How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar

About this threat

DownSpeedTest Toolbar will carry out unwanted changes to your browser and attempt to redirect you, which is why it’s thought to be a potentially unwanted software. Since an unwanted toolbar doesn’t wreak direct damage, it is not categorized as damaging, even if sets up without permission. That doesn’t mean you may let your guard down, because a dubious toolbar could lead to a much more serious infection. A dubious toolbar was attached to some freeware and you didn’t see it during freeware setup. Suspicious toolbars will expose you to as many advertisements as possible because they wish to make income. We strongly advise you remove DownSpeedTest Toolbar as soon as possible, before it leads to serious trouble.

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Why should you abolish DownSpeedTest Toolbar?

The reason you might not have seen the toolbar installing is because it sets up along with to some free application. Many users give unwanted items the authorization to install when they opt for Default mode when setting up free applications. Using Advanced (Custom) mode would be the correct choice. Those settings will permit you to deselect all attached offers. Guarantee you always block these unneeded items since they are nothing but trouble. In case the threat is already on your OS, ensure you remove DownSpeedTest Toolbar.

You will see the threat very quickly because modifications will be done to your browser. Had it entered using the bundling method, the alterations will be specially surprising. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will be touched by the modifications. The toolbar will set you a different homepage, new tabs and search engine. Keep in mind that unless you erase DownSpeedTest Toolbar from the machine, modifying the settings back will be a waste of time and effort. Using the search engine is not suggested since it will embed advertisement hyperlinks among the real results. These kinds of toolbars exist to create traffic for portals, therefore they are attempting to lead you to them. You might even end up with a malware by the end of your browsing session as those reroutes could lead to malevolent websites. Erase DownSpeedTest Toolbar.

Methods to eliminate DownSpeedTest Toolbar

Consider thoroughly if you pick to not erase DownSpeedTest Toolbar because you can be jeopardizing your system. If have chosen to terminate DownSpeedTest Toolbar, you have a couple of ways to do it. You may either erase DownSpeedTest Toolbar using a anti-spyware application, or do it manually. We recommend you opt for the former since the application would take care of everything for you, and terminate the threat much quicker. Manual DownSpeedTest Toolbar removal would take a longer time as you would need to locate the infection yourself.

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Learn how to remove DownSpeedTest Toolbar from your computer

Step 1. DownSpeedTest Toolbar Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar

c) Windows 10

  1. Open Start menu and click on the magnifying glass (next to the shut down button). win10-start2 How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  2. Check all suspicious programs you want to get rid of.
  3. Drag them to the trash icon in your dock (Alternatively, right-click on the program and press Move to Trash). mac-os-app-delete How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar from browsers

a) Remove DownSpeedTest Toolbar from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press More located at the top right corner of the screen (the three dots). edge-menu How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  5. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  6. Choose Task Manager.
  7. In the Processes tab, find the Microsoft Edge process, right click on it, and press Go to details (or More details if Go to details is not available). task-manager How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  8. Right-click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End task.
(Method 2)
Before you proceed with this method, backup your data.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_xxxxxxxxxx.
  2. Select all the folders, right-click on them and press Delete. edge-folder How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. Press the start button, and type in Windows PowerShell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on the result, and select Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  5. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and tap Enter. edge-powershell-script How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove DownSpeedTest Toolbar from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  4. Close the window.

c) Restore your homepage on Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon.
  2. Internet Options → General tab. Delete the homepage URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. At the bottom, you will see a Reset button. Press that.
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says Delete personal settings. IE-reset How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove DownSpeedTest Toolbar from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose More tools and Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.
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f) Restore your homepage on Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. In the window that appears, under On startup, there will be a Set pages option. Press on that.
  4. Remove the set website, and type in the one you prefer to be your homepage. Press OK. chrome-startup-page How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  6. Remove all search engines except the one you want to use. Click Done.

g) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove DownSpeedTest Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Select Add-ons. mozilla-menu How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by clicking Disable. If you later decide to keep it, simply press Enable.

i) Restore your homepage on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right side of the screen.
  2. Select Options. mozilla-menu How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar

j) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Press the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar

k) Remove DownSpeedTest Toolbar from Safari (for Mac)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Preferences (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-menu How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  5. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

l) Reset Safari

If you are using the Yosemite, El Capitan or the Sierra versions, the option to reset Safari with one click is not available. Thus you will have to clear the history and empty the caches in separate steps.
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Clear History (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-clear-history How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  5. Select the Advanced tab and check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  6. Select Develop (from the menu bar at the top of the screen). safari-develop-menu How to delete DownSpeedTest Toolbar
  7. Press Empty Caches.
If for some reason you are unable to remove the extensions or reset your browsers, it may be a good idea to obtain anti-spyware software and have it deal with the problem.

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