MyNewsGuide Toolbar Removal Guide
MyNewsGuide Toolbar is often classified as a potentially unwanted application due to its distribution method and some of its features. The application has an official page, mynewsguide.com, where it can be downloaded, however, it also travels bundled with other freeware. It may enter your system together with malicious software. The official site of the program states that MyNewsGuide Toolbar will allow you to get instant access to local news and weather reports.
If you download it from its main page you will also be offered to add Ask.com as your web search, home page and default search. If you want to eliminate MyNewsGuide Toolbar and Ask tools from your browsers, you should continue reading this article.
How does MyNewsGuide Toolbar work?
MyNewsGuide Toolbar is another toolbar from Mindspark Interactive Network family. This company has released such similar toolbars as MapsGalaxy, MyScrapNook, DiscoverAncestry, Running Fanatic, BetterCareerSearch and more. All of these applications are promoted as if they were very useful, however, their main purpose is to change your browser settings to Ask.com. Ask Search will provide you with sponsored content which is why this modification is made. Moreover, it will track your cookies and customize the adverts according to the your browsing history.
The toolbar contains such quick access buttons as Top Stories, NY Times, AP News, World News and others. It also has a search box, which is powered by Ask. If you download the program from its official site you should not have any additional problems with it, except for the ones already mentioned above. However, if you acquire the application bundled with other freeware, you are bound to experience more disturbances. You will encounter various ads, banners, pop-ups and other commercials. You may also get redirected to unfamiliar sites. The adverts and redirects may lead you to pages that are not to be trusted. If you do not want to expose your computer to unnecessary risks, you should terminate MyNewsGuide Toolbar.
How to remove MyNewsGuide Toolbar?
If you want to delete MyNewsGuide Toolbar, you should uninstall MyNewsGuide Toolbar from your system and your browsers. If, however, you also want to remove Ask search, you will also have to reset your browser settings. Full manual MyNewsGuide Toolbar removal instructions are provided below and you are welcome to use them. Alternatively, you can download and install the anti-malware tool presented on our page and let it do all the work for you. The malware remover will clean your system and protect it from similar and more dangerous threats in the future.
MyNewsGuide Toolbar Removal
Delete MyNewsGuide Toolbar from Windows
Windows 8, 7 and Vista
- Win+R → type in Control → OK → Uninstall a program → MyNewsGuide → Uninstall
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs → MyNewsGuide → Remove
Erase MyNewsGuide Toolbar from Extensions
- Firefox menu → Add-ons → Extensions
- Remove MyNewsGuide
- Menu → More tools → Extensions → MyNewsGuide
- Click on the Trash can icon and select Remove
Restore your browser settings (if necessary)
- Alt+T → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset
- Enable Delete personal settings and click Reset
- Alt+H → Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox
- Choose Refresh Firefox and select Finish
- Alt+F → Settings → Show Advanced Settings
- Select Reset settings and click Reset