Remove Tuvaro Search & Tuvaro Toolbar hijacker

"Tuvaro.com” search engine and Tuvaro Toolbar by “Tuvaro” is a another browser adware and hijacker program, and when installed on your computer modifies your Internet search settings, changes your Internet home page to “tuvaro.com” and emulates Google search engine. 

The publisher (tuvaro.com) claims that their search engine provides custom search and monetization solutions to software developers and media companies but the Tuvaro search engine is classified as adware because performs browsing redirects and displays advertisements from unknown vendors.

The “Tuvaro” installer program is bundled inside other free software installation programs and for that reason you must always pay attention when you install free software on your computer..

To remove "Tuvaro” search settings & “Tuvaro” toolbar from your computer, use the steps below:

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How to remove "Tuvaro” search settings & “Tuvaro” toolbar from your computer:

Step 1. Uninstall applications installed from "Tuvaro” using your Control panel.

1. To do this, go to Start > Control Panel.

{Start > Settings > Control Panel. (Windows XP)}

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2. Double click to open “Add or Remove Programs” if you have Windows XP or

Programs and Features” if you have Windows 8, 7 or Vista.

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3. In the program list, find and Remove/Uninstall these applications: *

a. Tuvaro toolbar (By tuvaro)

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Step 2. Remove "Tuvaro” search settings & “Tuvaro” toolbar from your Internet browser.

Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox

Internet Explorer

How to remove "Tuvaro” search settings & “Tuvaro” toolbar from Internet Explorer and restore IE search settings.

1. Open Internet Explorer and then open “Internet Options”.

To do this from IE’s file menu, choose “Tools” > “Internet Options”.

Notice*: In the latest versions of IE press the “Gear” icon image_thumb18 on the top right.

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2. Click the “Advanced” tab.

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3. Choose “Reset”.

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4. Check (to enable) the “Delete personal settings” box and choose “Reset”.

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5. After the resetting action is completed, press “Close” and then choose “OK” to exit Internet Explorer options.

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6. Close all Internet Explorer windows and proceed to Step 3.


Google Chrome

How to remove "Tuvaro” search settings & “Tuvaro” toolbar from Google Chrome and restore Chrome search settings.

1. Open Google Chrome and go to chrome menu image and choose "Settings".

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2. Find the "On startup" section and choose "Set Pages".

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3. Delete the "tuvaro.com" from startup pages by pressing the "X" symbol on the right.

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4. Set your preferred startup page (e.g. http://www.google.com) and press "OK".

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5. Under “Appearance” section, check to enable the “Show Home button” option and choose “Change”.

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6. Delete the “tuvaro.com” entry from “Open this page” box.

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7. Type (if you like) you preferred webpage to open when you press your “Home page” button (e.g. www.google.com) or leave this field blank and press “OK”.

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5. Go to "Search" section and choose "Manage search engines".

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6. Choose your preferred default search engine (e.g. Google search) and press "Make default".

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7. Then choose the “Tuvaro – tuvaro.com" search engine and remove it by pressing the "X" symbol at the right. Choose "OK" to close "Search engines" window.

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8. Choose "Extensions" on the left.

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9. In “Extensions” options remove the “Tuvaro Chrome Toolbar “ extension by clicking the recycle icon at the right.

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10. Close all Google Chrome windows and proceed to Step 3.

Mozilla Firefox

How to remove "Tuvaro” search settings & “Tuvaro” toolbar from Mozilla Firefox and restore Firefox search settings..

1. Click on “Firefox” menu button on the top left of Firefox window and go toHelp” > “Troubleshooting Information”.

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2. In “Troubleshooting Information” window, press “Reset Firefox” button to reset Firefox to its default state.

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3. Press “Reset Firefox” again.

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4. After the resetting job is completed, Firefox restarts.

5. Click on “Firefox” menu button again and go to “Add-ons”.

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6. Choose “Extensions” on the left and then make sure that “Tuvaroextensions doesn’t exist. *

* If “Tuvaroextensions exist, then remove them by pressing the “Remove” button.

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9. Close all Firefox windows and proceed to the next Step.

Step 3: Clean remaining registry entries using “AdwCleaner”.

1. Download and save “AdwCleaner” utility to your desktop.

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2. Close all open programs and Double Click to open ”AdwCleaner” from your desktop.

3. Press “Delete”.

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4. Press “OK” at “AdwCleaner – Information” window and press “OK” again to restart your computer.

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5. When your computer restarts, close "AdwCleaner" information (readme) window and continue to the next step.

Step 4. Clean your computer from remaining malicious threats.

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*If you don’t know how to install and use “MalwareBytes Anti-Malware“, read these instructions.

Advice: To ensure your computer is clean and safe, perform a Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware full scan in windows “Safe mode“.*

*To get into Windows Safe mode, press the “F8” key as your computer is booting up, before the appearance of the Windows logo. When the “Windows Advanced Options Menu” appears on your screen, use your keyboard arrows keys to move to the Safe Mode option and then press “ENTER“.

Step 5. Clean unwanted files and entries.

Use “CCleaner” program and proceed to clean your system from temporary Internet files and invalid registry entries.*

*If you don’t know how to install and use “CCleaner”, read these instructions.

Step 6. Restart your computer for changes to take effect and perform a full scan with your antivirus program.

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