Google Chrome is currently ranked as the most widely used web browser in the world. It came as an alternative to Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox in Windows operating systems. Later on, the browser was released on other operating systems such as Linux and Mac. Chrome is popular across all the mobile operating systems such as Android, iOS, and Windows Phone.
Chrome was introduced as a web browser, challenging established web browsers like Firefox and Internet Explorer. No one ever thought that it would become the world’s most popular web browser one day. But that has just happened.
According to internet users, Chrome offers fast browsing experience, few ads, and many other benefits. Nevertheless, Chrome can turn out be a mess, just like any other web browser, if it gets infected by a malicious toolbar. If you are a Chrome user and want to know how to remove a toolbar from Google Chrome, here is what you need to do.
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Steps to follow
- Launch your Google Chrome web browser and navigate to the button that is featured with three horizontal lines. You can find the button in the upper right-hand end of your browser.
- This will display a drop-down menu with multiple options. Go through the dropdown menu until you locate More Tools. Click on the More Tools option, followed by Extensions.
- You will find a list of all the installed extensions. Go through the list until you find the toolbar extension that you wish to get rid of. If there are many toolbars and you do not know which one is causing you the trouble, check with the issue after disabling each of the toolbars. Remember that sometimes even the most legitimate looking extensions will turn out to be malicious and cause you troubles.
- Once you have pinpointed the toolbar that is causing the problem, uninstall or disable it. It is both advisable and easy to uninstall the toolbar than disabling it. Most toolbars are free and available for download. If you decide to use a toolbar, later on, you can download it from online in a matter of seconds.
This is how to remove a toolbar from Google Chrome. After the un-installation of the toolbar, you may have to restart your Chrome browser to let the changes take effect.