XFinity Toolbar Removal Guide

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Users online complain that XFinity Toolbar hijacks their home pages and changes default search engine. That would be almost true if it weren't for the fact that user has to install XFinity Toolbar himself for it to appear on his or her browser. This toolbar comes with a proper installation wizard and it is commonly downloaded at xfinity.comcast.com. As you might know already, Comcast is one of the biggest American providers of entertainment and information products and services. Therefore, XFinity Toolbar is no virus, because it comes from a legal source.

What is more, during installation process the installation wizard even asks the user whether he or she wants to set XFinity's webpage as the default home page and default search engine. Therefore, the changes to your browser are made with your permission. On top of that, XFinity Toolbar can be installed on all main browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome), and it comes with a customized search box, that provides customized Google or Yahoo! search engine. Also, the toolbar allows you to connect to your email inbox immediately, as well as provides with weather shortcuts and other features that you can modify to your liking.

However, there is a number of users who do not wish to have XFinity Toolbar on their computer, because they find it too intrusive. Truth to the told, the plugin can be categorized as potentially unwanted application due to its pervasive nature. Nevertheless, you can easily remove XFinity Toolbar from your PC if you follow the instructions below.

How to remove XFinity Toolbar from PC

Delete from Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen.
  2. When Charms bar appears, click Settings.
  3. Go to Control Panel and open Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove XFinity Toolbar.

Delete from Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start Menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program and remove XFinity Toolbar.

Delete from Windows XP

  1. Open Start Menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Add or Remove Programs and uninstall XFinity Toolbar.

How to remove XFinity Toolbar from browser

Delete from Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and click Manage add-ons.
  2. Click Search providers on the left pane.
  3. Set another search engine as default one, and remove XFinity search.
  4. Press Alt+X again and go to Internet Options.
  5. Delete comcast.net from home page section at General tab and enter a new home page address.
  6. Click OK and restart browser.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click Firefox button and go to Options.
  2. Remove comcast.com from home page section at General tab.
  3. Enter a new home page address and click OK.
  4. Click search engine icon on the left of Firefox built-in search box.
  5. Click Manage search engines and remove XFinity search from the list.
  6. Press OK to save changes and restart the browser.

Delete from Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
  2. Select Open a page or set of pages under Startup.
  3. Click Set pages and remove comcast.com from the list. Set a new home page and click OK.
  4. Click Manage search engines under Search.
  5. Make default another search engine and remove XFinity search.
  6. Click Done and reboot the browser.

We also recommend you to perform a full system scan on your PC with SpyHunter free scanner, to check whether there are any malignant files present.

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XFinity Toolbar Screenshots:

XFinity Toolbar

XFinity Toolbar technical info for manual removal:

Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
1tb_xfinity.exe1252760 bytesMD5: 250e355b21c1dc7e9566f54c239aeafd
2SDCService.exe406976 bytesMD5: 2d92817a2e345554030142e7cdafab39
3comcastAu.dll265176 bytesMD5: 79b61ca6d79643ea6702a39975d3308e
4comcastdx64.dll131712 bytesMD5: 0809fc0b84d15035667078baf5abf05f
5uninstall.exe133987 bytesMD5: e844d017e7fa4e08debc431415f84e15
6sdcCont.exe40384 bytesMD5: 2560298c56096c617bf1ca0ad6117490
7comcastdx.dll87512 bytesMD5: fc3b6c301c5627bf01f59c7d4f5325bf
8Installing_Anti-spyware.exe8737792 bytesMD5: 5597fbe62f62acc173f34ea2f7b37261

Memory Processes Created:

# Process Name Process Filename Main module size
1tb_xfinity.exetb_xfinity.exe1252760 bytes
2SDCService.exeSDCService.exe406976 bytes
3uninstall.exeuninstall.exe133987 bytes
4sdcCont.exesdcCont.exe40384 bytes
5Installing_Anti-spyware.exeInstalling_Anti-spyware.exe8737792 bytes

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