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.
Delete from Windows 8
Delete from Windows Vista & Windows 7
Delete from Windows XP
Delete from Internet Explorer
Delete from Mozilla Firefox
Delete from Google Chrome
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.
|#||File Name||File Size (Bytes)||File Hash|
|1||Installing_Anti-spyware.exe||8737792 bytes||MD5: 5597fbe62f62acc173f34ea2f7b37261|
|2||comcastdx.dll||87512 bytes||MD5: fc3b6c301c5627bf01f59c7d4f5325bf|
|3||uninstall.exe||133987 bytes||MD5: e844d017e7fa4e08debc431415f84e15|
|4||SDCService.exe||406976 bytes||MD5: 2d92817a2e345554030142e7cdafab39|
|5||comcastAu.dll||265176 bytes||MD5: 79b61ca6d79643ea6702a39975d3308e|
|6||comcastdx64.dll||131712 bytes||MD5: 0809fc0b84d15035667078baf5abf05f|
|7||sdcCont.exe||40384 bytes||MD5: 2560298c56096c617bf1ca0ad6117490|
|8||CIDGlobalLight.exe||1202712 bytes||MD5: 1f4091c026c0e98fbe753e7d96cc36e9|
|9||tb_xfinity.exe||1252760 bytes||MD5: 250e355b21c1dc7e9566f54c239aeafd|
|#||Process Name||Process Filename||Main module size|