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How to Remove Tuvaro Toolbar and Tuvaro Search Redirect?

 

A strange toolbar labeled with letter “T” settled on your web browser and the homepage was hijacked to Tuvaro Search (tuvaro.com/www-search.net)? If this is the case, your computer is infected by browser hijacker. Good news is that it is not very hard to remove Tuvaro Toolbar and restore your browser settings.

 

 

About Tuvaro Toolbar and Tuvaro Search

 

 

Tuvaro Toolbar is malicious browser extension as it performs data collection, plays cookies in your web browser and serves in-text and/or overlay ads. Tuvaro Toolbar enables Tuvaro and its partners to collect information such as your IP address, your search request, and some cookie data. When you register at one of Tuvaro’s Portals, cookies placed by Tuvaro will send your address and other personally identifiable information to the owner of Tuvaro.

Chrome notification

 

Tuvaro Toolbar will turn specific keywords or topics into hyperlinks to serve in-text and/or overlay advertisements. In this way, the owner of Tuvaro can boost advertising revenue. But, to the computer users, it’s such a suffering to be forced to view those ads.

 

The homepage and search engine of your internet browser will be changed to Tuvaro Search (tuvaro.com/www-search.net) when Tuvaro Toolbar is installed. Tuvaro Search barely provides reliable search results. On the contrary, it embeds advertisements and sponsored links in your search results. There would be a SearchTape box on the right side of browser when you search with Tuvaro.

Tuvaro toolbar and tuvaro.com redirect

 

In most cases, Tuvaro Toolbar is downloaded or installed along with other free downloads from websites like softonic and download.cnet.com. You need to keep an eye what you are downloading and installing, because Tuvaro Toolbar is usually disguised as a useful piece of software and bundled in the installer of other applications as a pre-checked option.

 

Below are detailed removal instructions on how to remove Tuvaro Toolbar and Tuvaro Search redirects. Follow the instructions in their right order. Leave a reply if you have question.

 

 

Tuvaro Toolbar and Tuvaro Search Redirect Removal Guide

 

                                                                                                            

Outline of the removal guide:

Option 1 Remove Tuvaro Toolbar and restore browser settings automatically

     Step 1 Uninstall Tuvaro Toolbar with Anvi Uninstaller

     Step 2 Remove Tuvaro extensions and restore browser settings with Anvi Slim Toolbar

 

Option 2 Remove Tuvaro Toolbar and restore browser settings manually

     Step 1 Uninstall Tuvaro Toolbar through Control Panel

     Step 2 Remove residual damages from your internet browser

     Recommended—Clean up and speed up your PC with Cloud System Booster

Malware Prevention Tips

                                                                                                            

 

 

Option 1 Remove Tuvaro Toolbar and restore browser settings automatically

 

Step 1 Uninstall Tuvaro Toolbar with Anvi Uninstaller

 

Anvi Uninstaller is a tool integrated in Cloud System Booster which is a system cleaner and optimizer. Anvi Uninstaller will scan and delete leftovers after uninstall a program.

 

1. Download and install Cloud System Booster

Cloud System Booster free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

 

2.To uninstall Tuvaro Toolbar and related malicious program:

Launch Cloud System Booster → go to Toolbox → Download and Run Anvi Uninstaller → locate malicious application under Recently Installed tab → hit Uninstall to remove

Please search for and uninstall Tuvaro Toolbar and any other unwanted or unknown applications that installed around the time your computer is infected by this toolbar.

uninstall Tuvaro Toolbar 1

 

Please note that the Prefect Scan function is only available for Cloud System Booster Pro version users. You can use this function by getting a trail license or upgrade to pro version.

Cloud System Booster purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

3. To clean residual files: Switch to Home tab → click Quick Care button → click Clear button after scan finished

Cloud System Booster 3.1-Clear

 

 

Step 2 Remove Tuvaro extensions and restore browser settings with Anvi Slim Toolbar

 

Anvi Slim Toolbar is a tool developed to enable you to manage extensions and toolbars on your web browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome) simultaneously. With Anvi Slim Toolbar you can modify the homepage and default search engine of your installed web browser easily.

 

1. Download and install Anvi Slim Toolbar by clicking the link below.

Anvi Slim Toolbar download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/ast/

 

2. Delete unwanted and suspicious extension and add-ons:

Launch Anvi Slim Toolbar → Switch to Manage tab → Chech or tick unwanted and suspicious extension and add-ons → hit Remove button

Tuvaro toolbar removal

 

3. Empty trash bin:

The removed toolbars and extensions are placed in the trash bin in case you want them back, so you need to empty the trash bin regularly.

Click on the trash bin icon, then you can restore or remove toolbars and extensions there.

Anvi Slim Toolbar-restore center

 

4. Modify browser settings:

Go to Browser Repair tab → chose the browser you are going to repair → set the homepage to your preferred website → select a desired search engine → click on the Repair button

Anvi Slim Toolbar-browser repair

 

Anvi Slim Toolbar will inform you when malicious toolbar or browser extension installed on your computer.

Anvi Slim Toolbar-malicious toolbar notification

 

Now Tuvaro Toolbar and Tuvaro Search (tuvaro.com/www-search.net) redirect should have been removed from your computer and internet browser. If you have any question or problem, please feel free to contact us.

 

 

Option 2 Remove Tuvaro Toolbar and restore browser settings manually

 

Step 1 Uninstall Tuvaro Toolbar through Control Panel

 

For Windows 8 Users:

Move mouse pointer to the bottom right corner of the screen.

Go to Charms bar Settings Control Panel Uninstall a program

Uninstall Tuvaro Toolbar and related malicious programs

 

For Windows 7/Vista Users:

Go to Start button > Control Panel > Uninstall a program / Programs and Features

Uninstall Tuvaro Toolbar and related malicious programs

uninstall Tuvaro Toolbar

 

For Windows XP Users:

Go to Start button >  Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs

Remove Tuvaro and related malicious programs

 

 

Step 2 Remove residual damages from your internet browser

 

For Internet Explorer Users
For Mozilla Firefox Users
For Google Chrome Users

 

 

For Internet Explorer Users:

1. To change homepage: click on the gear icon or Tools at the top right corner → select Internet options → hit General tab in the menu → replace http://tuvaro.com/ or http://www-search.net/ with a preferred domain like http://www.google.com/ or choose Use default

IE-homepage set

 

2. To remove extension: click on the gear icon or Tools → select Manage Add-ons → go to Toolbars and Extensions tab → right click on Tuvaro Toolbars → choose Disable in the drop-down menu → close the window and click on OK button

Tuvaro Toolbar on IE

 

3. To reset search provider: Switch to Search Providers tab → right click a desired search provider → select Set as default → right click Tuvaro → select Remove → click Apply and OK to complete the setting

Tuvaro hijacked search provider-IE

 

That’s all for the removal of Tuvaro Toolbar and Tuvaro Search redirect virus, if you have only Internet Explorer on your computer.

Next—Clean up and speed up your PC with Cloud System Booster

 

 

For Mozilla Firefox Users:

1. To change homepage: click on the orange Firefox button firefox button → hit Options→ select General → choose Restore to Default.

 

2. To reset default search engine: Click on the inverted triangle in the search bar → choose Manage Search Engines → locate Tuvaro → hit Remove and OK → click the inverted triangle again → select a preferred search provider as default search engine from the menu

Tuvaro hijacked search engine-Firefox

 

3. To remove Add-ons: click on the orange Firefox button firefox button on the upper left corner of the browser → hit Add-ons → go to Extensions tab → Remove Tuvaro Toolbar 

Tuvaro Toolbar on Firefox

Switch to Plugins tab → locate any suspicious plugin → Click on Disable button

 

That’s all for the removal of Tuvaro Toolbar and Tuvaro Search redirect virus, if you have only Internet Explorer and/or Firefox on your computer.

Next—Clean up and speed up your PC with Cloud System Booster

 

 

For Google Chrome Users:

Click on Customize icon (Wrench or 3 bar icon) →select Settings

restore Chrome settings

 

1. To reset startup page: hit Set pages → remove http://tuvaro.com/ by clicking the X at the end of the bar

Chrome startup page

 

2. To change homepage: hit Change →change homepage to google.com or any other webs you desire

Chrome homepage

 

3. To reset default search engine: click on Manage search engine → set a desired search engine as your default search engine → remove Tuvaro from the list by clicking the recycle bin

Chrome search engine

 

4. To remove extension: click Extensions above Settings → locate Tuvaro toolbar or any other suspicious extensions → click the Recycling Bin to remove it

Tuvaro Chrome Toolbar

 

Now, Tuvaro Toolbar and Tuvaro Search redirect should have been removed completely from your computer. If you have encountered any problem in removing this virus, please feel free to contact us.

 

 

Recommended—Clean up and speed up your PC with Cloud System Booster

 

Please note that after uninstall malicious programs, there will be many residual files – like invalid registry entries still on your computer. These junk files occupy disk space of your computer and may degrade your computer performance over time. It is complicated to delete them manually, so you may need the help of a system cleaner or system optimizer. We recommend you Cloud System Booster.

 

1. Download and install Cloud System Booster.

Cloud System Booster free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

 

2. Launch Cloud System Booster and click on Quick Care button to scan and clear residual files.

 

3. Click on Clear button when scan finished.

Cloud System Booster 3.1-Clear

 

 

Malware Prevention Tips                  

 

1. Keep an eye on what you are agree to install and do not just click on Next blindly.

As mentioned above, Tuvaro Toolbar sneaks into your computer by being bundled in the installer of other free software, so you should be attentive when install such programs and always opt for custom/advanced installation.

 

2. Turn on the security settings of your installed web browser.

If you always encounter the problems such as pop-up ads and redirecting, you may need to check if the available security settings of your web browser are on. You can view Turn on Security Features of Internet Browsers for Safer Surfing Online for tutorial.

 

3. Keep a professional antivirus or antimalware program on and perform system scan regularly.

We strongly recommend you to scan your computer with an antivirus or antimalware program to make sure that your computer is safe and clean. Anvi Smart Defender is such a program that you can make use of.

Anvi Smart Defender free version download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_asd.html

Anvi Smart Defender-1

 

There is an Anvi Ad Blocker integrated in Anvi Smart Defender, which can block malicious URLs, phishing websites, pop-up/flash ads as well as your unwanted websites that cannot be distinguished and detected by the browser itself. If you are pro version user of Anvi Smart Defender, it is free to use for you. Also, you can download its trial version to create you a clean and secure online environment.

Anvi Ad Blocker free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html (expires in 15 days)