How to remove iWin Toolbar (Removal Support Center)

By | July 26, 2013

Causes & Solution

The iWin toolbar is an adware, once it’s installed into your computer then it will change your browser homepage to search.conduit.com and it will set your search engine to iWin customized web search that may out of your knowledge.

iWin toolbar type of browser hijacker developed by cyber criminals to increase traffic. It will display advertising and sponsored links with your searched result and it may be collect your search term (keyword) from your search queries via iWin toolbar.  lots of fake pop-ups are always appear on your computer screen when you surfing.

iWin toolbar type of browser hijacker installed into your pc with help of free software packages, so you should pay attention, when you install a free program from internet. This type of browser hijacker can damage your browser and change your all browsers setting such as your default search engine, change your DNS configuration settings, disable task manager etc.

If you are suffering with this unwanted toolbar then you should remove this very quickly from your computer, otherwise your browser will be corrupted completely. In order to  remove iWin toolbar homepage redirect virus, you have to follow mentioned article steps.

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iWin-Toolbar-image

Step 1: Uninstall iWin 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. Search.conduit.com
  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 iWin 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 iWin 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 search.conduit.com path in the end of target path then delete that search.conduit.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 search.conduit.com is exist)

Step 3: Remove iwin 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 iWin 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 search.conduit.com path in the end of target path then delete that search.conduit.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 search.conduit.com is exist)

Step 4: Remove iWin 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 iWin 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 search.conduit.com path in the end of target path then delete that search.conduit.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 search.conduit.com is exist)

Step 5: Remove iWin Toolbar registry entries with ADWCleaner

Click here to Download Adwcleaner.exe

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Step 6: Remove iWin Toolbar Virus with Malwarebytes

Click here to Download Malwarebytes.exe

Remove Adware by malwarebytes

Step 7: Remove iWin Toolbar Virus with Hitmanpro

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x32bit.exe

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x64bit.exe

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