Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Uninstalling Yahoo Toolbar Your System

Toolbars are software programs that are installed into web browsers as productivity enhancers. There are many toolbars available out there, that are extremely useful when it comes to enhancing internet search experience. It improves convenience of the users when it comes to surfing the internet. Toolbars from Google, Yahoo, Ask, and Babylon are some of the most popular browser add-ons today.

Nevertheless, no matter how useful a software program can be for most people, there are some, who do not desire having it installed in the system. A toolbar is no different. Sometimes, these toolbars may be installed in your system without your permission, or probably because of the fact that your overlooked the installation process.

This happens when the toolbar comes bundled with third party software you have installed in your system. If you were not paying attention, you can easily overlook a check mark next to recommended browser install with the third party software installation.

Apart from that, some toolbars make unsolicited changes to the browser settings such as changing the default search engine, alteration to the home page settings, etc. Moreover, you may not like the toolbar occupying too much space of your browser real estate either. Considering all these factors, many users find toolbars undesirable.

Yahoo Toolbar is one such an add-on, which although is very useful for enhancing the internet search process, makes some browser changes that may not be entirely acceptable to many users. This is why removing yahoo toolbar becomes necessary.

This article will guide you on removing yahoo toolbar from your computer. Here is how.

Windows XP

Go to Start button, and click on the Control Panel option from the pop-up menu. Thereafter, locate and click on Add or Remove Programs icon. Look for the unwanted toolbar on the resulting page, and click on the Uninstall button against it.

Windows 8 

Right click on the lower-left corner of your computer screen. Then, in the quick access menu, select Control Panel. Then, in the opened window, choose Uninstall a Program option. Now find the Yahoo toolbar entry, highlight it, and click Uninstall.

In order to avoid installing such annoying browser toolbars, you need to be cautious while downloading freeware applications. It is best to inspect each step in the download and installation process, and decline the possible of browser add-ons set up.

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