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My internet explorer will not open due to the ask tool bar incured a problem and also i can not uninstall it

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Preventing re-infection is actually the easiest part. Always make good back ups of all your important data using external media first and foremost. This will allow you to re-install should you need to. Then it's just a simple matter of scanning your computer system at least once a week, or more if you can, and remove spyware if you find it.
Always update spyware removal programs with the latest signature files on a regular basis for best results. It's relatively easy to remove spyware and stay on top of the situation. After all, it's your computer and your private data that's at risk, so it surely must be worth the effort!

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You have to scan for malware/virus or spyware. You can try to install this software. It's a malware scanner and remover.

If this does not correct it, you can uninstall ask toolbar using this.

Posted on Oct 04, 2008

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Assuming Internet Explorer, access the internet tools, homepage, and delete, "Ask.com," then make sure you don't have it also as a tool bar or add on.

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How to remove 'Ask' ?


I presume you are talking about the ASK toolbar and search engine in Internet Explorer.
Got Tools in Internet Explorer and remove Ask tool bar under add-ins.
Then change default search engine back to Google, Bing or whatever.

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How to get rid of the ask toolbar?


To uninstall Ask toolbar from your computer, you can follow the steps below:
1.To uninstall "Ask Toolbar" program from Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, click the "Start" button, then click on "Control Panel". If you are using Windows 8, drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select "Search" from the list and search for "Control Panel".
2.When the "Control Panel" window opens click on the "Uninstall a program" option under "Programs" category.
(Note: If you are using the "Classic View" of the Control Panel, then you need to double-click on the "Programs and Features" icon instead.)
3.When the "Programs and Features" or the "Uninstall a Program" screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and uninstall "Ask Toolbar, Ask Toolbar Updater, Ask Updater" and any other recently installed or unknown programs.
Once you have successfully uninstalled the above mentioned applications from your system, you also need to reset your browser to remove Ask toolbar and Ask.com from the respective browser. To do this, refer to the steps listed below:
(Important: While resetting your browser(s), go through the on-screen instructions very carefully to understand what all changes will be made in your browser once it is reset.)

To reset Internet Explorer:
1.Open Internet Explorer, click on the "gear icon" in the upper right part of your browser, and then click on "Internet Options".
2.In the "Internet Options" dialog box, click on the "Advanced" tab, then click on the "Reset" button.
3.In the "Reset Internet Explorer settings" section, select the "Delete personal settings" check box, then click on the "Reset" button.
4.When Internet Explorer has completed its task, click on the "Close" button in the confirmation dialogue box. You will now need to close your browser, and then you can open Internet Explorer again.

To reset Mozilla Firefox:

1.In the upper-right corner of the Firefox window, click the Firefox menu button ( ), and then click on the "Help" ( ) button.
2.From the "Help" menu, choose "Troubleshooting Information".
(Note: If you're unable to access the Help menu, type about:support in your address bar to bring up the Troubleshooting information page.)
3.Click the "Reset Firefox" button in the upper-right corner of the "Troubleshooting Information" page.
4.To continue, click on the "Reset Firefox" button in the new confirmation window that opens.
5.Firefox will close itself and will revert to its default settings. When it's done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click on the "Finish".
(Important: Your old Firefox profile will be placed on your desktop in a folder named "Old Firefox Data". If the reset didn't fix your problem you can restore some of the information not saved by copying files to the new profile that was created. If you don't need this folder any longer, you should delete it as it contains sensitive information.)

To reset Google Chrome:
Before resetting Google Chrome, you first need to remove Ask toolbar extensions from it, change your default search engine, and also change the homepage. To do this, refer to the following steps:
To remove Ask toolbar extensions:
1.Click the Chrome menu button on the browser toolbar, select "Tools" and then click on "Extensions".
2.In the "Extensions" tab, remove (by clicking on the Recycle Bin) the Ask Toolbar and any other unknown extensions from Google Chrome.
To change default search engine:
1.Click the Chrome menu button, then select "Settings", and click on "Manage search engines" in the "Search" section.
3.In the "Search Engines" dialog that appears, select "Google" and click the "Make Default" button that appears in the row.
4.Search for "Ask.com" in the Search Engines list, and click the "X" that appears at the end of the row.

To change default Homepage:
1.Click the Chrome menu button, and then select "Settings"
2.Go to "On Startup" section and select "Open the New Tab page"
To reset Google Chrome:
1.Click the Chrome menu button, and then select "Settings"
2.Click on "Show advanced settings" at the end of the page and go to "Reset Browser Settings" at the bottom of the page
3.On the dialogue box that opens, click on "Reset"

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How to remove ask toolbar


Remove Ask Toolbar add-ons from Internet Explorer. Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon icongear.jpg (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right) and then select Manage add-ons.

From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, select Ask Toolbar, askBar BHO and any other unknown extensions, then click on Disable.

Change your Internet Explorer home page from ask.com to its default
To change your home page, click on the gear icon icongear.jpg , select Internet Explore options, and in the General tab,under the Home page section, click on Use default to restore Internet

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I have a tool bar cant get rid of it


is your tool bar in your internet explore or where is is exactly and if its realy a problem go to control panel and click on uninstall a program and find the tool bar thats giving you the problem. hope it works for you ann.

Mar 26, 2013 | PC Laptops

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Remove toolbar


It depends on the browser you are using if it is Internet Explorer than right click ( use the right mousse button) at the very top of the page, a little window will open up make sure "menu bar" is checked, than look on the menu bar for " tools" click on " tools" look down the list and click on "manage add- ons" look down the list on the right hand side for the toolbar( s) you do not want click on it and click disable. Restart your " Internet explorer" and the offending tool bar should be gone. You can also click on " start", "control panel", " add/ remove programs" ( windows XP) or " programs and features"( vista, windows7) look down the list for the toolbar and click on it, and click " uninstall " to remove permanently from your machine

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Lost my Internet Exployer and my Yahoo toolbar how can I restore it back?


Right click under the address bar in an open space where a tab would normally be and then you will be able to activate/deactivate all of your currently installed tool bars

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You may have accidently uninstalled Internet explorer 7.0. Got to start> windows update and see if there is an update for internet explorer 7.0, if not you can download it here...
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/default.aspx

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Error problem


Hi,

The issue you have posted regarding that you are unable to open and use the I internet explorer showing error message “ iexplorer.exe ” can not open and needs to close could be due to number of reasons, The steps mentioned below generally fixes these kind of issues I would appreciate if you could try them to get iexplorer.exe issue fixed.

FIX I.

  1. Click On Start, point to Internet Explorer and then right click on the Internet option and left click on properties.
  2. Click on the Delete tab under the (temporary internet files)
  3. Click on delete temp internet files after selecting delete all.
Fix II.
  1. Click on start, point to control panel and click on it.
  2. On the Control Panel window, locate the Add/Remove software icon and click on it
  3. Locate the option Add/Remove Windows Components on the left side of the window and click on it.
  4. Locate the Internet Explorer option form the list and remove the Check Mark in the box by clicking on it, then click NEXT at the bottom. (This will Uninstall the Internet Explorer)
  5. Click on finish.
After you perform the above mentioned steps, restart the computer.
After the computer is restarted and when it gets back to the desktop screen perform the following steps.

  1. Click on start, point to control panel and click on it.
  2. On the Control Panel window, locate the Add/Remove software icon and click on it
  3. Locate the option Add/Remove Windows Components on the left side of the window and click on it.
  4. Locate the Internet Explorer option form the list and then Check Mark box by clicking on it, and then click NEXT at the bottom. (This will reinstall The Internet Explorer)
  5. Click on finish.
Restart the computer and check if you are able to open the Internet Explorer works.

Fix III
This issue can also occur if you have installed any third-party internet tool bar for example, Google, Yahoo, or Rediff etc so you can uninstall the tool bar form the Add/Remove programs, however you will not have to go into the Add/Remove windows components option, the tool bar software will be displayed on the screen which comes up once you click on the Add/Remove icon in the control panel. All you need to do is to select the toolbar and click on remove in order to uninstall it.
Fix IV
  1. Click Start and select Run.
    The Run window appears.
  2. In the Run window, type msconfig and click OK.
    The system configuration utility Window appears.
  3. Click on the option Startup at the top right hand corner.
  4. Click on the option disable all at the bottom of the screen.
  5. Click on apply.
  6. The system will request to restart, click on restart and let the system restart by itself.
  7. Once the system restarts it will prompt you a screen after it logs in, stating that the startup has been modified and it asks you weather to show that screen again, so select do not sow the screen when logged in next time and close the window.
Should you require any further assistance regarding this issue or any other computer related issue in future please feel free to contact get back to us, we will be more than glad to assist you.

Regards

Malik Khan

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