Application Ask Toolbar

How to uninstall Ask Toolbar from your computer

Ask Toolbar is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is produced by More information on can be found here. Ask Toolbar is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\ folder, depending on the user's choice. The full command line for uninstalling Ask Toolbar is MsiExec.exe /I{86D4B82A-ABED-442A-BE86-96357B70F4FE}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file occupies 93.88 KB (96136 bytes) on disk and is labeled UpdateTask.exe.

Ask Toolbar contains of the executables below. They take 252.27 KB (258320 bytes) on disk.

  • SaUpdate.exe (158.38 KB)
  • UpdateTask.exe (93.88 KB)

The current web page applies to Ask Toolbar version only. You can find below info on other versions of Ask Toolbar: to view all...
When planning to uninstall Ask Toolbar you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Ask Toolbar:
  • C:\Program Files\

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Ask Toolbar:
  • C:\Program Files\\cobrand.ico
  • C:\Program Files\\config.xml
  • C:\Program Files\\favicon.ico
  • C:\Program Files\\GenericAskToolbar.dll
  • C:\Program Files\\mupcfg.xml
  • C:\Program Files\\SaUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files\\UpdateTask.exe
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{86D4B82A-ABED-442A-BE86-96357B70F4FE}\ARPPRODUCTICON.exe

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • 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:\Program Files\\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{86D4B82A-ABED-442A-BE86-96357B70F4FE}\

A way to remove Ask Toolbar from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Ask Toolbar is a program by the software company Sometimes, computer users decide to erase this application. This is easier said than done because doing this manually requires some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE approach 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 on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Ask Toolbar or simply click the Search feature and type in "Ask Toolbar". If it exists on your system the Ask Toolbar application will be found automatically. After you click Ask Toolbar in the list , the following data about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Ask Toolbar, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Ask Toolbar.
Uninstall Ask Toolbar

8. After uninstalling Ask Toolbar, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional 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 items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Ask Toolbar by from your PC, nor are we saying that Ask Toolbar by is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Ask Toolbar in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 04:56:19.893