Virgin Media Toolbar

What is Virgin Media Toolbar?

Virgin Media Toolbar is a browser helper object or browser toolbar that works on Internet Explorer only. Some people consider it a browser hijacker, because it can modify your default home page settings, but the settings are not changed unless you permit the modification yourself. Since it does not enter your computer surreptitiously, you can easily remove Virgin Media Toolbar from your computer via Control Panel. If you are concerned about your system’s security, you can always acquire a reliable antimalware tool that will help you protect your computer from any potential threats.testtest 100% FREE spyware scan and
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Where does Virgin Media Toolbar come from?

It is very easy to download Virgin Media Toolbar at the official Virgin Media web page at It is one of the applications offered by the website, and you can easily see that the website is secure, because after all it belongs to one of the biggest communication companies in the world. Thus, there is nothing malicious Virgin Media Toolbar, and if you had no intention of installing Virgin Media Toolbar, you can remove it without any problems.

It might be possible for Virgin Media Toolbar to be bundled with freeware at third party websites. In such a case you might not notice that you are about install the toolbar on your computer, if your main intention was to install some other program. Nevertheless, the one who installs Virgin Media Toolbar is still you yourself.

What does Virgin Media Toolbar do?

According to the description on the main website, the toolbar has a lot of functions. It includes a lot of quick links to your account information and help. If you are a Virgin Media client, this toolbar may definitely seem useful. Also, it gives you the latest news on the weather, sport games, and even provides you with a custom search box. Not to mention that you can add all of your favorite links to the toolbar to keep them just one click away.

Where does the rumor of Virgin Media Toolbar being a browser hijacker come then? It may be related to the fact that upon the final installation step you are asked to click Finish to complete the installation, but then right above it there is an option which reads “Make my homepage”. If you do not remove the tick from this option, your default home page gets change. However, once again, that is not much of a problem, because you can easily revert that.

How to remove Virgin Media Toolbar?

Virgin Media Toolbar gets uninstalled just like any other legal application. If you do not need it simply get rid of it via Control Panel, and then change your home page settings manually. We provide manual removal instructions for you below. Also, if you need any additional information on Virgin Media Toolbar or your computer security in general, you can always leave us a comment.

Manual Virgin Media Toolbar Removal

Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen.
  2. Click Settings on Charm Bar and then select Control Panel.
  3. Go to Uninstall a program and remove Virgin Media Toolbar.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall a program and remove Virgin Media Toolbar.

Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Virgin Media Toolbar.

Restore Internet Explorer settings

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet options.
  2. Under General tab, enter a new home page address and click OK.
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