Vuze toolbar is a browser extension offered by Vuze BitTorrent client. This toolbar can be downloaded from the official Vuze website, and it says that with Vuze toolbar installed you can get "personal recommendations and notifications" straight into your browser, thus making the hunt for files easier. The system requirements for Vuze toolbar include Windows 7, Vista and XP, and it can be installed on all major browsers - Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Google Chrome. However, just because Vuze toolbar is so heavily promoted it doesn't mean that it really is a useful application.
For one, even though the official website for Vuze toolbar says that the application comes with an uninstall utility, but in reality the toolbar can hardly be uninstalled or disabled. Actually, even if you remove Vuze toolbar from your computer, the browser settings that have been changed by this browser extension, do not go back to their previous state. Not to mention, that Vuze toolbar effectively functions as browser hijacker by redirecting you to suspicious websites and changing your default homepage and search engine settings.
It is very rare for Vuze toolbar to be installed by a malware application. Most often users install this toolbar themselves when they install Vuze BitTorrent program or download it from the Internet. Whenever you install such programs as Vuze BitTorrent be attentive during the installation process. Most probably you will be prompted about the toolbar right before the end of the installation. If you choose not to install Vuze toolbar, you will save you a whole lot of trouble.
In case you don't want to deal with Vuze toolbar on your own, download SpyHunter and allow the program to scan your computer through and through. Vuze toolbar will be removed immediately and your system will also be scanned for any other possible infections.