MyWebFace toolbar - how to remove this adware (redirects to home.mywebsearch.com)?
MyWebFace Toolbar is a browser add-on which allows it's users access an online tool called mywebface. This web tool lets it's users change their face photos to cartoon images, share their creations etc. While such functionality can be seen as useful and fun by many Internet users to access this tool users are asked to install MyWebFace toolbar - an adware which changes user's Internet browser settings and causes redirects to mywebsearch.com When this toolbar is installed on ones PC it will change your default search engine and homepage to home.mywebsearch.com moreover every newly opened browser tab will also redirect to the mentioned website.
If your Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla FireFox) redirects your to mywebsearch.com in most cases this is a consequence of installing one of Mindspark's browser extensions. MyWebFace toolbar is very similar to Zwinky toolbar. Notice that these extensions can be downloaded from their homepage or they may come bundled with free software downloaded from the Internet. To avoid installation of unwanted browser toolbars and extensions which causes redirect issues, computer users should always closely check every installation step of freeware that they are installing on their computers. When installing freeware disallow any additional software to be installed and opt-out any changes to be made to your Internet browsers.
While mywebface services are not related to malware or virus infections mywebface toolbar changes user's Internet browser settings and it can be categorized as being an unwanted application. Moreover computer users report that it's complicated to remove this browser extension and related browser redirect issues. Notice that there can be several different scenarios how mywebface toolbar installs on user's PC: if you have installed this toolbar yourself (you are using mywebface services) and you are aware of unwanted redirects you don't need to follow any of the removal steps shown below, however if you feel that this browser add-on was installed on your computer without your consent and you feel annoyed by redirects to home.mywebsearch.com you can use the provided removal guide to eliminate this browser add-on.
MyWebFace toolbar removal:
Windows 7 users:
Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for Mindspark Interactive Network related entries: "MyWebFace toolbar" select this entry and click Uninstall.
Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for Mindspark Interactive Network related entries: "MyWebFace Toolbar" select this entry and click Remove.
After uninstalling MyWebFace Toolbar scan your computer for any left unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended anti-spyware software.
MyWebFace Toolbar removal from browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove MyWebFace Toolbar from Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for Mindspark Interactive Network related entries (5abar.dll, MyWebFace, Search Assistant BHO, Toolbar BHO) and disable them. To change your homepage from home.mywebsearch.com to your preferred: Click "Tools" (or the gear icon in Internet Explorer 9) select "Internet Options", in the opened window remove home.mywebsearch.com and enter your preferred domain which will open every time you launch Internet Explorer.
If you continue having problems with redirects to this website 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 MyWebFace Toolbar from FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable add-ons and remove "MyWebFace". To reset your homepage click "Tools", then select "Options", in the opened window remove home.mywebsearch.com and enter your preferred domain.
If you continue having problems with redirects to this website you 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.