Application Ask Toolbar



A guide to uninstall Ask Toolbar from your system

Ask Toolbar is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your computer. It is produced by Ask.com. More information on Ask.com can be seen here. Ask Toolbar is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com folder, subject to the user's choice. The full uninstall command line for Ask Toolbar is MsiExec.exe /X{86D4B82A-ABED-442A-BE86-96357B70F4FE}. UpdateTask.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 134.63 KB (137864 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed beside Ask Toolbar. They occupy about 1.96 MB (2054688 bytes) on disk.



  • precache.exe (70.13 KB)
  • SaUpdate.exe (194.13 KB)
  • UpdateTask.exe (134.63 KB)
  • Updater.exe (1.57 MB)


The information on this page is only about version 1.15.15.0 of Ask Toolbar. You can find here a few links to other Ask Toolbar versions:

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Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you uninstall Ask Toolbar.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Ask Toolbar:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com

The files below are left behind on your disk by Ask Toolbar when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\assets\oobe\b.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\assets\oobe\bl.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\assets\oobe\br.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\assets\oobe\l.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\assets\oobe\pointer.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\assets\oobe\r.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\assets\oobe\t.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\assets\oobe\tl.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\assets\oobe\tr.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\cobrand.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\config.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\favicon.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\GenericAskToolbar.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\mupcfg.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\precache.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\SaUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\Updater\config.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Ask.com\UpdateTask.exe
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{86D4B82A-ABED-442A-BE86-96357B70F4FE}\ARPPRODUCTICON.exe

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A28B4D68DEBAA244EB686953B7074FEF
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{86D4B82A-ABED-442A-BE86-96357B70F4FE}

Additional registry values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A28B4D68DEBAA244EB686953B7074FEF\ProductName




A way to erase Ask Toolbar from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Ask Toolbar is a program offered by Ask.com. Frequently, users choose to erase this application. This is troublesome because uninstalling this manually takes some experience related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE approach to erase Ask Toolbar is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Ask Toolbar or simply activate the Search field and type in "Ask Toolbar". If it exists on your system the Ask Toolbar app will be found automatically. When you select Ask Toolbar in the list of applications, the following data regarding the application is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Ask Toolbar, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Ask Toolbar.
Uninstall Ask Toolbar


8. After uninstalling Ask Toolbar, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Ask Toolbar that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Ask Toolbar using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Ask Toolbar by Ask.com from your computer, nor are we saying that Ask Toolbar by Ask.com is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Ask Toolbar supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-21 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 11:19:43.810