What is Whitesmoke Toolbar?

Whitesmoke is considered to be translation software, it is possible to install it in your web browser. Usually people think that this program has nothing in common with malware, but there are some evidences that Whitesmoke toolbar can install itself secretly in the system. Sometimes users do not suspect about the presence of Whitesmoke Toolbar in their toolbar until this infection will begin to show different annoying pop-up windows and to redirect all the users’ search requests. If this case is like you have, then you should uninstall Whitesmoke Toolbar. Some users, who have Whitesmoke Toolbar, notice that the number of infections on their computers grows with the time. So, we can think that this toolbar belong to malicious type and is able to download different viral objects. There are some objects that can be very dangerous for your computer and so, the more time you have this malicious toolbar, then more infections exist in your system.

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How is Whitesmoke Toolbar installed on your PC?

Also there such cases, when users download different freeware and install them on their computer together with some other programs and toolbars as a make-weight. It is sufficient for user to remove the tick from the “Install Whitesmoke Toolbar” checkbox. But sometimes they just do not notice this tick and then complain that the toolbar installed itself on their computer. From this point, we can think that Whitesmoke Toolbar is not a malicious program. Every user should be careful with all freeware and shareware or even should not use it at all for the sake of computer health.

How to remove Whitesmoke Toolbar from your PC?

If you want to divest your computer of it, you will need to follow these steps. Please follow them carefully, as if you miss something, the Whitesmoke Toolbar and search will not be completely removed. The program does not contain any uninstall program so the only way is to delete it manually.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have Whitesmoke Toolbar in their database. They also can help you reset browser settings. Please, use them to remove Whitesmoke Toolbar.

Recommended Solution:

Spyhunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Tuvaro Toolbar – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Alternative Solutions:

1. Stronghold Antimalware – detects files, registry values and folders of Tuvaro Toolbar.

 


 

2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Tuvaro Toolbar – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

 

Or uninstall Whitesmoke Toolbar manually:

Uninstalling from Control Panel

windows xp logo Windows XP:

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

windows 7 logo Windows 7:

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logo Windows 8:

  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 Whitesmoke Toolbar, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove Whitesmoke Toolbar from your browser.

google chrome logo Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Type chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find Whitesmoke Toolbar.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.
  5. Also look for other suspicious extensions.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logo Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Type about:addons.
  3. Go to Extensions.
  4. Choose Whitesmoke Toolbar.
  5. Click Disable or Remove button.
  6. If remove button is not available – use one of the antispyware products above.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logo Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Whitesmoke Toolbar.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – use one of the antispyware products above.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


Key: HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\
Value: WhiteSmoke Toolbar
Data: {52794457-af6c-4c50-9def-f2e24f4c8889}

Then remove following files:


whitesmoketoolbarX.dll
whitesmoketoolbar.dll
uninstall.exe

And these folders


C:\Program Files\whitesmoketoolbar\

Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

google chrome logo 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.

mozilla firefox logo 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.

internet explorer logo 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. Got 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.

If you want to use automatic methods in order to uninstall Whitesmoke Toolbar, then you are welcome to download any of the special removal tools. There are special programs that are called uninstallers that were created to uninstall any of the unwanted programs on users’ computers. The main advantage of this method is that the user should not do anything. It is enough for him to run the program and to show it what program it should remove. You can download Uninstall It Free program from this page. This is modern uninstaller that will do everything for you.

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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