How to uninstall Verizon Yahoo Online Protection

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  1. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

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    Hello,

    You can uninstall Verizon Yahoo! Online Protection with the uninstaller provided.

    Note
    : This will require a restart of your computer, so save your work in all applications and close them first.

    To start the uninstaller follow these steps:

    1. Click Start in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen.
      The start menu comes up.
    2. Select these sucessive items Programs > Verizon Yahoo! for Broadband > Uninstall Verizon Yahoo! Applications.
      This opens Verizon Yahoo! Applications, a checklist of the applications.
    You can also start the uninstaller with these steps:

    1. Click Start in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen.
      The start menu comes up.
    2. Select these sucessive items:
      • (Settings)
      • Control Panel
      • Add/Remove Programs
      • Verizon Yahoo! Applications
    3. Click Change/Remove.
      This opens Verizon Yahoo! Applications, a checklist of the applications.
    With Verizon Yahoo! Applications open, follow these steps to uninstall Verizon Yahoo! Online Protection.

    1. Click the plus sign to the left of Verizon Yahoo! Online Protection.
      This expands the list of its components so you can see what you're removing.
    2. Click the small square box to the left of Verizon Yahoo! Online Protection. This puts a check in its box and the boxes of all its components.
    3. Click Uninstall.
      This opens a window, Uninstaller, asking you if you're sure you want to uninstall the selected applications.
    4. Click Yes.
      Uninstallation of Verizon Yahoo! Online Protection's components begins with Anti-Spy. Then there opens a window, Uninstall Yahoo! Toolbar, asking you if you are sure you want to uninstall it.
    5. Click No.
      Uninstallation moves on to other components. There opens a window, Uninstall Verizon Yahoo! Parental Controls, asking for an OK to uninstall the controls which will require a restart of your system.
    6. Click OK.
      Uninstallation of Verizon Yahoo! Parental Controls, Anti-Virus, and Verizon Yahoo! Online Protection takes place, and the list in Verizon Yahoo! Applications refreshes with the remaining applications. There opens a window, Restart Alert, asking if you want to restart your computer.
    7. Save your work in other applications and close them if you haven't already.
    8. Click Yes in Restart Alert.
      The computer restarts with Verizon Yahoo! Online Protection removed from it.

    If you experience any difficulties with the uninstall process, click here to perform an additional uninstall of the software. (source)
     


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