Instructions To Remove Ask Toolbar From Within The Web Browser

Web browser extensions and toolbars are designed to enhance the overall internet surfing experience, and often come coupled with other software. However, many toolbars alter the home page in your browser and take control of your browsing activities. In the worst scenario, these toolbars attract malicious entities to your computer and risk your system security and performance.

Ask toolbar is such an annoying browser add-on that invites malwares to your computer. Follow the below given steps to remove Ask toolbar from within the web browser. You can also use the following Ask toolbar removal instructions for removing other extensions or toolbars from the internet browser.

Instructions for Internet Explorer users

  • Launch the Internet Explorer application on your computer and click on the Settings icon present on the top right corner of the window.
  • Select Manage Add-on option from the drop-down list.
  • Go to the Toolbars and Extensions section in the resulting window and locate Ask toolbar, or any other extension that you want to remove.
  • Click on the entry and select Disable. This will stop the extension from appearing on your web browser.

Instructions for Google Chrome users

  • Open Google Chrome web browser and click on the button with three horizontal bars, present at the top right corner of the screen. 
  • Select Settings from the resulting menu. 
  • Move on to the Extensions tab in the Settings screen, and locate Ask toolbar. 
  • Remove the check mark saying Enabled to disable the add-on, or click on the Trashcan icon against it to delete the extension from the browser.

Instructions for Mozilla Firefox users

  • Run Mozilla Firefox application on your computer and go to the Tools link on the menu bar.
  • Select Add-ons from the resulting list. You can also use CTRL + SHIFT + A shortcut keys to navigate to the Add-ons manager page.
  • Click on the Extensions tab in the left pane, and locate Ask toolbar.
  • You can see Disable and Remove buttons against the entry. Select the desired button to stop the annoying toolbar from appearing on your web browser.

When done with the above stated Ask toolbar removal instructions, restart your computer and check if the toolbar appears on your web browser. If the browser extension still controls your internet browser, remove the utility from within the Control Panel of your system. For assistance on the same, contact Windows support center, or visit the Microsoft help forum.
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