How to uninstall (remove) FreeRide Games Toolbar

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What is FreeRide Games Toolbar?

FreeRide Games Toolbar – a malicious program that gets into the computer as browser extension and hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. FreeRide Games may seem like a useful toolbar that provides the ability to quickly search for games, download free games for PC, navigate through the it, and many other features. FreeRide Games Toolbar is advertising product and applies to potentially unwanted programs. This program comes on a PC without the user consent, bundled with freeware’s installers and web-clients. FreeRide Games activates immediately after opening the browser. Also, this toolbar can make changes in browser settings, change homepage or default search engine and so on. It is worth noting that FreeRide Games Toolbar is very annoying, because it redirects the user to other sites that are filled with advertisements. FreeRide Games Toolbar displays a myriad of banners and coupons, links to ad sites, pop-ups and other things. If you find FreeRide Games Toolbar on your computer, we recommend that you uninstall this program right away.

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How FreeRide Games Toolbar gets on your PC?

Malicious software, such as FreeRide Games Toolbar, comes to your computer bundled with a free program like archivers, players, converters and other freeware. Some ad sites and sites that distribute free programs can insert adware and malware in their download managers. Potentially unwanted programs come without consent of the user, so users often don’t know that their computer is infected. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select “Advanced” installation type to avoid such problems. Take your time, do not press the “Next” button until then, until you aren’t convinced that the program is safe. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of FreeRide Games Toolbar completely.

How to remove FreeRide Games Toolbar from your computer?

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

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have FreeRide Games Toolbar in their database. You can try to use them for removing FreeRide Games Toolbar.

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove FreeRide Games Toolbar

Or uninstall FreeRide Games Toolbar manually.

Step 1: Remove FreeRide Games Toolbar from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove FreeRide Games Toolbar from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find FreeRide Games 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 FreeRide Games 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 FreeRide Games 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 FreeRide Games Toolbar:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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