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Remove TubeBar Toolbar and Search.Tube-Bar.com Hijacker

posted by OnlineSafety411 Advisor  
Filed under Browser Hijacker, Malicious Toolbar


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TubeBar Toolbar and its related search.tube-bar.com site are known as an annoyance for many PC users. The TubeBar Toolbar add-on is a component that may load on a system through the installation of other downloaded shareware or freeware apps from large download sites. Once loaded, the TubeBar Toolbar attempts to provide additional internet search features and quick access controls. Although they prove to be helpful to some, the TubeBar Toolbar may cause your default home page and default search engine to be changed to load search.tube-bar.com each time you open up a new web browser window.

Our research has proved to us that the TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com browser hijacker site serves has a means for its creators to gain money through your clicks on various ads displayed on the search results. It was noticed by us that the search.tube-bar.com site filters internet search results through a custom yahoo.com search page. Although the TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com is not a PC virus, it is an annoyance that mainly benefits its creators by enticing your clicks to earn them money through some type of CPA campaign.

Removing TubeBar Toolbar and stopping the redirects to search.tube-bar.com is a relatively easy task. Most PC users will be able to remove TubeBar Toolbar and stop redirects simply by finding all add-ons or plugins within each of their web browser’s settings. Others may find use in using an antispyware/antimalware download to automatically find all instances of TubeBar Toolbar and its redirect agents and allow it to remove them all at once. Automatic removal will ensure the TubeBar Toolbar and redirects do not reappear or load again.

In an effort to alleviate the problems that come with TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com, you should take action now to remove TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com. The process of removing TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com can be tricky, which is why you may use a malware solution to easily remove it from your system. New antimalware software is one key to removing TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com in addition to manual removal, which may be performed by more experienced PC users.

How to easily remove TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com from your computer

Automatically Detect and Remove TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com:

Download SpyHunter
Remove TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com

Download SpyHunter AntiMalware*


*SpyHunter’s free version is only for malware detection. If SpyHunter detects TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com on your PC, you will need to purchase SpyHunter to remove TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com and any other detected malware.

Can’t install or run SpyHunter using the download link above or is the malware infection blocking installation? Try our alternate download file here (http://www.onlinesafety411.com/go/spyhunter-alternate-download).

If your internet browser is being blocked and you are unable to download SpyHunter, please follow these instructions:

1. Hold the WinKey (Windows Key on your keyboard) and press the R key at the same time.

Windows Key

WinKey (Windows Key)

2. Type in (or copy and paste) http://www.onlinesafety411.com/go/download-spyhunter and press Enter. (Use the alternate download link if the other is not working for you or the malware infection is blocking download/installation. http://www.onlinesafety411.com/go/spyhunter-alternate-download)

3. The SpyHunter download will begin.

4. You must find the downloaded file SpyHunter-Installer.exe and open/run it (double-click) to start the installation of SpyHunter.

Note: TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com may block installation of antimalware or antivirus software. You may need to boot your PC into Safe Mode with Networking to install an antimalware program.

Steps to boot into Safe Mode with Networking:

  1. Bookmark or Favorite this Post/Web Page.
  2. Restart your PC
  3. Press the F8 key (before Windows starts to load – during the boot sequence text screens) a few times until it registers.
  4. Select “Safe Mode with Networking” and press Enter.
  5. Allow the system to boot into Safe Mode with Networking and then return to this page to download an antimalware application.

DIY TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com removal resources

How to Remove TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com Manually (DIY Tips)

  1. Go to Start menu > go to Control Panel -> select “Programs and Features” (or Add/Remove Programs) -> Select Uninstall a Program.
  2. Find ‘TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com’ and select ‘Uninstall/Change’.
  3. Click OK to save the changes.

How to Remove TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com Manually from Web Browser Programs like Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer

Google Chrome:

  1. In Chrome click on the ‘Customize and control Google Chrome’ icon (top right) > select ‘Settings’ > select ‘Extensions’ on the left and find TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com to delete or enable it.
  2. Change the homepage to your desired search engine with the drop-down within the ‘Settings’ section.
  3. Selecting Google as your search preference: Click ‘Manage search engines…’ > select ‘Google’ and make it the default search engine.

Internet Explorer:

  1. In Internet Explorer go to ‘Tools‘ > ”Manage Add-ons’ > ‘Toolbars and Extensions’ and select uninstall TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com.
  2. Click ‘Tools’ > ‘select Manage addons’ > select ‘Search Providers’ > select a desired search engine of your choice ie: Google.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. In Firefox go ‘Tools’ > select ‘Add-ons’ > select ‘Extensions’ > find TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com and click ‘Uninstall’.
  2. Go to ‘Tools’ > select ‘Options’ and change the startup homepage to google.com, yahoo.com or another desired search page.

After the steps have been completed, run a full system scan utilizing SpyHunter or another antimalware application to detect any malware or related files to TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.comt to safely remove them from your computer.

*If you are an experienced computer user, you may locate and delete the TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com files and registry entries below. The manual removal process for TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com is best performed while in Safe Mode.

TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com Files

  • %AppData%\TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com.exe
  • %Desktop%\TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com.lnk

TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com Registry Entries

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “” = “[random]“
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\TubeBar Toolbar and search.tube-bar.com
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random]“

 

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