Step by Step Delete/Remove FirstSearchBar Toolbar Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - August 29, 2013

Cannot uninstall FirstSearchBar Toolbar from IE, Firefox or Google Chrome? Don’t want this application become your default search engine? Please read this post and follow the instructions here to get rid of this browser redirect virus.

FirstSearchBar Toolbar Virus Description:

FirstSearchBar Toolbar is not a safe browser plugin but a dangerous browser hijacker virus that can cause a series of troublesome things. This virus usually conceals in spam e-mail attachments and freeware installation packages, so if you are not careful enough, it will get the chance to attack your computer. To avoid FirstSearchBar Toolbar virus, we suggest you reading EULA before installing a software.
Please don’t ignore FirstSearchBar Toolbar virus, because the longer it stays in your PC, the more problems it causes. To begin with, it alters browsers and DNS settings, so as to replace the start page and appends itself to the browser. No matter you are using IE, Firefox, Chrome or Google, you can’t remove FirstSearchBar Toolbar easily. Secondly, although FirstSearchBar Toolbar disguises itself as a search engine, in fact it can’t do any helpful things to your online searches. When you use it to search for information, this bogus toolbar will reroute you to ads-related websites which have nothing to do with your search queries. The more people are forced to those websites, the more money hackers earn. And this is way FirstSearchBar Toolbar and similar viruses are so popular around the cyber world. In addition to frequent redirect, this creepy virus also generates numerous pop-up advertisements and installs backdoor software in secret. As a result, your computer runs slower and slower, and system performance is seriously degraded. What’s more, FirstSearchBar Toolbar is a spyware too, which means it will monitor your browsing activities and help hackers to steal your confidential information, especially the financial data. So, apart from severe computer problems, you may encounter privacy exposure, data missing and other terrible consequences.
All in all, taking consideration of FirstSearchBar Toolbar’s harmful features, you need to get rid of it as soon as possible.

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FirstSearchBar Toolbar Virus Screeshot :

Infection Symptoms of FirstSearchBar Toolbar Virus

1. FirstSearchBar Toolbar virus may change & corrupt default settings of browsers like Firefox, Chrome or Internet explorer.
2. FirstSearchBar Toolbar virus changes home page and displays unwanted pop-ups advertisements.
3. FirstSearchBar Toolbar virus causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites, hijacks search engine settings and leads to unexpected webpages.
4. FirstSearchBar Toolbar virus keeps record of browsing activities and interests.
5. FirstSearchBar Toolbar virus collects Personal user information which may include sensitive financial data such as logins, usernames, accounts.
6. FirstSearchBar Toolbar virus makes the browser run slow, uses a big part of system resources.

Manually Get Rid of FirstSearchBar Toolbar Virus

According to our research, we found that FirstSearchBar Toolbar redirect is caused by its toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And its toolbar has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing FirstSearchBar Toolbar virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting FirstSearchBar Toolbar malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove FirstSearchBar Toolbar toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable FirstSearchBar Toolbar toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling FirstSearchBar Toolbar toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go throught the following steps if you want to completely get rid of FirstSearchBar Toolbar virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of FirstSearchBar Toolbar virus

%AllUsersProfile%\Programs\{random thing}\
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Users\””
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Regedit
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM]”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM].exe”

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of FirstSearchBar Toolbar malware

%AppData%\Protector\ [rnd].exe
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Users\[random]\.dll

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that FirstSearchBar Toolbar virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not gurantee a thorough removal of FirstSearchBar Toolbar virus.

Video of How to Delete a Virus from Registry:

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