How to Remove the Crawler From My Computer

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Crawler is an Internet toolbar that blocks pop-up advertisements and provides additional search functions. However, Crawler may also redirect Internet searches, make changes to your Internet browser and slow your computer. Consequently, you may want to remove the Crawler toolbar. While you will not find the Crawler toolbar in the Windows Add/Remove programs list, you can remove the Crawler toolbar manually.

Delete Registry Entries

  • Click "Start," type "regedit" into the search field and press "Enter." The Registry Editor opens.

  • Delete the following registry entries, found in the left pane of the Registry Editor. To delete a registry entry, right-click the entry and select "Delete."

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search\CustomizeSearch=[site address]

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\CustomizeSearch=[site address]

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Search Bar=[site address]

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\SearchAssistant=[site address]

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CMail.CMailClass

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ctbcommon.Buttons

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ctbr.R404Pro

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CToolbar.TB4Client

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CToolbar.TB4Script

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CToolbar.TB4Server

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Weather4.WeatherObj

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{183643C8-EE67-4574-9A38-927852E34163}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{1CB20BF0-BBAE-40A7-93F4-6435FF3D0411}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{1DDA201E-5B42-4352-933E-21A92B297E3B}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{4B3803EA-5230-4DC3-A7FC-33638F3D3542}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{4D25FB7A-8902-4291-960E-9ADA051CFBBF}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{54ECA872-DB2A-4C6B-BBB2-F3777C6786CC}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{786C6F15-0D85-46FB-9A31-0AA0E93C88FF}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{8736C681-37A0-40C6-A0F0-4C083409151C}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{B1CF6225-211E-4B4C-B466-5F224E348FF3}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface{01C78433-6FDF-4E5A-A82D-B535C32E03DF}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface{41349826-5C7F-4BF0-8279-5DAF1DE6E9AE}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface{604EA016-1EDE-41E6-A23E-76CF8F2A4808}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface{B3BA5582-79A9-464D-A7FA-711C5888C6E9}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface{E9BBD270-4B87-4EE2-912F-6635674986C0}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib{0085379D-A745-47E0-8642-82A922D9F12D}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib{2BA9A794-DC89-456F-90F4-A29D3E608216}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib{506F578A-91E1-46CE-830F-E2F4268E9966}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib{E79BB61D-7F1A-41DF-8AD0-402795E3B566}

    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PROTOCOLS\Handler\tbr

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar={4B3803EA-5230-4DC3-A7FC-33638F3D3542}

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects{1CB20BF0-BBAE-40A7-93F4-6435FF3D0411}

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser\""={4B3803EA-5230-4DC3-A7FC-33638F3D3542}

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\URLSearchHooks={CFBFAE00-17A6-11D0-99CB-00C04FD64497}

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MenuExt\Crawler Search

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats{1CB20BF0-BBAE-40A7-93F4-6435FF3D0411}

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats{4B3803EA-5230-4DC3-A7FC-33638F3D3542}

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CToolbar

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\CToolbar

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CToolbar_UNINSTALL

  • Close the Registry Editor.

Delete Directories

  • Click "Start," type "cmd" into the search field and press "Enter" to open the Command Prompt.

  • Type "rmdir Crawler" (without the quotation marks) into the search field and press "Enter."

  • Close the Command Prompt and restart your computer.

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