History Boss Toolbar Removal Guide

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Category: Browser Extensions

History Boss Toolbar is a browser extension which is aimed at those computer users who are eager to learn about historical events. The application features links to history.com, smithsonian.com, nytimes.com, and some other history-related websites. The toolbar enables you to acquire knowledge about Ancient History, World History, World War I, etc. Moreover, the History Boss Toolbar enables to you access history-themed games and entertaining activities, suitable for both adults and students. If you are reading this report, it is very likely that you have just discovered another feature of the toolbar. The browser extension is also powered by Ask, which means that it can change the settings of your browsers.

The Ask search engine is one of the reasons why computer users want to remove such toolbars as the History Boss Toolbar. Ask is a partner of Mindspark Interactive Network, which has a wide range of browser extensions for Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. In order to prevent changes on the browsers, you have to play close attention to the checkboxes provided by the installer. Deselect the boxes if you want to prevent changes on the browsers; otherwise, you are forces to use home.tb.ask.com as your home page. Some of you may think that the History Boss application is a browser hijacker, which usually happens due to bundled installers.

Our advice is to remove the History Boss Toolbar and restore the settings of the browsers because the Ask search generates sponsored links, some of which may take you to insecure websites. The websites that use the service of Ask to promote the websites are not controlled by Ask. They have their privacy policies, which are not endorsed by the search engine. If you want to prevent suspicious links and irrelevant search term suggestions, take immediate actions to fix the browsers.

Bear in mind that the search engine and the toolbar monitor your actions. More specifically, some browser cookies are sent to your PC to record your clicks, search queries, the URLs of the websites that you access and other non-personally identifiable information.

In order to prevent targeted advertisements or personal data loss, implement SpyHunter. This real-time anti-spyware program can remove the History Boss browser extension and safeguard the system against many other computer threats, including browser hijackers, Trojan horses, rogue anti-spyware programs, and many others. Do not hesitate to shield the computer from various threats if it contains no reliable spyware and malware prevention tool. An unprotected operating system can be easily afflicted by a malicious program, and the sooner you take preventative measures, the better.

How to remove History Boss Toolbar

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program and remove the unwanted application.

Windows 8

  1. Press the Windows key to get to the Start screen.
  2. Start typing Control Panel.
  3. Click the Control Panel icon and then click Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove the unwanted application.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs and uninstall the unwanted application.

Remove ask.com from the browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Manage Add-ons.
  2. Click Toolbars and Extensions and remove the unwanted extension.
  3. Click Search Providers and set a new search provider.
  4. Pres Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  5. On the General tab, change the home page and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Al+T and click Options.
  2. Open the General tab and change the home page.
  3. Press Ctrl+Shift+A and click Extensions.
  4. Remove the unwanted browser extension.
  5. Close the tab.
  6. Click the search engine icon next to the search box and select a new search provider.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and point to Tools.
  2. Click Extensions.
  3. Remove the unwanted extension if it is still present.
  4. Click Settings.
  5. Under On startup, select the last option and then click Set pages.
  6. Under Search, click Manage search engines and set a new search provider.
Download Remover for History Boss 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.

History Boss Toolbar Screenshots:

History Boss Toolbar
History Boss Toolbar


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