- Hijacks homepage
- Changes default search engine
InboxNow Toolbar is a browser plugin which says that it will enable you to access your private email messages very quickly. It is not surprising that many computer users download this software because they think that this browser plugin might be very helpful. In fact, we suggest that you get rid of InboxNow Toolbar if you have already downloaded it or simply noticed its presence on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. It is advisable to do that because this browser plugin is untrustworthy. Actually, all toolbars published by Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc are rather suspicious, so you should not keep any of them installed. In order to not allow them to enter your system, you should acquire a trustworthy security tool. In addition, it is advisable to stop downloading programs from various untrustworthy third-party websites.
It is very likely that you will notice that ask.com has been set as your homepage and search provider after the installation of InboxNow Toolbar. In fact, the publisher does not hide that because users are informed that “The InboxNow Toolbar offers convenient web search, homepage, and default search engine”. In most cases, users have an opportunity not to agree with the changes of their homepage and search provider; however, they miss this opportunity because they simply tend not to read the information provided in the setup wizard. Ask.com itself is not harmful and it does not seem that it will cause you harm, but you will still have to remove it if you decide to set another homepage and search provider. You will be able to do that rather easily by using our step-by-step instructions, so continue reading the article.
If you have downloaded InboxNow Toolbar from some kind of unreliable third-party website, there is a slight possibility that you have downloaded a bunch of untrustworthy applications as well. They might have been installed onto your computer silently, which is why you might not even know about their presence. Untrustworthy programs might not allow you to use your computer freely, so you should definitely not keep them installed on the system. In order to detect and delete them all, it is advisable to scan the system with a trustworthy scanner. It is possible to detect suspicious program manually as well, but we think that only experienced computer users will be able to do that.
In order to eliminate InboxNow Toolbar, you should use our manual removal instructions. They are placed below this article. If our instructions do not help you to erase InboxNow Toolbar, you can use an automatic malware remover, such as SpyHunter. It will be enough to scan the system once in order to remove InboxNow Toolbar and other undesirable programs that are installed on your computer.
Remove InboxNow Toolbar
Windows 7 and Vista