About this threat

TranslationBuddy is a doubtful browser add-on and a toolbar, classified as a potentially undesirable program. These kinds of toolbars won’t be useful to you, they will only use you to make revenue. Normally, users infect their computers when they’re installing freeware. If you don’t pay attention when installing freeware, don’t be shocked if you end up with this toolbar or some other undesirable software. The threat will mainly try to reroute you to sponsored pages and in order for that to be possible, your browser’s settings will be altered. Do keep in mind that reroutes can redirect to harmful websites where damaging software is lurking. You will gain nothing by authorizing this toolbar to remain so we suggest you terminate TranslationBuddy.

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Spread methods

If you don’t remember installing it, it possibly entered through free software packages. Since no one would install the offers intentionally, they are attached to free software, and you need to stop them from installing. Advanced (Custom) settings will show you the attached items so opt for those settings. When you select those settings, just unmark the attached items. If you use Default mode, you will miss the clues of something being attached, which means you will end up having to terminate TranslationBuddy or similar.

Why must you erase TranslationBuddy?

It will immediately become obvious that your browser’s settings are changed. It does not matter which browser you are using, all popular ones, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will be affected. If you didn’t pick to install it yourself, the changes will come as a shock as your consent wasn’t requested. A weird site will be set as your homepage, and if you want to reverse the changes, you will first have to remove TranslationBuddy. Do not use the provided search engine as well because it may be injecting sponsored links among the safe results. It aims to generate traffic for pages and make money for page owners. These toolbars are not malicious themselves, however they could reroute to web pages contaminated with malware. You need to remove TranslationBuddy as quickly as possible, before it could bring about more trouble.

Ways to eliminate TranslationBuddy

There shouldn’t be trouble if you choose to remove TranslationBuddy manually, and you may use our presented guidelines below this report. Another way to take care of TranslationBuddy elimination is to use a trustworthy removal application. The program should not have trouble with locating where the contamination is concealed. You may modify your browser’s settings after you terminate TranslationBuddy.

Learn how to remove TranslationBuddy from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall TranslationBuddy

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to remove TranslationBuddy
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to remove TranslationBuddy

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to remove TranslationBuddy
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to remove TranslationBuddy
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to remove TranslationBuddy
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to remove TranslationBuddy
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to remove TranslationBuddy
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to remove TranslationBuddy
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to remove TranslationBuddy
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove TranslationBuddy from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to remove TranslationBuddy
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to remove TranslationBuddy
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to remove TranslationBuddy
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to remove TranslationBuddy
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to remove TranslationBuddy
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to remove TranslationBuddy
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to remove TranslationBuddy
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete TranslationBuddy from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to remove TranslationBuddy
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to remove TranslationBuddy
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to remove TranslationBuddy
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to remove TranslationBuddy
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to remove TranslationBuddy
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to remove TranslationBuddy
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove TranslationBuddy from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to remove TranslationBuddy
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to remove TranslationBuddy

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to remove TranslationBuddy
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to remove TranslationBuddy
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to remove TranslationBuddy
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to remove TranslationBuddy
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to remove TranslationBuddy
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to remove TranslationBuddy

Step 5. Remove TranslationBuddy from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to remove TranslationBuddy
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to remove TranslationBuddy
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to remove TranslationBuddy
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to remove TranslationBuddy

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to remove TranslationBuddy
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to remove TranslationBuddy

Step 6. Remove TranslationBuddy from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to remove TranslationBuddy
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to remove TranslationBuddy
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to remove TranslationBuddy
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to remove TranslationBuddy
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to remove TranslationBuddy
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to remove TranslationBuddy
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to remove TranslationBuddy
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to remove TranslationBuddy
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

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