key + R.
- Type in Control Panel.
- Click Enter.
- Move to Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall InboxNow Toolbar.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Press Start button.
- Go to Control Panel.
- Choose Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall InboxNow Toolbar.
- Access Start menu.
- Click Control Panel.
- Choose Add or Remove programs.
- Delete InboxNow Toolbar.
Reset your browsers (if needed)
- Press Alt+T.
- Select Internet Options.
- Click on the Advanced tab.
- Tap Reset.
- Mark Delete personal settings.
- Click the Reset button again.
- Tap Alt+H.
- Select Troubleshooting Information.
- Click Reset Firefox.
- Wait for the dialog box to appear.
- Press Reset Firefox again.
- Press Alt+F.
- Go to Settings.
- Click Show Advanced settings.
- Tap Reset browser settings.
- Click Reset.