What is Video Scavenger Toolbar?
Video Scavenger Toolbar is a browser plugin developed by Mindspark Interactive Network. You may have downloaded it thinking that it will provide you with quick access to movie trailers and reviews, online music videos, entertaining webpages and so on. However, if you did not pay attention to the installation process, you most probably also agreed to certain additional offers that come with the program. The software comes bundled with Ask Web Search tools. It changes your home page to home.tb.ask.com and your default search engine to search.tb.ask.com. If you want to get rid of these search tools you will have to delete Video Scavenger Toolbar as well.
How does Video Scavenger Toolbar work?
Video Scavenger Toolbar is not the only program distributed by Mindspark Interactive Network. Other browser plugins include SoccerInferno , FreeBillPayAlert and Bringmesports Toolbar. All of these programs travel bundled with the Ask Web Search. You have to keep in mind that free software very often comes with additional offers. Be it another Mindspark toolbar or some other software that you want to install next, you should always pay attention to the installation process. Choose Advanced or Custom installation and deselect the unwanted modifications. We assure you it is best to avoid all additional applications as they are usually potentially unwanted and do not benefit the computer user in any way. As far as Video Scavenger Toolbar is concerned, you should not trust it blindly. Although the program does have positive features in the sense that it provides you with quick access links to your favorite pages, it also displays links to suspicious websites that we would not recommend visiting. Moreover, you should also be aware of the fact that the toolbar tracks your cookies and records your online activity. This data could be sold to third parties or used for advertising purposes. If you want to improve your online safety, we suggest you terminate Video Scavenger Toolbar.
How to remove Video Scavenger Toolbar?
The best way to get rid of Video Scavenger Toolbar and all that comes with it is by using a malware removal utility. The anti-malware program will scan your computer, detect all components of the unwanted application and eliminate Video Scavenger Toolbar along with Ask Web Search. In addition to that you will also not have to worry about surfing the Internet safely as the software will protect your system from various infections that you can catch online. Another solution to this problem is manual Video Scavenger Toolbar removal. Feel free to use the instructions on how to delete Video Scavenger Toolbar manually provided right below.
Manual Video Scavenger Toolbar removal
Uninstall Video Scavenger Toolbar from Windows:
- Settings → Control Panel → Uninstall a program → Video Scavenger Toolbar → Uninstall
Windows 7 & Vista
- Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a program → Video Scavenger Toolbar → Uninstall
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs → Video Scavenger Toolbar → Remove
Reset your browsers:
- Alt+T → Internet Options → Advanced → Reset → Delete personal settings → Reset
- Alt+H → Troubleshooting Information → Reset Firefox → Reset Firefox
- Alt+F → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Reset browser settings → Reset
This site provides reliable information about the latest computer security threats including spyware, adware, browser hijackers, Trojans and other malicious software. We do NOT host or promote any malware (malicious software). We just want to draw your attention to the latest viruses, infections and other malware-related issues. The mission of this blog is to inform people about already existing and newly discovered security threats and to provide assistance in resolving computer problems caused by malware.