How to remove Iminent toolbar (search.iminent.com redirect) from your computer?
Iminent toolbar is a browser add-on which is used to add "emois" and "emoticons" while using Facebook, Webmail etc. This toolbar is created to enhance your user experience while using the mentioned platforms. While there's nothing wrong with adding emotions to Facebook etc. Iminent Toolbar can be categorized as being an unwanted application because of it's deceptive way of installation and a non full uninstall process. By default this toolbar changes your browser's homepage to search.iminent.com and your main search engine will be also set to search.iminent.com Users can change these installation options by unchecking several ticks but most commonly they are left at their default values.
You should always install software using cautious, always read through every installation window and customize the installation options if needed, reckless software installation usually ends up in installing unwanted toolbars etc. Furthermore Iminent toolbar can come bundled with free software, in this case computer users installs this toolbar thinking that they are installing some free program downloaded from the Internet. When downloading free software be sure to download it from it's developers website, also be sure to check every installation window for clues about installing this software bundled with this or some other toolbar.
Notice that Iminent toolbar is not a virus, it doesn't make a direct harm to your computer. If you have installed it yourself and you are comfortable with it features you shouldn't do anything, however if you feel that you haven't installed this toolbar or your have done so by mistake you can use this removal guide to eliminate Iminent toolbar from your computer. Iminent toolbar uninstalls itself using Program and Features (windows 7) or Add Remove Programs (Windows XP) from Internet Explorer, to remove it from Firefox and Chrome browsers some manual steps are required.
Iminent toolbar removal:
Windows 7 users:
Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate and click "Programs and Features". Look for "Iminent" and "IMinent Toolbar" (Iminent toolbar for Internet Explorer) and click Uninstall.
Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Look for "Iminent" and "IMinent Toolbar" (Iminent toolbar for Internet Explorer) and click Remove.
After uninstalling Iminent Toolbar scan your computer for any left unwanted components. Use recommended anti-spyware software.
Search.iminent.com Redirect (Iminent Toolbar) removal from browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove Search.iminent.com redirect (iMinent toolbar) from Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for Iminent related entries (IMinent Toolbar, TBSB01620 Class, IMinent WebBooster BHO) and disable them. To change your homepage from search.iminent.com to your preferred: Click "Tools" (or the gear icon in Internet Explorer 9) select "Internet Options", in the opened window remove search.iminent.com and enter your preferred domain which will open every time you launch Internet Explorer.
If you continue having problems with redirects to search.iminent.com you can reset you Internet Explorer settings to default.
Windows XP users: Click "Start", click "Run", in the opened window type "inetcpl.cpl". In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type "inetcpl.cpl" and click enter. In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Remove Search.iminent.com redirect (Iminent Toolbar) from Google Chrome:
Click on a wrench icon (top right of the screen), select "Tools" and click on "Extensions". Locate "Iminent", select it and click on a trash can icon. To change your homepage from search.iminent.com to you preferred - click on the wrench icon, select "Settings". In "On startup" section click "set pages", hover your mouse over search.iminent.com and click the x symbol. Now you can add your preferred website as your homepage.
Remove Search.iminent.com redirect (Iminent Toolbar) from FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable "Iminent Minibar" and "IMinent Toolbar". To reset your homepage click "Tools", then select "Options", in the opened window remove search.iminent.com and enter your preferred domain.
If you continue having problems with redirect issues to search.iminent.com can reset you Mozilla FireFox settings to default.
Open Mozilla FireFox, at the top left corner of the main window click "FireFox", in the opened drop down menu choose Help and then click on Troubleshooting Information, in the opened window click on "Reset FireFox" button.
Manual Iminent Toolbar removal:
If you were unable to remove Iminent 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...)
Remove these Iminent toolbar processes:
Remove these Iminent Toolbar registry entries: