How to remove unwanted “Add-ons” and Toolbars from Internet Explorer

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Is your Internet Explorer experience being spoilt by too many toolbars?

Does your Internet Explorer look something like the above?

Here is how you remove those unwanted toolbars and improve your Internet Explorer experience.

Internet-Explorer-Manage-Add-onsOpen Internet Explorer,then click on the gear icon (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right) and then select Manage add-ons.

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From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, select the item you wish to be rid of and then click on Disable.

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4 comments to “How to remove unwanted “Add-ons” and Toolbars from Internet Explorer”

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  1. sam cate - November 28, 2013 Reply

    ive done what you said and got rid of most of the toolbars and add ons ect. but when i go to ms fix it site and run the ie performance fix it it tells me i have 6 or 7 toolbars and add ons that dont appear in the manage add on section are they there and where are they and how do i get rid of them theanks sam

  2. dp - February 22, 2015 Reply

    doesn’t work at all – some add-ons have the disable button greyed out, and besides, the method on this post only DISABLES addons, not remove them. what a waste of tiem. why even bother posting junk that doesn’t work?

    • IT Guy - February 26, 2015 Reply

      If this did not work, you have a Virus. You need to do a full scan with a Rescue Disk.

  3. Test force max ultra muscle - July 20, 2015 Reply

    Spot on with this write-up, I seriously feel this site needs a great deal
    more attention. I’ll probably be returning to read through more, thanks for
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