Montiera Toolbars Removal Guide

Do you know what Montiera Toolbars are?

Montiera is a toolbar provider platform. It is associated with such toolbars or browser extensions as Babylon toolbar, Softonic programs, and Funmoods applications. For example, Montiera developed a search box component for Babylon, which resulted in the increase of revenues in 75%. As regards Funmoods, Montiera has improved distribution channels, adjusted the installer and reporting system, which caused the rapid distribution of the product.

All these Montiera Toolbars are already known to malware researchers, and we recommend that you remove them once you find that your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox is afflicted by an unwanted toolbar. Montiera Toolbars, just like other browser toolbars, are bundled with free programs. As computer users tend to ignore the information in installation wizards, the toolbars are installed very easily. Users simply skip important information, which ends up in the changes of the home page and search provider.

When Montiera Toolbars alter the settings of the browser, the only search engine that you can use is the one that is promoted by the toolbar. Moreover, alongside the web search results, you will find links to advertising websites and various display ads on the startup page. For example, you may find a display advertisement that encourages you to scan the PC or offers to learn how to lose fat effectively. Ignore such advertisements as the odds are that you will be asked to expose your e-mail address and other personal information.

Additionally, it is advisable to ignore links that are presented as ads or sponsored results, as they may not be relevant to your search queries. They are presented according to your search keywords but it does not mean that on those web pages you will find what you are looking for.

The removal of Montiera Toolbars is advisable because they monitor how you browse the Internet. They collect information provided by your browsers, including the IPs of the websites you browse, and so on. The data acquired by the browser plug-ins is then analyzed in order to provide you with new advertisements or improve the services of advertisers.

When it comes to removal, we recommend that you use a powerful spyware removal tool in order to delete the unwanted application and protect the system against various computer threats. However, if you prefer manual removal to automatic removal, follow our step-by-step removal instructions below.

Montiera Toolbars removal

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Uninstall the unwanted application related to the changes of your browsers.

Windows 8

  1. On the Start screen, type control panel.
  2. Click the Control Panel icon.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove the unwanted application.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Mark the program you want to remove and click Remove.

Remove Montiera Toolbar from your browsers

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F.
  2. Point to Tools and click Extensions.
  3. Remove the unwanted add-on.
  4. Click Settings at left of the browser.
  5. In the On startup section, select one of the options and click Set pages.
  6. In the Search section, click Manage search engine and change the search provider.

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Click Internet Options.
  3. Open the Advanced tab and click Reset.
  4. Select the check box and click Reset.
  5. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H.
  2. Click Troubleshooting Information.
  3. Click Reset Firefox -> Reset Firefox - > Finish.

In non-techie terms:

If the instructions do not help to fully restore the browser, implement a spyware removal tool.

Aliases: Montiera.