Monday, April 21, 2014

Steps To Remove Yahoo Toolbar From Firefox And Your Computer

The toolbar from Yahoo is a great program if you wish to access Yahoo services directly from any web page. All you need is a simple click and it takes you to the corresponding service. This toolbar also includes the field for Yahoo search, where you can quickly search on for results without opening the web pages of any search engines. Now, even though it has many features, many people do not wish to keep this toolbar on their internet browsers, as it makes the browsers respond more slowly, and takes a lot of time to load web pages.

Yahoo releases the toolbar for most of the browsers including Firefox. Now, if you are annoyed with having the Yahoo toolbar in Firefox, you can remove it with a few simple steps. In this post, we will find out how to remove Yahoo toolbar Firefox browser.

Disable or remove

Firefox browser provides you option to either disable the toolbar temporarily or remove it permanently from the browser. Let us go through these steps below.
  • Launch Firefox browser from its shortcut icon.
  • Once the Firefox browser comes up, press the keys Ctrl, Shift and A together to open the window for Add-ons Manager. This window will be opened as a new tab in the program.
  • Click the option Extensions found at the left pane of the window to find the list of toolbars in the program.
  • From the list, select Yahoo Toolbar and to the right side of the toolbar, you will find two buttons, Disable and Remove.
  • Click the option Disable if you wish to enable it any point in the future. However, if you do not wish to use the toolbar anymore in the Firefox browser, select the button Disable.

Now, if you do not wish to keep the toolbar on your computer, you may uninstall it. For this, open the Run window and enter Control in it. Click OK and this will open the window for Control Panel. In this window, double click the option Add or Remove Programs. From the list of programs, choose Yahoo toolbar. Choose the Uninstall option to remove it from your computer.

With the above steps, you can remove Yahoo toolbar Firefox from your computer. If you have any queries regarding the steps we have mentioned above, you may contact our technical support team for assistance.

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