Shareaza Toolbar Removal Guide

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Shareaza Toolbar is a browser toolbar which can be installed onto your Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome alongside Shareaza software. The application is a P2P program which is presented as safe to use. It enables the user to download unlimited amounts of music, share his or her profile, and customize the interface of the program.

The toolbar which is promoted by the software is actually named Music Toolbar. In the Programs and Features applet, you will find that there are different components for each of the browsers. We recommend that you remove the toolbar for it can also change the settings of the browsers.

It has been found that when the installer of the program is launched, the user is provided with the information about the changes that may be made on the browsers, depending on the selections of the user. It is stated that the toolbar will be installed; additionally, the user can choose to change the home page and default search engine to Ask.com. The EULA and privacy policy provided in the wizard explain what changes will be introduced.

When you click Next, you are offered to install Torch, a web browser. It is based on Google Chrome, so if you already use this browser, you may not need the Torch browser at all.

Some music lovers may find Shareaza Toolbar very useful as it features a music artist search, a link to a song lyrics website and a radio player. However, if you have installed the toolbar accidentally and also have had the home page changed to search.ask.com, you may like to restore the former settings.

We recommend that you remove the toolbar as the search engine that you probably have on your browsers provides advertisements. They are presented as search results under the title Ads. Ignore those links as some of them may be insecure links aimed at infecting your PC once you click the link.

If you want to protect your privacy, implement a reliable spyware removal tool. We recommend that you use SpyHunter as it can remove Shareaze Toolbar, protect your privacy, and save your time. Install this application and browse the Internet as usual – the system will be scanned automatically, so you will not have to bother yourself about system scans and other processes of the program. However, if you want to try removing the toolbar manually, try the following instructions and scan the PC afterwards.

How to remove Shareaza Toolbar manually

Windows 8

  1. On the Start screen, type control panel.
  2. Click the Control Panel icon.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove the unwanted toolbars.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Remove MusicToolbar for Chrome and Music Toolbar For Firefox.

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel and then select Uninstall a program.
  3. Remove the toolbars for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.

Remove Shareaza Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F.
  2. Point to Tools and click Extensions.
  3. Remove the unwanted add-on.
  4. Click Settings on the left.
  5. In the On Start-up section, select the third option and click Set pages.
  6. Change the startup page.
  7. In the Appearance section, alter the settings of the home page button.
  8. In the Search section, click Manage search engines.
  9. Change the search provider.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Click Extension and remove the unwanted browser add-ons if any are present.
  3. Press Alt+T.
  4. Click Options.
  5. Open the General tab and change the home page.
  6. Close the window.
  7. Click the search engine icon next to the search box and select a new search engine.
Download Remover for Shareaza 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.

Shareaza Toolbar technical info for manual removal:

Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
1ShareazaIEHelper.dll394688 bytesMD5: 2917ef34ab87af6b8d93fbc506ab5829

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