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How to Get Rid of Unwanted toolbars-Firefox

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#1 midnight rambler

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 10:40 AM

Warning Use This with Extreme Caution

Ok here is something that worked for me and got rid of the unwanted toolbar

Step1:First be careful with this and follow it correctly and do each step.
Open your browser in whatever way that you open it,if the toolbar
that you are trying to get rid of is starting up when you open your
browser then the address or url of the specific toolbar will be in the
location bar of your browser (ex:http://www.thiswillwork.com) ok
write this url down or copy and paste it to whatever text editor you
use and keep it for later minimize the window or save it to your
desktop where you can quickly get to it.I suggest just minimizing
the window.

Step2:Now remember the url example above the part that you will be
working with is the name of the website (ex:thiswillwork.com)

Step3:Now in your browser address bar type "about:config" without
the quotes and hit the enter key a new page will appear
do not be alarmed at this just click the bar that says I'll be
careful I Promise.This will open another page that will have
a full list of items in alfabetical order scroll down to the item
that corresponds to the url that you copied and pasted before
the thing to notice is that the name of the toolbar will appear
in the string.

Step4: Right click on the string a dropdown list will appear
click on modify another window will open type this in the
highlighted box-false repeat this in every string that is like the one
that you have found Warning:Only the ones that are exactly like the one you found

Step5:Ok that should do it to get rid of the unwanted toolbar.You can go back later and do
the same on the other remnants of that have the same name in the strings.

Step6: Now you can close your browser,wait 30 seconds and reopen your browser
and see if the problem is fixed.If not you should download a good malware program
The one I suggest is-Malwarebytes it is good for getting rid of unwanted malware on
your system.I hope this helps.

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