How to uninstall (remove) MyTransitGuide Toolbar

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What is MyTransitGuide Toolbar?

MyTransitGuide is toolbar that hijacks Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. At first glance it seems like a very useful program that provides user access to information about bus stations, tickets, routes, subway maps, and so on. But in reality this is not so. This changes the search engine and search results. Also, this hijacker can redirect user to other sites without his consent. MyTransitGuide changes homepage to ask.com. MyTransitGuide can analyze your browsing, to collect your personal information and pass it to third parties. It is almost impossible to monitor penetration of this hijacker because it comes bundled with free software through web clients of various sites or via downloaders that can hide unwanted extensions or programs in themselves. MyTransitGuide Toolbar is a potentially unwanted program and if you find it on your computer, remove it immediately.

MyTransitGuide Toolbar

How MyTransitGuide Toolbar gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs are not viruses, but it can cause serious harm to your computer. Malicious software, such as MyTransitGuide, comes to PC bundled with free downloads without user consent. However, in most cases, users could easily prevent infection in their computer. It is necessary to closely monitor the installation process, namely remember a few simple rules. Always read the user’s agreement and select the “Advanced” installation type to know about everything that the installer offers. Disagree to install components that cause you suspicious. Also, you can use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If MyTransitGuide already penetrated on your computer, you can use our instructions indicated below.

How to remove MyTransitGuide Toolbar from your computer?

To uninstall MyTransitGuide 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 MyTransitGuide Toolbar

Or uninstall MyTransitGuide Toolbar manually.

Step 1: Remove MyTransitGuide Toolbar from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove MyTransitGuide Toolbar from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

Key: HKCU\Software\MyTransitGuide_b7
Key: HKCU\Software\AppDataLow\Software\MyTransitGuide_b7
Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\MyTransitGuide_b7Service
Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\MyTransitGuide_b7Service
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\MyTransitGuide_b7
Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\MyTransitGuide_b7Service

Remove following files:

tbMyTr.dll

Remove following folders

%LOCAL_APPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\hlhoipeghcobbjgnkbiddfheceafbddj
%LOCAL_APPDATA%\MyTransitGuide_b7
%PROGRAMFILES%\MyTransitGuide_b7
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\MyTransitGuide_b7
%PROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\MyTransitGuide_b7
%PROFILE%\Application Data\MyTransitGuide_b7
%PROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\hlhoipeghcobbjgnkbiddfheceafbddj
%PROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\MyTransitGuide_b7

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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