Do you know what HeadlineAlley Toolbar is?
HeadlineAlley Toolbar is a browser add-on which you can find helpful if you are one of those who want to be the first to read the latest news. The toolbar contains buttons or links that open drop-down windows showing the latest headlines of a particular website. The news websites which can be accessed through the toolbar include CNN, NY Times, AP News and World News. In addition, the toolbar enables the user to check the weather fasts.
If these features were the only ones that the users come across, they would not try to remove the toolbar from their computers. It has been found that HeadlineAlley Toolbar, which can be downloaded from headlinealley.com, installs various components. For example, on your Internet Explorer you will find the Active X Control which will be presented as 29bar.dll and HeadlineAlley_29 HTML, the toolbar HeadlineAlley and two browser helper objects such as Toolbar BHO and Search Assistant BHO. All these components mentioned are published by Mindspark.
HeadlineAlley Toolbar screenshot
Scroll down for full removal instructions
Those who have installed HeadlineAlley Toolbar and want to remove it from the PC might have already noticed that the application can change the home page and search provider to mywebsearch.com. Some of you may think that the browser are hijacked, which happens when the changes are introduced without the user’s agreement. In the case of HeadlineAlley Toolbar, it installer contains five options, which, if unchecked, do not lead to any changes of the settings.
We recommend that you avoid browsing the Internet through MyWebSearch as this search engine provides links to websites promoting items or services which are supposed to be related to your search keyword. Advertisements, be they in the form of links or pop-up messages, may be one of the cyber criminals’ attempts to lure you into visiting a malicious website, which, for example, can execute computer infection or may seek to make buy some product or service.
As a result, the removal of the toolbar is the first thing that you should do in order to protect yourself and the PC. In order to delete HeadlineAlley Toolbar, you should either follow the instructions given and then scan the computer for malware or simply install a powerful malware prevention tool such as SpyHunter so that it terminate the unwanted application automatically.
HeadlineAlley Toolbar removal
Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Open the Start menu.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Double-click HeadlineAlley Toolbar to uninstall it.
- Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove programs.
- Select the toolbar and click Remove.
- Move the mouse over the lower left corner of the screen and right-click.
- Select Control Panel - > Uninstall a program.
- Double-click the program you want to remove.
Restore the settings of your browsers
- Press Alt+T.
- Click Internet Options.
- Under the General tab, change the home page and click OK.
- Move down to the Search section and click Settings.
- Select a new search provider and remove MyWebSearch.
- Press Alt+T.
- Click Options.
- Under the General tab, type a new URL of your home page and press OK.
- To check whether the add-on has been removed, press Alt+T and click Manage Add-ons.
In non-techie terms:
HeadlineAlley Toolbar is a browser add-on which you should remove from your browsers if you do not want to find various advertising websites among the hits provided. In order to remove the unwanted application, follow our instructions given or install a powerful spyware removal tool.