How to Remove the Ask Toolbar From Firefox

By Chappy Sinclair

The Ask Toolbar is a web browser toolbar that is placed at the top of the Firefox (or any other) web browser. The idea behind toolbars is that they can make searching quicker. But in some cases, toolbars are installed without permission or are simply unwanted. While the Ask Toolbar can be uninstalled using the standard Add/Remove programs method, the free Ask Toolbar Remover application removes all traces of the Ask Toolbar, along with correcting any browser settings that may have been changed by the Ask Toolbar.

Add/Remove Programs

Step 1

Close the Firefox web browser. Click the "Start" button in the Windows taskbar. Click "Control Panel."

Step 2

Click "Add/Remove Programs" ("Programs" in Windows Vista/7).

Step 3

Click "Ask Toolbar > Uninstall." Follow the user-specific instructions to complete the uninstall.

Ask Toolbar Remover

Step 1

Close the Firefox browser. Download the Ask Toolbar Remover from the link provided in "Resources." Save the file to your desktop.

Step 2

Double-click the folder. Double-click the exe file and the Ask Toolbar Remover opens.

Step 3

Click "Execute Removal."