How to uninstall (remove) Play-bar.net

Sharing is caring!

What is Play-bar.net?

Play-bar.net is a program that comes in the form of browser extensions and can hijack browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). This program is designed for distribution of promotional products popular sites. Play-bar.net displays banners and coupons, and can also redirect the user to ad sites. Play-bar.net change your browser settings and can change your homepage. This program is constantly interferes with the user while browsing. Also, it is worth remembering that most of the proposals of the program are false. Play-bar.net may decrease the performance of your browser. In addition, Play-bar.net copies its files all over your computer, so it’s not just delete. Even if you remove it from the control panel, you can be sure that the Play-bar.net reconvenes. Moreover, Play-bar.net can install other malware without the user’s knowledge. If you find Play-bar.net on your PC, remove it immediately.

Play-bar.net Ads

How Play-bar.net gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as Play-bar.net, come to the computer as an extension to the browser. Scheme of penetration of potentially unwanted software can change constantly. Most often, these programs (extension) come into your PC without the user’s consent, but it is worth noting that this is due to the negligence of the user. Many ad sites create their own download managers. Each time when you download some free software, try to pay attention to what you are offered to install. Sometimes, simply uncheck the element that seems suspicious to you. Always try to read the user agreement, don’t hurry to click “Next”. Carefully follow the installation process. Resort to using third-party programs that can help you to protect your computer. If your PC is already infected by Play-bar.net, then use our instructions listed below.

How to remove Play-bar.net from your computer?

To uninstall Play-bar.net remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Play-bar.net in their database. You can try to use them for removing Play-bar.net.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Play-bar.net – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Play-bar.net.

 

Download Norton
 

You can try both of these products to remove Play-bar.net

Or uninstall Play-bar.net manually.

Step 1: Remove Play-bar.net from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Play-bar.net.
  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 Play-bar.net 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 Play-bar.net, 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 Play-bar.net 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 Play-bar.net from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Play-bar.net from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Play-bar.net.
  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 Play-bar.net.
  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 Play-bar.net.
  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 Play-bar.net:

Remove following regitry entries:

no information

Remove following files:

no information

Remove following folders

no information

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

2 thoughts on “How to uninstall (remove) Play-bar.net

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.