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    Get rid of Ad (Windows XP)

    Could you help me? A "Hotbar Premium" advertisement appeared on my screen...I pressed some buttons to try it out. NOW it seems to be on my upper bar all the time. I want to get rid of it. HOW?

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    Re: Get rid of Ad (Windows XP)

    Wild Guess: Have you tried right-clicking on it with your mouse? HTH
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    Re: Get rid of Ad (Windows XP)

    My guess is, you have also installed some Spyware right along with it. You need to run Adware or Spybot to get rid of the Spyware because it can cause you some performance problems..

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    Re: Get rid of Ad (Windows XP)

    You might go to Google and search for "get rid of Hotbar." It was discussed a lot on the Internet Explorer board last year, but those posts had to be removed temporarily.

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    Re: Get rid of Ad (Windows XP)

    If it is "Hotbar" go to Control Panel, Add remove Programs and uninstall "Hotbar",

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: Get rid of Ad (Windows XP)

    <img src=/S/hello.gif border=0 alt=hello width=25 height=29> After a lot of trouble with this program I finally found an online fix for it, go to this site http://www.howtouniverse.com/CI/removehotbar.html -
    about half way down it has a link to the download area for the proper HOTBAR UNINSTALLER - its a small download and WORKS! I got it out of a relatively new XP Pro machine (a colleague's computer who had a stack of spyware and adware running from hotbar). It was a problem to uninstall as it did not show up in the ADD/REMOVE Programs, or come with an uninstaller. I tried several different programs to clean it out, though I could get rid of most of the files associated, it still would not let the last few files out saying they were write protected ect. I searched for ages on the net to find a solution, this one worked immediately. Hope this helps.

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