Smiley Bar for Facebook Removal Guide

Do you know what Smiley Bar for Facebook is?

If the existing Facebook chat smileys are not expressive enough, you may be tempted to install Smiley Bar for Facebook. As you may already know, this browser add-on has been developed to produce various emoticons for a more entertaining and attractive chatting. Despite this, computer security experts recommend having the application removed because of certain privacy policy statements which can be found in the official page of the extension - Please continue reading to find out more about how to delete Smiley Bar for Facebook and why the add-on should be removed.

Even though it is quite possible to have the add-on downloaded alongside freeware, most users will have it installed from the aforementioned site. Do you read the Privacy Policy of every program or browser add-on you download onto your PC? This is a must in order to understand how your virtual security will be handled after you install the application. Please see a few excerpts from the Smiley Bar for Facebook Privacy Policy:

We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site and software.
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These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information.

Web cookies can be used to track your virtual activity and collect information regarding your History and sites you visit regularly. This information is useless to the developers of the add-on because it has been created to display smileys. However, it is unclear who the mentioned third-party members are and what they could do with the collected information. If cyber crooks managed to breach the privacy of the web cookies and the discovered BHO (ScriptHost.dll), they could potentially display misleading ads according to your recent web searches. Is your desktop being flooded with suspicious or attractive ads? Do not click on them and remove Smiley Bar for Facebook.

How to remove the add-on manually from your Windows system?

Windows XP:

  1. Open the Start menu -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs.
  2. Select the unwanted application and click Remove.

Windows Vista & Windows 7:

  1. Open the Start menu -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a program.
  2. Right-click the malicious application and select Uninstall to delete it.

Windows 8:

  1. Right-click on the Metro UI start screen.
  2. All apps -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a program.
  3. Find the program you want to remove, right-click it and select Uninstall.

Delete Smiley Bar for Facebook from web browsers

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Click Extensions.
  3. Locate the unwanted add-on and click Remove.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  2. Click Manage Add-ons -> Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Select the undesirable extension and click Disable.

Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Tools -> Extensions.
  3. Click the recycle bin placed on the right of the unwanted extension and select Remove.

In non-techie terms:

Smiley Bar for Facebook is a suspicious add-on which you should delete from the computer if you do not want to take the risk of potential virtual threats. Have you performed manual removal steps but the PC is still running disorderly? Install a reliable malware scanner to find out if there are any malignant files you need to remove.

Aliases: SmileyBar.