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Danger level 8
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Connects to the internet without permission

MyTransitGuide Toolbar

MyTransitGuide Toolbar is a product created by Mindspark Interactive Network. This application has been developed to “Make trip planning easier,” and many Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Chrome users have already installed this toolbar on their operating systems. Is the application worth your time and can you trust it? It is not worth your time, and you cannot trust it. Instead, you must remove MyTransitGuide Toolbar. We have tested the application and have found several reasons why you should delete this toolbar from your PC.

Most computer users download MyTransitGuide Toolbar from When you click the button initiating the installation of the toolbar, you will be presented with a few additional offers. You will be offered to change the home page and the default search provider to If you do not reject these offers, you will find set as the home page, and your search provider will be switched to Ask Search. Those computer users, who do not notice the offered search provider changes, often think that MyTransitGuide Toolbar is a browser hijacker that must be removed.

Browser hijackers are malicious programs that require immediate removal; however, MyTransitGuide Toolbar is not a browser hijacker, because every user is provided with an option to reject Ask Search. Unfortunately, computer users often do not pay attention to the information provided by install wizards. If you don’t, you might install Ask Search by accident also when you install DailyLocalGuide Toolbar, Cats and Catapults Toolbar, EasyPDFCombine Toolbar, and other Mindspark applications. Note that if you learn how to delete MyTransitGuide Toolbar, you will be able to delete any Mindspark toolbar.

In some cases, MyTransitGuide Toolbar could be a signal that malicious programs have been installed on your PC. Even though we do not categorize MyTransitGuide Toolbar as a malicious threat; unfortunately, it could be offered by installers carrying adware, hijackers, and malicious programs. Therefore, even if you decide to remove MyTransitGuide Toolbar, we advise that you first scan your PC to see if other programs should not be deleted first.

MyTransitGuide Toolbar can be removed using a few simple steps. Select the removal guides accordingly to the operating system and the browsers you use, and follow these guides one step at a time. Note that if you need to delete MyTransitGuide Toolbar from Firefox and Chrome browsers, it will not be enough to uninstall the application via the Control Panel. Do not forget to delete other infections, if they have been installed on your PC. Our researchers remind you that automatic malware removal software is most reliable for this task.

MyTransitGuide Toolbar Removal

Remove from Windows 8 and Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Charm bar from the Metro UI start screen.
  2. Click Search and enter Control Panel.
  3. Move to Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click it and Uninstall the program you have decided to delete.

Remove from Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  1. Open the Start menu (click Windows logo on the Taskbar).
  2. Select Control Panel and go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the program you wish to delete and select Uninstall.

Remove from Windows XP:

  1. Open the Start menu (click Start on the Taskbar).
  2. Select Control Panel and open Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Now select the undesirable application and click Remove.

Remove from Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T, and select Manage Add-ons.
  2. Select Search Providers and Remove the undesirable provider.
  3. Click Close to save the changes.
  4. Simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Internet Options.
  5. Click the General tab and move to Home Page.
  6. Delete/change the provided URL and click OK.

Remove from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch the browser and find the Firefox search box.
  2. Click the Search icon and select Manage Search Engines.
  3. Select the undesirable search engine and click Remove. Click OK.
  4. Simultaneously tap Alt+T and click Options.
  5. Click the General tab, change/delete the Home Page URL, and click OK.
  6. Simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A to open Add-ons Manager.
  7. Select Extensions, locate the undesirable add-on, and click Remove.

Remove from Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+F, and choose Settings.
  2. Under On Startup mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  3. Overwrite/delete the URL of the undesirable search tool and click OK.
  4. Under Appearance mark Show Home button and click Change.
  5. Overwrite/delete the URL of the undesirable search tool and click OK.
  6. Under Search select a new search provider and click Manage search engines…
  7. Find the URL of the undesirable search provider, click X, and select Done.
  8. Tap Alt+F again, click More tools, and select Extensions.
  9. Remove (click the trash icon) the undesirable extensions.
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