How to remove Television Fanatic Toolbar and homepage from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

Television Fanatic Toolbar is an adware which is disguised into useful browser extension that may be installed without user’s permission into the most popular browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Upon the installation of Television Fanatic Toolbar your default homepage and search engine will be changed without your authorization. Technically Television Fanatic Toolbar is not a virus, however it can harm your computer.

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Often, users are infected with Television Fanatic Toolbar while downloading and installing freeware or shareware programs from unofficial websites. During the installation of freeware application, users are not paying attention to the End User License Agreement page and by skipping that important part they are accepting the installation of any third party program bundled with freeware. Most of the times, those third party applications are adware, spyware and browser hijackers that will change user’s default homepage and other browser configurations.

Television Fanatic is being promoted through various advertising schemes, but bundling with other programs is the most popular way. That’s why we recommend always paying attention to the EULA and opting for custom installation to avoid adware programs. Once installed, Television Fanatic Toolbar will only change your default homepage and search engine, it will also keep track of your internet activities. It will monitor your search queries, browsing history and cookies. All of the information will be sent to the third parties to study your preferences and provide you with ads based on your interests. After some time you will be constantly redirected to the same websites over and over again. Television Fanatic adware will be intrusive and will not ask you whether you want to see ads and be redirected or not. Also, those redirects are very dangerous since they can redirect you to various dubious websites where you can get infected by viruses and other unwanted malicious programs.

Now, as you know all the malicious activities that Television Fanatic Toolbar performs on your PC you should immediately get rid of it as quickly as possible. The removal process of this adware is not easy, because the program changes system settings and system registry and if you delete some wrong entry it may lead into system failure and loss of important data. However, if you follow our removal guide below, you will be able to completely remove Television Fanatic Toolbar and homepage from your computer. Also we recommend trying our automatic removal tool, it will make the removal process of Television Fanatic easy and quick.

Television Fanatic Toolbar Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for Television Fanatic Toolbar

Symptoms of Television Fanatic Toolbar infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for Television Fanatic Toolbar threat removal and it is easy to use.

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Manual Removal Instruction for Television Fanatic Toolbar

Step 1
UNINSTALL TELEVISION FANATIC TOOLBAR AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs).
    Television Fanatic Toolbar remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program.
    Television Fanatic Toolbar remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall Television Fanatic Toolbar and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the Television Fanatic Toolbar or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    Television Fanatic Toolbar remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE TELEVISION FANATIC TOOLBAR FROM YOUR WEB BROWSERS
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the Television Fanatic Toolbar and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as google.com. Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled Television Fanatic Toolbar completely.
  • Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select Television Fanatic Toolbar and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove Television Fanatic Toolbar completely.
  • Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the Television Fanatic Toolbar and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove Television Fanatic Toolbar completely.
  • Remove Television Fanatic Toolbar from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL TELEVISION FANATIC TOOLBAR REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the TELEVISION FANATIC TOOLBAR and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.

Information added: 09/07/2015 08:24 PM;