Application Ask Toolbar



A guide to uninstall Ask Toolbar from your system

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.

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A28B4D68DEBAA244EB686953B7074FEF
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{86D4B82A-ABED-442A-BE86-96357B70F4FE}

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • 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}\




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

Ask Toolbar is a program released by the software company Ask.com. Frequently, people try to erase this program. This is hard because doing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. The best SIMPLE manner to erase Ask Toolbar is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Ask Toolbar or simply click the Search field and type in "Ask Toolbar". If it is installed on your PC the Ask Toolbar program will be found automatically. After you click Ask Toolbar in the list of programs, the following information regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Ask Toolbar, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Ask Toolbar.
Uninstall Ask Toolbar


8. After removing Ask Toolbar, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Ask Toolbar which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able 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 PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

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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

This page is not a recommendation 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. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove 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 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