Persistent VisualBee Toolbar
VisualBee claims to be a useful tool that automatically designs your PowerPoint presentations in a single click, creating an exciting and powerful showcase. Therefore many PC users go and download it without thinking that they’ll meet browser disaster when try to get rid of visual bee toolbar. Some people say it is a virus/malware when they come to Spyhunter because there’s additional difficulty:
‘I deleted the toolbar but the search engine wont go away.’
Here’s the image of visualbee:
Have you ever wondered what potential danger you might have when visualbee toolbar and search engine refuse to be uninstalled? Whatever it is, you might have interest in how visual bee able to stick to the browser and how to uninstall it. So keep reading.
Dubious VisualBee Toolbar
Various anti-virus program won’t help remove its toolbar; cleansing associated extension and add-ons fail; error comes up when try to uninstall visualbee by accessing Control Panel. Here’s the error image:
Judged from all the behaviors generated from visualbee, what we can draw to a conclusion is that some configurations have been modified when visualbee is installed with or without your permission.
Attention: a modified configuration/setting may place the computer in a risky condition. Random falsified configuration/setting without permission could degrade security defense and cause conflict to get errors prompting up. Thus, the compromised system would not be that strong enough to help guard against intrusive virus such as delta search, cheshire police virus, windows smart pro and others that are contracting computers mainly through websites.
How to Remove VisualBee Easily?
Plan A: Remove VisualBee Manually1. Disable any suspicious startup items.
For Windows XP:
step: Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items, including those of visualbee's:
2. Remove add-ons:
1) Go to Tools -> ‘Manage Add-ons’;
2) Choose ‘Search Providers’ -> choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
4) Go to ‘Tools’ -> ‘Internet Options’; select ‘General tab’ and click website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save changes.
1) Click on ‘Customize and control’ Google Chrome icon, select ‘Settings’;
2) Choose ‘Basic Options’;
3) Change Google Chrome’s homepage to google.com or any other and click the ‘Manage Search Engines…’ button;
4) Select ‘Google’ from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select ‘Search Result’ from the list to remove it by clicking the ‘X’ mark.
1) Click on the magnifier’s icon and select ‘Manage Search Engine…’;
2) Choose ‘Search Results’ from the list and click ‘Remove’ and OK to save changes;
3) Go to ‘Tools’ -> “Options”. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under ‘General tab;
3. Disable proxy
- Click on Tools on the menu bar
- select Internet options
- go to Connections tab
- select LAN settings at the bottom of the dialog
- under the Proxy sever, untick 'use a proxy server for your LAN (These settings will not apply to dial-up or VPN connections).'
- Click OK
4. Show hidden files
step: a) open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
b) under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;
c) click on the “Start” menu and then click on the “Search programs and files” box, Search for and delete these files created by visualbee program:
C:\Program Files\VisualBee for Microsoft PowerPoint 3.1.1764.0
C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\
C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\VisualBee for Microsoft PowerPoint (edition number)
5. Open Windows Task Manager and close all visualbee running processes.
step: Use CTRL+ALT+DEL combination to open Task Manager
6. Delete all registry values that are related to visualbee in your local hard disk C.
step: Hold down the Windows key on your keyboard and press the "R" button. Type in "regedit" and hit "Enter" to gain access to the Registry Editor.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\VisualBee for Microsoft PowerPoint (edition number)
Plan B: Remove VisualBee automatically (with SpyHunter)
Step A. Download removal tool SpyHunter
1) Click here or the icon below to download Free SpyHunter automatically.
2) Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter
Step B. Run SpyHunter to block VisualBee
Run SpyHunter and click "Malware Scan" button to scan your computer, after detect this unwanted program, clean up relevant files and entries completely.
Step C. Restart your computer to take effect.
Are you thinking about making the VisualBee removal 1 stone 2 birds happen? There is actually one antivirus program can help you. Download and install Spyhunter to remove VisualBee and protect your computer in the futher!