6a0154366bdf49970c01a73d962057970d-800wiSo, you installed some new programs and all of a sudden you see in Internet Explorer new annoying toolbars.

If you’ve got a toolbar that is driving you nuts and you can’t for the life of you figure out how to get rid of it, this article is for you. Many of the toolbars you might have come across, offer no real service except to deliver advertisements, and in some cases, can be malicious.

Here is BullGuard’s step-by-step guide to get rid of unwanted toolbars from Internet Explorer.


Click on Tools/Manage add-ons

How to remove toolbars from Internet Explorer


A window will appear.

How to remove toolbars from Internet Explorer

Under ‘Add-on Types’ select ‘Toolbars and Extensions’. Under ‘Show’ on the middle-left, select ‘All add-ons’


A list of toolbars installed on your computer will come up – select the one that you would like to disable, and hit okay to confirm.

How to remove toolbars from Internet Explorer


If you want to remove any toolbar permanently from your computer, you can uninstall it, following the same process you would for removing any other software from your computer.

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Written by Kirsten Dunlaevy (200 Posts)

Kirsten Dunlaevy is a blogger for BullGuard. With a background in advertising and branding she is extremely familiar with the ups and downs of social media and the world of communication. Kirsten is here to educate you on how to navigate all things digital, in a safe and responsible manner. Her other passions are decidedly un-digital, she loves being out on the water and cooking.

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