- Strange toolbar installed without Your permission
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Hijacks homepage
- Changes default search engine
RecipeSearch Toolbar is a browser plugin that comes from the Mindspark toolbar family. The presence of this plugin might cause you security risks; therefore, we recommend that you remove RecipeSearch Toolbar from your system. This browser plugin offers you free recipes, cooking tips, and even more easy access links to pages regarding cooking and healthy diet. It may seem like a very useful extension to your browser, but the main danger in keeping it on your PC is that this plugin may come in free software bundles, which can contain malware infections. In order to keep your system free from possible infections, the safest choice is to delete RecipeSearch Toolbar and all related threats.
If you notice that your default home page and search engine have changed to Ask.com without your consent, it is possible that you have downloaded RecipeSearch Toolbar in a shareware bundle. If this is the case, you should consider removing it as soon as possible. These packages might be filled with all kinds of malicious programs that can seriously harm your computer or even breach your privacy. Once you install them, you might open up your system to schemers who can take advantage of you. Therefore, to secure your PC, you need to delete all infections that might have come in the bundle. Most users do not know how they download these potentially harmful packages. Quite frequently it happens when they visit a file sharing website and click on a corrupted download button, since these bundles are usually spread on piracy related sites. In order to stay clean, it is best not to visit unfamiliar or untrustworthy websites at all.
You can also install RecipeSearch Toolbar directly from its website, downloadrecipesearch.com. But you need to be vigilant if you do not want this plugin to install a third-party search tool that will modify your home page, new tab, and search provider to Ask.com. Keep in mind that, at the first step of the installation wizard you have a choice to say no to it. However, if you have installed it and want to regain the control over your browsers, you should remove RecipeSearch Toolbar along with Ask.com from your system.
Another potential threat regarding RecipeSearch Toolbar is that specialized criminals can use it to make use of the information it may gather about your online activities including the websites you visit, products you buy and your preferences. Therefore, in order to keep your system secure, it is best to delete RecipeSearch Toolbar.
It is not too complicated to remove RecipeSearch Toolbar from your PC, but you need to make sure you follow our removal instructions below. If you do not remove it entirely, Ask.com might remain installed as your default search engine. We would also recommend that you implement an authentic malware removal tool to safeguard your system from any possible malware attacks.
Remove RecipeSearch Toolbar from Windows
Windows Vista and 7
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
Remove RecipeSearch Toolbar from Browsers