Monday, May 5, 2014

Removing The WhiteSmoke Toolbar From Your Computer

Whitesmoke toolbar has its advantages and disadvantages. One of the major advantages of the toolbar is that it helps users in translating web pages to a different language and checks the grammar in it. Now, not all of you might have installed the program knowingly as it comes bundled with other programs. In such conditions, you might find the toolbar annoying. If you are one among them, then this post would help you. Here, we will go through the steps involved in WhiteSmoke toolbar removal.

Removing WhiteSmoke from Chrome browser
  • Launch Google Chrome browser and click on the wrench icon found at the right top corner of the window.
  • From the drop down box, select the option Settings.
  • The above step opens a new tab in the browser with the title Settings.
  • Select Extensions found at the left pane of this window and this shows the extensions installed in the browser. 
  • Uncheck the Enabled option next to the WhiteSmoke toolbar.
  • If you wish to delete the toolbar, select the Recycle bin icon near it.
  • Close the Settings window and then Chrome browser. 
  • Launch the browser again and you will find that the WhiteSmoke toolbar has been removed from the browser successfully. 
Removing WhiteSmoke from Internet Explorer
  • Run Internet Explorer and select Tools from its menu bar.
  • Click Manage Add-ons and this launches the Manage Add-ons window.
  • From the different Add-on Types, select the option Toolbars and Extensions.
  • From the list of toolbars in the browser, locate WhiteSmoke toolbar and choose the button Disable located at the bottom of the window. 
  • Select the button Close and then close the internet browser. 
  • Launch the browser again and you will find that WhiteSmoke is no longer present in it.
Removing WhiteSmoke from Control Panel
  • Open Control Panel window and double-click on Add or remove programs.
  • In the window for Add or Remove programs, you can locate WhiteSmoke toolbar in the last section, since the programs are sorted in alphabetical order by default.
  • Select the toolbar and click on the button Remove.
  • Restart your computer to finish the removal process.
The above steps would help you with the WhiteSmoke toolbar removal process. Once this toolbar is removed from the computer, you will find that the internet browser no longer redirects you to unwanted pages and runs faster than before.

No comments:

Post a Comment