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How to uninstall Ask Toolbar from your PC

This page contains complete information on how to uninstall Ask Toolbar for Windows. It is made by Ask.com. Open here for more info on Ask.com. Ask Toolbar is typically set up in the C:\Program Files\Ask.com directory, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. You can uninstall Ask Toolbar by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{86D4B82A-ABED-442A-BE86-96357B70F4FE}. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. UpdateTask.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 134.63 KB (137864 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are incorporated in Ask Toolbar. They occupy 1.96 MB (2056224 bytes) on disk.

  • precache.exe (70.13 KB)
  • SaUpdate.exe (193.63 KB)
  • UpdateTask.exe (134.63 KB)
  • Updater.exe (1.57 MB)


The current page applies to Ask Toolbar version 1.15.25.0 alone. You can find here a few links to other Ask Toolbar releases:

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If you are manually uninstalling Ask Toolbar we advise you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

The files below remain on your disk by Ask Toolbar when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Ask.com\fv_dce6.ico
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\{D78D8E71-2AB1-417F-9205-D09F210649AA}\ Ask Toolbar.prq

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A28B4D68DEBAA244EB686953B7074FEF
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{86D4B82A-ABED-442A-BE86-96357B70F4FE}

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A28B4D68DEBAA244EB686953B7074FEF\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{86D4B82A-ABED-442A-BE86-96357B70F4FE}\


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

Ask Toolbar is a program offered by Ask.com. Frequently, computer users choose to remove it. Sometimes this can be troublesome because performing this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK solution to remove 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 on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your computer.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll 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 application will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Ask Toolbar in the list of apps, the following data about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Ask Toolbar, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Ask Toolbar.
Uninstall Ask Toolbar


8. After removing Ask Toolbar, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Ask Toolbar which 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 can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.



Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Ask Toolbar by Ask.com from your computer, we are not saying that Ask Toolbar by Ask.com is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Ask Toolbar in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-10-17 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-10-17 13:46:04.947