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How to Uninstall Yahoo Toolbar

Yahoo, as big as this name is, recently, it has been a part of several online install packages that borderline on spam. As a result, there are several inadvertent installs with yahoo. For extra revenue, freeware developers (counting their complete disregard of the term “freeware”), embed several programs like Yahoo toolbar. They mostly disguise themselves as advertisements. Some tricky freeware disable the decline button for this insidious toolbar’s installation. Consequently, whether you want or not, you end up with. If you somehow end up using it after installing it, you might have to go through the same process of setting search preferences, because the filter is on by default. Alas, this can be easily rectified for any of the three prominent browsers; namely Firefox, Internet explorer and Google Chrome.

Yahoo Technical Support feels guilty for this presentation. Therefore, keeping in line with our integrity, we present you with the steps to uninstall yahoo toolbar from your systems:-

Steps for uninstalling the Yahoo toolbar from Internet explorer:-

  • Select the tools option on the Menu-bar.
  • From there, click on “Manage Add-ons”.
  • On the left panel, there is an option “”Toolbars and Extensions”. Select this option and after selecting “Yahoo! Toolbar for IE”, disable the extension.
  • Now all there is left to do is restart the browser.

The uninstall process will be successful

Steps for uninstalling the toolbar from Firefox:-

  • Open Firefox and navigate to “Tools” option on the top-right.
  • Click on “Add-ons” from the resulting drop-down menu.
  • You will be directed to the “Add-ons” page.
  • On the “Add-ons” page, click on extensions. You will see the installed extensions in the listed area.
  • Select “Yahoo Toolbar”
  • Now restart the browser.

The uninstall process will be successful

Steps for uninstalling the toolbar from Google Chrome:

  • Next to the Address bar, lies the menu button. Click on this button.
  • This will unveil a drop down menu, select “extensions from this menu.”
  • This will reveal a new page, on the major area of this page, installed extensions are listed.
  • Click the checkbox beside “Yahoo search” extension and click “remove from chrome”.
  • Restart Chrome.

If these steps are not enough, you might want to jaunt to the control panel for the final installation

  • Click on Start.
  • Go to control Panel.
  • Hover your mouse over programs and features.
  • Below this tab click on the option “uninstall programs”.
  • Uninstall the mentioned Toolbar from the listed programs.

Let us hope that these steps listed helped you with removing Yahoo Toolbar from your systems. For further assistance, contact Yahoo support at toll free number +1-844-341-3111.


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