How to Uninstall FLV Runner Toolbar – Removal Instruction
FLV Runner Toolbar is most commonly bundled with other freeware, during whose installation process, users may be tricked into installing it also without being asked for their consent. Then it will change the browser settings, and keep popping up users flvrunner.ourtoolbar.com when they try to open a new tab or their original homepage.
Simultaneously, it’s not comfortable to have such a plug-in on browser keeping drawing your attention to those promotion messages and its own updating prompt. Because every time we open our browser and type something in the search engine box, all we want is finding things we need instead of annoying advertisements.
Most unknown programs contain trojans or rootkit what would steal users’ confidential data and personal information, for example, credit card information, social security number, bank accounts, friends list of Facebook, and some forum profile, etc.
That’s why you’re highly encouraged to remove FLV Runner Toolbar as early as possible, in case someday things your never want to reveal get exposed in public or are taken used for malicious purposes. The following step-by-step removal instruction will guides you to complete this job.
How to Remove FLV Runner Toolbar on Your Own
This one is especially designed for people who prefer a more time-saving and high-efficiency shortcut. Steps are listed below:
Install and run Max Uninstaller > choose FLV Runner Toolbar icon > click Run Analysis in Step 1 > Select the item presented > click Complete Uninstall > and click “Next” on the pop-up window to proceed the uninstall.
Remove it from relevant web browser with Max Uninstaller’s Plug-in Cleaner.
Click on Scan Leftovers when it tells you “Please wait while it initializes the uninstall process.”
Select the item displayed in Step 3, and click Delete Leftovers.
Problem’s gone : )
If you want to know how general uninstall process works on Windows operating system, please refer to the following part. Reading this part would help you learn related knowledge on regular removal of programs, among which the “add-on”s are little bit different.
General Process to Remove FLV Runner Toolbar
1.First of All, Perform the Removal via Control Panel.
If you are a Windows 7 user, click the Start button at the lower left corner, select Control Panel, and click on Uninstall a program under the Programs section.
If you are a Windows 8 user, double-click This PC on desktop, click on Open Control Panel, and click Uninstall a program under the Programs section.
(Another option for Windows 8 users: move your mouse pointer to the lower right corner and stay for a while > select “Search” on the pop-up menu > type in control panel, press Enter key > click on “Uninstall a program” under the Programs section.)
Then you can see all the installed programs being listed in “Add/uninstall a program” on a new window. Scroll through the list, find your targets, like FLV Runner Toolbar, or any other unknown program recently installed. Double-click the item to activate the plug-in’s uninstaller program, and follow the prompt messages to proceed the cleaning.
Other than uninstall it by taking the common steps through Control Panel, you still get to clean out its extensions and undo those malicious changes on your web browser. See the following specific guides:
2. Remove FLV Runner Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer.
Under certain circumstance, the plug-in can be automatically added to your web browser without performing the installation after you visit an unsafe website, which means you may not notice until the next time you open the browser.
If so, you will not able to see it in the program list of Control Panel. To properly eliminate it, you need to manually restore your web browser’s setting. I am hereby providing specific methods for removing FLV Runner Toolbar respectively from three most widely-used browsers. Don’t forget refer to the images : )
Remove FLV Runner Toolbar from Internet Explorer
1.Open Internet Explorer > click on the gear icon () at the top right corner > select Internet Options.
2.Click on the Advanced tab in the Internet Options box > click on the Reset button.
3. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings window > tick the Delete personal settings option > click on the Reset button.
4.Wait for Internet Explorer to complete its resetting job > click on the Close button > Restart your browser.
Remove FLV Runner Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox
1. Open Firefox > click (Firefox menu button) at the upper right corner > select Add-ons.
2. Click the Extensions tab > click on Remove button appeared in the item of FLV Runner Toolbar.
3.To reset the default search engine and homepage of Firefox from the toolbar’s website to its own default, download the SearchReset on: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/searchreset/ → install it, and use it to restore the default homepage.
1. Open Firefox > click on (Firefox menu button) at the upper right corner.
2. Click (Help) > select Troubleshooting Information.
3. Click on Reset Firefox… button showed on the right.
4. Firefox will close and be reset by itself, after which a window will show up, listing the details imported > You may click on the Finish button, and Firefox will open.
Remove FLV Runner Toolbar from Google Chrome
1.Open Google Chrome > click on main menu button displayed as three horizontal lines: > Select the option labeled Settings.
2. The Settings will be displayed in a new tab or window (depending on your configuration) > scroll to the bottom > click on Show advanced settings.
3.The advanced settings will be presented > scroll down until you see the Reset browser settings button > click on it.
4. A pop-up box will show up asking for your confirmation > listing the components that will be restored to the default status > click on Reset button to finish the restoration job.
Job is done : )
Even so, you are still advised not to casually download sources from unofficial sites, in case virus prevails before you could kick it out and you will need to take some risks to restore the system.
Now you have learned how to quickly and completely uninstall FLV Runner Toolbar and relevant knowledges about regular cleaning procedure of toolbars. Choose the way you prefer the most, and feel free to take a chance on the recommended tool that aims at helping all kinds of users resolve their problem. If you like it, you can have it on your precious computer to realize the long-term protection and maintenance.
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