Do you know what eazel.com is?
If you are wondering whether you should trust eazel.com or not, our piece of advice is that you should remove this search engine from your browser immediately. Although eazel.com looks like a decent search provider and an amusing website, it should not remain on your browser. The main security issue with this website is that eazel.com is a complimentary part of Eazel Toolbar, and the toolbar is widely regarded as potentially unwanted program. Therefore, in order to make sure that you avoid any possible computer threats, removing eazel.com from your browser and your computer is absolutely necessary.
Despite the fact that eazel.com is rather different from the rest of Conduit group applications, it does belong to the Conduit Ltd. family since it is closely associated with such browser plugins as Travelocity Toolbar, VisualBee Toolbar, MIXI.DJ Toolbar and others. Granted, neither of the Conduit applications can be classified as computer infections, but they do exhibit a highly intrusive behavior which should not be tolerated.
As far as eazel.com is concerned, this website is set as your default home page and search engine when you install the full version of Eazel Toolbar. You may have downloaded and installed the application from its official website, but if that is not the case, then you most probably have downloaded eazel.com along with freeware.
Whenever you download free software from such third party websites as cNet, Sofpedia or Software informer, there is a high chance that the program you are about to install is bundled with additional applications. Hence, one cannot call eazel.com an infection, because users install such applications willingly (albeit unwittingly).
What is more, eazel.com may not even seem dangerous at first. After all, the website provides you with a search box and a lot of entertaining and seemingly useful information. Nevertheless, you cannot ignore the amount of commercial ads you see on the site. It shows that the website thrives on commercial advertising and it may even expose you to potentially harmful third party content. After all, eazel.com does not review all the pop-ups it displays, so it cannot be blamed for a malware infection if you get tackled by one.
Nevertheless, it is for the best to change your browser settings and remove eazel.com right now. Keep in mind that there might be other additional programs which should be uninstalled as well. To determine which programs may be potentially threatening, run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner. Invest in a powerful antimalware tool if need be.
How to remove eazel.com
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen.
- When Charm bar appears click Settings and go to Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program and remove Eazel Toolbar.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove Eazel Toolbar.
- Open Start menu and select Control Panel.
- Go to Add or remove programs and uninstall Eazel Toolbar.
How to restore your browser settings
- Press Alt+X and go to Internet options.
- Select Advanced tab and click Reset.
- Mark Delete personal settings and click Reset.
- Press Close.
- Press the Firefox button and navigate to Help.
- Click Troubleshooting information and click Reset Firefox on a new tab.
- Click Reset Firefox again on a pop-up dialog box.
- Press Finish.
- Press Alt+F and go to Tools.
- Remove Eazel Toolbar from Extensions and click Settings on the left.
- Mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
- Change your home page address, remove eazel.com and click OK.
- Press Manage search engines button under Search.
- Set a new default search engine, remove eazel.com and press Done.
In non-techie terms:
Eazel.com is a website that is set as your default home page. You should remove eazel.com from your browser and your computer, because it may expose your computer to a number of potential threats. If you have any questions on how to remove eazel.com and other potentially unwanted programs, do leave me a comment below.
Aliases: Eazel toolbar.