Vuze Toolbar - how to remove browser redirects to search.conduit.com?
Vuze Toolbar is an Internet browser extension which adds quick launch icons for social networks, coupon websites and Vuze Remote access. This browser add-on installs itself together with a popular Bit Torrent client called Vuze. It's a free and very popular software used to download torrent files. On itself this software is legitimate and it's not related to any type of malware or viruses, however the developers of this program are using conduit powered toolbar to monetize their free software. When installing Vuze, computer users should check every installation window of this program, to avoid browser redirects to search.conduit.com users should uncheck several ticks in the process of the installation.
If you have missed this step your Internet browser's (Internet Explorer, Mozilla FireFox) default homepage will be changed to search.conduit.com, the same will apply for your default Internet search engine. The presented search engine is a customized Google search engine, computer users receive legitimate organic search results, however the sponsored results are commonly not related to the search queries and clicking on such results may lead to installation of malware or unwanted software.
Vuze toolbar doesn't actually add any value to users Internet browsing experience and the redirects to search.conduit.com is only made for monetization purposes. If your Internet browsers redirect you to search.conduit.com you can follow the provided removal guide and eliminate this problem. Using conduit powered toolbars is not safe and is not recommended.
Vuze 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 "Vuze Remote Toolbar" select it and click Uninstall.
Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Look for "Vuze Remote Toolbar" select it and click Remove.
Vuze Toolbar removal from browsers:
Remove Vuze Toolbar from Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for Vuze Toolbar related entries (Vuze Remote Toolbar ) and disable them. To change your homepage from search.conduit.com to your preferred: Click "Tools" (or the gear icon in Internet Explorer 9) select "Internet Options", in the opened window remove search.conduit.com and enter your preferred domain which will open every time you launch Internet Explorer.
Remove Vuze Toolbar from FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable "Vuze Remote". To reset your homepage click "Tools", then select "Options", in the opened window remove search.conduit.com and enter your preferred domain.
After uninstalling Vuze Remote Toolbar scan your computer for any left unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended anti-spyware software.
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