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What is AVG Security Toolbar?

By AVG Technologies

What is it?

The AVG Security Toolbar is included in AVG Technologies’s family of security software, as a standalone program, and as a third party bundles. AVG Security Toolbar incluedes a link scanner that displays security information about websites. The toolbar offers search, weather information, a link to a speedtest and other features that are not really related to security.
Download Boost and enjoy your PC. Remove AVG Security Toolbar from your PC.

Why should I uninstall AVG Security Toolbar?

Removing unwanted toolbars is usually a good idea. AVG Security Toolbar, along with many browser plug-ins, has the potential to cause stability issues within the web browsers they load into, effecting overall PC performance.
Typical installation path: C:\Program Files\Common Files\AVG Secure Search\ScriptHelperInstaller\
AVG Security Toolbar
Description from AVG Technologies
AVG Secure Search alerts you before you visit dangerous webpages to make sure your identity, personal information, and computer are protected. In addition, our integrated AVG Do Not Track brings the control over your privacy back to you. AVG Secure Search provides clear safety ratings for each link in your search results, allowing you to instantly assess the safety of every site you’re interested in before you go there. Infected sites are marked so that you immediately know which sites to avoid. AVG Secure Search works with Google Chrome®, Firefox® and Internet Explorer®. AVG Secure Search provides unique, preventative, real-time protection while you search and surf. As soon as you start browsing to a web page that is infected and that AVG has rated 'Dangerous', AVG Secure Search warns you and prevents the page from opening. It’s as simple as that. AVG Secure Search always protects you when you enter a web address directly into your browser, when you click links on search engines or social networking sites, and anytime a program or application opens your web browser.
Publisher about URL: http://www.avg.com/us-en/secure-search

AVG Security Toolbar technical details

Name:                   AVG Security Toolbar
Publisher: AVG Technologies
Type: Toolbar
Class ID: {95B7759C-8C7F-4BF1-B163-73684A933233}
File: AVG Secure Search_toolbar.dll
Folder: C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\

Name: ScriptHelperApi Class
Publisher: AVG Technologies
Class ID: {F25AF245-4A81-40DC-92F9-E9021F207706}
File: ScriptHelper.exe
Folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\AVG Secure Search\ScriptHelperInstaller\13.2.0
Other programs by AVG Technologies
  1. AVG PC Tuneup by AVG
About AVG Technologies
AVG Technologies is a global leader in security software, protecting more than 110 million consumers and small business computer users in 167 countries. The company boasts one of the most extensive self-help communities on the Internet, having established its technology credentials early on amongst technically savvy consumers. AVG has focused heavily on building communities that help millions of online participants support each other on computer security issues and actively contribute to AVG’s research efforts. AVG is the fourth largest vendor of antivirus software and employs close to 500 people worldwide with corporate offices in the US, the UK, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, and Germany. AVG has nearly two decades of experience in combating cyber crime and operates one of the world’s most advanced laboratories for detecting, pre-empting and combating web-borne threats from around the globe for both businesses and home customers. More about AVG Technologies...
AVG Technologies web site: www.avg.com
Files installed by AVG Technologies
  1. sitesafety.dll (AVG SiteSafety plugin by AVG Technologies)
  2. uninstall.exe (AVG Uninstaller by AVG Technologies)
  3. npsitesafety.dll (AVG SiteSafety plugin by InfoSpace)
  4. avg_free_stb_all_2013_2793_cnet.exe (AVG Internet Security System by AVG Technologies CZ)
  5. npsitesafety.dll (AVG SiteSafety plugin by AVG Technologies)

How to Automatically Uninstall AVG Security Toolbar (with Boost)

  1. If you you do not have Boost installed yet, download Boost and enjoy your PC.

  2. Open Boost by either double-clicking the Boost icon in your notification area next to your PC's clock, or single-clicking the Boost icon and clicking the Open Boost button on the top left of the Boost notification window.

  3. If you are not currently on the My PC screen of the main Boost window, click the My PC tab.

  4. Click the Optimize programs button , this will launch the Program Optimization screen.

  5. Locate the program in the list called AVG Security Toolbar by AVG Technologies. (The program could be listed under any of the section such as Uninstall Recommended, Possible Uninstall, etc. based on how well AVG Security Toolbar performs on your PC.)

    AVG Security Toolbar by AVG Technologies

  6. To the right of the list item, click the Uninstall button and Boost will completely remove AVG Security Toolbar from your PC.

How to Manually Uninstall AVG Security Toolbar (with Windows)

Use Add/Remove Programs control panel in Windows makes to uninstall AVG Security Toolbar. Follow the appropriate instructions below to use this control panel.
Windows 7
  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.

  2. In Large or Small icon view, click Programs and Features. If you're using Category view, under "Programs", click Uninstall a program.

  3. Select AVG Security Toolbar from the list of programs, and click Uninstall. Alternatively, right-click the program and select Uninstall.

Windows Vista
  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.

  2. In Classic View, double-click Programs and Features. In Control Panel Home view, under "Programs", click Uninstall a program.

  3. Select AVG Security Toolbar from the program list, and click Uninstall. Alternatively, right-click the program and select Uninstall.

Windows XP
  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.

  2. Click the Add or Remove Programs icon.

  3. Select AVG Security Toolbar from the list of programs and click Remove.

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