ResultBar removal information
ResultBar is external program (adware), that will hijack your Internet browsers. This program will set your default search engine to "resultbar". This rogue program is known to affect Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome. If you notice that your default search engine was changed to resultbar without your permission, most probably your PC is infected with this adware. While your computer is infected you may notice various unwanted pop-ups, you won't be able to access your preferred search engines. You should remove this adware from your computer as soon as you notice it. If you won't take actions to remove this bogus program your PC might get infected with even more misleading programs. Use this removal to completely remove ResultBar from your computer.
1. Load your computer in safe mode with networking. Click Start, click Shut down, click Restart, click OK. During your computer starting process press F8 key on your keyboard multiple times until you see Windows Advanced Option menu, then select Safe mode with networking from the list.
2. Open Internet explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options. Select Connections, then click LAN settings, if a Use a proxy server for your LAN is checked, uncheck it and press OK.
3. Navigate to %ProgramFiles%\ResultBar\resultbar.dll and remove resultbar.dll (example c:\ProgramFiles\ResultBar\resultbar.dll)
4. Download and install antispyware software to completely remove the infection.
Other tools known to remove ResultBar:
Some malicious software modifies browser settings and disables downloads of spyware and virus removing software. If you have problems downloading anti-spyware software with Internet Explorer, try downloading with Chrome, FireFox, Opera, etc.
If you can't access Internet:
Load your computer in safe mode. Click Start, click Shut down, click Restart, click OK. During your computer starting process press F8 key on your keyboard multiple times until you see Windows Advanced Option menu, then select Safe mode with networking from the list.
Start Task manager. Press ctrl+alt+del (or ctrl+shift+esc) and end task the processes of rogue program. ( if after this procedure you can't access any programs press ctrl+alt+del, click File, select New Task, and type explorer.exe then press OK.
Open Internet explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options. Select Connections, then click LAN settings, if a Use a proxy server for your LAN is checked, uncheck it and press OK.
After this procedure you should be able to access Internet. Now you can download anti-spyware software from our "Top spyware removers" section and run a full scan. Download, install and don't forget to update your selected anti-spyware program. Then run a full system scan.
If you are unable to remove ResultBar, you can use this manual removal instruction. Use it at your own risk. If you don't have strong computer knowledge you could harm your operating system. Use it only if you are an experienced computer user. (Instructions on how to end processes, remove registry entries...)
End these ResultBar processes:
Remove these ResultBar registry entries:
Delete these ResultBar files:
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication DataResultbarresultbar143.exe
Remove these ResultBar DLL files:
General tips on removing ResultBar:
*If you can't download anti-spyware software: Click on the download link, when the save dialog opens change the file name (example: when downloading mbam-setup.exe rename it to iexplore.exe).
*If you have installed anti-spyware program but you can't run it: Click Run, type %ProgramFiles% and press Enter. Open folder of your anti-spyware program, search for executable file and rename it. (example: Open Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware folder, right-click on the main executable file (mbam.exe) then click rename. Rename the mbam.exe file to iexplore.exe, winlogon.exe firefox.exe ...
*If you can't access your anti-spyware software, try creating a new user account:
Click Start -> Settings -> Control panel.
Click User Accounts and create a new account.
Reboot your computer and login using a newly created user account.
*After this procedure you should be able to access your anti-spyware programs. Update and run a full system scan.