Click on screenshot to zoom
Danger level 6
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts

Video Scavenger Toolbar

Video Scavenger Toolbar is a browser plugin presented by Mindspark Interactive Network. Even though the application has been created for Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers, you can install it onto Google Chrome as well. Even though this is a possibility, it does not mean that we recommend the installation of this program. In fact, if you decide to acquire the extension, you need to be extra cautious about the additionally offered search tools and the provided services. If you have already downloaded the toolbar from, it is possible that the search tools of your browsers have already been modified without you even realizing it. Do you want to delete Video Scavenger Toolbar related search tools? Continue reading to learn how.

Mindspark Interactive Network has developed such browser plugins as Bringmesports Toolbar and SoccerInferno Toolbar. Just like Video Scavenger Toolbar, these plugins are installed together with Ask Web Search tools. Note that these search tools are optional, and even though they can be installed onto the PC automatically, you can decline them during the installation. Due to this we categorize the Video Scavenger Toolbar as a browser plugin rather than a browser hijacker. Needless to say, if you do not pay attention during the installation of the Mindspark application, you might be uncomfortable with the new home page This is not a search tool we recommend using.

When you install Video Scavenger Toolbar onto the Internet Explorer, you can discover three different plugins – VideoScavenger, Toolbar BHO and Search Assistant BHO. As you may know already, BHO stands for the browser helper object, a special tool which can be used to gather information about your browsing activity. The collected information is meant to enhance the presented services, including Videos, Movie Reviews, Music Videos, Entertainment and More Videos. It has been discovered that some of these easy-access links can route you to websites representing obnoxious, unreliable online advertisements. Therefore, we do not recommend using the toolbar altogether.

You can install automatic malware removal software to delete Video Scavenger Toolbar from the PC. Authentic security software will keep your operating system protected against all dangerous infections and will make sure that all malicious applications are deleted in time. If you wish to proceed with the manual Video Scavenger Toolbar removal, you can follow the guides presented below. Delete the undesirable toolbar from the IE using the first step, and use the second step to remove it from Firefox and Chrome browsers.

Step 1: Remove undesirable software

Remove from Windows XP:

  1. Open the Start menu by clicking the Start icon placed on the Task Bar.
  2. Now open the Control Panel and double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Click the undesirable application and select Remove to get rid of it.

Remove from Windows Vista/Windows 7:

  1. Navigate to the left of the Task Bar and click the Start menu icon.
  2. In the menu select Control Panel and move to Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the program you wish to delete and select Uninstall.

Remove from Windows 8:

  1. Right-click on the Metro UI menu and select All apps to open a new menu.
  2. Open the Control Panel and then click Uninstall a program.
  3. Find the application you wish to delete, right-click it and select Uninstall.

Step 2: Delete undesirable plugins/search tools

Delete from Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Tools and then click Extensions.
  3. Click the recycle bin icon and select Remove.
  4. From the menu on the left select Settings.
  5. Under On Startup mark Open a specific page or set of pages.
  6. Click Set pages and change/remove the undesirable URL. Click OK.
  7. Move to Appearance and mark Show Home button.
  8. Click Change and overwrite/remove the undesirable URL. Click OK.
  9. Go to Search and click Manage search engines.
  10. Click X on the URL you wish to eliminate and select Done.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch the browser and then simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. As the Add-ons Manager menu shows up – click Extensions.
  3. Click Remove to get rid of the undesirable plugin.
  4. Simultaneously tap Alt+T (Tools) and select Options.
  5. Click the General tab, change/remove the Home Page and click OK.
  6. Navigate to the search box on the top-right corner of the page.
  7. Click the search provider icon and select Manage Search Engines.
  8. Remove the undesirable search tool and click OK.

Delete from Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T to open the Tools menu.
  2. Select Manage Add-ons and then click Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Click the undesirable plugin and select Disable.
  4. From the menu on the left select Search Providers.
  5. Remove the undesirable search provider and click Close.
  6. Simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Internet Options.
  7. Click the General tab and locate the Home Page box.
  8. Overwrite/remove the undesirable URL and click OK.
Download Spyware Removal Tool to Remove* Video Scavenger Toolbar
  • Quick & tested solution for Video Scavenger Toolbar removal.
  • 100% Free Scan for Windows

Post comment — WE NEED YOUR OPINION!

Please enter security code:
This is a captcha-picture. It is used to prevent mass-access by robots.