Removal instruction for HowToSuite toolbar

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HowToSuite is an extension to your internet browser. The developers of this application are claiming that this extension will allow you to learn almost every skill available, to learn 1,000 of tips and advised on different skills and so forth. Although, it may appear as a legit software, it is considered as a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program. This removal guide will help you if you want to uninstall this software.


There are a lot of ways for HowToSuite toolbar to break in your system. First of all, this extension has an official website where it is advertising and spreading among users as a legit software. But the developers are also using deceptive and tricky methods like bundling to do that. The installation of HowToSuite toolbar is wrapped in the installation of other freeware programs. And of you will miss some tick during the installation of this freeware it can lead to the installation of two programs without your permission.

After the successful breaking in, HowToSuite toolbar will attach to your web browser as an extension. It will create a new toolbar in such browser as Google Chrome. You will notice it right above the page area, it will contain buttons like How to videos, do it yourself and a search box. Also, this program can change some of your browser settings. Options like a homepage and a default search engine could be changed to a different website that you will see every time you open your browser. These are the main reasons why you want to remove HowToSuite toolbar and scan your computer for any other potential threats. Follow the removal guide below to do that as soon as possible.

HowToSuite automatic removal tool:

HowToSuite removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to reset browser settings

  • Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with HowToSuite in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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