Mysearchdial Toolbar Removal Guide

Do you know what Mysearchdial Toolbar is?

Mysearchdial Toolbar is a browser add-on that supposedly improves your web search experience. The plugin can be downloaded at, but it is also common for this toolbar to come bundled with freeware from third party websites as well. Some users think that Mysearchdial Toolbar is a computer malware application, because they are convinced it hijacks their home page and changes their default search engines. However, that is not exactly true.

Mysearchdial Toolbar may be a potentially unwanted application, but it is not a computer infection. If you take a look at the official website, you will see that it has a FAQ section, and there it informs users how to remove the plugin from their browsers. The truth is that Mysearchdial Toolbar does prompt you about the oncoming browser modifications. If you are not attentive enough during the installation, you probably just install the "recommended" setup for this plugin, eventually changing your homepage and your default search engine to However, if you take a closer look at what you are installing, you will definitely see this section that allows you to choose between two setups:

Quick (Recommended)
Set MySearchDial search as my homepage and default search engine. Set MySearchDial as my default new tab page
Set MySearchDial as my homepage
Make MySearchDial my default search provider
Make MySearchDial my search provider with a new tab

Therefore, it is up to you whether your home page gets changed or not. If you are wondering why Mysearchdial Toolbar is considered to be a potentially unwanted program if it is not a computer malware application, the answer is simple - third parties. When your home page gets changes to, it displays a number of commercial advertisements that could be leading to corrupted websites. Hence, with MySearchDial Toolbar on your browser you could be exposed to malware infections and other possible security risks. That is the main reason why computer security experts highly encourage you to remove MySearchDial Toolbar from your PC.

Manual MySearchDial Toolbar Removal

For Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
  2. Click Settings on Charms bar and select Control Panel.
  3. Go to Uninstall a program and remove MySearchDial.

For Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall a program and remove MySearchDial.

For Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or remove programs and uninstall MySearchDial.

Restore your browser settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and click Internet options.
  2. Open General tab and change your home page address. Click OK.
  3. Press Alt+X again and click Manage add-ons.
  4. Click Search Providers on the left pane.
  5. Set a new default search engine, remove and click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Firefox button and click Options.
  2. Open General tab and change your home page address. Click OK.
  3. Click search engine icon on the left of search box (top right corner).
  4. Select Manage search engines from drop-drop menu.
  5. Remove MySearchDial from the list and click OK.
  6. Press Ctrl+Shift+A and Add-ons manager tab will open.
  7. Remove MySearchDial from Extensions and restart your browser.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Below On Startup, mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  3. Change your home page and click OK.
  4. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  5. Set a new default search engine, remove MySearchDial and click Done.

You should also scan your computer with SpyHunter free scanner, because you can never know what kind of other unwanted programs could be hiding in your system.
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In non-techie terms:

Mysearchdial Toolbar is a browser extension that is supposed to improve your overall browsing experience, but there are certain security risks related to this plugin that makes it into potentially unwanted application. You should remove Mysearchdial Toolbar from your computer to avoid possible malware infections.