MetroWhiz Toolbar Removal Process (remove MetroWhizToolbar)

October 20, 2017

MetroWhiz Toolbar is a web browser add-on that is developed and marketed by Mindspark Interactive Network. Much like many add-on components created by Mindspark, MetroWhiz Toolbar is inclined to offer functions for quickly searching the Internet in addition to its primary feature of offering access to Metro information for large cities.

While some PC users may find the features of MetroWhiz Toolbar beneficial, that questionable actions of MetroWhiz Toolbar being somewhat intrusive due to it modifying Internet settings may warrant removal. The process for removing MetroWhiz Toolbar may be done by using an antimalware program to safely and automatically detect and eliminate all components related to MetroWhiz Toolbar.

Are you getting popups from MetroWhiz Toolbar? Have you identified that you have MetroWhiz Toolbar installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove MetroWhiz Toolbar completely from your computer?

Why should you remove MetroWhiz Toolbar?

If MetroWhiz Toolbar resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that MetroWhiz Toolbar may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking MetroWhiz Toolbar removal process.

How can you manually remove MetroWhiz Toolbar

Manual removal of MetroWhiz Toolbar may not be for everyone. Each manual MetroWhiz Toolbar removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic MetroWhiz Toolbar removal process.

MetroWhiz Toolbar can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate MetroWhiz Toolbar in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find MetroWhiz Toolbar, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing MetroWhiz Toolbar. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

    bookmark-add-favorite

  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with MetroWhiz Toolbar from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with MetroWhiz Toolbar, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

    safe-mode

  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with MetroWhiz Toolbar by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\MetroWhiz Toolbar folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed MetroWhiz Toolbar completely from your computer. If you find that MetroWhiz Toolbar is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic MetroWhiz Toolbar removal process.

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