What is MetroWhiz Toolbar?

MetroWhiz Toolbar is a fake browser toolbar that comes bundled with free software without user consent. It hijacks popular browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). MetroWhiz Toolbar displays advertising content, such as banner ads, coupons, links to other sites and advertisements. According to the developers, this program provides the ability to quickly find the necessary routes, access to maps and routes, and more. Not many people know that most of these offers are false. The main task of the developers is to make money. Also, MetroWhiz Toolbar changes browser settings, such as your homepage. This toolbar puts your personal data at risk. Private information may be disclosed to third parties. MetroWhiz Toolbar is not a virus, but it can significantly degrade the performance of your computer, so you need to remove it right now.

MetroWhiz Toolbar

How MetroWhiz Toolbar gets on your PC?

MetroWhiz Toolbar isn’t a virus, but this program can be classified as potentially unwanted software. Such malware comes on your computer with other free programs. Most often, it comes without the user’s knowledge. Therefore, many users aren’t even aware that their computer has been compromised by malware. Remember, no need to rush during installation of programs. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select only the “Advanced” installation type. Don’t settle for installation of the suspicious software. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button. Also, you can always read reviews about a program. Be careful and attentive. If MetroWhiz Toolbar has already come into PC, then you urgently need to get rid of this program. To do this, use our detailed instructions, which are listed below.

How to remove MetroWhiz Toolbar from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove MetroWhiz Toolbar

Or uninstall MetroWhiz Toolbar manually.

Step 1: Remove MetroWhiz Toolbar from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove MetroWhiz Toolbar from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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