Application Ask Toolbar

How to uninstall Ask Toolbar from your PC

You can find below details on how to uninstall Ask Toolbar for Windows. The Windows version was developed by More information on can be found here. Ask Toolbar is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\ directory, but this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the application. The complete uninstall command line for Ask Toolbar is MsiExec.exe /X{86D4B82A-ABED-442A-BE86-96357B70F4FE}. Ask Toolbar's main file takes around 131.66 KB (134824 bytes) and is named UpdateTask.exe.

The following executables are installed beside Ask Toolbar. They occupy about 1.23 MB (1290400 bytes) on disk.

  • precache.exe (69.16 KB)
  • SaUpdate.exe (192.16 KB)
  • UpdateTask.exe (131.66 KB)
  • Updater.exe (867.16 KB)

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Quite a few files, folders and Windows registry data can not be uninstalled when you remove Ask Toolbar from your computer.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove Ask Toolbar:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\assets\oobe\b.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\assets\oobe\bl.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\assets\oobe\br.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\assets\oobe\l.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\assets\oobe\pointer.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\assets\oobe\r.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\assets\oobe\t.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\assets\oobe\tl.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\assets\oobe\tr.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\cobrand.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\config.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\favicon.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\fv_acd6.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\GenericAskToolbar.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\mupcfg.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\precache.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\SaUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\Updater\config.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\Updater\Updater.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\\UpdateTask.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\Hotspot Shield\html\img\ask_toolbar.bmp

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 are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A28B4D68DEBAA244EB686953B7074FEF\ProductName

A way to delete Ask Toolbar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Ask Toolbar is an application released by Some people decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be troublesome because uninstalling this manually requires some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY procedure to uninstall Ask Toolbar is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Ask Toolbar or simply activate the Search field and type in "Ask Toolbar". The Ask Toolbar application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Ask Toolbar in the list of apps, some data about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Ask Toolbar, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Ask Toolbar.
Uninstall Ask Toolbar

8. After uninstalling Ask Toolbar, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Ask Toolbar that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Ask Toolbar using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Ask Toolbar by from your computer, we are not saying that Ask Toolbar by is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Ask Toolbar supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-24 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-24 07:14:23.860