How to uninstall (remove) Mindspark Toolbar

What is Mindspark Toolbar?

Mindspark Toolbar is a browser extension that comes into PC bundled with free software without user consent. Most often, users do not notice that Mindspark Toolbar infiltrates into the their system. For example, when you are going to download an archiver, movie or program you click on the “Download” button. After that you get a web client that hides in itself the toolbar. After installation it adds a toolbar into your browser. At first glance Mindspark Toolbar may seem useful. By means of it you can get fast access to your social pages, the popular websites, online stores and so on. Mindspark Toolbar changes your search engine to Ask and replaces search results, also, it changes your homepage. Mindspark Toolbar can show a lot of ads, coupons and banners during your browsing. It collects your confidentially information and analysis that. Your personal data may be transferred to third parties. If you find Mindspark Toolbar on your PC, you must uninstall it right now!

Mindspark Toolbar

How Mindspark Toolbar gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as it come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all of the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already was attacked by Mindspark Toolbar, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove Mindspark Toolbar from your computer?

To uninstall Mindspark Toolbar remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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You can try both of these products to remove Mindspark Toolbar

Or uninstall Mindspark Toolbar manually.

Step 1: Remove Mindspark Toolbar from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Mindspark Toolbar.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Mindspark Toolbar and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Mindspark Toolbar, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Mindspark Toolbar and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Mindspark Toolbar from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Mindspark Toolbar from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Mindspark Toolbar.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Mindspark Toolbar.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Mindspark Toolbar.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Mindspark Toolbar:

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