Uninstall Sports Addict Toolbar

About this contamination

Sports Addict Toolbar is a suspicious toolbar that will bring about redirects. Since a questionable toolbar doesn’t directly endanger your machine, it is not thought to be damaging, despite the fact that it sets up without authorization. That does not mean you can let let it stay inside, because an unwanted toolbar can lead to a much more serious infection. An unwanted toolbar was adjoined to some freeware and you missed it during free program installation. The reason why your screen will be filled with advertisements is because an unwanted toolbar’s primary intention is to make profit. We strongly suggest you eliminate Sports Addict Toolbar as quickly as possible, before it may bring about serious trouble.

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Why delete Sports Addict Toolbar?

The toolbar sets up through freeware packages, and that’s why you might not have seen it. A lot of users authorize unwanted offers to install by opting for Default settings when setting up freeware. To be able to stop installing unneeded offers, opt for Advanced (Custom) settings during freeware installation. In them, you will be able to deselect all adjoined items. Those attached offers don’t belong on your OS therefore, ensure you always deselect them. You will be wasting much more time trying to uninstall Sports Addict Toolbar than unticking a few boxes, so keep that in mind.

As soon as the toolbar manages to arrive in your operating system, you will notice various modifications executed. And if you did not knowingly install it, the modifications will be especially surprising. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will be touched by the modifications. The toolbar will set you a new homepage, new tabs and search engine. The toolbar will just reverse all modifications you perform so it would be useless to try doing that before you erase Sports Addict Toolbar. We don’t advise employing the search engine as it will embed advertisement web links among the real results. It wishes to redirect you to advertisement portals because its primary purpose is to make profit. You can even end up with a malware if you’re not vigilant since those reroutes could lead to malicious sites. You are strongly recommended to uninstall Sports Addict Toolbar even if it does not doesn’t put your computer at risk directly.

Ways to delete Sports Addict Toolbar

Consider carefully if you decide to not abolish Sports Addict Toolbar because you might be putting your operating system at risk. Depending on how much knowledge you have about machines, there are two ways you could terminate Sports Addict Toolbar. You might eliminate Sports Addict Toolbar with some anti-spyware software or you can do it manually. The former is suggested since the utility would do everything for you, and take less time delete the contamination. Manual Sports Addict Toolbar uninstallation might be rather time-consuming since you would have to identify the threat yourself.

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Learn how to remove Sports Addict Toolbar from your computer

Step 1. Sports Addict Toolbar Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8

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

c) Windows 10

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

d) Mac OS X

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

Step 2. Delete Sports Addict Toolbar from browsers

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

b) Remove Sports Addict Toolbar from Internet Explorer

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

d) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

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

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