Toolbars often makes for an easier, faster and more efficient use of your browser – a decent Toolbar can often be the difference between a good online experience and a bad one while using your browser. You do however need to be very careful which type of Toolbar you decide to use. We will start with describing what a Toolbar actually does.
A Toolbar for your browser is an addition to the browsers capabilities and performance, and is often used to make specific webpages, functions and information easily available to the user. One thing to note is that most Toolbars is designed specifically for the use of a specific browser – so if you are using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox you need to download Toolbars that match. Remember to always keep your Toolbar (and other additions) up to-date, otherwise you risk a malfunctioning browser/Toolbar and in some cases the lack of updates can compromise your online security. Should you no longer have the need for the Toolbar and its functions, it’s often easily removed under Settings in your browser. Should you encounter any difficulties removing Toolbars from your browser you should read this article to the end, as we will describe the most commonly seen problems and how to deal with them.
In the start of the millennium a large number of Toolbars and additions were made to enhance the online experience of the many users of the World Wide Web and their browsers. These additions gave the user many new features and possibilities while browsing online compared to the standard browsers. Quickly it became popular to have many Toolbars installed in your browser; some were simple and could tell you the weather around the globe, other gave the user a fast way to see the news, explore traveling and much more. Due the popularity and easy access to Toolbars and other additions to most browsers, these quickly became an easy target for single individuals and cooperation’s operating in the gray areas of the online industry. Many of the most popular Toolbars and other additions were infected with Malware and Adware which often compromised the user’s online security. More often than not these Toolbars were downloaded alongside other programs which all offered to help the user with specific problems for free, and then installed the new Toolbar without the users consent, or in some cases tricking people to accept the installation. Once installed the Toolbars were used to track online behavior, share personal information with a 3rd party and target specific commercials and other advertising to the user. This is how your Toolbar could be a potential threat to your online security when using it while browsing the Internet.
one easy way to detect commonly known Toolbars with security flaws is to use a program designed to handle these threats – Anti Explorator is one of the most advanced Antispyware-programs on the market. Anti Explorator uses the newest technology to identify Toolbars with malicious code that could compromise your online security.
You can download and try Anti Explorator which will scan your browser and system for any harmful Spyware. The process is quick, easy and simple and will provide you with a complete of list potential threats if you are not a tech savvy and have difficulty removing the threats manually you can use the full version of Anti Explorator which will remove the threats from your system for you automatically .
If you wish to procced with removing a suspicious Toolbar manually you have to be very careful to not remove other important additions, and to make sure you remove the Toolbar completely. In many cases users think they have removed the Toolbar in its entirety, just to discover that it’s still working somehow. The process of removing a Toolbar varies from browser to browser and is dependent on which Operating System your computer is using. Most trusted Toolbars have an “un-install” feature which is a good sign that the specific Toolbar is not malicious in nature – you often find the “un-install” feature under Settings or Additions in your browser. You could also visit Wikipedia and find a large selection of Toolbars to the most commonly used browsers and find help and inspiration to remove those.
You can download and try Anti Explorator for free here.