Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar

What can be said about this infection

HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar is a possibly unnecessary software that is to blame for the browser changes and random redirects. Since a dubious toolbar does not inflict direct damage, it’s not regarded as malicious, despite the fact that it installs without asking for explicit authorization. An unwanted toolbar is capable of leading to a much more severe threat, even if it won’t damage your OS itself, so be cautious. A dubious toolbar is spread along with free application bundles, which means you must unmark it during freeware setup. Suspicious toolbars will expose you to as many ads as possible because they wish to make income. We encourage you to not delay, and eliminate HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar.

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Why remove HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar?

The toolbar sets up via free program packages, which is why you may not have seen it. The choosing of Default settings during freeware installation is generally the reason users don’t see added offers, which allows them to set up. By selecting Advanced or Custom settings, you will be able to prevent all types of unneeded set ups. Those settings will show you added offers, and if there is something there, you will have the option of unchecking it/them. Those extra offers should not be permitted to setup thus, make sure they are always deselected. If the infection is already on your operating system, make sure you terminate HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar.

You will notice the infection pretty quickly since modifications will be executed to your browser. You will be surprised by the changes if the toolbar installed without authorization. The alterations will affect all leading browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The toolbar will set you a new home website, new tabs and search engine. Trying to negate the changes before you uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar will be futile because the toolbar will just reverse what you do. Employing the search engine is not encouraged because sponsored web links will be implanted among real results. It wants to reroute you to sponsored websites since its primary aim is to make pay-per-click income. Some of those portals can be harboring damaging software, which could lead to a severe contamination infiltrating your device. Eliminate HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar.

Ways to uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar

In the end you have to make a decision on whether to remove HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar but you should consider it carefully. You could delete HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar in two ways, and you ought to choose the one best matching your abilities. You could either uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar using a anti-spyware program, or do it by hand. Since the anti-spyware program would do everything for you and it would be faster, we suggest selecting the former method. Manual HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar uninstallation means you will need to locate the infection yourself.

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Learn how to remove HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar from your computer

Step 1. HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8

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

c) Windows 10

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

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar from browsers

a) Remove HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar

k) Remove HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy Toolbar
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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 Uninstall HoroscopeBuddy 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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