Progress Bar is a special toolbar developed by Conduit Ltd. If you see this toolbar integrated into your browser this means that Conduit hijacker came into your computer. It is also quite probably that all your search now is permanently redirected via other sites owned by Conduit. This guide will help you uninstall Progress Bar from your computer.
Progress Bar, as well as other products developed by Conduit, can be brought to computer through software which is bundled with many other additional utilities and components, including this Progress Bar by Conduit. So, you’d rather be careful if you are an active online user who tends to install many free programs. Make sure you read the instructions of the installer of any free application you find online. It might be that by by default you will be suggested to install a lot of other things, which are absolutely not necessary for you.
Technically, Progress Bar isn’t a virus or malware. However, we can take the responsibility and classify this thing rightfully as an adware which is very annoying for users. The reason why adwares are so actively developed is because this is a good way of earning money for its owners and authors. However, users of computers loaded with all kinds of these adwares aren’t really happy. Their search through these toolbars like Progress Bar often don’t give them the necessary results. Instead, what they see is just a large number of ads that appear together with the search results. Plus, the overall performance of your computer is very slow, especially when it comes to the way your browser operates.
Progress Bar may be installed by adware into browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Use these tips below that will help you get rid of it effectively and completely.