Remove Video Download Converter Toolbar and Home/Search.tb.ask.com

Video Download Converter Toolbar installed itself on your browsers? And your browser home page and default search engine are changed to Home.tb.ask.com and Ask Web Search(Search.tb.ask.com) without your permission? Follow this post to deal with this problem.

 

What is Video Download Converter Toolbar?

 

Video Download Converter Toolbar is originally published by Mindspark Interactive Network, which is responsible for releasing many other potentially unwanted programs such as InboxAce Toolbar. Video Download Converter Toolbar promises you that you can download and view popular clips, TV shows, movie trailers, music videos more conveniently. Video Download Converter Toolbar itself is not a malicious virus but considering its way of getting inside into your computer and its vicious behavior of modifying your home page to Home.tb.ask.com and resetting your search engine to Ask Web Search(Search.tb.ask.com), you should not trust this program.
 

 
Video Download Converter Toolbar extension is compatible with all the popular web browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla FireFox. Once installed it adds a Video Download Converter Toolbar on your browsers and change your browser settings immediately. Whenever you launch your browser Video Download Converter Toolbar appeared and you will be redirected to Home.tb.ask.com.

 

How your computer gets infected with Video Download Converter Toolbar?

 
Video Download Converter Toolbar can be downloaded from its official website. Usually Video Download Converter Toolbar comes bundled with free applications from internet, such as free software downloads, audios, videos, security programs, system utilities,etc. When you install Video Download Converter Toolbar you may agree to change your browser settings, and what’s more you may agree to make other unknown program installed together onto your computer if you just keep pressing on the Next or I Accept button.
 
Video Download Converter Toolbar and Home.tb.ask.com and Ask Web Search(Search.tb.ask.com) are not malicious virus, but considering their way of getting inside into your computer and malicious behavior of modifying your system settings, they are reported as a potentially unwanted program. You should not keep them on your computer.
 

By the way, computer users should always remember that download freewares or free applications from Internet is the most common way for your computer to be infected with malwares. You should be careful and thoughtful when you download softwares, always remember that you should download them from its official site. On the other hand when you install them, keep in mind the Advanced or Custom installation should be your first choice and do not select anything that is not familiar to you.
 
 
 

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Video Download Converter Toolbar and Home/Search.tb.ask.com Removal Guide Overview:

 
OPTION 1 Remove Video Download Converter Toolbar Manually
 
Step 1 Uninstall Video Download Converter Toolbar from computer
Step 2 Remove browser extensions, add-ons and reset your browsers
Step 3 Remove residual files and registry entries
 
OPTION 2 Remove Video Download Converter Toolbar Automatically
 
Step 1 Uninstall unfamiliar program with free Anvi Uninstaller
Step 2 Remove unwanted Toolbar with Anvi Slim Toolbar
Step 3 Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster
Malware Prevention Tips
 
 

OPTION 1 Remove Video Download Converter Toolbar Manually

 

Step 1

Uninstall Video Download Converter Toolbar and related program from computer
 
Log on to your computer as an Administrator who has the right to add or remove software.
 
Click Start Menu->Control Panel (Uninstall a Program for Window 7)-> Double-click Add/Remove Programs (Programs and Features for Windows 7)
 
 
Scroll down to find Video Download Converter and related programs. Please note, Video Download Converter related program may vary by name and you are suggested to uninstall any unfamiliar and suspicious third party. Click Uninstall or Change and to uninstall these programs.
 

 

Step 2

Remove browser extensions, add-ons and reset your browsers
 

     
* Google Chrome
 
1 open your Google Chrome->Wrench Icon->Tools->Extensions->Uninstall Video Download Converter related extensions.
 

 
If this extension is managed and cannot be removed or disabled, click here to learn–How to Remove a Managed Google Chrome extension.
 
2 Go to ‘Wrench or 3-Bars icon’ > ‘settings’ > ‘Appearances’> ‘Show Home button’, click on the Change button to change your browser homepage.
 

 
3 Go to ‘Wrench or 3-Bars icon’ > ‘settings’ > ‘Manage search engines.
Make google.com as your default search engine and click on the X to remove Ask Web Search(Search.tb.ask.com).
 

 

 

Step 3

Remove residual files and registry entries
 
Click on the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
 

 
All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted.
 

Please note that some files are hidden in Windows, you may need to change the Windows settings to show hidden files so you can delete the infected one. Click here to learn How to Show Hidden Files in Windows 7 and 8.
 
 

OPTION 2 Remove Video Download Converter Toolbar Automatically

 

Step 1

Uninstall Video Download Converter Toolbar with Anvi Uninstaller
 
Anvi Uninstaller is a high efficient, free tool designed to help users conveniently and efficiently uninstall unwanted programs.
 

Direct download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/aun/
 
Or you can download and install Cloud System Booster, then launch this program, click on Expert(next to the Home button)—ToolboxAnvi Uninstaller-Run to take advantage of this uninstall tool.
 

 
When Anvi Uninstaller opened, click on Recently Installed tab, you will find the programs recently installed on your computer. Choose the suspicious or unfamiliar one, click on the Uninstall button to uninstall them.
 

 

Step 2

Remove Unwanted Toolbar with Anvi Slim Toolbar
 
Anvi Slim Toolbar is a secure, expeditious and user-friendly tool developed by Anvisoft to better help computer users detect and remove malicious toolbars, browser add-ons, extensions and plugins. Anvi Slim Toolbar is also available for repairing web browser problem caused by malicious toolbars or other malwares such as adware,browser hijacker and redirect virus.
 

 
Direct Download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/ast/
 
1 Download and install Anvi Slim Toolbar. On the main screen of this program, please click on the Scan button to scan your computer.
 
2 Click on the Manage button to view details about the found toolbars and remove the unwanted one.
 

 
3 Click on the Browser Repair button to repair your browser. Select the relative browser that you need to repair. Currently, Anvi Slim Toolbar can repair commonly used browser such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
 

 
Note: Chances are exist that it fails to detect some malicious toolbars or repair browser settings, in such case please report the malicious toolbar and domain to us then will analyze and add them to our database as soon as possible.
 
 

Step 3

Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster
 
 
After the Video Download Converter Toolbar program has been removed from your system, some residual files maybe still in there. Cloud System Booster was initially designed to better help users clean and optimize Windows-based systems by throwing out junk files, disabling unneeded services, cleaning up 3rd party applications generated junks, and repairing registry errors.
 

Cloud System Booster Download:

 

 

 
 

Malware Prevention Tips

 

To make sure the computer is clean from Video Download Converter toolbar and any potential malware infections, you are highly recommended to use Anvi Smart Defender antimalware to protect your computer.
 
Anvi Smart Defender is a brand new anti-malware software designed to protect your PC from being infected with computer virus and malware. Featuring with the powerful Cloud Scan Technologies and daily updated database, Anvi Smart Defender can detect, block and remove latest malware threats including Trojan, ransomware, worms, backdoors and malicious adware. Anvi Smart Defender is devote to providing advanced Internet security solution for computer users.
 
Download Anvi Smart Defender and have a try: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/asd/
 

 

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