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Danger level 3
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application

Music Toolbar

Music Toolbar is a suspicious browser plugin which can install a variety of PUPs, or potentially unwanted programs, onto your operating Windows system. The application has been developed by Bandoo Media, and if you are not careful during the installation of the toolbar you could end up installing Shareaza media player, as well as Torch web browser. The toolbar is available for Google Chrome and Internet Explorer users who might discover their browser settings hijacked after the extension is installed. In reality, it is not fair to categorize the toolbar as a browser hijacker because it introduces you to the offered browser settings modifications. Note that if you do not want to find the home page and the search page of your browsers changed you need to un-check certain boxes. Please continue reading to learn how you can remove Music Toolbar and get rid of the undesirable additional software.

Have you installed the Shareaza media player onto your personal computer? If you have it is possible that now the home page and search provider of your Chrome and IE browsers has been changed to search.ask.com. Even though this search engine is not considered to be malicious, you certainly should not run it if you have not accepted it to be set as the default search tool. In general, neither the search tools, nor the toolbar are considered malicious. Of course, since they are set to install automatically together with the media player they can be categorized as potentially unwanted. Our spyware researchers do not recommend that you run these additionally installed applications unless you are 100% sure how they work and whether they do not pose any security risks. Please familiarize yourself with the Terms of Agreement, Privacy Policy, EULA, and other information you may find regarding these programs and their activity.

If you are not happy with all of the potentially undesirable programs running on the computer, you can delete them. If you follow the first step below you will find out how to delete Music Toolbar, Shareaza media player and the Torch browser. The second removal step will help you delete the undesirable Ask search tools. Your final step should be the installation of authentic security software which would guard your virtual security and remove malware if it attacks in the future. Remember that you can post us a comment below if you have concerns or questions regarding Music Toolbar removal or the installation of legitimate security software.

Step 1: delete undesirable software

Delete from Windows XP:

  1. Open the Start menu from the Task Bar and click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs to find applications installed on the PC.
  3. Click the undesirable one and select Remove.

Delete from Windows Vista/Windows 7:

  1. Navigate to the Task Bar at the bottom of the screen and click the Start icon.
  2. Select Control Panel and then go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the application you wish to remove and select Uninstall.

Delete from Windows 8:

  1. Access the Metro UI menu, right-click and select All apps.
  2. Open the Control Panel and then move to Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the application you wish to remove and click Uninstall.

Step 2: remove undesirable search tools

Remove from Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Internet Options and click the General tab.
  3. Overwrite/delete the Home Page and click OK.
  4. Tap Alt+T again and select Manage Add-ons.
  5. From the list on the left select Search Providers.
  6. Remove the undesirable provider and click Close.

Remove from Google Chrome:

  1. Open the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings and go to On Startup.
  3. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages.
  4. Click Set pages and change/delete the displayed URL. Click OK.
  5. Under Appearance mark Show Home button and click Change.
  6. Overwrite/delete the undesirable URLs and then click OK.
  7. Click Manage search engines under the Search.
  8. Remove (click X) the undesirable search provider and click OK.
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How to manually remove Music Toolbar

Files associated with Music Toolbar infection:

apcrtldr.dll
mgrldr.dll
setmgrc1.cfg
searchresultsDx.dll

Music Toolbar DLL's to remove:

mgrldr.dll
apcrtldr.dll
searchresultsDx.dll
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Comments

  1. habib Jan 22, 2014

    plz help

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