Remove/uninstall Iminent toolbar in XP/Firefox/Chrome

February 28, 2013 Updated: How to remove Iminent v2013?

If you just do not know how to properly deal with the new Iminent, I mean the 2013 version of it, then you may follow the newly updated tutorial to completely uninstall Iminent (2013) from your own Windows computer. If the provided step-by-step guide below does not work on your mahcine, then runing uninstaller Pro can permanently remove Iminent and all of its totally unwanted program traces including its toolbar from your system.

Some of you might know that its potentially unwanted toolbar may had been annoying to Windows end-users around from the web for "" was one of the most frequently reported browser hijacker,

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Review: How did you get or install Iminent 2013 in your system?

  • Item: Iminent – Iminent installation
  • Option 1: Make Iminent SearchTheWeb your home page by default
  • Option 2: Make and keep Iminent SearchTheWeb your default browser’s search provider

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Warm note To cleanly get rid of Iminent, you should check and restore your currently using default web tool like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and/or Windows Intenet Explorer. See my newly modified Mozilla Firefox 19.0.1 below – Hah, my lucky day! I do not have to spend more time with this unwanted Iminent program cuz the current version of Iminent is not compatible with IE 10. For more Windows users, you may have to check your own edition of Internet Explorer and then uninstall Iminent and its remaining "Home page" setting from it to restore your IE.

How do I uninstall Iminent form my Windows 8 computer?

Note Some of you may be unable to manually uninstall Iminent on your computer by employing the following detailed removal actions, then please save and run this recommended uninstall tool to help you forcibly uninstall Iminent and effectively clean its additional leftover files and registry keys in your system.

  1. First off, I log on to my system as its administrative user account and then, I save and close all the running web browsers I have – this would prevent some unknown issues while you wanna uninstall Iminent automatically.
  2. Then I double click Control Panel and press the Uninstall a program in it.
  3. As you may know that you will be able to automatically uninstall Iminent from Uninstall or change a program list by highlighting it and then launching the Uninstall option for it – for me, I’d like to press the Enter key on my keyboard to directly start Iminent’s installation program.
  4. Well, I can uninstall Iminent like the wind! Then how to uninstall Iminent as soon as possible? Please read or review the following details, and see the screen shot below:
    • Item: iminent – Uninstall Iminent
    • Info: If you uninstall Iminent, please note that: Bla bla bla…
  5. I first check and select all the three options above and then I click the blue Uninstall button on it to go on to uninstall Iminent Toolbar.
  6. As you are following me to uninstall Iminent from Programs and Features, it informs me that "Please wait while Iminent uninstall. …".
  7. Then, please be careful and be slow! While I try to uninstall Iminent 2013, its default uninstaller performs well and then tells me that "Uninstall complete. You have successfully uninstalled Iminent. …". Then I click Finish on it.
  8. Then I have to manually close the following "Iminent -Free downloads; Smiles, Em…", informing "You have just uninstalled Iminent." before rebooting my computer.
  9. Afterwards, I re-run my Firefox program to check the manual changes made to it I’ve mentioned above; and then I manually search and delete its program left over files and registry data to fully uninstall Iminent on my computer.
    • C:\Users\TESTER\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0_32\UsageLogs, Iminent.exe
    • C:\Users\TESTER\AppData\Local\Microsoft\CLR_v4.0_32\UsageLogs, Iminent.Messengers.exe
    • C:\Users\TESTER\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\D3WB0FJ8, setup2_iminent_com[1]


Your Windows 7/ Windows Vista/Windows XP SP3 Takes A Long Long Time to Install Iminent? Or You Just Could Not Run It with Windows Live Messenger, Facebook Messenger, or Yahoo! Messenger? More?

You may need to review the system requirements for installing or running Iminent on a Windows PC: you may manually download and install Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (by Microsoft Corporation) or other previous versions of it using a local system administrator account before installing Iminent. And to run the Iminent Minibar, you can exit and then re-open your chat messenger.

If you feel it necessary to thoroughly uninstall Iminent from Windows machine, or that the reinstallation is much less prone to errors related with Microsoft .NET Framework, you can refer to the detailed solution below to completely uninstall Iminent and here’ how:

How to Manually Uninstall Iminent in XP?

If you’re having some other difficulties uninstalling the installed Iminent through Windows Control Panel, e.a., you just could not find it in the programs list, or you could not modify the setting for web homepage, please download the smart uninstall tool above to force uninstall Iminent from your system; and more, for advanced users ONLY, you may be able to learn more instructions on how to manually modify Windows Registry Editor: it’s strongly recommended that you take a clean & newest backup of Windows registry before proceeding.

STEP 1. Go to Start or Home menu in Windows taskbar, then Control Panel (Also see the one in Windows XP SP3 and Vista); or for other advanced user, you press [Win] key + [R] key, type Appwiz.cpl in Run – Open window, click OK on it.

STEP 2. Open Windows Currently Installed Program list varies depending on the Microsoft® Windows® Operating System you’re running. See the details below.

  • (For Microsoft Windows 7/ Windows Vista) Click Programs and then Uninstall a program link under Programs and Features.
  • (If you have Windows XP SP3/2000) Visit the Add or Remove Programs.

STEP 3. Select Iminent program listed, double-click it. Or you launch the Remove (Change/Remove) option for it in Windows XP3 to automatically uninstall Iminent.

  • Product version:

STEP 4. You can tell Iminent (c) about your experience and why you wanna uninstall Iminent from your Windows: to do this, you select the reasons listed on the following "iminent – Uninstall Iminent" setup wizard.

  • Info: For some strange reason, you want to uninstall Iminent…

STEP 5. Click Next button in light blue to go on to uninstall Iminent and then, you can enable the option “I want to remove Iminent’s home page….” for the next info window (shown below), click Next again.

  • Info: If you uninstall Iminent, please note that…
  • Note: In order to complete the uninstall process, all open browser windows will be closed.
  • Additional Information: Microsoft .NET Framework and Adobe Flash may have been installed with Iminent. … Some files and registry settings will remain … Please restart Firefox to apply all changes.

Warning It’s suggested that you save and shut down Mozilla Firefox/Aurora, and/or Windows Internet Explorer before you perform the steps to uninstall Iminent in your system.

STEP 6. Wait a few seconds for the uninstallation process finishes, informing “According to your configuration, this may take several minutes. Uninstalling…”.

STEP 7. Click Finish on Uninstall complete window.

STEP 8. Close the uninstall survey webpage by it, informing “You have just uninstalled Iminent. Click here to re-install Iminent.”

NOTE The following section help you remove and uninstall Iminent components completely:

  • Iminent Toolbar (Size, 3.37 MB; Version, 3.26.0)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (Size, 38.8 MB; Version, 4.0.30319)

STEP 9. Launch Iminent Toolbar in the list, click Yes on Programs and Features. Wait for Windows Installer to complete the uninstallation process. Click Yes on Windows UAC by program “C:\Windows\Installer\1f7a52.msi”

STEP 10. You may also need a local administrator privileges to remove MS .NET Framework I reviewed above and then you reboot your Windows. For Windows XP users or others, launch Remove or Change/Remove option for it to fully uninstall Iminent.

Tip Select option Remove from the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Profile Maintenance; click Next > button on it.

Tip Click Continue button on Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Profile Maintenance. Please, wait while Windows configures the .NET Framework 4.

Tip Click Finish on Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Profile Maintenance, “Removal Is Complete”.

Tip Ensure that you’ve saved all your stuff and then you select "Restart Now" option from Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Profile Maintenance window.

Additional STEPS: To completely uninstall Iminent, you need to manually restore your browsers’ homepage settings as I had mentioned above; furthermore, you need to purge your system by cleaning leftover files and registry entries related with it: please make sure that you’re running a malware-free computer (scan your device for performance and other PC security issues by running a reliable, newest edition of virus scanner in Windows Safe Mode)

Tip To entirely uninstall Iminent, please apply Use blank or you enter your preferred website in Home page section and then click OK button on Internet Options.

Tip Click Restore to Default option for (Mozilla Firefox (version 12 or others versions of it)) Home Page.

Tip Employing the Click-To-Expand Menu, enter the Add-ons entry in it > click Extensions in blue on left pane > click on More link on it to get the details about Iminent Toolbar 4.51.0; run the Remove option for it to totally uninstall Iminent suite.

Tip Clean your system by manually searching and deleting all the file and registry leftovers related with the unwanted program I’ve reviewed above. Or… you run the best uninstaller below to safely and thoroughly uninstall Iminent by automatically detecting and removing them. Cheers!

  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{2BF2028E-3F3C-4C05-AB45-B2F1DCFE0759}\5.12
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{2BF2028E-3F3C-4C05-AB45-B2F1DCFE0759}\5.12\0\win32
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{2BF2028E-3F3C-4C05-AB45-B2F1DCFE0759}\5.12\HELPDIR
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{DB538320-D3C5-433C-BCA9-C4081A054FCF}\5.12
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{DB538320-D3C5-433C-BCA9-C4081A054FCF}\5.12\0\win32
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{DB538320-D3C5-433C-BCA9-C4081A054FCF}\5.12\HELPDIR
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\InternetRegistry\REGISTRY\USER\S-1-5-18\Software\TBSB01620\Toolbar, toolbar_version
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\InternetRegistry\REGISTRY\USER\S-1-5-21-1268191406-2149036373-4007080809-1000\Software\TBSB01620\Toolbar, toolbar_version, toolbar_version
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\LowRegistry\Audio\PolicyConfig\PropertyStore\ffa8d138_0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main, Start Page
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{2BF2028E-3F3C-4C05-AB45-B2F1DCFE0759}\5.12, (Default)
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{2BF2028E-3F3C-4C05-AB45-B2F1DCFE0759}\5.12\0\win32, (Default)
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{2BF2028E-3F3C-4C05-AB45-B2F1DCFE0759}\5.12\HELPDIR, (Default)

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