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Danger level 6
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Strange toolbar installed without Your permission
  • Annoying Pop-up's

ConnectSo Toolbar

ConnectSo Toolbar is a browser plugin which is often recognized as a potentially undesirable program or even a browser hijacker. Do you know why? It is because this toolbar comes bundled with unreliable search tools, Value Apps, Wajam and Search Protect. The plugin sets to change your default search and home page automatically, which is why it deserves the browser hijacker title. On the other hand, you are given the option to refuse the browser modifications upon the installation, which is why we recommend that you pay close attention when installing the extension from connectso.ourtoolbar.com. Nonetheless, the presented search tool is identified as Trovi Search and this is not the search tool that gets installed. Continue reading to learn how to remove ConnectSo Toolbar and the undesirable additional software.

Do you know anything about the applications which come bundled with ConnectSo Toolbar? Wajam is a social search engine which requires you to login via Facebook or Twitter accounts. If you do not want the suspicious application interacting with your social networking accounts on your behalf, we recommend that you decline this product when you are offered to. What about Search Protect? This is another application which you can decline by unmarking a box asking whether you wish to install Trovi Search. This add-on can collect information relating to your web browsing, which is why we do not recommend trusting it. Unfortunately, Value Apps and PriceGong are both attached to the ConnectSo Toolbar whether you like it or not. If you activate these plugins, they may access, collect and use personal information, and this may be used to present virtual coupons hiding links to other suspicious and unreliable services. Note that these could be installed alongside Quizulous Toolbar, Guffins Toolbar, and other Conduit browser plugins as well.

If you have accepted the Trovi search modifications, search.conduit.com must be set as the start page of your Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer browsers. This search engine provides Bing search results, and we recommend that you set bing.com as the home page if you want instead of the suspicious, potentially undesirable search provider which may also present suspicious online advertisements. You can delete ConnectSo Toolbar and other undesirable programs manually (see the guides below) but is this something you will want to deal with every time a strange, potentially dangerous program enters your PC? If it is not – install automatic malware removal software.

Remove ConnectSo Toolbar, Wajam, Search Protect

Remove from Windows 8:

  1. Right-click on the Metro UI menu to open a pane at the bottom.
  2. Select All apps, open the Control Panel and go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the application you wish to delete and select Uninstall.

Remove from Windows Vista/Windows 7:

  1. Click the Start menu icon on the Task Bar.
  2. From the appeared menu select Control Panel and click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the program you wish to delete and select Uninstall.

Remove from Windows XP:

  1. Move to the left of the Task Bar and click the Start icon.
  2. Open the Control Panel and double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Remove the undesirable applications.

Delete Trovi/Conduit search tools

Delete from Google Chrome:

  1. Launch Chrome, simultaneously tap Alt+F and select Settings.
  2. In the new tab go to On Startup and mark Open a specific page or set of pages.
  3. Click Set pages and change/remove the undesirable URL. Click OK.
  4. Under Appearance mark Show Home button.
  5. Click Change and overwrite/remove the undesirable URL. Click OK.
  6. Go to Search, click Manage search engines and choose a new default search engine.
  7. Click X on the URL of the search tool you wish to remove and select Done.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and click the search provider icon on the search box.
  2. Select Manage Search Engines to open a new window.
  3. Remove the undesirable search provider and then click OK.
  4. Simultaneously tap Alt+T to open the Tools menu and click Options.
  5. Click the General tab, overwrite/remove the Home Page and click OK.

Delete from Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch Internet Explorer, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Manage Add-ons.
  2. From the menu on the left select Search Providers and choose a new default search provider.
  3. Click the undesirable search provider, select Remove and then click Done.
  4. Simultaneously tap Alt+T again and this time select Internet Options.
  5. Click the General tab, overwrite/remove the Home Page and click OK.
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How to manually remove ConnectSo Toolbar

Files associated with ConnectSo Toolbar infection:

file.exe

ConnectSo Toolbar processes to kill:

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