FLV Runner Toolbar is also known as FLV Runner Toolbar hijack, FLV Runner redirect
| Type: Browser Plugins
FLV Runner Toolbar is not a simple toolbar you may run into. That's a program that is mostly categorized as 'adware' and used to deploy the most annoying search.conduit.com virus. As we have already written, Conduit browser toolbar is blamed for making unauthorized changes to user's browser settings without asking any permission. Next to its capability to add toolbars, FLV Runner Toolbar has also been reported to cause the same browser redirections and modifications of homepage settings. That's why we do NOT recommend leaving FLV Runner Toolbar on your computer.
HOW CAN I GET FLV RUNNER TOOLBAR ON MY COMPUTER?
Before you find FLV Runner Toolbar on your browser, you must download it. Typically, it gets inside computer together with other programs that are spread on unknown websites. It enters system as a component and, while most of the users don't pay enough attention to them, it seems that it got on it as virus, through the backdoors of the system. Of course, FLV Runner Toolbar alters some home page settings and installs itself on the browser, which is set to http://flvrunner.ourtoolbar.com. While there are no reports that this toolbar puts the system in danger and it can't be said to be malicious, many users say that it's hard to keep it on the browser because it causes annoying browser redirections and does other things that are normal for 'adware'. In addition, sometimes it seems that it's almost impossible to remove this thing from the PC.
HOW CAN I REMOVE FLV RUNNER TOOLBAR?
To remove FLV Runner Toolbar, you should follow this guide:
Automatic FLV Runner Toolbar Removal Guide
You can remove FLV Runner Toolbar automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
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Right click on the shortcut of Mozilla Firefox and select Properties.
Go to Shortcut tab and look at the Target field. Delete malicious URL that is related to your virus.
Repeat steps that are given above with all browsers' shortcuts, including Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Make sure you check all locations of these shortcuts, including Desktop, Start Menu and taskbar.
Remove FLV Runner Toolbar from each of your web browsers
Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences.
Here, select Extentions and look for FLV Runner Toolbar or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them.
Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
Open your Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu section. Here, select Preferences as it was displayed previously and select General.
Here, look at the Homepage field. If it was altered by FLV Runner Toolbar, remove unwanted link and enter the one that you want to use for your searches. Remember to include the "http://" before typing in the address of the page.
Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari....
Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete FLV Runner Toolbar removal process.
Complete FLV Runner Toolbar removal
After uninstalling this potentially unwanted program (PUP) and fixing each of your web browsers, we recommend you to scan your PC system with a reputable anti-spyware. This will help you to get rid of FLV Runner Toolbar registry traces and will also identify related parasites or possible malware infections on your computer. For that you can use our top-rated malware remover: SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.
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Information added: 01/07/15 04:56;
information updated: 01/07/15 04:56
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