What is Blinkx?

You may recognize the name of Blinkx, if you have downloaded a browser toolbar enabling the services of These browser extensions are compatible with Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers, and they can be recognized as Blinkx Beat, Remote Toolbar and Video toolbar. Even though all of these applications are promoted as original tools, there is no doubt that all of them are meant to promote the same services linked to the aforementioned website and its affiliates. What is more all of these tools can provide a search box presenting the search results of the related ‘toolbar search’. In fact, most computer users wish to know how to remove Blinkx search tools because they have been discovered to be automatically installed with the toolbars. We have all the answers related to the removal of undesirable browser applications and search tools and you should continue reading the report to learn them.testtest 100% FREE spyware scan and
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How does Blinkx work?

Blinkx toolbars are presented as computer applications which can present advanced video search and deliver authentic links to TV shows, movies and random videos. Needless to say, most computer users install the toolbars just because they want to stream videos online for free, and most do not pay much attention to the represented search tools. In some cases, these users do not even pay attention to the information presented upon the installation of a specific toolbar. Even though the applications are not bundled with malicious software, they promote Blinkx search tools (powered by Ask). If you rush to install the desired programs and ignore the additionally presented software, you might be surprised to discover a completely new start page the next time you launch your IE or Firefox browser. Even though these search tools are not malignant, they surely are not beneficial either because they are limited to Blinkx video search. This means that you will not be able to use the search engine to find information unrelated to the toolbar’s services. This is why most wish to remove these search tools from browsers.

How to remove Blinkx?

You can delete Blinkx applications from your browsers without much trouble. Even though the toolbars and the search tools are not considered to be malicious, you certainly should not keep them running if they do not meet your expectations. If you follow the manual removal guides presented below, you will be able to remove Blinkx toolbars from the Windows operating system and delete the undesirable search tools from Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers. Even though currently the applications are only compatible with these browsers, you may discover changes within Google Chrome or other browsers as well. If you do notice this – inform us by posting a comment below.

Remove undesirable programs

Remove from Windows XP:

  1. Click the Start icon on the Task Bar, select Control Panel and move to Add or Remove Programs.
  2. Go to Change or Remove Programs, click the undesirable application and select Remove.

Remove from Windows Vista or Windows 7:

  1. Open the Start menu from the Task Bar, select Control Panel and go to Uninstall a program.
  2. Right-click the application you wish to delete from the operating system and select Uninstall.

Remove from Windows 8:

  1. Access the Metro UI menu, right-click on the background, select All apps and click Control Panel.
  2. Navigate to Uninstall a program and right-click the application you wish to remove. Select Uninstall.

Delete undesirable search tools

Delete from Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch Internet Explorer and simultaneously tap Alt+T to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Manage Add-ons and from the menu on the left select Search Providers.
  3. Choose a new default search provider and Remove the undesirable one. Click Close.
  4. Simultaneously tap Alt+T once again and this time select Internet Options.
  5. Click the General tab, overwrite/remove the Home Page and click OK.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and navigate to the search box on the top-right corner of the page.
  2. Click the search provider icon top open a menu and select Manage Search Engines.
  3. Remove the undesirable search tool and click Close.
  4. Simultaneously tap keys Alt+T to open the Tools menu and select Options.
  5. Click the General tab, overwrite/remove the Home Page and click OK.

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