Monday, January 20, 2014

To Get Rid Of The Yahoo Toolbar From Your Taskbar

We all depend on web browsers to explore the world of internet. You might have definitely used the Yahoo toolbar in your browser and using it, you could access anything in the Yahoo service. The toolbar is meant to avoid the hassles of looking up the utilities offered by Yahoo by visiting the website. The Yahoo toolbar also comes as a toolbar that is attached to the taskbar of Windows after the installation of Yahoo Desktop Search. This would be useful if you use Yahoo more often and also this would help you search the files in your computer quickly.
However, it is found that users who have already tried using the Yahoo Desktop Search toolbar do not want them on their web browsers again. The reason would be space that it occupies on the taskbar would make it difficult to have any other useful utilities on the taskbar of your desktop. If you are looking to remove the Yahoo toolbar, you need not contact an IT technician. Removing Yahoo toolbar is quite simple and you just need to follow these simple instructions that will help you delete the Yahoo toolbar from the taskbar of your computer.

  • You need to click on the Start button on your desktop and click on the Control Panel. 
  • Now the window of Control Panel will appear on the screen and it will have many icons displayed.
  • Out of the different icons shown there, open the icon labeled Add/Remove Programs. If you have the Vista operating system installed, then it would be displayed as Programs and Features.
  • This will open up a new screen with all the installed programs listed. You need to scroll down to check for the Yahoo Desktop Search Entry.
  • When you locate the entry for Yahoo Desktop Search, select the Remove or Uninstall button and this will in turn open up a new dialog box.
  • You need to follow the instructions provided in the dialog box and following the prompts will help you to get Yahoo Desktop Search toolbar uninstalled completely. You need to then restart your computer to implement the changes.
The above instructions are quite easy to follow and you will find the uninstallation process quite simple. If you find that the process is not uninstalling Yahoo toolbar completely, check for the presence of any other Yahoo files in Add/Remove programs. Removing Yahoo toolbar related entries would help you to remove the toolbar completely from your computer.

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