HeadlineAlley Toolbar

What is HeadlineAlley Toolbar?

HeadlineAlley Toolbar is a browser plug-in which is supposed to help computer users and active news readers find the latest news. The add-on works on two browsers which Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. It is owned by Mindspark which develops various applications for different browsing tools. HeadlineAlley Toolbar has its official website headlinealley.com, according to which the toolbar is a must-have add-on for any news lover. Unfortunately, the toolbar has been found to cause some trouble to those computer users who do not like reading instructions, license agreements and other contents related to the use of some products or services as it can change your home page if you do not pay attention to the information provided.

What does HeadlineAlley Toolbar do?

Alongside HeadlineAlley Toolbar, you will find that you have a chance to change the settings of your browser. If you are a tech savvy computer user, you probably know that poorly known search engines can cause you some problems. MyWebSearch, which is presented in the installer of the toolbar, is not an exception. If you ignore some check boxes and press the Install button, mywebsearch.com will be set as your default search engine and home page. As a result, while trying to browse the Internet you will find advertisements which are supposed to match your interests.  Disregard them in order not to pose any risk to the computer. The computer may get infected if cyber criminals promote their malicious websites through advertisements, so if you do not want to encounter infectious computers, remove HeadlineAlley Toolbar and restore the settings of your Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.

How to remove HeadlineAlley Toolbar?

If you do not want to delete the toolbar manually and prefer that others do it for you, you can use a spyware removal tool. We recommend using SpyHunter as this software is capable of removing and protecting the system against infections. However, if you want to try removing HeadlineAlley Toolbar by yourself, follow our removal guidelines in order to uninstall the application and alter the settings of the browsers.

HeadlineAlley Toolbar Removal

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or Remove programs.
  3. Click the program you want to remove and then click the Remove button.

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel - > Uninstall a program.
  3. Double-click the program you want to remove.

Windows 8

  1. Move the mouse over the lower left corner of the screen.
  2. Right-click.
  3. Select Control Panel.
  4. Click Uninstall a program.
  5. Double-click HeadlineAlley Toolbar.

Remove HeadlineAlley Toolbar from the browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Click Options.
  3. Under the General tab, change the home page.
  4. Click Settings in the Search section.
  5. Remove MyWebSearch.
  6. Set a new default search providers.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Click Options.
  3. Change the home page of the browser and press OK.
  4. If you want to check whether there are no unwanted extensions, press Alt+T and select Add-ons.

When you remove the toolbar, you should scan the computer in order to find out what unwanted threats are present within the system so that they can be removed afterwards.

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