Searching the Internet/ASK


How on earth do I get rid of this ASK thing that has taken over my computer? And all the ads that it must be putting on. I can't do anything!!!!!

Hi, Joan. Been there, done that and hate Ask toolbar and associated files that screw up the computer.  Relax. You can make it and the ads disappear.  You probably picked it up downloading a needed program or updating one like an anti-virus, JAVA, etc. and not being careful about unchecking the box that says Ask comes along with d/l.  Ought to be a law!

Start by reading about the crappy Ask and it's removal searching on keywords:
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Here's a good 3 pager:,2817,2421591,00.asp

When I had the problem, I uninstalled the toolbar, but forgot to clear the browser of Ask extensions.

Let me know if you need more assistance.  Regards, Patrick  

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My expertise is searching the Internet for answers to almost any question or topic imaginable. I know how to ask the right questions. Just want to help others to try to find answers. The least I could do is try. I enjoy "the hunt."


I have 25 years experience in looking for answers to the most bizarre questions. For the past few weeks I was listed in the "Miscellaneous" category and folks somehow found me. Please check my ratings there for the past three weeks.

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