What is Ask Toolbar?
Ask Toolbar is a free browser extension that works on all popular web browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. It is a legitimate program that you can download at toolbar.ask.com, the official page of the application. Ask Toolbar program is not malicious and using it is completely safe. The only concerning thing about the program is that it can come bundled with freeware or shareware. If you skip through the installation process of the free software you may not notice that you have agreed to installing Ask Toolbar and that it will make certain changes to your PC. If you do not wish to keep the program on your computer you can uninstall Ask Toolbar manually.Download Removal Toolto remove Ask Toolbar
Is Ask Toolbar a browser hijacker?
Ask Toolbar is not a browser hijacker for one simple reason: during the installation process it asks for your permission to change your home page to search.ask.com. It is up to you whether to do that or not. Moreover, you are also presented with the End User License Agreement where it is stated that the application will not collect and sell your personal information (what pages you visit, what searches you make, etc.). If you agree to installing the full version of the program your default search engine will be modified as well. It will be changed to Ask. The toolbar also provides you with a variety of quick access buttons that will help you reach Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other well-known sites.
Although Ask Toolbar is a legitimate program you should still keep in mind that some of the webpages that you visit via the program may record your browsing habits. Also, if you see any suspicious ads, pop-ups or banners you should seriously consider if you want to keep the application on your PC. If you want to terminate Ask Toolbar, we can help you complete this task.
How to remove Ask Toolbar?
It is not too complicated to remove Ask Toolbar from you system. We have prepared manual Ask Toolbar removal guide that is presented below the article that you can use in order to delete the application. We would also recommend to scan your system with an anti-malware scanner to check whether you have potentially unwanted programs on your PC that might have come bundled with one of the freeware applications. If you do, the anti-malware tool will eliminate those programs automatically and safeguard your system from other online threats.
Manual Ask Toolbar removal guide
- Press Win+Q and enter Control Panel
- Click Uninstall a program
- Delete Ask Toolbar
Windows XP/7 and Vista
- Click Start -> Control Panel
- Select Add or remove programs in XP
- Click Uninstall a program in 7 and Vista
- Terminate Ask Toolbar
Delete Ask Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla and tap Shift+Ctrl+A
- Click Add-ons and then Extensions
- Erase Ask Toolbar
Remove Ask Toolbar from Google Chrome
- Open Google chrome menu
- Select Tools and go to Extensions
- Delete Ask Toolbar
Delete Ask Toolbar from Internet Explorer
- Open IE and tap Alt+T
- Move to Manage Add-ons
- Click Toolbars and Extensions
- Eliminate Ask Toolbar