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Remove VAF Music Toolbar and Redirect ( Removal Guide )

This page contains step by step instructions on how to remove VAF music Toolbar and Redirect. Read more.


About VAF music Toolbar


Maybe some of your guys neglect the trail of VAF music Toolbar in your windows operating system, but how could you ignore the annoying and odd-looking homepage appearing on your popular used browser IE, Firefox or Google Chrome? Is the Firefox browser that has been hijacked by this toolbar below is familiar to you?




When you encountered this homepage and VAF music search engine, unquestionably, VAF music Toolbar has had your computer infected.


VAF music Toolbar, is another toolbar that is published by Conduit Ltd. It is not a virus but belongs to potentially unwanted program (PUP). Due to being not a virus, it can’t break your windows operating system. However, this toolbar/PUP dose has its malicious traits to act on your PC and internet experience.

We summarized the following bad consequences brought by VAF music Toolbar for you below:

Ⅰ. Install VAF music Toolbar on your computer. You can find it by opening you control panel.

Ⅱ. Redirect your homepage to and set the default search engine to Vafmusic Customized Web. Besides, it adds VAF music extension to your browser.

Ⅲ. Change your internet experience. According to what you search for on the internet and your browsing habit, it will display some of related ads and links to mislead you to purchase products or install software. Therefore, it must constantly collect your search items and browsing habit to offer you more annoying ads. Many uses wonder this PUP’s motivation of doing this, actually, through the way of stealing your privacy information it can generates traffic and revenues. This is also the real purpose of VAF music Toolbar.

To remove VAF music Toolbar becomes an urgent matter. Let’s see how to remove it.



How to Remove VAF music Toolbar and


Steps for effective removal of VAF music Toolbar

  • Step 1> Uninstall VAF music Toolbar and other unknown programs installed recently
  • Step 2> Repair Browser Damages–IE, Firefor & Google Chrome
  • Step 3> Remove residual junk files and invalid registry entries from your PC using Cloud System Booster
  • Step 4> Disable Conduit startup item
  • Step 5> Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker



Step 1> Uninstall VAF music Toolbar and other potentially unwanted programs installed recently


Tips: VAF music Toolbar goes to your computer bundled with free software, shareware or other third-party programs, and it is proved that such software is useless for you but make more toolbar and redirect virus install alongside it. Thus, not only do you need to remove VAF music toolbar but also the software/programs you don’t familiar with, especially those of installing recently.


For Windows XP: Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for VAF music Toolbar, Search Protected by conduit and other PUP, select them and click Remove.

For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for VAF music Toolbar, Search Protected by conduit and other PUP, select them and click Uninstall/Change.


For Windows 8: Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for VAF music Toolbar, Search Protected by conduit and other PUP, select them and click Uninstall/Change.


–Alternative removal method


considering that some users can’t find and remove potentially unwanted programs completely, or have had the leftover items of VAF music Toolbar in your system, it is highly recommended to uninstall it and recently installed unknown programs via Anvi Uninstaller.


  • Delete leftover items of FreecasueToolbar after removing it from your PC
  • Categorize the programs on your PC to help you find PUP installed recently quickly and easily


1. Please install Cloud System Booster first.

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2. After installing, open it and click Expert, and then click Toolbox to download Anvi Uninstaller within several senconds.



3. Then, click run to scan all programs on your PC.



4. Switch to Recently Installed tab ( help you fine PUPs easily ), Select VAF music Toolbar or other PUP like below, right click on it, then click Uninstall. Repeat the operation to remove other unwanted programs.



5. Anvi Uninstaller customizes three removal steps for users during the process of removing VAF music Toolbar. Picture is displayed below, you can skip first step to go on the following operations. (Perfect Scan is only available in Pro version)


Tips: after successful removal of VAF music Toolbar, IE browser window will pop up to inform you that this toolbar has been removed. Please close IE browser and goes to Perfect Scan.


6. After removing VAF music Toolbar, Anvi Uninstall will detect all leftover items of this infection to offer you a perfect removal. Please click Delete to remove it and then click Close. For VAF music Toolbar, no leftovers remained. You just need to close this window.




Step 2> Repair browser damages–IE, Firefox & Google Chrome


Tips: Although VAF music Toolbar has been removed from your computer, but its browser extensions, modified homepage, new tab and search engine still keep unrepaired. Therefore, please take the repair steps below to recover related settings.


—Repair browser damages via Anvi Slim ToolBar


1: Download and install Anvi Slim ToolBar.


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2. Remove toolbars from browsers


After installing Anvi Slim ToolBar, please open it(if you use trial version, click wwwat the right bottom of box; if you use pro version, input your license key in the blank box), and click on Manage to detect toolbars in your browsers. When the result is displayed, select VAF music Toolbar and others you what to remove, and then click Remove button to remove them.



3. Repair hijacked homepage and modified search engine.


In Anvi Slim ToolBar box, please click on Browser Repair. IE, FF and Google Chrome are listed in the left; you can select any of them to change its homepage and search engine. When you choose customize homepage or customize search engine, please input the one you prefer.


Then click on Repair button to repair hijacked homepage and modified search engine and click on OK.



Step 3> Remove residual junk files, invalid registry entries form your computer


There still exists some residual junk files and invalid registry entries in your computer system after uninstalling VAF music Toolbar. Thus, Cloud System Booster is required to clean up them and save your disk space so as to increase running speed of your computer.


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1. After you install the program, please open it, click on the BOOST button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.


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2. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clean button to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.


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Step 4> Disable Conduit startup item


Causing VAF music Toolbar adds startup items–Conduit to your PC sneakily, so whenever you boot your PC, this malicious startup item will run. To prevent VAF music Toolbar from coming back by reinstalling, you should remove Conduit startup item from your computer.

To solve the issues mentioned above, please use msconfig (a Windows OS management program) to help you to edit and manage the configuration files.


1. Click Start( left bottom of screen)>input msconfig or msconfig.exe in the Search programs and files bar> find and click it to run.



2. Come to Startup tab, uncheck the object files, click Apply and OK successively to finish the operation. ( the picture is displayed below )


Then please click Restart to apply these changes.



Step 5> Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker


To avoid being infected by adware and annoyed by popups, you are recommended to install internet ads blocker—Anvi Ad Blocker to give you a real-time protection. It  protects Windows system from malicious URLs, phishing websites, pop-up/flash ads as well as your unwanted websites by blocking them all. Moreover, it also speed up your webpage loading meanwhile it blocks all risky or potentially risky things from the Internet. Install Anvi Ad Blocker to protect the browsers from various pop-up ads, malicious websites. Download and install free or pro version of Anvi Ad Blocker. Then open it and it will keep running to help you to protect your computer from various online risks and annoyance ranging from spam ads, pop up ads, flash ads to phishing, hacked websites and many other malicious websites.

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After installing the spam ads and malicious URLs blocker, please click on the ON button to keep it running, so it will give you a real-time protect to help you out of the annoying of popup ads and attack of various malicious URLs.



When appearing malicious or unwanted URL, Anvi Ad Blocker will popup this window to Remind you. If you are agree to block it, please click OK; if not, please select Add to the White list to let the URL never be blocked again.



Besides, you can add malicious URLs to Black Lists to block them run and add URLs that you think aren’t annoying to White Lists to allow them to run.




Now, you have removed VAF music Toolbar completely.




Recommended Tips


After a long time using, your disk drives may still carry a heavy load. Due to the infection of this browser hijacker or even other more malicious malware, there will be some of file system errors and junks and invalid fragments in your disk drives. it is necessary to install a repair and clean tool like Anvi Ultimate Defrag to help you fix bug and errors of files in your disk drives, clean up junk files, rearrange fragmented data in the disk as well as optimize the performance of your disk drives.

Free download:


After install it, please select the disk drive you want to repair and clean and operation you would like to run ( Repair, Clean, Defrag and Optimize ), then click on Start.

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