Hao123 Search Removal Guide

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Hao123 Search is a browser extension from Conduit family. It is published by Conduit Ltd and can be downloaded at hao123.ourtoolbar.com. Keeping in mind where it comes from, Hao123 Search is closely related to Eazel Toolbar, Iminent Community Toolbar, XFinity Toolbar and other browser extensions that come from Conduit family. Some users also connect Hao123 Search to th.hao123.com or hao123.com. Nevertheless, it would seem that hao123.com is a legitimate news portal that makes use of Baidu search engine, whereas Hao123 Search comes with a search Conduit search engine.

Although Hao123 Search is not a computer virus, due to its intrusive behavior it is categorized as potentially unwanted software, and you are highly recommended to remove Hao123 Search from your computer.

The main problem related to this problem is related to the fact that hao123.ourtoolbar.com is not the only website you can download Hao123 Search at. Very often this browser extension comes bundled with other freeware, when you download from third party websites. Although Hao123 Search prompts you about the oncoming installation, users often go through the installation process negligently and then end up with a plugin they do not want to have on their computers.

If you install a full version of Hao123 Search on your PC, you will also have your homepage and default search engine changed to search.conduit.com. Also, Hao123 Search comes with an additional software application called Nitro PDF reader. However, you can choose NOT to install the reader on the installation wizard.

Just like other toolbars form Conduit family, Hao123 Search also can redirect you to affiliate websites and display various commercial advertisements. If you wish to avoid receiving irrelevant search results, remove Hao123 Search right now.

Remove Hao123 Search from PC

Instructions for Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen.
  2. Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Open Uninstall a program and remove Hao123 Toolbar.

Instructions for Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start Menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove Hao123 Toolbar.

Instructions for Windows XP

  1. Open Start Menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Open Add or Remove Programs and uninstall Hao123 Toolbar.

Remove Hao123 Search from browser

Instructions for Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and select Manage add-ons.
  2. Remove Hao123 Toolbar from Toolbars and Extensions and click Search providers on the left.
  3. Set new search engine as default, and remove Hao123 Customized Web Search from the list.
  4. Press Alt+X again and select Internet options.
  5. Under General tab, delete search.conduit.com from home page section.
  6. Enter a new home page address and click OK to save changes.

Instructions for Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Ctrl+Shift+A for Add-ons Manager tab to open.
  2. Disable and remove Hao123 Toolbar from Extensions. Close the tab.
  3. Click search icon on the left of Firefox search box (top right corner).
  4. Select Manage search engines and remove Hao123 Customized Web Search from the list.
  5. Click OK to save changes and press Firefox button.
  6. Select Options and delete search.conduit.com from homepage section under General tab.
  7. Type in a home page address you prefer and click OK.

Instructions for Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+X and click Tools.
  2. Go to Extensions and remove Hao123 Toolbar. Click Settings on the left.
  3. Choose Open a page or list of pages under On Start-up. Click Set pages.
  4. Remove search.conduit.com from the list and set a new home page address. Click OK.
  5. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  6. Set a new default search engine, remove Hao123 Customized Web Search from the list and lick Done.

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