What is BetterCareerSearch Toolbar?

BetterCareerSearch Toolbar is a fake toolbar that comes in the form of the browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari. BetterCareerSearch Toolbar comes to PC bundled with other free software without user consent. At first glance, BetterCareerSearch Toolbar looks like a useful toolbar that provides an opportunity to quickly find jobs, as well as quick access to popular sites and social pages. In fact, this is a potentially unwanted program that brings a lot of trouble and can be very annoying. After penetrating, BetterCareerSearch Toolbar displays a large amount of advertising content. BetterCareerSearch Toolbar threatens to the safety of your personal data. It can analyze your browsing, accumulate your personal information and pass it to third parties. BetterCareerSearch Toolbar is useless, so if you find it on your computer, remove it immediately.

BetterCareerSearch Toolbar

How BetterCareerSearch Toolbar gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as this, come on PC bundled with free downloads and applications. Often, such software comes on a computer without the user’s consent. However, in most cases, users can prevent contamination of the system. To do this, you must be careful. Always read the user agreement. Take your time and do not press the “Next” if you are not sure that the program is safe. Also, you need to select “Advanced” installation type. Read reviews about the program. Do not expose your computer to risk. If your system has been infected by this, then read our detailed instructions to destroy it right now.

How to remove BetterCareerSearch Toolbar from your computer?

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

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Or uninstall BetterCareerSearch Toolbar manually.

Step 1: Remove BetterCareerSearch Toolbar from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find BetterCareerSearch 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 BetterCareerSearch 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 BetterCareerSearch 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 BetterCareerSearch 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 BetterCareerSearch Toolbar from your browser.

Step 2: Remove BetterCareerSearch Toolbar from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find BetterCareerSearch 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 BetterCareerSearch 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 BetterCareerSearch 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. 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.

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

Remove following regitry entries:

Key: HKCU\Software\bettercareersearch_2b
Key: HKCU\Software\AppDataLow\Software\bettercareersearch_2b
Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\bettercareersearch_2bService
Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\bettercareersearch_2bService
Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\bettercareersearch_2bService
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects

Remove following files:


Remove following folders

%LOCAL_APPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\koimhbobaplonhfgjecgfpcacajgjpjf
%PROFILE%\Application Data\bettercareersearch_2b
%PROFILE%\Application Data\bettercareersearch_2bIE
%PROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\koimhbobaplonhfgjecgfpcacajgjpjf

Written by Rami Douafi

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