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Montera Toolbar. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as Montera Toolbar hijack, Montera Toolbar redirect | Type: Browser Plugins
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Montera Toolbar is a malicious application, which can also be categorized as adware. This program is developed by the same company as Claro Search Toolbar, which is known as Montera Technologies LTD. The main reason, why our security experts have started to include programs of this company to 2spyware data base is really simple – it clearly applies malicious methods when trying to distribute its programs. So, just like those programs that have already mentioned on our website, Montera Toolbar can get inside its target PC system in a bundle with other software without any permission asked. Besides, as soon as it settles down, it modifies computer's settings and starts appearing on every web browser, which is installed on the PC. Please, keep in mind that Montera Toolbar may be set to track your browsing habits, show forged search results and cause annoying redirections to malicious websites. If yu haven't installed it on your PC manually, you should remove Montera Toolbar as soon as possible.

 HOW CAN I GET MONTERA TOOLBAR ON MY COMPUTER?

Montera Toolbar is promoted via two different methods: it can be downloaded from its official website or may come on its target PC in a bundle with other software, such as Babylon Toolbar. If you want to prevent such programs, you should carefully follow each of installation windows and uncheck all unfamiliar entries that are displayed on them. As soon as it gets inside the system, Montera Toolbar modifies computer's parameters and starts showing up on all Internet browsers, such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. Please, don't think that this program will improve your browsing experience. We recommend uninstalling Montera Toolbar from your PC without any delay.

HOW TO REMOVE Montera Toolbar? 

Montera Toolbar can easily affect all web browsers that are installed on your PC. That's why you should get rid of this program. For that, follow these steps:

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Quick menu: Manual Montera Toolbar Removal Guide
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Remove Montera Toolbar from Windows 7 / Vista / XP systems

  • Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).

Remove Montera Toolbar from Windows 10 / Windows 8 systems

  • If you are Windows 10 / Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
Uninstall Montera Toolbar and related programs
  • Here, look for Montera Toolbar or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.
Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall' Remove Montera Toolbar from Windows shortcuts
  • Right click on the shortcut of Mozilla Firefox and select Properties.
Right click on browsers' icon and select 'Properties'
  • Go to Shortcut tab and look at the Target field. Delete malicious URL that is related to your virus.
Select 'Shortcut' tab and delete 'http://isearch.babylon.com...' or other suspicious URL

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.

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Remove Montera Toolbar from Mac OS X system

If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.

Cick 'Go' and select 'Applications'

Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Montera Toolbar or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.

Click on every malicious entry and select 'Move to Trash'
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Remove Montera Toolbar from Internet Explorer (IE)

Remove dangerous add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons.
Click on menu icon and select 'Manage add-ons'
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Montera Toolbar and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
Right click on each of malicious entries and select 'Disable' Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  • Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
Delete malicious URL, enter your desired domain name and click 'Apply' to save changes Reset Internet Explorer
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Here, select Reset.
  • When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Montera Toolbar removal.
Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again
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Remove Montera Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions.
Click on menu icon and select 'Add-ons'
  • Here, select Montera Toolbar and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
Select 'Extensions' and look for malicious entries. Click 'Remove' to get rid of each of them Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the menu (top right corner), choose Options General.
  • Here, delete malicious URL and enter preferable website or click Restore to default.
  • Click OK to save these changes.
When in 'General' tab, delete malicious URL from 'Home Page' section or click on 'Restore to Default' button. Click 'OK' to save changes Reset Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
Click on menu icon and then on '?'. Select 'Troubleshooting Information'
  • Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete Montera Toolbar removal.
Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times
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Remove Montera Toolbar from Google Chrome

Delete malicious plugins
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions.
Click on menu icon. Select 'Tools' and 'Extensions'
  • Here, select Montera Toolbar and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
Look for malicious entries and delete each of them by clicking on the Trash bin icon Change your homepage and default search engine if it was altered by your virus
  • Click on menu icon and choose Settings.
  • Here, look for the Open a specific page or set of pages under On startup option and click on Set pages.
After clicking on menu and 'Settings', select 'Set pages'
  • Now you should see another window. Here, delete malicious search sites and enter the one that you want to use as your homepage.
Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs
  • Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section.
When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  • When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs Reset Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
When in 'Settings', scroll down to 'Reset browser settings' button and click on it
  • Click Reset to confirm this action and complete Montera Toolbar removal.
Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal
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Remove Montera Toolbar from Safari

Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences.
Click on 'Safari' and select 'Preferences'
  • Here, select Extensions and look for Montera Toolbar or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them.
Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons 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 Montera 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.
When in 'General', delete malicious URL and enter your desired domain name Reset Safari
  • Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari....
Click on 'Safari' and 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 Montera Toolbar removal process.
Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

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