February 9, 2015 Leave a comment Easily remove stubborn toolbars from your browser By Komando Staff 13,10813.1k What do you think about this? photo courtesy of SHUTTERSTOCK Have you ever downloaded what you thought was a helpful program and ended up with a few new, and unwanted, toolbars instead? If you have, you're not the only one. Lots of people are frustrated by browser toolbars, add-ons and unwanted programs that suddenly appear on their computers. These things can sometimes be tricky to get rid of, especially if you're not sure how they got there in the first place. In most cases, you agreed to install the toolbar while installing another program. Many free programs include third-party toolbars to help them pay the bills. -advertisement- You know that I tell you if there's a toolbar in a program I recommend, but you might not see the warning. Sometimes those programs sound so exciting it's just easier to click without reading, and you wouldn't be the first person to click without reading. That's why I always tell folks to read all the screens when installing any program. Most of the time, they've hurried through the process and agreed to a screen that installs a toolbar or some other add-on. Next page: What can you do about those pesky programs? Continued on next page123Next View All Leave a comment Previous Downloads Quickly see how websites use your personal information Next Downloads Turn your computer off automatically Related Articles How to get free HDTV What's your personality type? Take the test and find out! Keep your credit cards in order Cloud services: How do they compare?