DivX Browser Bar Toolbar Removal Guide

Do you know what DivX Browser Bar Toolbar is?

DivX Browser Bar Toolbar is a browser extension that is supposed to improve your overall web browsing experience. It comes from the Conduit family of potentially unwanted applications. The fact raises particular concerns regarding the security of DivX Browser Bar Toolbar. Although the application may seem to be useful at first sight, it would be in your best interest to remove DivX Browser Bar Toolbar from your computer immediately. While you are at it, you should scan the PC with a powerful antispyware application in search for other potential threats.

Since DivX Browser Bar Toolbar is part of the Conduit group, it is very similar to Freecorder Toolbar, DivX Toolbar, Eazel Toolbar and many others in line. They all are promoted via ourtoolbar.com domain, and the direct download link should be available at divxbrowserbar.ourtoolbar.com, but the website does not seem to function at the moment. Nevertheless, there are many other ways for DivX Browser Bar Toolbar to enter your system. This application clearly travels bundled with freeware, so if you often download programs from CNet, software-informer, Softpedia and other third-party file hosting websites, be sure you read all the installation steps carefully. If you skip some of them, you might install the likes of DivX Browser Bar Toolbar on your PC.DivX Browser Bar Toolbar Removal GuideDivX Browser Bar Toolbar screenshot
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If you install a full version of DivX Browser Bar Toolbar, do not be surprised to see that search.conduit.com gets set as your default homepage and search engine. Technically, you agree to the changes, but if you do not notice particular options on the installation wizard, you most probably have no idea how Conduit Search gets onto your system. What is more, with DivX Browser Bar Toolbar installed on your browser, Conduit can access information based on your location and the data that is contained on your social network account.

We can clearly see that DivX Browser Bar Toolbar is an intrusive application and on top of that – it displays commercial ads! What is more, if DivX Browser Bar Toolbar gets exploited by dangerous third-parties, it could leak some of your information for online marketing purposes. It would not be surprising seeing how the application collects data on your web browsing habits. All of that negligent handling of personally non-identifiable information could result in a malware infection, so before any of that happens, remove DivX Browser Bar Toolbar from your computer.

Open Control panel and uninstall DivX Browser Bar Toolbar manually. Conduit Search may remain on your browser even after manual removal, so you will need to restore browser settings on your own. If you think that there might be some other unwanted applications on board, scan the system with SpyHunter free scanner. If any unwanted programs are detected, get rid of them at once.

How to delete DivX Browser Bar Toolbar

Windows 8

  1. Drag mouse cursor to the bottom right of your desktop.
  2. Click Settings on Charm bar and go to Control panel.
  3. Open Uninstall a program and remove DivX Browser Bar Toolbar.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Click Start menu and go to Control panel.
  2. Open Uninstall a program and remove DivX Browser Bar Toolbar.

Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu and navigate to Control panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall DivX Browser Bar Toolbar.

Reset browser settings to default

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and go to Internet options.
  2. Click Advanced tab and press Reset.
  3. Select Delete personal settings and click Reset.
  4. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and click Troubleshooting information.
  2. Click Reset Firefox at the top right of a new tab.
  3. Click Reset Firefox button on a pop-up box.
  4. Press Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
  2. Scroll down and click Show advanced settings.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom and click Reset browser settings button.
  4. Press Reset on a pop-up confirmation box.

In non-techie terms:

DivX Browser Bar Toolbar is a browser extension that you should not trust. It is a part of a big group of potentially unwanted applications. You have to remove DivX Browser Bar Toolbar from the PC if you want to protect your system from potential threats. After manual removal invest in a licensed antispyware application that would protect the PC from similar intruders in the future.