At first sight, ThePresidentSays Toolbar might look like a pretty cool tool because it offers certain functions. However, our research team says that it is a part of the MindSpark Toolbar family, and so the program is potentially unwanted. It means that while there is nothing malicious about this tool, there are certain features you may not find particularly astounding. You may also not want this application at all, especially if you ended up installing it accidentally. Hence, it would be for the best to remove ThePresidentSays Toolbar from your system as soon as possible.
Like most of the MindSpark toolbars, this one also comes with the official homepage. You can access it via thepresidentsays.com. The website says that with this toolbar you will always be up to date with what Donald Trump, the current president of the United States, says. In other words, the toolbar provides you with the direct coverage of Mr. Trump’s Twitter account. Now, whether you need this or not, it is clear that the extension does not try to trick you or anything. It does state what it does and what you can expect from it.
However, if you did not download the toolbar from the official website, and it is still added to your browser, what happened then? It means that you probably downloaded ThePresidentSays Toolbar accidentally with some other application. Such toolbars often travel bundled with freeware applications that can be downloaded from file-sharing websites. If that is the case, however, you should seriously scan your PC with a security tool, because you are bound to have at least several potentially wanted and maybe even harmful programs installed. ThePresidentSays Toolbar might be the most docile of them.
Nevertheless, the program may exhibit certain behavioral patterns that you may find undesirable. For example, in the past, most of the Mindspark toolbars were often mistaken for browser hijackers because they tend to modify the default homepage and search engine settings. However, these modifications occur with user’s permission even if they are not fully aware of that. Thus, ThePresidentSays Toolbar will also do the same. It will change the search engine to search.myway.com, which uses a modified version of the Google Search engine.
Consequently, the toolbar may slow down your browser by displaying Mr. Trump’s tweets, and it may also track your web browsing history because it is bound to display commercial advertisements. There are many aspects of this application that can be considered undesirable, so if you did not want to have it, you can remove it right now.
Manual removal via Control Panel removes ThePresidentSays Toolbar only from the Internet Explorer browser. To delete the extension from Firefox and Chrome, you will have to do it manually by following the instructions below. If you do not want to perform manual removal, you can acquire a powerful antispyware application that will get rid of this toolbar automatically. At the same time, you will be able to safeguard your system against other potential threats. Should you have more questions about this toolbar or your computer’s security, please do not hesitate to leave us a comment.
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