What is iToolBox?
iToolBox is a browser extension that is compatible with Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. It is promoted as a search enhancer that can speed up your surfing by providing you with “the best topic of the day based on your search preferences”. The program has an official website internettoolbox.org where it can be downloaded. Still, you should keep in mind that the application also fills your browsers with advertising content that may be of no interest to you. If you do not wish to risk your computer security for no reason, you should terminate iToolBox right now.
How does iToolBox work?
Although you can download iToolBox from its official website, usually that is not how computer users end up with the application. It is known that the program travels in Amonetize bundles. It may come together with such potentially unwanted software as Genesis, Snap.do, YTDownloader, MyPC Backup, SpeedChecker and so on. If you have recently installed freeware and did not pay attention to all terms and conditions of the installation, that is how you acquired iToolBox. In order to avoid similar situations in the future, make sure that you choose Advanced installation option and decline all additional offers.
iToolBox is very similar to other browser extensions of this group like Blingee Plus Toolbar, Nation Toolbar, ChatVibes Toolbar ans some others. If you install the full version of the program, you may also acquire a browser hijacker. It will change your home page and default search engine to search.internettoolbox.org. Moreover, the application will also flood your browsers with ads and pop-ups, some of which can not be trusted. You should stay away from the provided adverts if you do not want to infect your computer with malware. Delete iToolBox in order to get rid of the suspicious ads.
How to remove iToolBox from my PC?
It is possible to uninstall iToolBox via Control Panel. Please note that if you complete manual removal, you will also have to restore your settings in Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. In Internet Explorer browser settings are restored automatically. You will find instructions on how to complete both of these tasks below the article. Afterwards, you can run a system scan to check if your computer is now clean. Alternatively, you can download a malware removal tool that will take care of your PC for you. It will scan your system, detect and delete iToolBox and other potential threats. You will not have to worry about similar issues as long as you have the anti-malware utility installed.
Manual iToolBox removal
Remove iToolBox from Windows 8
- Settings → Control Panel → Uninstall a program → iToolBox → Uninstall
Delete iToolBox from Windows 7 and Vista
- Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a program → iToolBox → Uninstall
Eliminate iToolBox from Windows XP
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs → iToolBox → Remove
- Change your home page: Menu → Options → General tab
- Set a new search engine: Search provider icon → Manage search engines
- Modify your home page: Menu → Settings → On startup → Set pages
- Choose a new provider: Menu → Settings → Search → Manage search engines