Iminent Toolbar is a browser toolbar that can be installed into Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or in any other installed browser. This program was created as a useful program that lets add emoticons in different social networks, such as Facebook or Webmail. This browser add-on changes the default settings of your browser, it changes your homepage and the default search engine to search.iminent.com. You cannot change these settings until this toolbar is installed. If you do not want to use this search provider and have this search engine as a default then you are welcome to use the needed methods in order to remove Iminent Toolbar.
Main options of Spyhunter 4:
- Deletes all elements created by Iminent Toolbar.
- Is able to solve browser problems and protect browser settings.
- Has System and Network Guards, so you can forget about viruses.
What is Iminent Toolbar?
Iminent Toolbar is not malicious software since it is not able to influence other computers, but it can be installed with diverse free programs. It gives the impression that Iminent Toolbar is a computer threat.
But, actually, it is just an unnerving add-on that teases you with the help of promotional report in the form of pop-ups. Almost everyone has undesirable programs for browsers like Iminent Toolbar and wants to get rid of it.
1. Install Iminent Toolbar Removal Tool:
Step 1. Left-click Start button
Step 2. Select Control Panel
Step 3. Find and highlight the unwanted software and click Uninstall
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Uninstall Iminent Toolbar from Firefox:
- Help=>Troubleshooting Information
- Reset Firefox
Delete Iminent Toolbar from IE:
- Run inetcpl.cpl
- Delete Personal Settings=>Reset=>Close
Remove Iminent Toolbar from Google Chrome:
- C:\Users\”your username”\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data
- Rename Default folder to Default2
- Open Google Chrome
- Do not open Opera
- Remove Profile and Cache folders in:
- C:\Users\User_Name\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable
- C:\Users\User_Name\AppData\Local\Opera Software\Opera Stable
- Open Opera
- Open your browser
- Settings->Reset Safari
It’s all the same what kind of browser extension you want to download and install, it will be the weak point for your computer. Iminent Toolbar is not an exclusion. All software editors produce security patches and bother about the safety of their users. But if you download any browser add-on, then software companies are not able to ensure that your computer will not be infected. Internet swindler can open the add-on like a pass to your PC. No doubt there is a sure effort to escape from this situation: download add-ons from well-known and dependable software vendors only. But is not 100% defense from online delinquents and computer threats. It is far better not to install add-ons at all.
It is important to know that every installed browser add-on has the approval to use your private information that you impart when fill in some forms on-line. The data, including your phone number, your first and second names, number of your credit card, etc. Can be sold to some public relations. Be provident using any browser add-ons and do not download them, if you have not a genuine want in it.
Iminent Toolbar, as a promotional extension, is more harmful, because there is no certainty that the advertising notification is real and that the website that is mentioned in the advertisement is safe. If you are eager to use Iminent Toolbar or any other add-on that displays you special discounts then you should be ready that it is able to swindle you.
(Potentially unwanted software)
|Removal From Browsers||37,3%|
|Removal with Free Antivirus||45,1%|
|Removal with Spyhunter||95%|
|Infected computers (USA)||0,002%|
|Infected computers (Europe)||0,0021%|
|Browser Infection Probability||53,5%|
Iminent Toolbar like other adware has some common symptoms that will help you to detect if your system is infected with it or not. Here is the list of them:
- Many block of ads shown by Iminent Toolbar
- Very sluggish computer
- Antimalware detects some viruses
- Changes in your browser (toolbars, homepage, search engine)
- Search results are redirected
- Iminent Toolbar adds its files, folders and registry entries
Manual and Automatic Removal Methods?
Manual removal techniques that you can execute to uninstall Iminent Toolbar from browsers are not dangerous and not so complicated as you may think. Perhaps, only automatic instructions are easier. This method is very powerful as the browser creators bother about your right to download and delete any browser add-ons. This method will let you to delete all the unwanted browser add-ons and ads will not exasperate you any more. But at times, using this method users detect that the PUP returns to the browser and they need to perform any other techniques to uninstall it.
But the manual method that tells you to remove the files, folders and registry entries is the most dangerous one. If you take chances to perform this way of removal, then you should bear in mind just one common: do not forget to do the backup of the registry. Also this technique should be carried out only by the user that knows what and why he should delete.If you will delete several files or registry keys that do not belong to Iminent Toolbar, then your system will not start next time. Experienced users will not make this mistake and can take pleasure the efficacy of the manual way of removal.
Yet the most reliable and the most harmless method is automatic. Installing any antimalware software that has Iminent Toolbar in its signature base, you will uninstall the unwanted program more quick and the virus will not bother you again since the antivirus software will defend your computer hereafter.
Concerning the money that users may spend on the virus removal I should say that some methods are absolutely free, for example manual removal from browsers, manual professional removal (in the case if you will do it by yourselves), free antivirus software and the removal from Control Panel. But not all of them are powerful. The information about the effectiveness of these uninstall techniques I describe in the table that is called ‘Removal methods statistics’ below. Speaking about the paid methods of virus removal, I should list the Computer Repair Shop Service and paid Antivirus program.
These methods are the most forceful. In spite of the great inequality in the price (Repair Shop service depends on the complication of the issue and may cost up to $300, but paid antivirus costs up to $60) these methods are almost equal in the effectiveness and in the results. I should also say that paid antiviruses always has support service (sometimes free) that will remove the virus like in an expensive computer repair shop.
Removal methods statistics
|Removal method||Price||Effectiveness||Safety||Needed Time|
|Computer Repair Shop||$175-$220||+++||+++||up to 4 days|
|Paid Antivirus||$25-50||+++||+++||up to 1 hour|
|$0||+/-||+/-||up to 3 hours|
|From Control Panel||$0||+/-||++||up to 1 hour|
|Manual Removal (Professional)||$0||+||–||up to 4
|Removal from browsers||$0||+/-||+/-||up to 1 hour|
Do you want to find the software that is able to eliminate Iminent Toolbar 100%? Then I can recommend you Spyhunter because it is the best Iminent Toolbar Removal Tool and even more. The software will find and remove all undesirable browser add-ons and, also, is able to protect your system, removing all current computer threats.
Enigma Software released Spyhunter to be a good antispyware and antimalware tool that can defend the PC against all probable viral objects, including rootkits, trojans and keyloggers. Thanks to the regularly renovated signatures Spyhunter deletes all the latest viruses that are written by virus writers every day.
Spyhunter 4 distinguish oneself from its prior versions with its outstanding and easy-to-use interface, its efficiency, effective guard and with the ability not to conflict with other antimalware scanners installed on the PC. So, you can installmore than one antispyware utilities at the same time if you want.
Spyhunter gives real-time protection, has Integrated SpyHunter Compact OS that let to delete the most stubborn viruses and the dependable live technical support. Spyhunter is compatible with Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Seven/8, it needs 256 MB of RAM, 75 MB of available hard disk space.
How to use Spyhunter
At first you need to download Spyhunter in your system. You can use the download link from this article. After that you should install Spyhunter like every antimalware software. I guess that this antivirus tool can be installed easily and it is clear for many foreign users thanks to the numerous languages that you are welcome to choose. This makes Spyhunter almost unconditional leader among all other world antimalware utilities.
When the installation is complete this antivirus tool should be updated, commonly this action begins by itself, if not, so you can do it. When the update is installed, you should start a Scan. You are welcome to delete the tick in the Quick Scan check box, if you need to scan your computer completely. But usually Quick scan is enough to determine all possible computer infections and this feature save your time and effort.
After the scan it is better to examine the results and remove the ticks near the needed software that Shyhunter define as viruses or unwanted tools. To uninstall the viruses you should click Fix Threats. If you have already paid for the license, then the computer threats will be removed. If you did not, then you will have the opportunity to pay for the license.
This guide has several methods to uninstall Iminent Toolbar, I hope, they were helpful for you and the unwanted browser add-on is removed. Nevertheless your system is at stake every day and so it should be protected. I suggest you to have an antimalware tool that will save your PC every day and will help you to your PC at least one time a week The installed antivirus program should have a broad virus database and daily updates. The most effective antivirus tools has real-time protection. It is the protection that is able to find computer threats on your computer when it is just trying to infect your PC.
If you do not know what antimalware to choose, then I suggest you to download Spyhunter. This utility will absolutely eliminate all the malicious objects and will produce a real-time barrier to protect the computer from the incoming viruses. It is very easy to perform the scan with Spyhunter and it is so powerful that can reveal and remove keyloggers and other malware that are hidden deep in the system. If you download any helpful program for you work, but Spyhunter reveals it as a virus and you are 100% certain that the software cannot b a virus, so you can add it to Exclusions and Spyhunter will not detect it as a malware. If you want to scan only one folder, then it is time to choose Custom Malware Fixes feature. You should also take advantage of Process Guard or Registry Guard of this antivirus program for your convenience.
I also want to provide you with some useful actions that will protect your laptop from Iminent Toolbar and other computer threats in the future:
- Do not install any freeware from unknown developers. If you do not want to pay for software, then you should be very attentive during the installation of the program. You should not overlook the checkbox (usually small letters somewhere in the corner) that is responsible for the installation of any other free programs. You should remove the tick from this checkbox.
- Do not visit any dangerous websites (porn, for adults, websites of unknown free software), they usually contain some trojans or other kinds of viruses.
- Do not use torrents or other sharing web services, because you can download adware instead of the wanted file.
- Do not open file send per email from unknown persons. It can be malicious.
- Install any antivirus program and make a scan of your system at least once a week.
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