OurWorld Toolbar Removal Guide

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OurWorld Toolbar is a browser plug-in, brought to the Internet by the disreputable Conduit Ltd. Initially the extension may seem useful, what with it being adorned with a variety of different functions for browsing, quick access to popular social networks and games. However, that assumption fails to live up to the expectations, and it becomes a logical option to remove OurWorld Toolbar as it becomes a nuisance rather than anything else. With it installed, browsing becomes noticeably slower, plus, the privacy issues are more than a little bit alarming. Please see excerpts from the Privacy Policy offered upon the installation:

<…> These Cookies collect and store information about your search activity when you use our web search services. This information may be shared with third party applications <…>.

The information collected and stored by these Cookies may include Personally Identifiable Information <…>.

In the event Conduit goes through a business transition <…> your information may be among the assets transferred. <…>

Some of these tools may give these third parties the ability to access, collect store and/or share your information <…>.

If you have downloaded the toolbar by your own choice from ourworld.com.ourtoolbar.com, which is a surprisingly frequent occurrence, regardless of its shadiness, you may not be sure you should delete OurWorld Toolbar. While its aim is to make money, it uses different, more indirect approach than a toolbar normally does. Usually, it is all about advertisements and redirecting, while in this particular extension, it is all about making you play their games, like Our World, which require paying quite soon, if you want to be able to progress in them. Plus, the toolbar seems to be quite an honest application when it asks for approval before changing your search engine and home page, and the boxes stating those changes are not even pre-checked.

However, the toolbar may travel as a drive-by download, too, in which case you probably want to remove OurWorld Toolbar without further delay. It does not matter how it got in your computer’s system, though, what is important is the fact that it raises a lot of privacy issues and contains third-party links that are not monitored for safety by its developers. Add in the slow browsing and the decision to get rid of OurWorld Toolbar seems pretty much the only logical conclusion, especially remembering such creations by Conduit as MIXI.DJ Toolbar and Widgi Toolbar.

Removing OurWorld Toolbar, fortunately, is a manageable task. In spite of that, it would still be a good idea to scan your system after a successful removal, because having the extension installed may have lead to catching a computer infection.

OurWorld Toolbar Removal Guide

Internet Explorer:

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Click Manage Add-ons.
  3. Go to the Toolbars and Extensions tab.
  4. Select and delete the unwanted extension.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Press Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Disable and Remove the extension.
  3. Restart Firefox.

Google Chrome:

  1. Press Alt+F.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Click Extensions on the left.
  4. To remove the plug-in, click the bin icon on its left.
Download Remover for OurWorld 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.

OurWorld Toolbar Screenshots:

OurWorld Toolbar


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