How to uninstall (remove) Amazon Toolbar

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What is Amazon Toolbar?

Amazon Toolbar is a browser extension (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer) from a trading company Amazon. As you may have guessed, Amazon Toolbar is designed to make purchases in a single click. However, only a toolbar from the official site poses no threat. Of course in the Amazon Toolbar with advertising, because it is an advertising tulbal, but in general it does not affect the operation of the PC. Amazon Toolbar, which other sites offer very dangerous. Amazon Toolbar is a potentially unwanted program. The thing is that after installing it in your browser Amazon Toolbar is starting to show a huge amount of advertisements, banners, coupons and other things. Amazon Toolbar significantly slows down the browser and consumes a lot of system resources. Amazon Toolbar is a promotional product that is aimed at making money. It does not have anything useful. Sometimes the user does not want to install it, but Amazon Toolbar enters the system unnoticed. Amazon Toolbar has full access to your personal information and can transmit passwords, credit card numbers and codes, etc. Therefore urgent remove it from the PC.

amazon toolbar

How is Amazon Toolbar installed on your PC?

Amazon Toolbar can get into PC during the installation of other freeware. Many of us simply press the “next” and do not read the user agreement, although simply remove the “tick” or click “disagree”, if you suggest that install anything unknown. The main thing is to closely monitor the installation process, a timely update anti-virus and do not be lazy to read reviews about unknown programs. Try to download only proven program from the official websites.

How to remove Amazon Toolbar from your PC?

The only action that you can do to change the situation is to remove Amazon Toolbar with its search and homepage settings. To remove Amazon Toolbar first uninstall it from Control Panel, then delete files and regkeys and reset browser settings.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Amazon Toolbar in their database. They also can help you reset browser settings. You can try to use them for removing Amazon Toolbar.

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Amazon Toolbar

Or uninstall Amazon Toolbar manually:

Uninstalling from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Amazon 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 Amazon 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 Amazon Toolbar, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove Amazon Toolbar from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Type chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find Amazon 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:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Type about:addons.
  3. Go to Extensions.
  4. Choose Amazon 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:

  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 Amazon 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:


HKLMSOFTWAREamazon toolbar

Then remove following files:


AmazonToolbar.2.0.dll
AmazonToolbar.1.7.Uninstall.exe
AmazonToolbar.2.0.Uninstall.exe
AmazonToolbar.2.1.Uninstall.exe
AlxTB2.1.0.dll
AmazonToolbar.1.7.dll
AmazonToolbar.2.0.dll
AmazonToolbar.2.1.dll
AlxSSBPS.dll
AlxSSB.exe
AmazonToolbarSSB.2.1.dll
Uninstall9.exe

And these folders


C:Program Filesamazon toolbar

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. 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.

Written by Aleksei Abalmasov

Author: Tim Kas
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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