What is Incredibar Toolbar and how to remove it?
Incredibar Toolbar is a browser add-on which adds shortcuts to your Internet browsers, there are two variants of this toolbar - one for music related enhancements other for flash games. While this toolbar can be useful for people who wants to download videos or quickly access online flash games it can be categorized as an unwanted program for several reasons.
Incredibar Toolbar by itself is not related to spyware and malware, reasons why this toolbar could be called unwanted include deceptive ads that are shown in mystart.incredibar.com (homepage that is set by this toolbar) and the fact that PC users are unable to fully remove this toolbar using entries in control panel. If you tend to overlook information that is presented in software installation windows then installing Incredibar toolbar will change your homepage to mystart.incredibar.com and default search engine to MyStart. The search engine that is used by this toolbar is a modified Google search with not related advertisements which are not clearly separated from organic search results. This new homepage will also show deceptive ads below the search tab.
Incredibar toolbar can be downloaded from it's homepage, this browser add-on on some cases comes bundled with free software and computer users can install it unwillingly thinking that they are installing free software that they have downloaded. This toolbar installs itself on Internet Explorer and Mozilla FireFox Internet browsers, if you fell like you have installed incredibar toolbar by accident and you have troubles removing it use these instructions and eliminate incredibar toolbar from your PC. This removal guide shows how to remove both Incredibar Toolbars (games and music).
Incredibar Toolbar removal:
Windows 7 users:
Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" at the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate and click "Programs and Features". Look for "IncredibarMusic Toolbar on IE", "Incredibar - Games EN Toolbar", "Web Assistant" and click Uninstall.
Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Look for "IncredibarMusic Toolbar on IE", "Incredibar - Games EN Toolbar", "Web Assistant" and click Remove.
After uninstalling Incredibar Toolbar scan your computer with anti-spyware software for any left unwanted components. Use recommended anti-spyware software.
Incredibar Toolbar removal from browsers:
Uninstalling Incredibar Toolbar is not enough, remove the left unwanted components from your Internet browsers manually.
Remove Incredibar Toolbar from Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for Incredibar related entries (Incredibar - Games EN Toolbar, Incredibar - Games EN Toolbar API Server, Incredibar Music Toolbar, Incredibar.com Helper Object, Web Assistant) and disable them. After removing these add-ons change your homepage from mystart.incredibar.com to your preferred - Click "Tools" (or the gear icon in Internet Explorer 9) select "Internet Options", in the opened window remove mystart.incredibar.com and enter your preferred domain which will open every time you launch Internet Explorer.
Remove Incredibar Toolbar from FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable "Incredibar - Games EN Community Toolbar", "Incredibar Toolbar", "Web Assistant". To reset your homepage click "Tools", then select "Options", in the opened window remove mystart.incredibar.com and enter your preferred domain.
Manual Incredibar Toolbar removal:
If you were unable to remove Incredibar Toolbar using the steps above, 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. Be careful and use it only if you are an experienced computer user. (Instructions on how to end processes, remove registry entries...)
End these Incredibar Toolbar processes:
Remove these Incredibar Toolbar registry entries:
Delete these Incredibar Toolbar files:
- FBI Your Computer Has Been Locked scam
- System Care Antivirus
- Department of Justice MoneyPak Virus
- Win 7 Antivirus 2013
- SweetIM Toolbar (Search.sweetim.com Virus)
- Department of Justice scam
- FBI Cybercrime Division - Your PC is Blocked (MoneyPak Virus)
- Metropolitan Police ransomware (PCeU) virus
- Police Central E-Crime Unit Virus
- Internet Security "designed to protect" Scam - Fake Antivirus Program