What is BetterBabyGuide Toolbar?
At the moment of writing, BetterBabyGuide Toolbar is discontinued. However, if you noticed a check box offering to install this program when installing free software, make sure that you refuse to install it because it has recently been categorized as potentially unwanted application. It tries to trick people into believing that it will deliver comprehensive pregnancy and parenting-related information, such as popular baby names, pregnancy symptoms, baby shopping guides, due date calculators and so on. Unfortunately, it only seeks to collect sale leads, increase page ranking and generate pay-per-click revenue by driving visitors’ traffic to sponsored websites. Therefore, you should stay away from this program and remove it as soon as you notice it on your PC’s system. BetterBabyGuide browser extension may appear to be very annoying and may even pose harm to your cyber security. It is capable of modifying various system’s settings, such as to change your default homepage and search engine to home.tb.ask.com and install BetterBabyGuide toolbar. If you have already noticed such modifications, be very careful and avoid browsing the net with this search provider as it may alter search results and may try to redirect you to unknown websites. Since no one really knows what websites this misleading program is trying to promote, it is a possibility that you may be forced to visit unsafe websites and tricked into installing other PUPs on your PC. Not to mention, BetterBabyGuide may fill its search results with various sponsored advertisements and may try to collect some of your non-personally identifiable data.
How can BetterBabyGuide Toolbar infiltrate my computer?
BetterBabyGuide redirects may start bothering you right after installing a freeware. This misleading browser plug-in is similar to other PUPs, such as TranslationBuddy Toolbar, iToolBox Toolbar, DLSecure Toolbar among many others and relies on misleading distribution method called ‘bundling’. To be more specific, it travels along with various freewares and sharewares as additional components and puts all effort to get installed unnoticed. Therefore, you have to be very careful in order to avoid such and similar programs on your computer. We can give you a couple of useful tips on how to detect and get rid of optional downloads. First of all, it is always advisable to read End-User’s License Agreement and comments of other users on the Internet in order to find out if the program is reliable. Besides, you should always select Advanced or Custom installation option if possible because it discloses all available check boxes, including the ones that suggest to install ‘optional’ or ‘recommended’ browser add-ons, toolbars, plug-ins or extensions. Finally, if you notice suggestions, such as to ‘Make Ask.com as my homepage & new tab’, ‘To make Ask.com as my default search provider’ or to install BetterBabyGuide toolbar, make sure that you deselect them because otherwise you may experience unwanted changes, redirects and other inconveniences.
Recently, the developer of this program contacted us asking us to remove this post from 2-spyware.com website. We believe that we shouldn’t do that as long as programs that we offer for the removal of BetterBabyGuide toolbar can detect it and help users to remove it from the system. As it is mentioned under each of download buttons, we ARE affiliated with these anti-malware programs, and while some of them are free, others can remove a virus only after purchasing them. These mentions fully fulfill each of the requirements of FTC.
Nevertheless, we have recently decided to make a revision of this and other posts that are related to this developer. We claim that all of them are described properly.
How to remove BetterBabyGuide Toolbar from my computer?
If you are experiencing BetterBabyGuide redirects to unknown websites and cannot change home.tb.ask.com homepage and search provider to any other, you are in a right place. Follow the instructions down below and remove this annoying application right now.
- Uninstall programs that are related to BetterBabyGuide from your computer:
1. Click Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a Program.
2. When in the Add/Remove Programs/Uninstall a Program, look for BetterBabyGuide Toolbar and other programs that are unknown to you.
3. Click ‘Uninstall’ and then OK to save the changes.
- Reset your web browser:
1. Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select ‘Tools’ -> ‘Extensions’.
2. Here, select unfamiliar plugins (BetterBabyGuide, MyWay, MyWebSearch, etc.) and select trash icon to delete these entries.
3. In order to change your homepage, click on menu icon, choose ‘Settings’ -> ‘On startup’ section -> ‘set pages’.
4. Here, eliminate myway.com by clicking on the “X” and enter your preferred website.
5. In order to change your default search engine, click on the menu icon -> ‘Settings’ -> ‘Search’ section.
6. Here, click ‘Manage Search Engines…’ and add your preferred domain name.