Iminent toolbar is a browser hijacker, which may appear on your computer without downloading it. Of course, it can also be installed consciously because it's one of these programs that offer to improve people's browsing. This program claims that it is capable to spice up their web activity with various smiles and other emotional icons. According to its owners, these icons can be easily used on Facebook, Webmail and other platforms. However, before installing this toolbar on your computer you should know that it has been categorized as a potentially unwanted application. Of course, that was done because of some reason and this reason is unfair activity that is usually initiated by this program as soon as it enters computer. According to PC users who have already downloaded this program to their computers, Iminent toolbar may hijack each of web browsers (Inetrnet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) and then may start causing redirects them to search.iminent.com and other domains that should never be trusted. Mostly, such unknown search pages seek to increase their page rank or sales. Besides, you should never use this toolbar for looking for needed information because it may easily show you altered search results that may try to promote various goods and services. Besides, this hijacker may also try to track your browsing habits for getting more information about your browsing habits. After doing so, it may start causing tempting pop-up ads or may try to initiate other suspicious activity. If you want to get rid of Iminent toolbar virus, you should waste no time and scan your computer with SpyHunter. This tool will help you to fix your computer without leaving leftovers of this hijacker.
Iminent toolbar can be installed on the system either manually or without any permission asked. This method is called bundling and it is closely related to other programs. In most of the cases, programs that are involved to its distribution are various freewares and sharewares that have been convinced to include various toolbars and other browser add-ons for monetization purposes. Be aware that you can prevent such infiltration only if you select Custom or Advanced installation of the freeware. In addition, you should carefully read every installation window of the freeware and uncheck several ticks that announce about Iminent toolbar's or other components' installation. Once inside and active, Iminent toolbar may easily affect each of your web browsers and then may start causing unwanted activities on each of them. For example, it may change your browser's homepage to seach.iminent.com and make it your main search engine. To sum up, we do not recommend leaving this toolbar if you haven't installed it by yourself. Note that it may give altered search results for you and initiate unwanted changes on your computer.
As we said, if you haven't installed Iminent Toolbar on your computer voluntarily, you have to uninstall it. For that, follow these steps:
You can remove Iminent 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.
Uninstall Iminent toolbar and related programsWindows Mac OS X ↷ Step 2 Windows 7 / Vista / XP
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Iminent toolbar or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove Iminent toolbar from Windows shortcuts↷ Step 3
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 Iminent toolbar from each of your web browsersInternet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari ↷ Step 4 Remove dangerous add-ons
Complete Iminent 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 Iminent 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: 03/18/15 07:44;
information updated: 03/18/15 07:44