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Ask Toolbar UK

What is Ask Toolbar UK?

Ask Toolbar (UK) is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link advertisements) cross web browser plugin for Internet Explorer (BHO) and Firefox/Chrome (plugin) and distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page, search settings and in some cases will modify Internet Explorer's load time threshold, place a lock file within Firefox to prevent competing software from changing its settings as well as disable the browser's Content Security Policy in order to allow for cross site scripting of the plugin.

About  (from Ask.com)

Ask Toolbar lets you perform a search from wherever you are on the Web. It's free to download and fits right in your browser. No matter what site you're visiting, simply go to the Ask Toolbar already in your browser, and type in your search. Additional features include map information, the latest headlines, financial s...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.uk.ask.com
Help link: dl.uk.ask.com/toolbars/askbaruk/help.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AskBarUK\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AskBarUK\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ask Toolbar UK

Program module:askBar_UK.dll
Name:Ask Toolbar for Internet Explorer
Path:C:\Program Files\AskBarUK\bar\bin\askBar_UK.dll
Additional files:
  • askBar_UK.dll - Ask Toolbar for Internet Explorer
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

How do I remove Ask Toolbar UK?

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Or, you can uninstall Ask Toolbar UK from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Ask Toolbar (UK), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Ask Toolbar UK.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Ask Toolbar UK you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Win XP 50%
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows XP 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  United Kingdom 28.57%

About Ask.com

Ask focuses on search traffic through various methods, the number being installation of its toolbars through a lot of bundle and rebrand programs.
Publisher URL: www.ask.com


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