Ask Toolbar is one of the most annoying toolbar, which comes bundled with many free softwares if you just install the software without reading what is there on each installation wizard, you probably see ask toolbar on your computer. Once installed it automatically integrates with Internet browsers installed on your computer.
What Does Ask Toolbar Do ?
The toolbar is also known to increase web browser loading times, and memory use. Furthermore, the Ask toolbar installer often sets the computer’s homepage to Ask.com. Removing the Ask toolbar will have no ill-effects on your web browsing.
Here is another freeware utlity called Ask Toolbar Remover which is specially designed to remove ask toolbar completely from all the browsers including firefox, internet explorer etc and reset your home page from ask.com to google.com
It removes the ask toolbar in following steps
- Checks for the uninstaller
- Executes the Uninstaller with the silent switch set
- Removes the Install directory for that toolbar (as the uninstallers are not always complete)
After checking, it checks for “ask” in your IE homepage URL, and if founds sets your IE homepage to Google.com