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How to remove ask.com

Not in programs so cannot uninstall it

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If it is the page you see when you open up your web browser, check in the preferences or options to see what your homepage is set to.

If it's a toolbar, check the add-ons and plug-ins for the web browser.

Refer to the help menu in the web browser to see how to do these steps. Help is typically listed in the menu on the right.

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I inadvertently hit the yes button to download ask onto my computer instead of no. I followed that screw up by dragging the Ask Icon to the recycle bin and removing it. The problem is I didn't uninstall...


  1. Click on the startbutton
  2. Click on computer
  3. In the top bar it should say something along the lines of "uninstall or change a program", click that
  4. You will now get a full list of all the programs installed on your computer
  5. Look for the Ask.com software and select it
  6. Click "uninstall" (this is located just above the list of programs)
  7. Follow the steps from the uninstaller
You can use the above steps to uninstall any unwanted software programs.

Hope this was useful for you!

Mar 04, 2015 | Ask.com Computers & Internet

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Ask is too complicated for me. How do I remove ASK?


How do remove the Ask com Toolbar
Take a look at the attached link. There are some instructions how to manually remove it as well as a little ways down on the page is a link to download an automated removal tool.

Aug 16, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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I want to get rid of "ASK" and set Google as my hopmepage


Here's how you can get rid of ASK toolbar and set Google as you homepage:
    1.To uninstall Ask Toolbar program from Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, click the "Start" button, then click on the "Control Panel" menu option.
    If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for "control panel" .Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control Panel from there.
    2.When the "Control Panel" window opens click on the "Uninstall a program" option under "Programs" category. This option is shown by the arrow in the image below. If you are using the "Classic View" of the Control Panel, then you would 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 from your computer. That should uninstall Ask toolbar from your computer. You'll also need to remove extensions from your browsers. Refer to this article which gives detailed instructions on how you can remove Ask toolbar from your browser as well as what to do if you can't remove it:
    http://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-ask-toolbar-and-search/
    For setting Google as home page, once Ask toolbar has been removed, just open your browser and paste this link in the address bar:
    http://www.google.com/homepage/

    It'll automatically detect the browser you're using and give you instructions on how to set Google as your homepage.

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May 18, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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Remove toolbar


simply uninstall it from installed program list or download uninstaller utility from ask.com.
For step by step guidance of uninstalling tool bar refer to:

http://knowledgepedia.net/index.php/knowledgebase/26-how-to-remove-ask-toolbar

Mar 31, 2014 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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I want to remove ask from my computer. What is the easiest and quickest way to do that.


Check it in Control Panel, Programs (Uninstall a Program) and uninstall the Ask in this screen (click the Ask and chose Uninstall).

Mar 01, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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Remove Ask from browser


1) To uninstall Ask Toolbar program from your computer,click the Start button, click onControl Panel,the select Uninstall a program. (Add or Remove Programs for Windows XPusers).

2) Search and uninstall Ask Toolbar Updater and Ask Toolbar from your computer.


Remove Ask Toolbar and Ask.com from Internet Explorer
  1. Remove Ask Toolbar add-ons from Internet Explorer. Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon icongear.jpgTools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right) and then selectManage add-ons.
From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, select Ask Toolbar, askBar BHO and any other unknown extensions, then click on Disable.

Set Internet Explorer default search engine from Ask Search to Bing.
To change your default search engine, click on the gear iconicongear.jpgManage Add-ons, and then, under Add-on Types, click Search Providers.
Select Bing or you may input what site you want to be your homepage and click on Set Default.

Dec 05, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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How do I remove ask toolbar


control panel look for uninstall programs you should see it in there or opem your browser right click on the ask then remove

Mar 25, 2013 | Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate for PC

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Desinstaller toolbar ask


I tried to post this in Spanish for you, but the FixYa website won't allow it, so here's the English version:

How do I uninstall the Toolbar?


You can easily uninstall the Toolbar using the instructions below:

Windows XP:

  1. Close all open Web browsers
  2. From the "Start" menu in Windows, select "Control Panel"
  3. Select "Add/Remove Programs"
  4. Select the program with the Ask logo and the text "Ask Toolbar" (or our partner's brand for a custom Toolbar)
  5. Click "Change/Remove"

Windows Vista:

  1. Close all open Web browsers
  2. From the "Start" menu in Windows, select "Control Panel". Under the "Programs" icon, select "Uninstall a program"
  3. Select the program with the Ask logo and the text "Ask Toolbar" (or our partner's brand for a custom Toolbar)
  4. Click "Uninstall" and then "Continue" to remove the Toolbar

Windows 7:

  1. From your computer's 'Start' button, select 'Control Panel'
  2. Click the "Uninstall a Program" option found under the "Programs" category
  3. Select the program with the Ask logo and the text "Ask Toolbar" (or our partner's brand for a custom Toolbar)
  4. Click 'Remove'

You can also uninstall the toolbar directly from the toolbar

  1. Click on the chevron (down arrow) on the Option button on the toolbar
  2. Select "Uninstall" from the drop down menu
  3. Click "Yes" when asked "Are you sure you want to uninstall this product"
  4. Close all open web browsers
  5. Click "OK" on the popup window

We ask that once you have uninstalled the Ask Toolbar that you reboot your computer to ensure that the uninstall process is complete.

Dec 09, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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Remove "ask" toolbar


There are two ways to remove the ask.com toolbar from your browser.
1.) On the left-hand side of the toolbar, there is an X which you can click on which will prompt the toolbar to ask you if you're sure you want to do this. Select the affirmative and it should be removed from your browser, however, you'll still have the actual program (it technically IS a progam, though it's an add-n of sorts).
2.) You can uninstall it by going to Add/Remove Programs in Windows XP or by removing it from the Programs and Features list in Vista/Win7. You can get to either of these by clicking Start/Control Panel/ [Add/Remove Programs OR Programs and Features]. Just click on the "ask toolbar" in the list and then click Remove.
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Sep 24, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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