Swagbucks Toolbar Removal Guide

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Swagbucks Toolbar is a browser plugin that you can download at swagbucks.com. The main website says that Swagbucks is the largest free online rewards program that helps you to earn reward money and then spend your reward in a number of online stores. Swagbucks Toolbar is part of the whole deal. According to the official website the toolbar helps you to search internet at least three times easier than with your usual search engine. Swagbucks Toolbar makes use of Google customized search engine and it is compatible with all main web browsers.

Despite the fact that Swagbucks Toolbar looks like a browser plugin created by a completely independent software developer, but in reality it is a part of Conduit browser plugin family, developed by Conduit Ltd. It is very similar to Freecorder Toolbar, VisualBee Toolbar, YA Search Toolbar and many other browser add-ons from the same group. Although Swagbucks Toolbar is not a dangerous computer infections, users often complain that this toolbar is hard to remove and it gets installed onto their computers without their permission.

That is slightly too far-fetched, because Swagbucks Toolbar does not enter your computer surreptitiously. Its installation requires user intervention. Also, if you think that Swagbucks Toolbar hijacks your homepage you better think again - you actually allow the toolbar to change your home page yourself, and it does not matter where you have downloaded Swagbucks Toolbar at: the official website, or a third party website. It is common for this toolbar to arrived bundled with freeware applications, and so it may seem that it is a potential computer threat, but in fact it is merely a potentially unwanted program.

In order to avoid possible security threats that could be related to Swagbucks Toolbar, you are advised to remove it from your computer right now.

Manual Swagbucks Toolbar Removal

Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
  2. When Charms bar appears, click Settings and select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program and remove Swagbucks.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

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

Windows XP

  1. Open Start Menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Open Add or remove programs and uninstall Swagbucks.

Remove Swagbucks Toolbar from your browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and go to Internet Options.
  2. Change your home page under General tab and click OK.
  3. Press Alt+X and click Manage add-ons.
  4. Click Search Providers on the left.
  5. Set a new default search engine and delete Swagbucks Customized Web Search.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Firefox button and click Options.
  2. Change your home page under General tab and click OK.
  3. Click Search engine icon on the left of Firefox search box (top right corner).
  4. Select Manage search engines.
  5. Remove Swagbucks Customized Web Search from the list and click OK.
  6. Press Ctrl+Shift+A for Add-ons manager tab to open.
  7. Remove Swagbucks from Extensions and restart your browser.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
  2. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages under On startup. Click Set pages.
  3. Change your home page address and click OK.
  4. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  5. Set a new default search engine, remove Swagbucks Customized Web Search and click Done.

Once you are done with manual Swagbucks Toolbar removal, run a full system scan with SpyHunter scanner. The scanner will help you find out whether you have any other undesirable files on your computer. Do all it takes to protect your system from harm.

Download Remover for Swagbucks 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.

Swagbucks Toolbar Screenshots:

Swagbucks Toolbar
Swagbucks Toolbar
Swagbucks Toolbar


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