Help! Can not delete Ask Toolbar Updater!

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  1. SublimeGrrl219

    SublimeGrrl219 New Member

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    I'm sure you've heard this one before....

    I'm an administrator (The only user for that matter) for my computer. I've already googled to see if I can find this answer, and have found no results. I've already deleted the Ask Toolbar from my computer (even though it still appears in my FireFox browser). However, when I go to delete the Ask Toolbar Updater, It shows the message, "You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Ask Toolbar Updater. Please contact your system administrator."

    I tried using a free toolbar remover, but it doesn't show up in the list of toolbars I can remove.

    Also, when I search for "C:/Program Files/Ask" Or whatever, it's nonexistent. If someone could pleeeease help me with this, it would be much appreciated. (Very irritated because I know better than to put this junk on my computer and it was caused by other computer-illiterate people).
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    Hengis Proud PCHF'er since 2004 Tech Member Elite Member

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  3. SublimeGrrl219

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    Well... it deleted "Ask toolbar Updater" from my program files list, but I'm still lookin' at the ask toolbar in my browser :( So now what? lol
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    (Thanks by the way for responding)
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    Arctos You may call me Arctos. Elite Member

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    Hello.
    What browser is this? we can remove it manually via a registry fix script.
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    Ardes New Member Bronze Member

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    Hi,
    Download advanced systemcare, in installation don´t install this toolbar. :D
    This program has good uninstallation program (and he can uninstall toolbars), and has good registry fix.
    If you have firefox, there we can uninstall toolbars.
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    Thanks Hengis,
    I've tried to get rid of Ask.com with no luck.
    Done in 5 minutes with 'revoinstaller'
    Enjoy your day.
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    Hi Hengis,
    I used revo uninstaller as I mentioned in a previous post to get rid of Ask.com - it worked fine. Then a day or so later it was back in my programs. Ask.com is real malware - it had somehow infected my restore points. To get rid of it totally I have had to reboot from disc.
    Thanks for advice.
    Cheers, RudyB.
  11. Hengis

    Hengis Proud PCHF'er since 2004 Tech Member Elite Member

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    Hi. So are you saying that you are still having a problem with this and you believe it to be malware effecting your machine? If so, the best course of action would be to start a new thread in the "Am I Infected?" forum.
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    Shaedo, lpettey505 and Hengis like this.
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    Malnutrition that worked. Finally!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Good to hear I'll Close this old thread. :mrgreen:
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