Eazel Toolbar is categorized as a browser hijacker that can cause annoying redirections to the websites Eazel.com, Search.eazel.com or other similar websites related to it. Once installed Eazel Toolbar reportedly changes several of the system settings of the current browser on the user’s PC. It alters the default search engine, the new tab page settings and the start page.
If you notice redirections to Search.eazel.com or other similar search websites, keep in mind that the search results you are presented with may be altered in order to promote specific domains. Eazel Toolbar looks trustworthy; however it may collect information on the user’s browsing habits and searches for advertising purposes.The users should be on the alert in case they notice browser’s redirections to search.eazel.com and act accordingly in order to remove the Eazel Search Toolbar from their PC.
How Does Eazel Toolbar Enter the Computer?
Eazel Toolbar gets into the user’s system like many other browser hijackers do. These are usually add-ons or plug-ins, which modify the web browser and change the home page, the default search page, the error page and the new tab page. It is highly possible that search results presented by browser hijackers are manipulated and may link the user to potentially unsafe Internet sites. Browser redirects usually collect information about the user’s browsing history and search queries. They have been created to serve advertising, commercial and marketing purposes. These programs however have many malicious versions that can easily expose the user’s system to high-level security risks.
Please note, that none of the adware programs that get installed on the user’s PC enters the system without the user’s consent. Truth is that users automatically click on the Next button when they install certain programs, without paying further attention to the additional applications which end up on their PC during this process. By simply choosing the Advanced or Custom options, a lot of users can avoid such unwanted programs.
Eazel Toolbar’s Symptoms
Certain symptoms clearly show that the Eazel Toolbar is present on your computer. These may include:
- Homepage and default search engine changes
- Redirection to unknown and suspicious websites
- Appearance of new tabs
- Appearance of unknown sites in Bookmarks and Favorites list
- Decreased speed of the Internet browsers
How to Remove Eazel Toolbar Safely?
Although browser hijackers are considered a low-level risk, security experts recommend the removal of the Eazel Toolbar from your computer because of the possible threats you may be exposed to when clicking on potentially unsafe webpages. You can uninstall the program manually or rely on a legitimate anti-malware tool.
Spy Hunter FREE scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the malware tool.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Eazel Toolbar from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Eazel Toolbar from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Eazel Toolbar from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Eazel Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Eazel Toolbar from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Eazel Toolbar from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Eazel Toolbar from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Eazel Toolbar from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Eazel Toolbar
Step 2: Uninstall Eazel Toolbar and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Eazel Toolbar on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Eazel Toolbar there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Eazel Toolbar from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Eazel Toolbar and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Eazel Toolbar via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Eazel Toolbar from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Eazel Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Eazel Toolbar from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Eazel Toolbar from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Eazel Toolbar will be removed.
Eliminate Eazel Toolbar from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.