How to remove the contribute toolbar

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The Contribute toolbar is an add-on program that appears on your web browser and Microsoft Office when you install Adobe Contribute 4 or CS3. If you are currently not using this add-on, you can disable it from. However, if you have no intention of using this add-on ever, you can safely uninstall it from your computer. Remove the Contribute toolbar from your computer using these simple steps and guidelines.

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Click the \"Tools\" menu and click \"Manage Add-ons\" (internet Explorer) or \"Add-ons\" (Firefox). A new window launches.

  2. 2

    Select \"Adobe Toolbar\" and select \"Disable\" in the settings section if you are using internet Explorer. Select \"Disable\" in he extensions section if you are using Firefox. Select \"ContributeBHO Class\" if you are using Contribute CS3, and set it to \"Disable\" (internet Explorer) or click the \"Disable\" button (Firefox). Contribute disables the contributeplugin.dll file.

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    Click \"OK\" to save the changes. You should no longer see the Contribute toolbar when you launch internet Explorer or Firefox.

  4. 4

    Click the Windows \"Start\" menu and click the \"Control Panel\" if you want to uninstall the Contribute toolbar completely if you are using Contribute 4. Double-click \"Add or Remove Programs\" to launch the programs window if you are using Windows XP. For Windows Vista and 7 users, click \"Programs\" and click \"Programs and Features\" to launch the programs window.

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    Select \"Adobe Contribute 4\" and click \"Remove/Uninstall.\" The uninstallation wizard launches. Click \"Next.\" Select \"Modify for Contribute 4\" and click \"Next\" again. Deselect the Contribute toolbar and click \"Next.\" Click \"Next\" again and click \"Install\" to remove the Contribute toolbar.

  1. 1

    Close Contribute and any Microsoft Office programs.

  2. 2

    Double-click \"My Computer\" on the desktop. Navigate to the \"Program Files\Adobe|Contribute 4\" if you are using Contribute 4. Navigate to \"Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Contribute CS3\" if you are using Contribute CS3.

  3. 3

    Right-click the \"OfficePlugin.dll\" file and click \"Rename.\" Rename the file \"OfficePlugin.old\" (without quotes).

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