How to remove FLV Runner Toolbar (Free Help Center)

By | July 30, 2013

FLV Runner Toolbar Description

FLV Runner Toolbar is categorized as a browser hijacker that infects your web browser with lots of unwanted changes. This type of browser hijacker can control your all popular browser such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox etc. FLV Runner Toolbar installed into your PC with free software packages without your permission. This happens when you visit some malicious websites or you have downloaded some free software. So you should pay attention, when you download a free software from the internet, you should download from their official website.

FLV Runner Toolbar can change your browser homepage to many other malicious websites. These websites are not familiar, this type of browser hijacker can change your all browsers settings like change your default page, change your DNS configuration etc. You can face lots of unwanted advertisements and pop ups with FLV Runner Toolbar. It can damage your web browser and may be collected your search term from search queries.

To secure your web browser, remove FLV Runner Toolbar from your computer as soon as possible, otherwise your browser can be damaged. In order to remove FLV Runner Toolbar you have to follow article steps carefully.

FLV Runner Toolbar removal guide

 

Step 1: Uninstall FLV Runner Toolbar from Control Panel

  • Click on start
  • Then click on Control panel
  • In Control Panel Click on Uninstall a Program ( Program & features-windows 7, 8, Vista, Add a Remove Program -XP)
Uninstall a Program

Uninstall a Program

  • Uninstall below listed unwanted programs (If anyone exist)
  1. Uninstall all the toolbar rest of Google toolbar
  2. FLV Runner Toolbar
  3. Search protected by conduit
  4. Browser defender
  5. Browser Protection
  6. We care
  7. Web cake
  8. Unfriend checker
  9. Yontoo
  10. Less tabs
  11. Coupon amazing
  12. Privacy safeguard
  13. Price Peep
  14. Software Update

Step 2: Remove FLV Runner Toolbar from Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer.
  • Click on Tools menu (press “alt” key once to activate the menu bar).
  • Click on Internet Option under tools menu, once you click on that you will get an Internet explorer configuration window.
  • Click on Advanced tab on Internet explorer configuration window.
  • Click on Reset button under advanced tab, once you click on that you will get an another window which is “Reset Internet Explorer Setting
  • Tick mark the check box which says “Delete Personal Setting” under reset Internet Explorer Setting window
  • Click on Reset button under reset Internet Explorer Setting window
  • It will be finished automatically, after finished click on close

Remove FLV Runner Toolbar infection from Internet Explorer shortcuts.

  • Right click on the shortcut of internet explorer then click on properties, once you click on that you will get a properties window, go to target location path section, now make sure that there is any other path added after Internet Explorer file path, if you get FLV Runner Toolbar.com path in the end of target path then delete that FLV Runner Toolbar.com path. Just keep internet explorer location path, after modification click on OK. You will get shortcuts location in start menu, desktop and taskbar. You need to modify all Internet Explorer shortcut’s target path. (if FLV Runner Toolbar.com is exist)

Step 3: Remove FLV Runner Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • Click on Help menu (press “alt” key once to activate the menu bar).
  • Click on troubleshooting Information under help menu, once you click on that you will get a troubleshooting information page.
  • Click on Reset Firefox button which is located at right of the page, once you click on that you will get a another window, in that window click on Reset Firefox again. Firefox Reset process starts and will take lot of time to finish.

Remove FLV Runner Toolbar infection from Firefox shortcuts.

  • Right click on the shortcut of Firefox then click on properties, once you click on that you will get a properties window, go to target location path section, now make sure that there is any other path added after Firefox file path, if you get FLV Runner Toolbar.com path in the end of target path then delete that FLV Runner Toolbar.com path. Just keep Firefox location path, after modification click on OK. You will get shortcuts in following location start menu, desktop and taskbar. You need to modify all Firefox shortcut’s target path. (if FLV Runner Toolbar.com is exist)

Step 4: Remove FLV Runner Toolbar from Google Chrome

  • Close all Google chrome browser
  • Copy following path as per your operating system version
    • path for windows XP
      %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
    • path for windows 7, 8, Vista
      %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  • Hold down the Window flag key and then press R key together (Window + R key), window flag key is located between “ctrl” key or “alt” key, once you press windows + R key you will get a run box which is used to run any command line.
  • Now paste that path in this run box and then click on ok, once you click on ok you will get a location folder of Google chrome.
  • In that location find out the file named as preference and rename that file to preference.old, put .old in the end.

Remove FLV Runner Toolbar infection from Google Chrome shortcuts.

  • Right click on the shortcut of Google Chrome then click on properties, once you click on that you will get a properties window, go to target location path section, now make sure that there is any other path added after Google Chrome file path, if you get FLV Runner Toolbar.com path in the end of target path then delete that FLV Runner Toolbar.com path. Just keep Google Chrome location path, after modification click on OK. You will get shortcuts in following location start menu, desktop and taskbar. You need to modify all Google chrome shortcut’s target path. (if FLV Runner Toolbar.com is exist)

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