All may know these days Freewares are bundled with Toolbars which causing problems to users and are very difficult to uninstall ,popular freewares like Ccleaner and Foxit Reader are bundled with Toolbars those are integrated into Firefox browser.
Today I wanted to install updated Ccleaner which frees system resources by removing temporary files and Browser cache .If you are a user who install a program blindly by clicking next, next see what happens.
Yahoo Toolbar installed in Firefox with Ccelaner
As I already using Google Toolbar for Firefox ,does I really need this nasty browser toolbars stuff.
Uninstalling Yahoo Toolbar from Firefox .
Since this Yahoo Toolbar is installed as add-on in Firefox ,to uninstall this
1.Open Firefox browser
2.Tools>add-ons>select Yahoo Toolbar and click uninstall.
3.restart Firefox to uninstall Yahoo toolbar.
How can this can be avoided to not to happen again
If you are installing Freewares or any software please observe are there any toolbars bundled with them ,This can be avoided if you had clearly observed Ccleaner while installing .You can uncheck yahoo toolbar option and hence avoiding crappy yahoo toolbar in your Firefox browser.
As Adobe Reader has more vulnerabilities and more resource hog ,today I downloaded Foxit Reader from their website and you may choose default setting install or custom install while installing Foxit Reader doesn’t matter Foxit toolbar installs anyway with Foxit Reader.
Foxit reader forcing user to install Foxit toolbar
Here ccleaner is quite better though it bundles with Yahoo toolbar ,we can select or uncheck install of yahoo toolbar, what Foxit reader does it forces user to install Foxit toolbar along with Foxit reader.Also asks to make as Asks.com as default search engine though you can uncheck this ,you can’t avoid installing Foxit toolbar.If you disagree Foxit reader won’t install in your computer.
Uninstalling Foxit Toolbar from Firefox:
1.Open Firefox browser .
2.Select Tools>add-ons>select Foxit reader Toolbar>click uninstall to remove Foxit toolbar from Firefox.
What’s your opinion freewares bundled with Toolbars? are freewares are adwares? share your opinion with comments
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