How to Remove Blinkx Video Toolbar

Blinkx Video Toolbar is a program that might be deceptively installed on your computer with other free programs or downloaded from the web. When this program is installed it redirects your search and homepage to http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com. It is probably now that you expect, and if you want to remove Blinkx Video Toolbar and get your favorite search engine and homepage back, then you need to uninstall Blinkx Video Toolbar and remove components installed as web browser extensions. You also need to change browser settings for your search engine and homepage or reset your Chrome, Firefox , and Internet Explorer infected with Blinkx Video Toolbar. Though, it is not a virus, and if you prefer to keep this toolbar, than it is safe to continue use it. However, search pages used for link promotion will limit your choice and possibly compromise your privacy and security if displayed links are related to click-on scams leading to infected websites. Removing Blinkx Video Toolbar and other toolbars for web browsers is complaint with safety.

Blinkx Video Toolbar removal

You can remove Blinkx Video Toolbar either manually or with a help of special security software that removes Blinkx Video Toolbar and other malicious programs. SpyHunter is not only a perfect malware removal tool. Since it offers a very reliable malware detection, it can protect your computer against new infection in a real time.

 

What is Blinkx Video Toolbar?

Blinkx Video Toolbar is an adware program used for link promotion and displaying ads in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. While it provides some useful links related to video content, it replaces your search engine and homepage with http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com. So, it is quite deceptive and often is installed with free programs that come from the web. Deceptive installation methods let easily infect your computer and web browsers without your true consent. But it is a lack of user’s attention that let use bundling for installing unwanted toolbars like Blinkx Video Toolbar and other adware. You should be aware of tricks and get ready if you want to avoid problems caused by Blinkx Video Toolbar and like programs. If you want to remove Blinkx Video Toolbar, then you need to remove the application and web vrowser extensions used running adware activities in your web browsers. This components are either physical or virtual, and you should know how to remove Blinkx Video Toolbar plugins. For getting rid of the redirect to unwanted search, you need to reset your web browsers, or manually change settings for default search engine and homepage in each of listed web browsers. See the guide below for details of Blinkx Video Toolbar removal process. You can do this. Use a free scanner if you suspect other infections or cannot remove Blinkx Video Toolbar after following this guide.

Blinkx Toolbars

Protection against deceptively installed hijacker:

Removing browser hijackers like Blinkx Video Toolbar needs a lot of your time for removing different components and setting left by this redirect virus. It is better to avoid installing Blinkx Video Toolbar than removing it later. Pay attention to any marked check box while installing free programs since http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com is set for an automatic installation. Read policies and chose “custom” installation instead of “typical” that might hide adware program in a list of installed ones. Protect your computer with anti-malware like SpyHunter or similar.

 

 

Blinkx Video Toolbar Removal Tool

For removing Blinkx Video Toolbar you need to uninstall the program and remove changes made to your web browsers. You also need to change the redirect to http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com present in your browser settings for web browser’s new tab, homepage, and default search provider. Changes made by Blinkx Video Toolbar are numerous.

Blinkx Video Toolbar Removal Tool makes the removal process easy, quick, and safe as compared to manual removal by inexperienced computer user. It also helps to protect your computer against future infections. Use Spy Hunter for removal and get the best anti-malware protection, reliable detection and clean malware removal. It will help to save your computer against deceptively installed legitimate but unwanted programs similar to Blinkx Video Toolbar.

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Remove Blinkx Video Toolbar Manually

For manual removal you need to uninstall Blinkx Video Toolbar related programs and other programs related to http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com if found in the list of installed programs. Then, you need to remove all related web browser extensions and reset your web browsers home page and new tab to different web address.

Use the following guide for removing Blinkx Video Toolbar from your computer. Then scan your computer with antivirus program to make to remove all threats that infected your computer.

Uninstal Blinkx Video Toolbar adware program

  • Click Start button, and then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
  • Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu window.
  • Scroll through the program list, highlight “Blinkx Video Toolbar, Blinkx Toolbar” programs, and click Remove.

 

 

Remove Blinkx Video Toolbar from Internet Explorer

Remove Blinkx Video Toolbar add-ons from Internet Explorer Browsers

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Manage add-ons.
  • Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for “Blinkx Video Toolbar, Blinkx Toolbar” add-ons.
  • Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.

Remove http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com redirect from IE 8

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • In Option window open General tab, find Search section, and click Settings button.
  • Mark you preferred search provider in the providers’ list and click Set as Default button.
  • You will see a list of search providers. Select your preferred search provider and click the button Set as default.
  • Find the line with http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com redirect, and then click Remove button.

Remove http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com redirect from IE 9

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • Open General tab, find Change search defaults, and click the Settings button.
  • Select your preferred provider and click Set as default button
  • Remove http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com redirect and like from the list.

 

 

Remove Blinkx Video Toolbar from Firefox

Remove Blinkx Video Toolbar add-on from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
  • Click it and select Add-ons.
  • Select Extensions on the sidebar.
  • Find “Blinkx Video Toolbar, Blinkx Toolbar” add-ons. Right-click this items and then click Remove button.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

Remove http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com redirect from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and enter “about.config” in URL bar.
  • Type “ Keyword.url ” in the search box and right click it.
  • Set it something different than http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com and reset this parameter.
  • Type “browser.search.defaultengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com
  • Type “browser.search.selectengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than search redirect to http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com. Then search for “browser.newtab.url”, right click it and reset to prevent automatic launching search redirected website on each new tab.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

 

 

Remove Blinkx Video Toolbar from Chrome

Remove Blinkx Video Toolbar add-ons from Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
  • Find and Disable/Delete all “Blinkx Video Toolbar, Blinkx Toolbar” add-ons.
  • Restart your browser.

Remove http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com redirect from Google Chrome

  • Launch the program Google Chrome and click on Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Find “Search” and click on Manage search engines.
  • Select your preferred search engine and click Make default.
  • Find and remove http://www.ask.com and http://toolbar.blinkx.com related items.

Remove Blinkx Video Toolbar Components:

If the uninstaller for Blinkx Video Toolbar is missed, then use this information as a reference for manual removal, or use a free scanner that comes with SpyHunter for precise details on Blinkx Video Toolbar infection.

Remove Blinkx Video Toolbar entries from system registry:

SOFTWARE\Classes\BBar.BBarBand
SOFTWARE\Classes\BBar.BBarBand.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\BlinkxToolbar_BHO.BlinkxToolbarBHO
SOFTWARE\Classes\BlinkxToolbar_BHO.BlinkxToolbarBHO.1
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\0069B690-7A2B-41C5-98CA-9F535B4C8532
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\blinkx Video Toolbar
SOFTWARE\blinkx_toolbar

How to Edit Windows Registry

 

Delete Blinkx Video Toolbar files and folders:

C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugins\np_blinkx_plugin.dll
C:\Program Files\blinkx Video Toolbar\guid.exe
C:\Program Files\blinkx Video Toolbar\stop.exe
C:\Program Files\blinkx Video Toolbar\the_blinkx_bho.dll
C:\Program Files\blinkx Video Toolbar\the_blinkx_shook.dll
C:\Program Files\blinkx Video Toolbar\the_blinkx_toolbar.dll
C:\Program Files\blinkx Video Toolbar\the_blinkx_toolbar.exe
C:\Program Files\blinkx Video Toolbar\uninstall.exe
%PROGRAMFILES%\blinkx Video Toolbar

How to Show Hidden Files

 

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  • Free anti-malware scanner is truly helpful for manual removal
  • Reliable real-time protection against malicious programs
  • Lot of features and an easy of use for anyone

SpyHunter Malware Security Suite offers anti-malware and anti-spyware protection that helps to prevent identity theft and protect your security and privacy.

 

 

Remove Blinkx Video Toolbar Search Redirect Completely

Removing adware and spyware installed along with Blinkx Video Toolbar might be tricky since this programs are profitable and thus protected. You already learned what programs you need to remove, but it is difficult to find out how many more like programs are still left hiding somewhere on your computer. Use SpyHunter or anti-spyware that comes with removal tool for scanning your system since some threats are legitimate products like Blinkx Video Toolbar, and conventional anti-virus programs do not remove legitimate stuff.

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