Email Fanatic toolbar is considered a suspicious extension that may modify browsers’ settings on PC’s. It is thought to bundle with useful freeware programs whose installers are usually hosted by free download providers. There have been several reports that after it has been installed on the browser, it could modify the home page and possibly other settings. Thus, even after you remove it, some modifications Email Fanatic Toolbar may have done might still be present.
Email Fanatic Toolbar – What Is It?
Email Fanatic Toolbar is a tool by Mindspark Interactive Network advertised as a free email service, compatible with Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. The toolbar aims to optimize user emailing by promising faster login and some other features such as:
- Access to your e-mail account with just a click.
- Unpaid conversion and file storage.
- Making the usage of multiple email accounts easier.
Also, the banner on their webpage states that it is the best browser toolbar for checking email. In case you installed any free software, such as Internet speed testing freeware or video players for streaming, recording, PDF creators or others, you may have let Email Fanatic Toolbar to install as a free option.
Similar to other Mindspark products such as Internet Speed Utility Toolbar, there have been several reports that this toolbar might modify browser’s settings and suspicions that it may install tracking cookies that obtain different credentials or personally identifiable information. Furthermore, it may appear on the top of your screen and as reports indicate, it changes your default home page to home.tb.ask.com or search.tb.ask.com that redirects you to the previously mentioned. It also may include it embedded in itself.
Delete Email Fanatic Toolbar
Similar looking browser hijackers usually slow down your PC’s performance, and may even pose greater risks to the system. This is why it is recommended if you have Email Fanatic Toolbar to remove it and restore all of your default settings. If the settings are still modified, remove the toolbar and try to roll back changes. It is advisable to re-install a clean copy of your browser just to be safe. It is also recommended to change the passwords for all the web pages that you are registered in, especially containing financial information.
In case you lack sufficient experience in online security, follow the instructions provided below to help you resolve the issue and protect yourself from future browser hijacking.
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- Guide 1: How to Remove Email Fanatic Toolbar from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Email Fanatic Toolbar from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Email Fanatic Toolbar from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Email Fanatic Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Email Fanatic Toolbar from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Email Fanatic Toolbar from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Email Fanatic Toolbar from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Email Fanatic Toolbar from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Email Fanatic Toolbar
Step 2: Uninstall Email Fanatic 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 Email Fanatic 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 Email Fanatic Toolbar there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Email Fanatic Toolbar from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Email Fanatic 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 Email Fanatic 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 Email Fanatic 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 Email Fanatic 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 Email Fanatic 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 Email Fanatic 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 Email Fanatic Toolbar will be removed.
Eliminate Email Fanatic 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.