Do you know what Security Toolbar 7.1 is?
Security Toolbar 7.1 is an adware program that may install rogue anti-spyware programs on your computer. Security Toolbar 7.1 may display annoying popups and fake security alerts. Security Toolbar 7.1 is part of the Zlob.Trojan group of infections. Security Toolbar 7.1 may be downloaded and installed through video codecs or P2P site downloads. Security Toolbar 7.1 may prompt users to purchase fake anti-spyware programs.
In non-techie terms: Security Toolbar 7.1 is a malicious adware program that hackers created. Security Toolbar 7.1 displays popups and alert messages trying to get users to download and install the software that hackers developed to take your money. Do not download or purchase any software related to Security Toolbar 7.1 or any website related to Security Toolbar 7.1's popups.
Security Toolbar 7.1 Automatic Removal Instructions
Security Toolbar 7.1 Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. Security Toolbar 7.1 manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that Security Toolbar 7.1 will be removed completely. So read the Security Toolbar 7.1 removal steps carefully and good luck.
Before you start: Close all programs and Internet browsers. Also back up your computer in case you make a mistake and your computer stops working.
- Uninstall Security Toolbar 7.1 Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall Security Toolbar 7.1 if found.
- To unregister Security Toolbar 7.1 registry keys (view registry keys removal steps)
Go to Start > Run > type regedit > press OK.
Edit the value (on the right pane) by right-clicking on it and selecting the Modify option. Select the Delete option.
Search and delete these Security Toolbar 7.1 registry keys:
- If your homepage has been changed, go to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > click on the General > click Use Default under Home Page. Add the your desired default homepage, then click Apply > click OK. Open a new web browser to check that you have your desired default homepage.
- Remove Security Toolbar 7.1 Directories.
To find Security Toolbar 7.1 directories, go to Start > My Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Program Files > Show the contents of this folder.
Search and delete the following Security Toolbar 7.1 directories:
C:\Program Files\Winamp Toolbar\
C:\Program Files\Video Add-onRight-click on the Security Toolbar 7.1 folder and select Delete.
A message will appear saying 'Are you sure you want to remove the folder [NAME OF FOLDER] and move all its contents to the Recycle Bin?', click Yes.
Another message will appear saying 'Renaming, moving or deleting [FOLDERNAME] could make some programs not work. Are you sure you want to do this?', click Yes.
- To remove Security Toolbar 7.1 icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the Security Toolbar 7.1 manual removal instructions!
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Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that Security Toolbar 7.1 will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.