Internet Speed Tracker installed and Homepage is changed and redirected to home.tb.ask.com without your consent? Tried to remove the redirect but it always got back? This post will introduce how to remove home.tb.ask.com homepage redirect from Firefox and Google Chrome. Please read more.
About Internet Speed Tracker and home.tb.ask.com:
Internet Speed Tracker is a toolbar, extension or add-on that allow computer users to take screenshots with the free application and companion toolbar. The Internet Speed Tracker toolbar offers convenient web search, homepage, and default search. It is designed to promote their search engines, homepage, or other services as well as display ads. home.tb.ask.com homepage is mainly prompted via software downloaded from websites and freeware, that’s probably why people are usually unaware of how and when this gate-crasher comes to install on their browsers. When install free downloads, Internet Speed Tracker will install automatically on your computer and make home.tb.ask.com as your default homepage or startup page and new tab page.
Below is a screenshot of the Internet Speed Tracker toolbar and home.tb.ask.com redirect, see for your reference:
Internet Speed Tracker toolbar or home.tb.ask.com redirect is classified as potentially unwanted program (PUP) that categorized as browser hijacker. It is mainly distributed to spread advertisements when you use the default homepage to search items. To do that, it needs to collect your personal information, such as the IP address, search habit, and more information for ads-distributing purpose.
Home.tb.ask.com acts very annoying and becomes stubborn to be removed. It not only hijacks your homepage of your web browser, but it also makes your new tab page being redirected to http://home.tb.ask.com. What’s worse, most antivirus program can not detect it and repair it, so you are highly encouraged to repair the redirect homepage problem with manual instruction below.
How to Remove Internet Speed Tracker Toolbar and home.tb.ask.com Homepage?
• For Windows 8, open the Start screen, type Uninstall and then go to Settings. In the search results, go to Uninstall a program.
• For Windows 7 and Vista, open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel then Programs and then Uninstall a Program
• For Windows XP, open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel then Add or Remove Programs.
In the Uninstall a program or Add or Removal Program page, please search the potentially unwanted program Internet Speed Tracker, select it, and then click to remove.
1. Open Google Chrome web browser, click on the wrench icon and click on Tools, select Extension from the menu.
In the browser extension page, please find and click the trashcan icon to delete the Internet Speed Tracker toolbar.
2.Go to Google Chrome Settings, in the “On Startup” area, please click on Set pages.
You will be forwarded to Startup pages, in this page, please click on the X button to delete http://home.tb.ask.com.
1. Go to Tools → Add-ons. Select Extensions. Choose Internet Speed Tracker toolbar Click on Disable or Remove button to remove it.
2. Type about:config into the address bar> Press Enter;
Accept the Warning message by click “I’ll be careful, I promise!” to continue.
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The Anvi Browser Repair Tool included in Cloud System Booster can repair your browser problem easily and quickly with one-click solution. It can apply to the most common web browsers that include Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox. To remove the malicious toolbar or extension which may cause the Internet Speed Tracker toolbar problem, please open the Cloud System Booster, click on the up-pointing arrow and go to Cloud System Booster drop-down page, download the Anvi Browser Repair Tool.
After that, please run it, and then click on the Repair button which will scan and remove the unwanted malicious toolbar from your web browser.
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After you download and install the program, please open it, click on the Scan module, and then select one of the scan types you preferring and then start the scan to eliminate the Internet Speed Tracker Toolbar and home.tb.ask.com redirect infection file.
Once the scan complete, you will be displayed the scan result, please make sure to click “Apply” button to completely delete the malicious files from your computer.
Now, your computer should be clean from the Internet Speed Tracker Toolbar and home.tb.ask.com homepage. Should you have any problem with processing the removal guide, please leave a reply below. We will try our best to help you with your issue.
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