Ask Toolbar Removal Tips – How to Uninstall Ask Toolbar Easily?

Published on December 27, 2012, by William Alex

You might find it is very hard to uninstall Ask Toolbar completely. Ask Toolbar is a free browser add-on that you can use to search the Ask search engine directly from Internet Explorer or Firefox browser.Ask Toolbar may come bundled with much free software, if you don’t read the installation wizard carefully before installing such free software, well then you may probably find ask toolbar on your PC. Here I will list the comprehensive ways to remove Ask Toolbar, and you can choose the best one according to your judgment.

Manual Ways to Uninstall Ask Toolbar

1. Click “Start” —-”Control Panel” —-”Add/Remove Programs”

2. Please highlight the Ask Toolbar in the current installed programs list.

3. Click the “Remove” button and follow the uninstall wizards.

Please review related file leftovers and this may help you completely uninstall Ask Toolbar:

FFASKTOOLBARINSTALLER_ASK_TBR-06703128.pf, Unknown PF file or application, left in C:\WINDOWS\Prefetch, 30.8 KB (31,622 bytes)
FFASKTOOLBARINSTALLER_ASK_TBR-0BE5516A.pf, 36.0 KB (36,864 bytes) on disk
FFASKTOOLBARINSTALLER_ASK_TBR-16D240A9.pf, 32.0 KB (32,806 bytes)
FFASKTOOLBARINSTALLER_ASK_TBR-20EF5803.pf, 18.1 KB (18,598 bytes)

You may use this manual method to search & delete related registry entries leftovers to thoroughly uninstall Ask Toolbar:

HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-606747145-1078145449-682003330-500\Software\Microsoft\Search Assistant\ACMru\5603, 000
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-606747145-1078145449-682003330-500\Software\Microsoft\Search Assistant\ACMru\5603, 002
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-606747145-1078145449-682003330-500\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\MUICache, C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\{86D4B82A-ABED-442A-BE86-96357B70F4FE}\AskPartnerCobrandingTool.exe, data, Ask Toolbar Partner Cobranding

Note: The leftovers of Ask Toolbar should be removed completely. That is the only way to uninstall Ask Toolbar throughly. Before you edit or remove the registry keys of Ask Toolbar, please make a backup for it at first. You should know that any miss deleting of the registry entries would bring you lots of troubles on the computer. You may encounter the blue screen death of errors, unstable PC system and other system problems. If you get problems after you delte the registry keys of Ask Toolbar, you can restore the backup to take your computer to the previous state.

Extral Tips: You still need to disable the Ask Toolbar Add-ons in your web browser.

1. For Windows Internet Explorer users, you can click on the Tools menu > Internet Options item > click Programs tab > the Manage Add-ons… button > highlight the below items associated with Ask Toolbar > choose Disable option in Settings box.

2. Please re-start your Internet Explorer to let the changes take effect.

3. If you use Fire Fox as your web browser, please click Tools item, then the Add-ons subitem, entering Mozilla Firefox Add-ons Manager, locate the Ask Toolbar item in it, then click Remove button to fully uninstall Ask Toolbar.

You can Uninstall Ask Toolbar with Third Party Uninstaller

1. Download Max Uninstaller for your computer. ( It only takes you few of seconds for downloading)

2. Launch Max Uninstaller, select Ask Toolbar in the right hand list. Press “Run Analysis”

3. Max Uninstaller will review uninstall program files and associated registry entries. Click “Complete Uninstall” to start the program uninstall process. Click “Yes” to start uninstalling Ask Toolbar.

4. Wait for the standardAsk Toolbar uninstall completed. Click “Scan Leftovers”, and Max Uninstaller will conduct a full scan on your computer for a while.

5. Please click the “Delete Leftovers” to remove all of the leftovers of Ask Toolbar.


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