What is iWin Toolbar?

iWin Toolbar it is browser extension that comes with other free software without the user’s consent. iWin Toolbar is a potentially unwanted program, since it starts after penetration displays a huge amount of publicity associated with the portal iWin Games. iWin also changing your browser options, and can change your homepage. Thus iWin constantly interferes with the user while browsing. We strongly recommend that you remove iWin Toolbar from your computer.

iwin toolbar

How iWin Toolbar gets on your PC?

Penetration of such programs depends largely on the care of users. Most of malware comes bundled with other programs that the user downloads from the free sites. Few are closely watching the installation process, and sometimes do not know that their computer is at risk. Always read the user’s agreement and don’t press “Next” button once. First, make sure that the program is safe. Select advanced installation type. Remember that there are many similar programs in the Internet. Read reviews about the programs, and if your computer is already infected, then use the instructions below.

How to remove iWin Toolbar from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove iWin Toolbar

Or uninstall iWin Toolbar manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove iWin Toolbar from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{38CAD270-92B9-438E-93B8-17BAF718E494}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{3c471948-f874-49f5-b338-4f214a2ee0b1}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesToolbar.CT3280557
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{38cad270-92b9-438e-93b8-17baf718e494}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstalliWin3 Toolbar
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSearchProtect
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREGoogleChromeExtensionscjmienoajmijhbnghdmpoicnegobfjji
Key: HKLMSOFTWARESearchProtect
Key: HKCUSoftwareAppDataLow
Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
Value: SearchProtect
Data: C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorApplication DataSearchProtectbincltmng.exe
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
Value: SearchProtectAll
Data: C:Program FilesSearchProtectbincltmng.exe

Then remove following files:


And following folders


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 Rami Douafi

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