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Remove GetFormsOnline Toolbar (Improved Instructions) - updated May 2019

removal by Olivia Morelli - - | Type: Browser Hijackers

GetFormsOnline – a browser-hijacking app that offers free printable forms to attract users

GetFormsOnline browser hijacker

Questions about GetFormsOnline Toolbar

GetFormsOnline is a browser hijacker[1] which offers fast access to popular networks and free printable forms to attract a big number of users. In reality, this program is not malicious at all – it is a legitimate application. However, it seems that users are not quite satisfied with how it works. If you are looking for specific printable forms, you might want to search the web rather than install this browser add-on, because it will change your homepage and new tab page, making MyWay search engine appear on your screen each time you open your browser. If you do not fancy changing your homepage, it is better to avoid installing this toolbar. Besides, this application can collect certain information about you, including information that you willingly provide, and automatically captured information.

Name GetFormsOnline 
Type Browser hijacker
Sub-type Potentially unwanted program
Search engine MyWay
Browsers infected Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari, etc.
Distribution Chrome web store, bundles
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Continuously, GetFormsOnline collects information such as your IP address, browser type, time-stamp, keyword queries and browsing history details. This information allows this app to select targeted advertisements and display them to you during your search sessions. According to the developer of this toolbar, it uses collected information to perform research about user’s interest in products and services and enable them and their advertising partners to develop and display targeted ads.

For example, you might see integrated sponsored content along with regular search results while using search engine. If you do not want such information to be gathered, just remove GetFormsOnline from your computer. There is specific computer software such as Reimage Reimage Cleaner Intego or SpyHunter 5Combo Cleaner which can help you with browser hijacker elimination purposes and ensure that the suspicious infection and all additional content is terminated safely and successfully.

GetFormsOnline ToolbarGetFormsOnline Toolbar is a browser hijacker that offers free forms to attract more users

Have you ever thought what are the risks of using this toolbar and the indicated search engine? It appears that GetFormsOnline virus provides links to websites that it does not control. Please be careful when you visit websites accessible via MyWay search engine – some of these sites might be insecure and lead you to places that can pose a danger to your computer system.

While browsing through the Internet, you should stay away from suspicious software, files, and other downloadable content. In case GetFormsOnline removal interests you, you can also take a look at some guidelines that we have provided at the end of this article. These instructing steps should help you to remove the threat from web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Safari.

If you want to reverse changes that were applied to your browser apps by GetFormsOnline, you have to remove the browser-hijacking application an all additional content, e.g. browser extensions, add-ons, and plug-ins. After that, refresh infected web browser apps and restore your homepage, default search engine, and new tab URL zone back to their previous states. Now, the suspicious toolbar should be gone and you should be able to use your regular search provider.

GetFormsOnline appGetFormsOnline Toolbar is a browser hijacker that collects revenue from ads and browsing data

Installation of browser-hijacking content

Various third-party developers inject browser hijacker-related components into original Internet stores, for example, Google Web Store.[2] There users can get the application for free and download it straightly to their web browser apps. However, we suggest reading some reviews while downloading products even from reputable e-stores.

Continuously, potentially unwanted content is often distributed via bundled software and comes as additional content with the original program. Good news is that you can easily avoid this type of secret installation. You only have to opt for the Custom/Advanced installation mode and keep an eye on all of your incoming downloads.

According to experts,[3] very good precautionary measure is downloading and installing reputable anti-malware or antivirus that includes strong threat protection. If you keep this tool regularly updated, it will ensure your computer's safety 24/7.

Remove GetFormsOnline browser-hijacking application

If the GetFormsOnline removal is your primary concern now, please, calm down. It is not a virus, and this program can be quickly uninstalled from your computer. Just use the elimination instructions provided below and soon enough this browser add-on will disappear from your operating system and infected web browser applications.

If you do not want to risk making some mistakes, you can remove GetFormsOnline virus from the computer system with reliable anti-malware software. You can choose a program from our suggested list or feel free to use any kind of your wanted ones. These tools will deal with the threat faster than you yourself would be capable to deal.

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To remove GetFormsOnline Toolbar, follow these steps:

Remove GetFormsOnline Toolbar from Windows systems

Your task is to find all applications related to GetFormsonline or MyWay and remove them. Do not forget to clean each of your browsers separately by uninstalling suspicious add-ons from them.

  1. Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs). Click 'Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features' (if you are 'Windows XP' user, click on 'Add/Remove Programs').
  2. 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. 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'.
  3. Uninstall GetFormsOnline Toolbar and related programs
    Here, look for GetFormsOnline Toolbar or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  4. Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes. Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall'
  5. Remove GetFormsOnline Toolbar from Windows shortcuts
    Right click on the shortcut of Mozilla Firefox and select Properties. Right click on browsers' icon and select 'Properties'
  6. Go to Shortcut tab and look at the Target field. Delete malicious URL that is related to your virus. Select 'Shortcut' tab and delete '' 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.

Delete GetFormsOnline Toolbar from Mac OS X system

Search for apps related to MyWay or GetFormsOnline. Then check each web browser and delete related extensions from them as well.

If your macOS is displaying some infection symptoms, proceed with the following guide:

Remove GetFormsOnline Toolbar from Applications folder:

  1. From the menu bar, select Go > Applications.
  2. In the Applications folder, look for GetFormsOnline Toolbar-related entries.
  3. Click on the app and drag it to Trash (or right-click and pick Move to Trash)Uninstall from Mac 1

To fully remove GetFormsOnline Toolbar, you need to access Application Support, LaunchAgents, and LaunchDaemons folders and delete relevant files:

  1. Select Go > Go to Folder.
  2. Enter /Library/Application Support and click Go or press Enter.
  3. In the Application Support folder, look for any dubious entries related to GetFormsOnline Toolbar and then delete them.
  4. Now enter /Library/LaunchAgents and /Library/LaunchDaemons folders the same way and terminate all the GetFormsOnline Toolbar-related entries.Uninstall from Mac 2

Erase GetFormsOnline Toolbar from Internet Explorer (IE)

Remove dangerous add-ons:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top-right corner of the browser
  2. Pick Manage Add-ons.
  3. You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for GetFormsOnline Toolbar and other suspicious plugins. Click on these entries and select Disable.Remove add-ons from Internet Explorer

Change your homepage if it was altered:

  1. Open IE and click on the Gear icon.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the Home page address and replace it by your preferred one (for example,
  4. Click Apply and then select OK.Reset IE homepage

Delete temporary files:

  1. Press on the Gear icon and select Internet Options.
  2. Under Browsing history, click Delete…
  3. Select relevant fields and press Delete.Clear temporary files from Internet Explorer

Reset Internet Explorer:

  1. Click on Gear icon > Internet options and select Advanced tab.
  2. Select Reset.
  3. In the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete GetFormsOnline Toolbar removal.Reset Internet Explorer

Uninstall GetFormsOnline Toolbar from Microsoft Edge

Delete unwanted extensions from MS Edge:

  1. Select Menu (three horizontal dots at the top-right of the browser window) and pick Extensions.
  2. From the list, pick the GetFormsOnline Toolbar-related extension and click on the Gear icon.
  3. Click on Uninstall at the bottom.Remove extensions from Edge

Clear cookies and other browser data:

  1. Click on the Menu (three horizontal dots at the top-right of the browser window) and select Privacy & security.
  2. Under Clear browsing data, pick Choose what to clear.
  3. Select everything (apart from passwords, although you might want to include Media licenses as well, if applicable) and click on Clear.Clear Edge browsing data

Reset MS Edge if that above steps did not work:

  1. Press on Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open Task Manager.
  2. Click on More details arrow at the bottom of the window.
  3. Select Details tab.
  4. Now scroll down and locate every entry with Microsoft Edge name in it. Right-click on each of them and select End Task to stop MS Edge from running.Reset MS Edge

If this solution failed to help you, you need to use an advanced Edge reset method. Note that you need to backup your data before proceeding.

  1. Find the following folder on your computer: C:\\Users\\%username%\\AppData\\Local\\Packages\\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Press Ctrl + A on your keyboard to select all folders.
  3. Right-click on them and pick DeleteAdvanced MS Edge reset 1
  4. Now right-click on the Start button and pick Windows PowerShell (Admin).
  5. When the new window opens, copy and paste the following command, and then press Enter:

    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\\AppXManifest.xml” -VerboseAdvanced MS Edge reset 2

Instructions for Chromium-based Edge

Delete extensions from MS Edge (Chromium):

  1. Open Edge and click select Settings > Extensions.
  2. Delete unwanted extensions by clicking Remove.Remove extensions from Chromium Edge

Clear cache and site data:

  1. Click on Menu and go to Settings.
  2. Select Privacy and services.
  3. Under Clear browsing data, pick Choose what to clear.
  4. Under Time range, pick All time.
  5. Select Clear now.Clear browser data from Chroum Edge

Reset Chromium-based MS Edge:

  1. Click on Menu and select Settings.
  2. On the left side, pick Reset settings.
  3. Select Restore settings to their default values.
  4. Confirm with Reset.Reset Chromium Edge

Eliminate GetFormsOnline Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

You can easily clean Mozilla Firefox with the help of this guide:

  1. 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'
  2. Here, select GetFormsOnline 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
  3. Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
    Click on the menu (top right corner), choose Options General.
  4. Here, delete malicious URL and enter preferable website or click Restore to default.
  5. 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
  6. 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'
  7. Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete GetFormsOnline Toolbar removal. Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times

Get rid of GetFormsOnline Toolbar from Google Chrome

Get rid of all suspicious-looking browser extensions from your Google Chrome web browser application. Use these instructing steps to perform the elimination of all helper objects:

  1. 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'
  2. Here, select GetFormsOnline 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
  3. Change your homepage and default search engine if it was altered by your virus
    Click on menu icon and choose Settings.
  4. 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'
  5. 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
  6. Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section. When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  7. When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name. Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs
  8. Reset Google Chrome
    Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  9. 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
  10. Click Reset to confirm this action and complete GetFormsOnline Toolbar removal. Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal

Remove GetFormsOnline Toolbar from Safari

  1. 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'
  2. Here, select Extensions and look for GetFormsOnline Toolbar or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them. Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons
  3. 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.
  4. Here, look at the Homepage field. If it was altered by GetFormsOnline 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
  5. 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...'
  6. 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 GetFormsOnline Toolbar removal process. Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

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You can choose a different location when you go online and access any material you want without particular content restrictions. You can easily enjoy internet connection without any risks of being hacked by using Private Internet Access VPN.

Control the information that can be accessed by government any other unwanted party and surf online without being spied on. Even if you are not involved in illegal activities or trust your selection of services, platforms, be suspicious for your own security and take precautionary measures by using the VPN service.

Backup files for the later use, in case of the malware attack

Computer users can suffer from data losses due to cyber infections or their own faulty doings. Ransomware can encrypt and hold files hostage, while unforeseen power cuts might cause a loss of important documents. If you have proper up-to-date backups, you can easily recover after such an incident and get back to work. It is also equally important to update backups on a regular basis so that the newest information remains intact – you can set this process to be performed automatically.

When you have the previous version of every important document or project you can avoid frustration and breakdowns. It comes in handy when malware strikes out of nowhere. Use Data Recovery Pro for the data restoration process.

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Olivia Morelli
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  1. traviss says:
    August 30th, 2016 at 11:33 am

    just removed this. I didnt like it, i think its useless.

  2. Belezz says:
    August 30th, 2016 at 11:34 am

    Finally removed getformonline form my browser. I hated this search engine – it displays too many ads!

  3. Oslo says:
    August 30th, 2016 at 11:35 am

    Reimage deleted it for me. Just had to update it 🙂

  4. elise van de voorde says:
    October 6th, 2016 at 11:30 am

    Thank you !!!

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