FileBulldog Toolbar Removal Guide

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Keeping your software up to date can allow you to avoid malware infections. FileBulldog is a piece of software that checks for software updates online and prompts you about new versions of your programs. The official FileBulldog Update Checker software is available at filebulldog.com, but there are reports that users also install FileBulldog Toolbar on their browser, and thus they get redirected to various unfamiliar websites it. In such a case, you are strongly advised to remove FileBulldog Toolbar from your system, because chances are you have not downloaded this browser plugin from an official website.

FileBulldog Toolbar is not an extremely dangerous computer infection, but this browser extension can cause you quite a few problems if it gets exploited by a third party. This application installs a toolbar on your browser (compatible with Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox). The FileBulldog toolbar can obviously collect your web browsing information for various marketing purposes. Thus, if the toolbar gets hacked by cyber criminals, it can get a hold of your personal data and then use it to direct a flow of advertisements at you.

Generally commercial advertisements are not but annoying nuisances, but if Filebulldog Redirect gets hacked and generates ads with links to corrupted websites, there is a possibility that you will get infected with malware. That is the main reason why you are advised to remove Filebulldog Redirect from your computer – the application itself is not extremely dangerous, but its vulnerability to outside intrusion makes it a good tool for malware distribution.

If you suspect that your Filebulldog is redirecting you to search.filebulldog.com by force, or if you think that this plugin came to you bundled with other freeware, you can remove FileBulldog Toolbar from your computer by following the instructions below:

Remove FileBulldog Toolbar from your computer

Delete from Windows 8

  1. Right-click metro Start screen.
  2. Click All apps button on the bottom right.
  3. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove File Bulldog Toolbar.

Delete from Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. 1. Open Start Menu.
  2. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program.
  3. Uninstall File Bulldog Toolbar.

Delete from Windows XP

  1. Open Start Menu.
  2. Go to Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Uninstall File Bulldog Toolbar.

Remove FileBulldog Toolbar from browser

Delete from Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and go to Manage add-ons.
  2. Delete File Bulldog Toolbar from Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Press Alt+X and click Internet Options.
  4. Delete search.filebulldog.com from home page section under General tab.
  5. Type in a new home page address. Click OK.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press and hold Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Add-ons Manager tab will open.
  3. Remove File Bulldog Toolbar from Extensions.
  4. Click Firefox button and click Options.
  5. Delete search.filebulldog.com from home page section under General tab.
  6. Enter a new home page address and click OK.

Delete from Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Choose Open a specific page or set of pages. Click Set pages.
  3. Delete search.filebulldog.com from the list and enter a new home page. Click OK.
  4. Click Manage search engines under Search.
  5. Remove search.filebulldog.com and set a new default search engine.
  6. Press Done.

It is recommended to perform a full system scan after manual removal to make sure that no malicious files are present in your system. Use SpyHunter free scanner to run a full system scan, and acquire a legitimate antimalware program if need be, to safeguard your PC against dangerous threats.

Download Remover for FileBulldog Toolbar *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

FileBulldog Toolbar Screenshots:

FileBulldog Toolbar

FileBulldog Toolbar technical info for manual removal:

Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
1update_checker.exe194560 bytesMD5: fd9b065e442d3c9a81188c8fc5dbfc96

Memory Processes Created:

# Process Name Process Filename Main module size
1update_checker.exeupdate_checker.exe194560 bytes

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