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Disable Ie7 Add-in, Yet Still Appears In Startup


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#1 geoffo

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Posted 24 September 2007 - 03:37 AM

I have IE7 running on XP. Through Tools/Manage Add-Ins I have disabled 4 items - Adobe PDF Reader Link (Acrobat Helper), Google Toolbar, Google Helper and Google Notifier. Yet (after a reboot) all 4 of these still appear in my startup list, as shown by an extract from my HiJackThis log:-

O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO - {AF69DE43-7D58-4638-B6FA-CE66B5AD205D} - C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\2.0.301.7164\swg.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll

Why do they still load after I have disabled them?

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Posted 24 September 2007 - 03:43 AM

Try using AutoRuns to see if they are still set to startup, if so you can disable them from within AutoRuns.

To get rid of the Google toolbar completely you can remove it using Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs. I'm not sure about the Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper, but you will probably need to disable that somewhere in Adobe.
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