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I don't want ask on my computer

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I don't want ask on my computer
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Michelle replied 1 year ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be the expert working with you today to help resolve your problem.
let me know the operating system you have on the computer.
i will give you the steps to remove it.
Expert:  Michelle replied 1 year ago.
Ask Toolbar Manual Removal
In most cases, you can go to Add\Remove Programs and quickly find Ask.com listed and uninstall it.
For Windows 7:
- Click the "Start" button and select "Control Panel"
- Click "Uninstall a Program" option found under the "Programs" category
- Select the program with the Ask logo and the text "Ask Toolbar"
- Click "Remove"
or Windows 8:
- Go to Charm bar (Windows key+C) and then” Settings”, then "Control Panel"
- Choose “Programs and Features”
- Choose the Ask toolbar and delete it
But once the toolbar is removed, you may still see Ask.com as your homepage when you open up a new browser. In order to change that, follow the instructions below, depending on which browser you use:
Disabling Ask toolbar from Internet Explorer
• Launch Internet Explorer browser and click the option Tools.
• Choose the option Manage Add-ons from the sub menu that opens.
• From the Manage Add-ons window, locate Ask toolbar and remove the check mark in the box for Enabled.
• Select Search Providers. First of all, choose another search engine (Google, yahoo, Bing) and make it your default search provider (set as default).
• Then select Ask Search and click Remove button to uninstall it (lower right corner of the window).
• Restart Internet Explorer.
Disabling Ask toolbar from Mozilla Firefox
• Open Mozilla Firefox and go to Extensions.
• Locate Ask Toolbar from the list of add-ons. Mozilla provides you with two options. You can either Remove the toolbar or Disable it temporarily. Click any of the options.
• After that, go to Firefox, and then choose Help, and then Troubleshooting information and then Reset Firefox.
Disabling Ask toolbar from Google Chrome
• Launch Google Chrome and click the icon located on the right top corner.
• Select the option Settings from the sub menu.
• Click on Extensions from the left pane of the Windows, which is located just above the option Settings.
• You may Disable the toolbar by removing the check mark from the option Enabled. If you wish to remove the toolbar, click the recycle bin icon found next to the Enabled option.
• Click on Chrome menu button once again. Select Settings.
• Click Manager Search engines button under Search.
• Select Google or any other search engine you like from the list and make it your default search engine provider