The Windows desktop toolbar is a list of icons located in the taskbar that allows users to access desktop shortcuts even if another window obscures the desktop screen. To add a desktop toolbar, right-click on an empty sp... More » Technology Software

The Ask Toolbar is a Web browser add-on that is often bundled with free software downloads for Windows. The toolbar causes changes that some users consider undesirable, including changing the browser's default home page ... More » Technology Internet & Networking

Toolbars can be deleted manually or with a removal tool. Sometimes, downloaded files contain unwanted surprises, such as browser toolbars that can hijack your Internet search queries. Removing these can be tricky, as not... More » Technology Internet & Networking
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