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Danger level 2
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Shows commercial adverts

Amazon Toolbar

It is more than obvious that Amazon Toolbar is a legal browser extension that is directly related to the Amazon online shopping mall. There is nothing dangerous about this application, although some users think that it collects to much information on their web browsing habits and redirects them to commercial websites. However, if you have Amazon Toolbar installed, it means that you have agreed to its Terms of Service, and if, by any chance, you no longer want to use this extension, you can always remove Amazon Toolbar from your computer without any difficulties. For manual removal instructions, scroll down to the bottom of this description.

If you are an avid online shopper and you want to have access to Amazon all the time, you can download Amazon Toolbar at The current browser requirements include Internet Explorer 8 or Firefox 3. As you can see, Amazon Toolbar is currently incompatible with Google Chrome browser. The beauty of a legal browser extension is that if you do not need it, you can always remove Amazon Toolbar from your browser.

There are three main functions that Amazon Toolbar provides you with. First, it allows you to search Amazon instantly. With the search bar that is available on the toolbar, you can search for any kind of goods that you are willing to buy via Amazon. What is more, the toolbar provides you with an instant visual search, which means that you will be able to see a preview of the good you are looking for.

Next, Amazon Toolbar has a special Add to Wish List button that allows you to create Wish Lists in a flash. Basically, this is a universal wish list, and so you can add products to it from any website that you are currently on.

What is more, this extension comes with a Bestsellers button, so you will always be able to see which products are the most popular, and if you do not know which product to choose, this function may help you to make a logical decision.

Finally, if you do not need to browser extension, you can simply remove it via Control Panel. However, there is always a catch – if you download Amazon Toolbar from a third party websites such as Software Informer or cNet, then it is very likely that you will also have additional freeware installed (such as Lucky Leap or MyPC Backup). It would be wise to avoid downloading Amazon Toolbar from unrelated web pages, because you may end up installing potentially unwanted and even dangerous programs on your computer.

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How to remove Amazon Toolbar

Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
  2. Click Settings on Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove Amazon Toolbar.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove Amazon Toolbar.

Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Amazon Toolbar.

Remove Amazon Toolbar from browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Manage add-ons.
  2. Remove Amazon Toolbar from Toolbars and Extensions.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Ctrl+Shift+A and Add-ons tab will open.
  2. Disable and remove Amazon Toolbar from Extensions.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Tools.
  2. Click Extensions and remove Amazon Toolbar from the list.
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