If you have been wondering how to remove Google toolbar from your computer, here you will learn how: this toolbar has been designed to enhance the experience of users by giving them current headlines, toolbar options as well as bookmarks. However, this toolbar takes up screen space and this may be a problem especially when you have a small screen.
If you would like to remove this Google toolbar, hide it or remove, you can easily do that regardless of the browser you are using.
Removing Google toolbar from Firefox and Uninstalling it on Internet Explorer
Uninstalling this toolbar from IE is done in the same manner as in Mozilla Firefox. Find “wrench icon” and choose “uninstall” from toolbar’s menu. You can alternatively go to IE and then to “start menu” then the “control panel” and chose “add/remove programs” then click on the toolbar and then on “remove” so that Google toolbar will be uninstalled from your computer.
As for Mozilla Firefox, you will be required to start that toolbar then click on wrench icon. Afterwards, you should select the “uninstall” option and the process to uninstall will begin. Once it has completed, go to “tools” and select “add-ons”. Locate Google toolbar and click “uninstall”.
Troubleshooting Uninstall Process
While this process to uninstall Google toolbar is straightforward, there are times you may realize that the Google toolbar has not been completely removed from your browser. In such a case, you will have to have up-to-date Google toolbar version so as to uninstall it. Download the version that is most recent then follow the procedure given for the toolbars standard removal.
However, if you do not wish to remove this toolbar, you have the option of hiding it from your browser. Here, is how to go about it:
- Go to Firefox Browser
- Select the “view” option then “toolbars”
- You will notice a tick/check where Google toolbar is at
- Select that tick/check and the toolbar will disappear
If you wish to restore the Google toolbar thus make it visible, you just click on the toolbar to restore it. For IE, right-click the toolbar and select that check mark that is next to IE’s toolbar name. As a computer user, you can hide and reveal the Google toolbar at will. Now, you have answered the question “how do I remove Google toolbar from my computer?”