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Remove Zwinky Toolbar from Your Browsers (Uninstall Guide)

Zwinky offers users to create their avatars, but this service comes with a price. In order to use Zwinky provided services users have to download a toolbar. Once the browser extension is installed it will change current homepage and default search engine, and that’s not all. Every time a new tab is opened it will load home.mywebsearch.com website. The promoted webpage is a search engine, which is completely rubbish. The home.mywebsearch.com website is created to display sponsored links, ads and other useless material. The only party which benefits from that website is the developers of the Zwinky because they are paid every time sponsored link is clicked.

Zwinky Toolbar

Sometimes, the application seems to appear out of nowhere. This happens when user is installing freeware which is bundled with Zwinky toolbar. Developers of free software act like this in order to gain some financial benefit.

Once installed, it is very hard to get rid of Zwinky toolbar. Although, the application is not technically a virus it is still better if you removed it because it is just a useless piece of software which will start to annoy you sooner or later. Furthermore, the Zwinky app might cause the browser to slowdown, and it might lead other malware to the computer which might cause you real damage.

In order to avoid Zwinky app or other similar software in the future users must pay attention when installing freeware. They should never choose “Recommended Installation” option, as it is advised to use the “Custom Installation” one. If users opt for latter mode, they will be presented with the modifications the are about to be done to the system. Furthermore, they will be informed about additional programs such as Zwinky, that are going to be installed.

If you are using the Zwinky app and you are completely satisfied with its services, have no worries as it is not a virus. On the other hand, if you are not willing to use the application, or if it was installed without your consent, you can use the below provided guide and free yourself from that annoying program.

Automatic Zwinky Toolbar Removal

Download and install SpyHunter http://fixbrowsers.com/sh.php to detect Zwinky Toolbar and remove it.

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Learn more about SpyHunter and How to Install | Uninstall Instructions

  1. Install SpyHunter by double-clicking the downloaded file. Follow the on-screen instructions
  2. SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect threats

Manual Zwinky Toolbar Removal

Important Note: Zwinky Toolbar can be removed manually, however any mistakes can lead your PC to permanent damage of the system. Therefore a manual removal process is highly recommended for IT experts and system administrators. For regular users, FixBrowsers.com team recommends using SpyHunter or any other reputable security application.

To remove Zwinky Toolbar, check your Add/Remove Programs list in Control Panel (Start -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs). In the list search for apps related to iWin Toolbar and then choose ‘Zwinky’.

Also remove Zwinky from your browsers:

Internet Explorer:
Tools -> Internet options -> General tab. Enter your desired website to make it the default homepage.

Google Chrome:
Settings -> Appearance. Enter your desired website to make it the default homepage.

Mozilla Firefox:
Options -> General tab -> Startup. Enter your desired website to make it the default homepage.

Delete any folder related to “Zwinky Toolbar” from the following folders:

  • %ProgramFiles%
  • %AppData%
  • %ProgramData%
  • %LocalAppData%

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