Remove Wizebar From Chrome/Firefox/IE

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Wizebar is a toolbar that gets installed on the browser usually without users’ consent. This toolbar is most likely to be promoted as a useful tool that will enhance your browsing experience by providing you with a more efficient search engine. This is not exactly the case, what will happen is that you will be attacked by tons of annoying pop-up ads and sponsored links will be displayed every time you use the Wizebar search engine. We strongly recommend that you delete the corrupted toolbar from your browser so that any damaging consequences could be avoided.

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How did I get infected with?

The Wizebar toolbar is not the type of software you would usually install on your PC. What is more, it does not get spread officially but is distributed using dubious methods, such as software bundling. Many unwanted applications reach targeted computers thanks to this method because what it involves silent installation of additional programs. When you choose to download a free program, make a research first on how reliable it and the chosen source are. Then you will know whether it is worth acquiring or not. It is also a good idea to refrain from clicking pop-up ads you will see on different websites because that may also lead to installing Wizebar unwillingly.

Why are these ads dangerous?

The major concern about Wizebar is the corrupted search results it will provide you with. When you use the Wizebar search engine, you should know that many sponsored links will appear among the search results. These links lead to third-party websites that are very likely to be malicious. If you land on such a website, numerous infections may automatically get installed on your system, as some of them could be quite dangerous. The same applies for the ads Wizebar might generate. Avoid interacting with them in order to prevent being redirected to malicious web pages. Moreover, you should delete the Wizebar toolbar as such compromised programs should not be kept on the PC.

How Can I Remove Wizebar Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Wizebar infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

STEP 1: Uninstall Wizebar from your Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Delete Wizebar from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove Wizebar from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall Wizebar from Your Computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the Wizebar program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

STEP 2 : Remove Wizebar from Chrome, Firefox or IE

Remove from Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
  • If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

  • If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
  • go to settings – Add person

  • choose a preferred name.


  • then go back and remove person 1
  • Chrome should be malware free now

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable and remove any unknown add on
  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

Remove from Internet Explorer

  • Open IE
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable any suspicious extension.
  • If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
  • On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
  • Click on Internet options


  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.


  • Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset


  • Close IE

Permanently Remove Wizebar Leftovers

To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.

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