Do you no longer use TenchisTV Toolbar but don’t know how to uninstall it? Is your browser homepage replaced by another site without permission? If so, read this post and follow the guide here to get rid of the unwanted toolbar from your PC completely.
What is TenchisTV Toolbar?
TechnisTV toolbar is a kind of browser extension that offers computer users with some convenient features. It can work on web browser s including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome. It seems that the toolbar enables to let you access various live TV series, sports and so on easily by clicking on some icons showed on the toolbar. However, this browser extension has been fraught with issues, either intentionally as malware or injected with computer viruses or due to poor or conflicting programming when considering multiple toolbars being included on the single browser. It often gets into computer in deceptive ways. If your computer is infected with malware, this toolbar may get the chance to be installed in the corresponding web browsers. The web browser also comes bundled with many free programs on the Internet. These freeware can be audio/video player, PDF converter, download manager, software informer, fake browser update, false flash player update, bogus java software update, etc. When you install a free application that embedded with this additional browser extension, please pay attention to its installation process or your PC will be infected.
The toolbar is an ad-supported platform among those by Conduit company that is known to have hundreds of various ads-platforms. When your browser is installed with the unwanted toolbar, your browsing requests may also be redirected to search.conduit.com as well.
The potentially unwanted program or adware installed on the machine will change the default search engine, replace the homepage and attach its browser add-on to the web browser. Your homepage may be changed to www.google.com/webhp or another all of sudden. In addition, the toolbar can access to all data on your computer and all websites you visit. This will lead to privacy issues and identity theft. For the sake of your computer security and your personal information, please get rid of TechnisTV toolbar and the related adware/PUPs as soon as possible.
How to get rid of TenchisTV Toolbar manually?
Step1: Uninstall the adware/ PUP from Control Panel.
For Windows 8 users,
Press the Windows Key or hover the cursor in the bottom left of the screen to access the Start menu.
Search for the adware program and right click on its icon. A check-mark will appear in the right corner to indicate an application has been selected. Click Uninstall on the toolbar that appears at the bottom of the screen.
Then Programs and Features window will open. Press Uninstall button to remove the unwanted program from your PC.
For Windows XP users,
Click Start, go to Control Panel and open Add/Remove Programs.
In the Currently installed programs, choose the program related to the adware and click Remove button to get rid of it.
For Windows 7 users,
Click Start, go to Control Panel, click Uninstall a Program under Programs. Highlight the PUP/adware and uninstall it.
Step2. Delete TenchisTV Toolbar from IE/Firefox/Chrome.
Open IE, click Tools and click Manager Add-ons. From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, select the unwanted extension and click on Disable.
Open Firefox, click on Tools and click on Add-on Manager. Select the unwanted toolbar and click Remove to get rid of them.
Open Chrome, click 3-bars and click Tools. Click “Extensions” and choose unnecessary add-on and click the trash box ext to it to remove it.
Step3: Check Windows HOSTS file contents.
1.Go to: C:\WINDOWS\\system32\\drivers\\etc.
2.Double-click “hosts” file to open it. Select the option to open it using Notepad.
The “hosts” file must look the same as in the image below.
There should be just one line: 127.0.0.1 localhost in Windows XP and 127.0.0.1 localhost ::1 in Windows Vista/Seven. If there are more, then remove them and apply changes.
How to automatically remove TenchisTV Toolbar?
If the manual removal mentioned above doesn’t work, you can uninstall TenchisTV Toolbar by using a malware removal tool instead. A professional malware removal tool enables you to delete the adware fully and repair the affected web browsers effectively within minutes. By using this tool, you can easily find and get rid of the malicious and stubborn programs that cannot be deleted successfully.
Follow the steps below and your computer problem will be resolved soon.
Download and install a malware removal tool on your PC.
Run it to scan your computer.
Choose the programs or files related to the malware/adware and click Delete or Uninstall button.
After the potentially unwanted program is removed, restart your computer and everything will be ok soon.