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Postby Enigma » 04 Jun 2012, 04:07

How do I get rid of this? (Ask.com) Pleaese! I went through control panel and uninstalled but it is still popping up. Wankers! Suggestions?
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Re: ask.com

Postby Chris » 04 Jun 2012, 07:09

I hate Ask.com for numerous reasons, and this is one of them.

Try getting Ad-Aware or Spybot: they should remove that and other spyware/malware on your system, and it's free.

Also, under what circumstances does it pop up? Make sure your homepage isn't set to Ask.com.
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Re: ask.com

Postby trubadour » 04 Jun 2012, 08:19

OP might want to find a decent uninstaller

Revo for 32bit
Advanced uninstaller for 64
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Re: ask.com

Postby Enigma » 04 Jun 2012, 21:28

Chris wrote:I hate Ask.com for numerous reasons, and this is one of them.

Try getting Ad-Aware or Spybot: they should remove that and other spyware/malware on your system, and it's free.

Also, under what circumstances does it pop up? Make sure your homepage isn't set to Ask.com.
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Re: ask.com

Postby Enigma » 04 Jun 2012, 21:32

Chris wrote:I hate Ask.com for numerous reasons, and this is one of them.

Try getting Ad-Aware or Spybot: they should remove that and other spyware/malware on your system, and it's free.

Also, under what circumstances does it pop up? Make sure your homepage isn't set to Ask.com.


Thx. I used to use Adware but with Avira, I stopped. Bad mistake. Back to an addition of adware. Wankers. Hope I can poke one of them in the nose one day soon. Probably get my ass kicked but I'll get the first poke.
Thx again, I'll get adaware again.
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Re: ask.com

Postby EricFromAsk » 05 Jun 2012, 03:12

Hi Enigma,

We post complete toolbar removal information right here: http://asksupport.custhelp.com/app/answ ... /a_id/2908

If you need any other assistance, give our Customer Support team an email via this link: http://asksupport.custhelp.com/app/ask

Best regards,
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Re: ask.com

Postby Chris » 05 Jun 2012, 03:54

EricFromAsk wrote:Hi Enigma,

We post complete toolbar removal information right here: http://asksupport.custhelp.com/app/answ ... /a_id/2908

If you need any other assistance, give our Customer Support team an email via this link: http://asksupport.custhelp.com/app/ask

Best regards,
Eric

Eric,

Removing software should simply be a matter of going to the Control Panel, going to Add/Remove Programs, and removing the software you don't want. A program that needs special instructions or software to remove is a Bad Thing.

Also, people generally install the Ask.com toolbar by accident, because it is set as "opt out". This in my view is unethical. When I'm installing a product, I don't want additional products being installed along with it unless I make a conscious choice to install them. "Opt-in" is the only ethical option.

These practices give your company a bad name.
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Re: ask.com

Postby trubadour » 05 Jun 2012, 19:55

Chris wrote:These practices give your company a bad name.


:bravo: indeed
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Re: ask.com

Postby sandman » 05 Jun 2012, 20:04

"Opt-in" is the only ethical option.

Maybe so. The problem with that is when you have a shitty "product" that nobody actually wants. If they made it "opt-out," they'd have no suckers -- oops! I mean "customers." :lol:
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