We’ve moved! You can now read the latest and greatest on Mac adware and malware at Malwarebytes.

Adware Removal Guide : Ask Toolbar

Published March 4th, 2015 at 11:29 AM EST , modified March 4th, 2015 at 11:29 AM EST

The Ask Toolbar adds a toolbar at the top of your browser’s window containing an Ask search function. Installation of the toolbar may also change your browser’s home page and search engine settings.


Delete any extension called something like Search App by Ask. (See Identifications > Examine Browser Extensions for instructions on how to locate your browser extensions.)

Move the following item to the trash. Note that, if you don’t know how to locate a file or folder based on the path that I will give in the instructions, you should read Locating files from paths.

~/Library/Application Support/Sponsors.framework

<- Back to Adware Removal Guide