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Productivity Boss Toolbar Removal Options

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productivity-boss-toolbar-by-minsdspark_thumbProductivity Boss Toolbar is an ad-supported browser extension and potentially unwanted program that may generate unwanted advertisements. Productivity Boss Toolbar is developed by Mindspark Inc., a company established in 1999. Mindspark Inc. is an author of hundreds of ad-supported applications. Even though their software is legal, it has proven to cause certain issues on a system.

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Productivity Boss Toolbar General Description

Productivity Boss is promoted as a useful and user-friendly application that assists users with paying their bills and organizing their duties. However, the toolbar is ad-supported which means that persistent cookies may be added to the browser. Such programs are developed to be compatible with widely used browsers such as Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome. Persistent cookies are also known as tracking cookies and are used to harvest personally identifiable information that may later be exploited in malvertising campaigns.

However, users should know that once running on a system, Productivity Boss Toolbar may start displaying unwanted pop-up advertisements and banners. Clicking any of them may cause browser redirects to harmful pages employed for phishing attacks and malware distribution.

Productivity Boss Toolbar Removal Options

The best way to rid the system of adware and potentially unwanted programs is by installing a trustworthy anti-spyware solution to detect all threats. Once installed, such a solution will continue to shield the system against the various types of malicious software lurking in the Web.

Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter

1. Remove/Uninstall Productivity Boss Toolbar

1. Remove/Uninstall Productivity Boss Toolbar in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 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 get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Productivity Boss Toolbar.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Productivity Boss Toolbar from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select Productivity Boss Toolbar and click “Remove


    After Productivity Boss Toolbar is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Productivity Boss Toolbar and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Productivity Boss Toolbar is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Productivity Boss Toolbar to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.


    After Productivity Boss Toolbar has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Productivity Boss Toolbar
    Click ‘Uninstall’


    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Productivity Boss Toolbar. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Productivity Boss Toolbar will be removed.

    3. Remove Productivity Boss Toolbar automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    3. Remove Productivity Boss Toolbar automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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