Should I remove CoolSoft Toolbar?
What percent of users and experts removed it?
78% remove it22% keep it
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What is CoolSoft Toolbar?
CoolSoft Toolbar is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers contextual based advertising. This toolbar currently supports Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a co-bundled offer within a third-party software distribution.
What toolbar EULA says it can do:
- Change of the default search engine, including your Browser's built-in search box, and address bar;
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”;
- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings;
- Allowing Conduit access to location-based information
- Allowing Conduit access to information contained on your social network account
The main program executable is InstTracker.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 2.11 MB (2,212,392 bytes).
Displayed publisher: CoolSoft Toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CoolSoftToolbar\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CoolSoftToolbar\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.11 MB
Files installed by CoolSoft Toolbar
How do I remove CoolSoft Toolbar?
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Or, you can uninstall CoolSoft Toolbar from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
- 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:
When you find the program CoolSoft Toolbar, click it, and then do one of the following:
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
- Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove CoolSoft Toolbar.
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.
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
- Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
How do I reset my web browser?
If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by CoolSoft Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Open Internet Explorer and click the Tools button, and then click Internet options.
- Click the Advanced tab, and then click Reset. Select the Delete personal settings check box if you would also like to remove search providers, Accelerators and home pages. When Internet Explorer finishes applying default settings, click Close, and then click OK.
- The changes will take effect the next time you open IE.
- At the top of the Firefox window, click the Firefox button, go over to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.
- To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens. It will close and be reset.
- When it's done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will open.
- Open Chrome and click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
- Select Settings. In the "Search" section, click Manage search engine. Check if (Default) is displayed next to your preferred search engine. If not, mouse over it and click Make default. Mouse over any other suspicious search engine entries that are not familiar and click X to remove them.
- When the "Show Home button" checkbox is selected, a web address appears below it. If you want the Homepage button to open up a different webpage, click Change to enter a link.
- Restart Google Chrome.
Win 7 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Uninstall it 78%
Keep it 22%
Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
| United States
What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?