What is Search.internettoolbox.org?
Search.internettoolbox.org is a browser hijacker that travels bundled with iToolbox Toolbar. The hijacker functions on Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It is published by Ex MarketPlace LLC. The toolbar has an official page internetoolbox.org where it is promoted as a search enhanced tool that will speed up your browsing experience by allowing you to access the top topic of the day based on your search preferences.
The program can be downloaded at the official webpage, however, it also travels bundled with other freeware and shareware. If you acquired the application via third party software, you will have to delete Search.internettoolbox.org and the program that it came bundled with.
How does Search.internettoolbox.org work?
As it has already been mentioned, Search.internettoolbox.org is a part of iToolbox Toolbar. iToolbox toolbar is not a reliable program. It is similar to ChatVibes Toolbar, Nation Toolbar, Blingee Toolbar and some other applications. It provides you with links to third-party sites that are not to be trusted. The links are grouped into Top Finance, Top Education, Top Health, Top Careers and Top News tabs. As soon as it enters your system, it sets Search.internettoolbox.org as your home page and default search provider. You can not undo these changes until you terminate the toolbar.
iToolbox Toolbar has been associated with such potentially unwanted applications as YTDownloader, MyPCBackup, SpeedChecker and more. It travels with Amonetize bundles and if that is how you acquired the software, you most probably have one of these programs installed on your system as well. Search.internettoolbox.org exposes you to unsafe web content and monitors your online behavior. The program is not what it claims to be. You should eliminate Search.internettoolbox.org from your system as soon as you can.
How to remove Search.internettoolbox.org from my PC?
In order to get rid of Search.internettoolbox.org, you will have to uninstall iToolbox Toolbar from your computer. You can delete it via Control Panel, however, you will also need to remove Search.internettoolbox.org from your browsers. Manual removal instructions are presented below the article and you are welcome to use them. Alternative solution to Search.internettoolbox.org removal could be downloading an anti-malware utility and using it instead. The malware removal program scans your system, detects all unwanted applications and eliminates them completely. Moreover, it also provides you with full system protection for as long as you have it installed.
Uninstall iToolbox Toolbar from Windows:
- Move cursor to the bottom right and click Settings
- Choose Control Panel -> Uninstall a program
- Select and terminate iToolbox Toolbar
Windows 7 & Vista/Windows XP
- Click on Start and move to Control Panel
- Pick Uninstall a program/Add or remove programs
- Choose the application and click Uninstall/Remove
Remove Search.internettoolbox.org from browsers:
- Click on the Gear icon and select Manage add-ons
- Go to Search providers and remove search.internettoolbox.org
- Click on the Gear icon again and pick Internet Options
- Replace your home page and click OK
- Click on the search provider icon next to search box
- Pick Manage search engines and delete search.internettoolbox.org
- Click on the menu and click on Options and go to the General tab
- Overwrite your home page and click OK.
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