GetPoliticalNews Toolbar Removal Guide

Do you know what GetPoliticalNews Toolbar is?

GetPoliticalNews Toolbar is all about political news, so many users install it on their computers just because they could access the latest news straight from their web browsers. We cannot say that this application is useless because it is not, but, to tell you the truth, we expected more from it. As research conducted by our malware analysts has shown, this browser plugin only changes settings of users’ web browsers. To put it in other words, you will find a new website set on your browser if you ever install GetPoliticalNews Toolbar. There are several versions of this application available, so you might find your all browsers affected. If you do not like what you have found, you can remove GetPoliticalNews Toolbar and everything will get back to normal. You can find more information about this Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. product provided further in this article. You will also find more information about its removal there too.

Once GetPoliticalNews Toolbar is installed on the user’s computer, it alters settings of browsers installed on that affected computer. According to our researchers, it should be compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Users usually soon find out about the installation of this potentially unwanted application because it sets a page that is automatically loaded when they launch their browsers. It should be set as your new homepage, New Tab page, and, most likely, a default search provider. This website looks like an ordinary search provider. You will find a search tool in the middle of the Start page. Additionally, you could access several different websites straight from the page set with the click of a button. Some users decide to keep it installed just because of this, but they do not know that all these websites can be accessed quickly without the help of this potentially unwanted program. Users simply need to bookmark their favorite websites. As for the promoted search tool – – it seems to be powered by the modified Google search engine. As a consequence, there is a slight possibility that some search results displayed to you will be the so-called modified search results. They might promote random websites, so do not be surprised that you cannot find what you are searching for on the website you have just been taken to. What else you should know is that your search queries and search results you click will all be recorded. These are, of course, not the only details GetPoliticalNews Toolbar will get about your habits and interests. Also, it will automatically record some details about your computer, including your IP address, OS type, browser type, and approximate geographic location. You will not change anything, but you can delete the potentially unwanted application from your computer if you do not like how it acts.GetPoliticalNews Toolbar Removal GuideGetPoliticalNews Toolbar screenshot
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Where does GetPoliticalNews Toolbar come from? It is the question users who find this piece of software installed on their computers ask. According to our researchers, this potentially unwanted application should be distributed in software bundles. Also, users might be presented with pop-ups promoting it when they open a P2P or a similar website. Of course, there are people who perfectly know why they have GetPoliticalNews Toolbar installed on their systems – they have downloaded it either from the Chrome Web Store or its official website No matter how it has appeared on the system, it does not change the fact that it is a potentially unwanted application. Even though these programs are not malicious, we do not recommend keeping them because they are not fully reliable and might still cause problems.

It will be a piece of cake to remove GetPoliticalNews Toolbar from Internet Explorer because it can be deleted normally from this browser, i.e. using Control Panel. As mentioned, it is compatible with Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. To remove it from these browsers, you will have to delete its extension from them both. It is not a problem if you do not know how to do this now because our instructions will help you delete this undesirable application. Simply follow the removal guide step by step.

How to delete GetPoliticalNews Toolbar

Internet Explorer

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select GetPoliticalNews Toolbar.
  4. Click Remove.

Windows 7/Vista/8/8.1/10

  1. Press Win+R on your keyboard.
  2. Type Control Panel in the command line and click OK.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select GetPoliticalNews Toolbar.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press Ctrl+Shift+A on your keyboard.
  3. Locate the extension named presidentialbuzz.
  4. Click Remove.

Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Press Alt+F on your keyboard and then click Settings.
  3. Select More tools.
  4. Click Extensions.
  5. Locate the extension you want to remove and select it.
  6. Click Remove.

In non-techie terms:

GetPoliticalNews Toolbar is presented as beneficial software created for those who want to gain access to the latest political news. It does look quite useful at first glance, we have to admit, but we still cannot confirm that it is a very good idea to install it on the system. It has turned out that this piece of software is a potentially unwanted program. Also, it will change your browsers’ settings and automatically record a ton of details about your interests and/or habits and some technical information. The gathered data might be disclosed to third parties, so we cannot promise that your privacy will be safe if you keep this program active.